2013/2014 Season

The Software Quality Discussion Group will be meeting on one Tuesday a month from September to June. Sessions are one hour in length and run from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Doors will be open at 11:30 am and sessions start at 12:00 pm SHARP, so please be on time. Remember that all sessions are free but we require advance registration by RSVP. For those sessions that have been sponsored, refreshments and a light lunch are provided free of charge.

Event Schedule

Our events include introductory and advanced sessions, discussion groups, debate panels, networking events and planning meetings. Occassionally, we host vendor presentations. The schedule for this season is as follows:

Discussion Group Are Your Test Reports a Death Sentence
Nancy Kelln - Test Manager - FGL Sports Ltd


Event Passed
Discussion Group Tending to your Tester Garden – Growing a Great Test Team
Keith McIntosh & Christin Wiedemann - PQA Testing


Event Passed
Discussion Group Rescheduled
Event Passed
Discussion Group Software Cognitive Complexity Measurement
Vincent Chiew - Axis Cogni-Solve


Event Passed
Discussion Group Detailed test cases and metrics, do they work in Agile?
Adam Geras, Sherry Heinze, Jason Kowaluk


Event Passed
Discussion Group Two Crowns & One Ruler - Quantification of the User Interface in Mobile Apps
Michael Sikorsky - Robots and Pencils Inc.


Event Passed
Discussion Group Lightning Talks on Emerging Trends
Clancey McNeal, Hafiz Karmali, Marianne Murray


Event Passed
Discussion Group SPEED GEEKING – Discussion groups in a relaxed atmosphere


Event Passed

** Please note scheduled sessions are subject to change.

Please see the 2013/2014 Event Details page for a listing of the events including presentation abstracts, speaker biographies, and additional event details.


This year's sessions will be held in the Inteqna Conference Room on the main floor of 715 - 5th Ave SW.

Meeting Attendance Receipts

The SQDG provides meeting attendance receipts for those who are interested. Please send us an email Email Icon to request a meeting receipt for a specific date and we will gladly provide you with an electronic copy.

Primary Sponsors

Inteqna, www.inteqna.com, provides us with our much needed meeting space for the monthly sessions from September until June. Without Inteqna's support, we would not be able to provide our sessions.

Secondary Sponsors

The following sponsors support the operations of the SQDG including our domain registration, web hosting, website design, content and newsletter mailings.

Thank you to all our 2013/2014 sponsors, we greatly appreciate your support.

2013/2014 Season
Be a Speaker

Speaker ImageInterested in presenting? We are currently accepting abstracts for the 2013/2014 season.

Check out the Be a Speaker page for more details on speaking for the SQDG.

Past Events