PNSQC 2022 Conference At-A-Glance

Hosted in person and online from the Pacific Northwest

The links on this page allow you to access the abstract of each paper. This is provided to make your attendance as enjoyable as possible. Full text of all papers and slides will be publicly available sometime after the conference.  All times are Pacific time zone.

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Attend the reception in person Sunday night before the conference at the Hotel Grand Stark for food, drinks and conversation. Starts at 6pm.

Monday, October 10, 2022

7:00 - 10:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast - Ballroom
8:00 - 8:15 AMWelcome and Highlights for the Day
8:15 - 9:15

Keynote by Vernon Richards *

Career Choices For Modern Day Testers

Track 1Track 2Track 3Track 4
Invited Speaker SessionsProcess & ToolsEmerging Technologies & ConceptsManagement, Leadership & People
9:30 - 10:15The Intersection of Accessibility and Inclusive Design 
Michael Larsen
Phased Testing: Testing Systems Undergoing Change 
Babuk Gandomi 

Testing IoT Systems using V&V, Security Hacks, & Data Analytics 
Jon Hagar

Building a Modern Quality Program from the Ground Up
Jeff Sing

10:25 - 11:10Supply Chain Security: Threats Defenses, and how we can Help 
Yesenia Yser
Tri-Layer Testing Architecture
Peter Foldhazi 
How AI Can Help Accelerate Testing 
Chris Navrides

Successful Teams: An Experience Share 
Vadiraj Thyur (Online)

11:10 - 11:30Morning Break - Grab Some Coffee at the Coffee Bar
11:30 - 12:30

Special Guest: Jayne Holland

What's Quality Code Got to Do With It?

12:30 - 13:30Lunch in Ballroom
Track 1Track 2Track 3Track 4
Invited Speaker SessionsProcess & ToolsEmerging Technologies & ConceptsManagement, Leadership & People
13:30 - 14:15Defining Test Automation Requirements Through Recordings
Jim Trentadue 

I am product owner and I want to run a Load Test 
Jerome Anthony

Emerging Technology in Optimization of Virtual Rural Healthcare 
Sneha Mirajkar

AWS Tutorial SAM

(Serverless Application Model)  

Randy Staton

14:25 - 15:10Panel:  Challenges Facing Women in the Software Industry
Moderator: Heather Wilcox
Service Confidence  
Don Kidd

Artificial Intelligence is the New Astrology of Software Quality 
Jack McDowell

15:10 - 15:30Afternoon Break and Networking in the Ballroom
15:30 - 16:15Panel: Integration of Security in Software Quality 
Moderator: Yesenia Yser

Risk-based Testing reduces time to market of dynamic EDA tools 
Mohamed A. Bahnasawi

Evolution and Future of Software Testing 
Mesut Durukal

Software Quality Assurance Methodology for Mixed Waterfall and Agile Execution 
Liu Keping (Online)
16:30 - 17:30

Keynote Leandro Melendez (Free online)

Performance in Modern Times: An Evolutionary Journey

17:30 - 18:30Happy Hour at the Loyal Legion
18:30 - 20:00Dine Around Portland

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

7:00 - 10:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast - Ballroom
8:00 - 8:15 AMWelcome and Highlights for the Day
8:15 - 9:15

Keynote Julia Pottinger  (Free Online)

Evolving Quality Through a Culture of Learnin

Track 1Track 2Track 3Track 4
Invited Speaker SessionsProcess &ToolsEmerging Technologies &ConceptsManagement, Leadership & People
9:30 - 10:15Does Low Code Mean Low testing? 
Jan Jaap Cannegieter (Online)
A Method to Efficiently Select Tests Based on Function Coverage 
Jack Marvin

Hey Alexa - How To Test My Voice Assistance? An Automation Approach 
Juan Delgado

Agile Gets Physical - Slice-Based Integration 
Kathy Iberle

10:25 - 11:10My Journey Testing ML-Based Recommendations 
Shivani Gaba


Building a Smart High Quality Software Pipeline 
Richard Robinson (Online)

Active Feedback Loops in Software Testing 
Robert Sabourin

11:10 - 11:30Morning Break - Grab Some Coffee at the Coffee Bar
11:30 - 12:15

Panel: Behavior Driven Development

Moderator: Leslie Brooks

Driving Quality Improvements through Orthogonal Root Cause Analysis 
Amol Patil

TestZeus: Automate the Lightning and Thunder of Salesforce Testing 
Robin Gupta (Online)

Fallacies of Data Driven Decisions 
John Cvetko

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch in the Ballroom
Track 1Track 2Track 3Track 4
Invited Speaker SessionsProcess &ToolsEmerging Technologies & ConceptsEnterprise Software Quality
13:15 - 14:00

Pairing as Leadership Function to Drive Performance and Quality

Dan Shupp 

Better Flaky Failure Analysis 
Michael Robinson

Application of Usability Testing to GUIs for Electronic Design Automation Industry 
Kirolos George (Online)

Defining Data Pointer for Software Test Efficiency Measurement 
Vittalkumar Mirajkar (Online)

14:10 - 14:55Quality of Machine Learning Models
Giovanni Marchetti
How I learned Things and Influenced People with Sketchnotes 
Moss Drake

Test Case Prioritisation Using a Deep Learning Hybrid Approach 
Willam Loo

7 Things I learned to Build Highly Effective onsite/Offshore Teams 
Venkat Edagottu 

15:05 - 15:50

Software Quality as it Relates to Data
Natasha Nicolai

Formal Technical Review Process Enhancement 
Felix Eu (Online)

Versus Framework: A File Comparison Standard for Software Testing 
Omar Ragi

Managing Affirmatively through the 'Great Regression' 
Mark Bentsen (Online)
15:50 - 16:15Afternoon Tea Break and Networking - Ballroom
16:15 - 17:15Keynote Kaushal Dalvi
 Value Streams, Quality Engineering and You (Free Online)
17:15 - 17:30Award Ceremony & Closing Remarks
17:30 - 18:30Closing Reception in the Melody Center Ballroom

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

7:00-10:00 AMRegistration and Wake Up with Coffee & Tea
8:00-8:15 AMWelcome and Highlights for the Day

W1 Automated API Testing

Julia Pottinger

W2 Ramping Up Modern Performance

Leandro Melendez

W3 Coaching Primer for Testers

Vernon Richards

W4 Getting Started with AI and Testing

Dionny Santiago

12:15 - 13:15Lunch Break

W5 Cypress, Playwright, and Salenium: A Technical Review

Eran Kisnbruner

W6 Visual Models for Test Design

Robert Sabourin

W7 Protecting the Build Pipeline Through DevSec Ops

Yesenia Yser

W8 Towards Healthier Apps Through Observability

Kaushal Dalvi