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April 2013

In the morning, April 25th 2013 – The Vietnam International Software Testing and Automation Conference (VISTACON) with the theme “Testing Modern Software in a Rapidly Changing World” taking place. VISTACON 2013 is hosted by LogiGear Corporation, the Ho Chi Minh City Computer Association (HCA) and the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA).

VISTACON 2013 is the 3rd iteration of VISTACON which is held annually in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. VISTACON 2013 attracts over 200 participants from both domestic and international IT communities. Participants includes senior managers, directors and CEOs from leading Software and development corporations doing business in Vietnam including FPT Software, KMS-Technology, ELCA, Add-on Development, Viettel and VDC.The conference also sparks interests from many professors and IT students from over 20 universities and colleges in HCMC such as HCMC University of Technology, University of Natural Sciences, University of Lotus, Van Lang University, Huflit and Paris XIII University, etc.

VISTACON 2013 participants include international speakers from leading technology companies. Mr. Julian Harty (Author of A practical guide to testing wireless smartphone applications) has worked for eBay, Google and a variety of other companies.  In 2011, he was the recipient of the 13th European Testing Excellence Award. He contributes to write various books on topics from test automation to developing & testing mobile apps. Other experts include:  Mr. Hans Buwalda (Chief Technology Officer, LogiGear US), Mr.  BJ Rollison (Test Architect at Microsoft), Mr. Hùng Q. Nguyễn (Chairman/CEO, LogiGear US), Mr. Michael Hackett (Senior Vice President, Training & Consulting) and Mr. Stephen Cheng (Senior Manager / Associate Director, Life Technologies).

VISTACON 2013 is provides the opportunity for software testing professionals to gather, meet and share their expertise and insites on the latest IT development. The conference will share opportunies and challenges in software testing with a keynote introducing advanced methods for software testing such as “Cloud” technology, virtualization, Big Data, Agile, SCRUM Basics, etc.