28th edition

Sep 18

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vodQA Volunteers

The Testing Enlightenment

10:00 AM

Key Note

By: Jaya Chakravarthi Kuppu (ThoughtWorks)

10:15 AM

Role of WinAppDriver in Test Automation

Understanding a Desktop Test Automation tool WinAppDriver, where it stands in Test Automation and why It can be used for automating windows Application

By: Elango Venkateshan (EPAM Systems)

11:00 AM

Database Integration Testing using Test Containers

Understanding Test Containers, a Java library that supports JUnit tests, providing lightweight and throwaway instances of common databases. And also we will see about how it can be implemented in Database Testing

By: Sam Gladson (ThoughtWorks)

12:00 PM

All about TerraTest

Introduction on Cloud Infra, Infra testing and Terraform. We will see about why do we need to test Infra with Demo

By: Monika Sharma & Ankur Jain (ThoughtWorks)


Sam Gladson
Consultant, ThoughtWorks

With around 4.5 years of experience in the software testing,Sam has experience in UI Testing and API Platform Testing across various domains like Retail, Banking, etc.Currently working with media & publishing platform. He has keen interest in developing latest skills around the current trends in Testing.

Elango Venkateshan
Test Automation Engineer, EPAM Systems

Test Automation Engineer at EPAM Systems having 6+ years of experience in Software Testing. He has an extensive experience in various test automation frameworks and various domains like Banking, Insurance and Logistics. Highly skilled in Test Automation of Web UI using Selenium

Ankur Jain
Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Ankur has 5 years of experience in developing test strategies and web automation frameworks for mirco service based web applications. Passionate about learning new technologies and developing technical solutions to business problems

Monika Sharma
Senior Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Monika Sharma is a Senior Consultant with Thoughtworks for over a year. She has experience in developing functional performance testing frameworks as per the clients requests and project requirements.She is also a part time blogger who contributes to the QA space and keep updated with new technologies within and beyond her domain


Is it an Online event?

Yes. This is a Webinar session.

How Can I join the Webinar?

People can join webinar with the zoom app. Zoom id will be shared in the meetup page one week prior to the event.

Who can participate?

Anyone willing to learn new things in QA/Testing world can participate as an attendee. Those willing to share learnings related to QA/Testing concepts can register to present.

This event is NOT restricted to Chennai residents. If you can manage your own travel and stay, you are most welcome to participate as an attendee or speaker.

Why free?

Well, we have been active evangelists of testing practices. It is great to see increasing interest and awareness of testing concepts across companies and locations.

Our intent is to provide a platform for testing enthusiasts to share their opinions, experiences and learnings with wider testing community.



Due to pandemic situation,Currently its an Digital event. Meeting Id will be shared to the people individually upon registration.