Why attend a conference

Last week I read a nice blog by Huib Schoots. He raises the question: “Why go to the EuroSTAR conference”. In his blog he states that attending conferences can be rewarding, but is also expensive. So we will need to persuade our decision making managers that it worthwhile to attend. As part of the program committee of this year’s conference I have tried with my fellow committee members to make the program speak for itself. But more arguments might be needed.

Read the full post at the Eurostar blog

About derkjandegrood

Derk-Jan de Grood, works for Squerist as senior test consultant and agile advisor. As Trainer, Consultant and Agile Coach, he is involved with improvements and agile implementations. Derk-Jan is the author of several successful books including TestGoal, Grip on IT and the Dutch Testers association’s jubilee book on future trends in testing. In 2016 he published “Agile in the Real World”, a book on SCRUM. Derk-Jan won several awards including the prestigious European Testing Excellence Award in 2014
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