We meet six times a year. In 2017, we will meet in London, Leeds and Manchester. All conferences offer tea/coffee at registration, mid-morning and afternoon; a first-class buffet lunch is also provided.

The conferences are an ideal opportunity to experience high-quality speakers from overseas and the UK.

Upcoming Conferences

Date Event Title
14 Sep 2017 SIGiST Autumn Conference: 'Increase your capabilities'.
14 Sep 2017 Challenges of Automated Testing: Structured Language Approach for Capturing of User Interaction
Joint event with Advanced Programming Specialist Group following the SIGiST Autumn conference.


Rest of 2017

Date Event Title
18 Oct 2017 'Northern Lights'. Ask Steve Allott for details -
1 Dec 2017 SIGiST Winter Conference: 'Take a risk!'. Ask Isabel Evans for details -


We are planning the programme, so if there is a topic or speaker you'd like covered please let us know via the SIGiST website. We are particularly interested in future challenges for testing, 4th Industrial Revolution and coming trends, but we also want some sessions on the here and now. Got a story you'd like to tell? Got a topic you'd like covered? Tell us!

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Refunds / Cancellations

If a delegate is unable to attend a conference and notifies the organiser's at least two days prior to the event taking place, then the booking may be transferred to a future SIGiST event taking place within a 12 month period. Refunds cannot be offered.

Contact Details

If you would like to discuss any of the above please contact Sallyann Cossey, Member Groups Coordinator, on or (01793) 417723.

Previous conference details

Details from previous Conferences can be found in earlier issues of The Tester. Copies of presentation slides can be found under the Past SIGIST Conferences link below.

Past SIGiST Conferences
Other SIGiST Conferences


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Future conferences

Dates for your diary:
14 September 2017, London
18 October 2017, Leeds
1 December 2017, London