10th anniversary
NOV. 12–16, 2018
POTSDAM, GERMANY

EUROPE'S GREATEST AGILE SOFTWARE TESTING FESTIVAL!

10th anniversary

NOV. 12–16, 2018 POTSDAM, GERMANY

FAQ

Registration

How much are the registration fees?

Please find the 2018 ticket fees here: agiletestingdays.com/register

Do you have special rates?

Attendees who register by December 31, 2017 are eligible for the “Special 10th Anniversary” registration. We offer Super Early Bird (SEB) prices until April 30, 2018 (prior to the program release), followed by the Early Bird (EB) prices, available until September 9, 2018. Attendees who have attended the Agile Testing Days in previous years are eligible for the “Alumni” registration.
We also offer special prices to students and groups (please see below).

Do you offer group or student discounts?

Groups with 3 or more people are eligible for a group discount. We also offer special rates for students. Please get in touch before you register online: info@agiletestingdays.com

How can I pay for my registration?

After your online registration we will issue an invoice and send it to you via post (within Germany) or via e-mail (outside Germany). The invoice will state all possible payment methods, which are: Bank wire transfer, paypal, credit card. If you have a question, please contact us at info@agiletestingdays.com

When is the registration deadline?

The registration will be open until November 15th, 2018. The earlier you book your ticket, the more you’ll save. agiletestingdays.com/register

I accidently made a mistake in my registration, what to do?

Please get in touch and let us know how we can help. E-mail us at info@agiletestingdays.com or give us a call: +49-30-747628-0.

I want to change my registration, how to do that properly?

Please send us an email to info@agiletestingdays.com and let us know what needs to be changed.

I registered, but I would like to add/cancel events/days to my registration. How can I do that?

Please send us an email to info@agiletestingdays.com and let us know what needs to be changed.

Can I change my registration from one day to the full conference after I have finalized my registration?

Yes, this is possible. Please send us an email to info@agiletestingdays.com


Cancellation

Is it possible to cancel my registration and get a refund?

No fee is charged for cancellations up to 60 days prior to the event (September 14, 2018). Please read our full Terms and Conditions: agiletestingdays.com/terms-and-conditions/ Before you cancel, check with your colleagues/managers if one of them can join instead.

I won’t be able to attend myself, can someone else use my ticket?

It is possible to transfer your ticket to someone else at no costs. Therefore, please send us an email to info@agiletestingdays.com and provide the new name and email address so we can issue a new and valid ticket.


Accommodation

Can you recommend somewhere to stay?

We recommend staying at the conference hotel (Dorint Sanssouci) as this is the easiest for you. We have a special rate for our ATD attendees (single room for 99 € per night, including: breakfast, sauna and swimming pool). Make sure you mention “Agile Testing Days” when you book. Further details as well as further nearby hotels in Potsdam: agiletestingdays.com/venue/


Tutorials

I booked a certain tutorial but would like to visit another instead. Is this possible?

As soon as you realise this, please get in touch info@agiletestingdays.com! The tutorial presenters get updated with the number of attendees for their workshop and arrange it accordingly. The sooner they know there is a change in the attendee numbers, the better they are able to edit the planned group exercises etc.

I booked a full-day tutorial but need to leave before lunch. Is that okay?

We recommend to stay for the full length of the tutorial as it is only of value for your learnings, if you stay for the full workshop. It may also interrupt the group work.


Conference

Will there be free WiFi?

Yes, there will be free WiFi in the hotel.

Are all talks/sessions in English?

Yes, even 90% of all hallway conversations are in English.

Do I need a laptop?

Not in general, but some workshops may require a laptop or similar. If that is the case, you will find an indication within the online program. Please check the sessions you are interested in, if these require any devices. For note taking there will be pens and paper available.

Will be slides and videos available after the conference?

The speakers are able to upload their presentations already during the conference. After the conference, there will be a reminder again to all speakers to provide their presentations. All conference attendees will be able to download the available presentations from the online program. Please note, that not all speakers can or want to share their slides. Some will officially share a link to their slides on twitter or facebook.

Can I visit all talks and workshops as I want, or do I need to pre-register/sign-up for each session?

