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A letter from the Founder about Test Masters Academy conferences

Dear all,

Test Masters Academy conferences in 2020:

Test Leadership Congress – July 20th- August 21st (online)

ConTEST NYC – November 16th – 20th (hybrid: online and in person)

Please join us this year as a supporter of our community and engage in a forward-thinking experience with your peers and leaders from all over the world.

No matter how physically far we are from each other today, we are a family. Stay connected to the community, our Slack is open 24/7. 

Keep safe and healthy. I look forward to seeing you soon.

Best wishes,

Anna Royzman, Test Masters Academy Founder.

Call for Proposals for Test Masters Academy Conferences 2020

For the 5th consecutive year, Test Masters Academy organizes two international conferences in New York, USA.

We  welcome speakers to apply to our programs. See below for opportunities:

June 15th-19th,  New York, NY USA

Proposal Submission deadline: March 31st, 2020 

Test Leadership Congress is an international conference featuring emerging trends, latest developments, experience and practical advice in software quality leadership and management.

We are looking for presentations and workshops on following topics:

  • The  modern technology  landscape, and new trends
  • Risk management techniques
  • Technical leadership skills
  • Long term testing and quality strategies
  • Building and managing  productive teams
  • Influencing positive  change in the team and organization
  • Mastering budget, investments, and resources
  • Arming your team with the  best tools on the market
  • Leading and inspiring the  team’s Quality Culture
  • Equality and inclusion in the workplace
  • Coaching teams on testing and quality
  • Motivating teams and individuals in testing
  • Implementing enterprise-wide quality improvement programs
  • Implementing enterprise-wide technology programs, skills upgrade and career development ladders
  • Modern management and leadership techniques and practices
  • Games and interactive sessions to teach any of the above

We want to hear experiences in the topics that are important in testing leadership.

We find that the most important experiences are often the moments of struggle and recovery by learning. The format of our conference makes including exercises and hands-on techniques in your session easy and good.

Submit your proposal HERE

November 16th-20th,  New York, NY USA

Proposal Submission deadline: April 15th, 2020

ConTEST NYC  is the international conference that explores the role of software quality and testing in the context of the modern world.

We are looking for presentations and workshops on following topics:

  • Latest IT trends and technologies
  • Modern Quality Engineering practices
  • Innovative techniques in software testing 
  • The testing of emergent and newest technologies (case studies)
  • Team player  and  leadership  skills
  • Testing role  in XP, Agile, DevOps
  • Hot test  tools  and  methodologies
  • Mastering Software Testing  expertise
  • Working in cross functional teams
  • Self motivation and influencing skills
  • Career development opportunities
  • Effective communication and team building techniques
  • Leading and influencing whole team quality
  • Coaching testing, facilitation techniques
  • Understanding and navigating through new organizational processes such as Agile, Lean/Kanban, DevOps (new skills, disciplines and attitudes needed, etc.)
  • Managing and  leading testing and quality processes
  • Games and interactive sessions to teach any of the above

Practical experience over generic statements is preferred.  Exercises and hands-on techniques are highly encouraged.

Submit your proposal HERE


Speaker Policy:

All accepted conference speakers receive 3-day VIP pass to all conference events, that include a full day of pre-conference masterclass tutorial (s) with the industry leaders and a speaker dinner.

The accepted speakers may apply for the partial or full funding for their travel and/or accommodation. The funding will be rewarded based on the number of scholarships available.

Official Visa invitations are provided upon request to all the accepted speakers who require Visa entry to the United States.

Test Masters Academy conferences follow  the Code of Conduct.


Test Masters Academy is holding an Open House event on October 21st in New York to mark the official Grand Opening of its new professional school.

The school offers comprehensive program, taught by the industry experts, that allow for skills upgrade of Software Test/QA professionals and new students who want to start a rewarding career in the IT field. It will accommodate up to 80 new pupils per year and enable Test Masters Academy to provide skilled professional education to the local TriState community.

The program founders and instructors are a group of IT professionals with the real hands-on, long-term experience in the industry. They served major corporations such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, E*Trade, Reuters, Instinet and multiple government agencies.

The initial program offers courses in Software Testing and QA Fundamentals and extensive learning in Test Automation: Selenium WebDriver, Appium, and building continuous testing frameworks. It also provides a workshop on job searching, resume writing and interview skills that will give students an unparalleled competitive advantage in mastering the interview and landing a job.

The evening classes are offered twice per week at the convenient NYC downtown location, close to all major commute hubs. The classes are limited to 20 students to allow for close encounter with the instructors who will guide learning both in person during the class an online. Students will practice on real project to make their experience close to real job as much as possible.

You are invited to the Grand Opening celebration to explore the opportunities, meet the instructors and learn about the program offerings.

What: Test Masters Academy professional school Open House.

When: October 21st, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.

Where: TMA Training Center, 14 E 4th St, Suite 405, New York, NY 10012


For further information, please contact Rus Shamal at:

[email protected]

(929) 262-1969