Theory and Practice of Software Testing (TAPOST 2011),
12th International Conference
Forming Basis of Globally Mature Testing

                   Riga (Latvia), May 26, 2011
Riga Technical University (Kaļķu str.1) 


Scope and goal

The TAPOST 2011 conference continues a series of annual conferences started in 2000. The objective of the conference is to establish a communication and knowledge sharing on software testing among all types of IT professionals, researchers and students. Priority is given to the industry experience and frontier theories.


9:00 Opening
9:10 Klaus Olsen. How can you obtain a 96% defect detection rate.
10:00 Henri Grönblom. TPI benchmarking
10:40 Kaspar Loog. Cross-browser compatibility testing with cyber-eyes

11:20 Coffee break

11:40 Hans Schaefer. Illusions about software testing
12:30 Maxim Lotko, Alexander Kodolov. Service Based Automated Testing:
The way to deliver high-quality product in a short timeframe
13:10 Guntis Arnicans, Vineta Arnicane. Simplified design of test
cases based on models

13:30 Lunch break

14:30 Raimonds Simanovskis. Why Every Tester Should Learn Ruby
14:50 Dmitry Lebedev. Agile Testing Using Agile Tools
15:30 Dainius Bigelis. Challenges and changes in Quality Management in agile project going to Open Source

15:50 Coffee break

16:10 Ainars Galvans. Lessons learned reporting test results
16:50 Raivo Päts. Testing EURO Changeover – too big to fail?
17:30 Jurijs Grigorjevs. Card Suite Testing Toolbox – product launch case study
17:50 Closing

Presentation materials are available here:  number 1, number 2 .


Registration ended.

Registration deadline - 20th of May, 2011

Registration fee – 12,20 EUR or 8,54 LVL  (VAT included)

Payments can be made using bank transfer (requisites here) or using Mobilly payment system.

Location of venue place


Important dates

Camera-ready presentations and abstracts: May 17, 2011

Conference date: May 26, 2011


Contact information

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Conference organization (alph.)

Program Committee (alph.)

Martins Gills, Jurijs Grigorjevs, Lilita Sparane, Uldis Sukovskis

Guntis Arnicans, Girts Baltaisbrencis, Janis Bicevskis, Juris Borzovs, Martins Gills, Maija Laksa