#ATAGTR2017 Meet our speaker series : YOGESH KHAIRNAR

blog1 #ATAGTR2017 – Global Testing Retreat – this year’s largest, best and most fun filled global testing conference is definitely an opportunity for people to learn, share and most importantly have fun. Grab a chance to meet and learn from Experts and presenters from across the Globe in #ATAGTR2017.

Among the speaker series we have here Mr. Yogesh Khairnar, who would enlighten us on his topic “Be a User first, then a tester


Yogesh Khairnar is a Software Quality Professional with over 10 years of Software Testing experience, Passionate Blogger, Scrum Master, Kanban Practitioner, Continuous learner, Founder and Editor of QA-QC Arena (http://qa-qcarena.blogspot.in).

About Yogesh’s interactive talk (Be a User first, then a tester) : yogesh k

Yogesh was gracious enough to respond to some of our speaker introduction questions. Please find below responses from Yogesh

 1.What attracted you to speaking at #ATAGTR2017 this year?   blog3

2.What are you most looking forward to at this year’s conference?

In #ATAGTR2017 I am looking forward to learn, share, meet, network with the people in the industry and to have fun.

3. What do you like to do you in your free time? (your hobbies etc)

 I like Blogging, I blog for Software Testing, Personal life as time permits. I love doing things that require innovation. In addition; I enjoy spending time with my son (Dhruv), it gives me an opportunity to reinvent myself as a Software Tester.

4.Who is your inspiration? Please share some lines about the same.

I am inspired by the Former President of India Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. I read and loved one of his books Agnipankh (Marathi version of Wings of Fire).

Thanks Yogesh for being candid about the queries. We welcome him to #ATAGTR2017!

Update on #ATAGTR2017

Please note that there are 4 tracks in the conference, more than 55 sessions, 45+ interactive talks, 8 tutorials, 4 tool demos, fun activities, competitions and CafeATAhon.

Don’t you want to be a part of this wonderful conference.

Please feel free to register on the following URL


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Harsh.Shah@ataevents.org or +91-8433919049.

Please refer the following interesting take on why reskilling and upskilling are really needed in today’s IT Landscape by Adi Garg


Our marketing campaign which has listing of our tentative speakers is as below