There is no pre-registration for any of the conference sessions. We also won’t know in advance which sessions will draw most attention and which won’t. To avoid disappointment, make sure you visit the applicable room of your preferred session as early as possible. Once the room is full, no further people are allowed in due to security reasons. We recommended that you put together your desired sessions in advance and make sure you know your way to it. Also plan for some breaks, the input will be intense!

Are all Night activities included in the ticket fee/price?

Yes they are and we highly recommend to join us for them. The evening events are a great opportunity to network and to make new contacts and friends while having fun.

When I book the full conference ticket, do I need to check in every morning?

You only need to check in with us on the first day of your attendance. However, you will need to wear your badges at all days and times.

Costume/MIATPP award night - is it necessary to wear a costume?

Of course not, but it is way more fun if many people dress up. It is always a great evening and people enjoy it a lot. Plus, the best costumes get awarded free tickets for next year’s edition.


Food

Is lunch provided at the conference days/tutorial day?

Yes, there will be a lunch buffet as well as various snack breaks throughout the days.

I am on a diet, I have allergies, will ATD provide adequate food?

There will be a great variety to meet all tastes and the food will have signs next to it to display what you see . The hotel will also be able to offer you something different in case there is nothing there for you. If you are unsure, please contact us in advance or come see us at the registration desk during the ATDs, we will make sure you won’t stay hungry.

I am vegetarian/vegan – will ATD serve vegan or veggie food?

We always offer a variety of vegetarian/vegan dishes. If you are unsure, please contact us in advance or come see us at the registration desk during the ATDs, we will make sure you won’t stay hungry.

Do I need to pay for food?

The provided food and drinks are included in your ticket. You won’t have to pay for anything, unless you order something extra in the Fritze Pub, LA Bar or Hotel Restaurant.


Other questions

Are you looking for volunteers to help at the conference?

We are always looking for volunteers helping as track chair or with other tasks throughout the conference. Volunteers get a free conference ticket for all conference days and are expected to be on site for the whole event. Please get in touch if you’d like to join the volunteer’s team: info@agiletestingdays.com

Can I give a Lightning Talk?

Yes of course, we are always happy about contributors. Our lightning talks are 7 minutes long. Please send us a request via email to uwe.gelfert@trendig.com. Please provide details like: name of your topic, short abstract of your talk and a picture of you (high resolution).

Can you provide an invitation letter?

Yes, of course. Please make sure to register early to not lose any time at the embassy. Please also send us an email with your details (full name, passport number, date of issue and expiration date) to info@agiletestingdays.com. As soon as you have paid the ticket fee, we send out the invitation letter.

Can I get a certificate of attendance?

Yes, please send us an email to info@agiletestingdays.com or talk to us during the conference. Certificates of attendance only get issued subsequent to the conference.

What is the ATD Code of Conduct?

It is our aim to provide a safe and friendly environment for everyone. We do not allow any harassment or discrimination of any kind. Anyone offending against it will be excluded from the event at no refund. Read more here: agiletestingdays.com/code-of-conduct/

What is the ATD Diversity Statement?

We from the ATD team believe in diversity and equality. We encourage everyone to join our conferences/events and actively try to motivate minorities of any kind to be part of the awesome Agile Testing community. We are only strong together - no matter the religion, gender, origin, testing experience etc. https://youtu.be/w-lipDG_q1o

Can I submit content for the ATD Blog?

If you would like to write an article for our blog, please get in touch! We are always happy to publish informative, relevant and entertaining topics to be shared with the community. Write to: info@agiletestingdays.com

Can I submit a speech for the AgileTD Mondays?

Please get in touch with sabine.wede@trendig.com. She’ll be happy to send you further details how you can become part of AgileTD Mondays. You can also check out our AgileTD Mondays FAQs, they may already answer some of your questions: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/faq-agiletd-mondays-sabine-wede?trk=mp-author-card

What if I have a question that was not answered here?

Please contact us at info@agiletestingdays.com or call us at +49-30-747628-0. We look forward to hearing from you!

How do I get to the venue?

Please check out our „How to get there“ information available here: agiletestingdays.com/venue