ISTQB® Conference Network

Find an event or join the ISTQB® Conference Network.

The ISTQB® Conference Network brings together conference organizers and testing communities, both local and global.

For anyone considering attending a conference, there are some special benefits from events in the ISTQB® Conference Network! Not only have the events met the ISTQB® Conference Network criteria but they typically offer discounts to ISTQB® certificate holders and ISTQB® Partner Program members.

Conference Network organizers can publish details of their events and have the additional benefits of ISTQB® promotion in social media and authorization to use the official ISTQB® Conference Network logo.

Find a Conference Network event

September 9, 2024
A4Q Testing Summit Edition 2024
September 18-19, 2024
SANAE Software Testing BEER.EX 2024
Bratislava, SlovakiaLink
September 26-27, 2024
Zagreb, Croatia and OnlineLink
October 8-10, 2024
Budapest, HungaryLink
October 10-11, 2024
November 6-8, 2024
Sopot, PolandLink
November 15, 2024
Tokyo Test Fest
Tokyo, JapanLink

Join the Conference Network as an event organizer

The following apply to all ISTQB® Conference Network events:

Recognition is based on the following criteria:

  • The conference or event is in the area of quality assurance and/or software testing.
  • For the ISTQB® Academia Conference Network the conference must also include a scientific, academic or pedagogic specialization.
  • The selection of conference presentations is performed via an independent process. As an example, via a public “call for papers”.
  • The program includes at least one official ISTQB® presentation which includes a comprehensive overview of ISTQB® and its product portfolio (this could be using the slides that will be provided as part of the ISTQB® Conference Network Package). If possible this should be made by an ISTQB® representative or ISTQB® Member Board representative.
  • The conference or event offers a discount on fees to ISTQB® certificate holders. The discount should be clearly visible on the conference website.
  • The conference offers a discount to employees of organizations who are ISTQB® Partner Program members.  The discount should be clearly visible on the conference website. (Discounts could be tiered for Silver, Gold, Platinum, Global Partner Program membership).
  • The conference will include the official ISTQB® Conference Network logo on the conference website/registration pages and where possible in its marketing activities (e.g. social media).
  • The conference organizers commit to sending ISTQB® Conference Network a list of top 3 speakers/topics after the conference.
  • The conference and its organizer(s) agree that ISTQB® can at its sole discretion restrict admittance to or withdraw participation in the ISTQB® Conference Network without penalty or liability should the conference, its organizers, or its sponsors not align in ISTQB’s view to the overall ISTQB® vision, mission, values and status as a not for profit organization registered in the EU or where the conference conflicts with the status of the local Member Board. The conference and its organizer(s) accept that membership of the ISTQB® Conference Network does not give any guarantees or warranty from ISTQB® in respect to conference attendance or income.


  • The conference or event is organized or recognized by an ISTQB® Member Board, ISTQB® Academia Working Group or by the ISTQB® Marketing Working Group.
  • The local ISTQB® Member Board will be approached to offer the possibility of a conference presence (e.g. a stand).

The ISTQB® reserves the right to review these rules at any time.

The ISTQB® Conference Network will support your event with promotional activities:

  • Post details about the event on the ISTQB® website
  • Post news about the event on the ISTQB® social media channels before and after the event, provided that the organizer sends us the material (pictures/videos)
  • Provide ISTQB® Conference Network Package including authorization to use the official ISTQB® International Conference Network logo in order to build visual identification

Apply to become an ISTQB® Conference Network Member.

If you are a conference organizer and you would like to join the ISTQB® Conference Network, complete this online application form or contact us at for more information.

ISTQB® Conference Network application process:


  • The conference organizer should submit the application latest 90 days prior to the event
  • Send your event logo to
  • The local ISTQB® Member Board will be asked for a statement regarding the event. They have 7 days to confirm they would recommend the conference.
  • Conference organizer will then receive the decision about the application


  • The ISTQB® Conference Network will publish the conference on the ISTQB® website and on ISTQB® social media channels


  • The conference organizer will share conference day highlights with pictures/videos and confirm the top 3 topics that were of most interest to the conference attendees.
  • The ISTQB® Conference Network will create a post event post on ISTQB® social media channels, provided that the organizer sends us the material (pictures/videos) 


Another cooperation opportunities:

Join our Partner Program
Increase confidence and trust in your team’s testing skills and gain a competitive advantage as an ISTQB® Partner
Become an Accredited Training Provider
Boost your position as a training provider with official recognition from ISTQB®
Join the Conference Network
Promote your conference to a global audience with the endorsement of the ISTQB® Conference Network
Nominate for the ISTQB® Excellence Award
Help ISTQB® to identify and recognize inspiring influencers within the software testing profession and celebrate their achievements
Join our Academic Research Compendium and White Papers repository
Extend the reach of your audience for your academic papers and/or research by publishing in the ISTQB® compendium. Both compendium and white papers section are highly recommended for reading and following.
Join The Podcast Network
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