The complete QUEST 2016 conference program will be announced by the Program Committee in December, 2015. Past QUEST conferences have included the topics listed below. You can view the specific topics and abstracts of classes, tutorials, presentations, and workshops within past QUEST conferences at QUEST 2015QUEST 2014QUEST 2013QUEST 2012QUEST 2011QUEST 2010QUEST 2009QUEST 2008.


  • Agile Methods
  • Application Lifecycle Management
  • Test Driven Development
  • Enabling Tools

Quality in New Technologies

  • Mobility
  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization
  • Software-as-a-Service

Quality beyond Functionality

  • Application Architecture Quality
  • Application Security
  • Services Oriented Architecture (SOA)

Defining Quality through Requirements

  • Requirements Exploration and Elicitation
  • Testable Requirements
  • User Acceptance Criteria and Testing

Testing Coverage and Efficiency

  • Testing Center of Excellence
  • Test Management
  • Test Estimation
  • Risk-based testing
  • Model-based Testing
  • Test Strategy and Planning
  • Test Design
  • Test Data
  • Static Testing
  • Test Automation
  • Validation Methods
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Unit Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • Regression Testing
  • Performance Testing

Leadership in Quality

  • Selling Quality
  • High Performance Teams
  • Globally Distributed Teams
  • Project Management and Quality
  • Measurement
  • Process Improvement
  • Lean, Six Sigma, CMMI
  • Organizational Change Management