This webpage will serve as a home base for any information you may need for planning and preparation leading up to the conference including:
Here is the Speaker Information Video from Spring 2018. The Fall 2018 video will be posted shortly, check back soon! Questions? Contact James Stinar.
As an STPCon Fall 2018 conference speaker you will receive a complimentary registration (non-transferable) for the Main Conference Package (September 24-25). AS A SPEAKER, you will be registered as a Workshop or Session Speaker by STP once you have completed and signed your Speaker Contract and Speaker Checklist. You will receive a registration confirmation email approx 48 hours after returning your required documents to James. Please note the registration does not include pre-conference workshops. You can attend a pre-conference workshop day for a discounted rate of $300 or $500 for both workshop days. If you are interested in attending a workshop, please email James Stinar.
Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel
900 South Orme Street
Arlington, VA 22204
All conference activities will take place at the Sheraton Pentagon City, October 22 – 25, 2018. A special discounted rate of $199 per night has been reserved for conference participants.
RESERVE YOUR ROOM ONLINE or call 703.521.1900 and reference the Software Test Professionals discounted rate. Hotel rooms are expected to sell out – please reserve as soon as possible. The conference rate will be available until September 28th, 2018 OR until rooms sell out. Don’t miss your opportunity to stay at the conference hotel!
See the table below for the speaker deadlines schedule. Your help in ensuring that the deadlines below are met is a key element to our mutual success.
|Hotel Reservation Form||July 27 @ 5PM ET|
|Audio Visual Request Form||August 24 @ 5PM ET|
|Presentation Materials Due||October 5 @ 5PM ET|
Session presentations are due by October 5 @ 5PM ET. If you do not have your own PPT template, you are welcome to use the Conference PPT Template.
Submitting your slide deck:
Core conference session breakout rooms are set classroom style with a podium, riser and a 6 foot head table. These room set ups may not be altered in order to protect the consistency of the room set-ups.
Each core conference session breakout room will be set with the following AV package:
Why wait until the conference to network? Below you will find some opportunities to network with your fellow conference speakers and participants prior to the start of the conference. We will be tweeting about your session and we will feature your content on our Facebook page. In addition, we will include all social media contact information on your bio if you provide us with your details.