Quality Reimagined: Highlights from the SLASSCOM Quality Summit 2023

The Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) hosted its 7th Quality Summit recently.  With the theme "Quality Reimagined: Mastering the Next Wave of Evolution," this summit inspired innovation, expanded knowledge, and explored the ever-changing landscape of quality engineering and assurance.

Over the course of two days, the summit featured eight enlightening sessions, including two panel discussions each day, where both local and international speakers shared insights, strategies, and emerging trends in quality engineering. The virtual format of the event opened doors for participants from Sri Lanka and around the world and attracted over 320 participants, including professionals ranging from CXOs, Managers, Executives to interns, as well as undergraduate students from state and private universities. This diverse audience showcased the summit's relevance across different career stages and educational backgrounds.

Under the overarching theme of "Quality Reimagined," the summit explored various facets of quality assurance, addressing challenges and opportunities in today's rapidly transforming tech landscape. The summit also featured two engaging panel discussions. The first explored "AI Evolvement and Impact on Testing," while the second focused on "Navigating Your Path: Thriving in QA/QE Career Journey." The summit's expert speakers covered a range of pivotal topics, including AI in testing, generative AI, aligning quality with business goals, test designing approaches, quality standards, and more. 

The event also featured exciting quiz sessions to keep participants engaged and entertained. Orel IT sponsored the quiz on Day 01, and Trainocate sponsored the quiz on Day 02, adding an element of fun and competition to the summit. Zone24x7 played a crucial role as the knowledge partner, contributing to the success of the summit. A special note of appreciation goes to Orel IT for their invaluable support in making the event a reality.

Looking ahead, the Quality Forum at SLASSCOM is committed to continuous learning and development. Building on the valuable feedback from the audience, the forum plans to conduct more workshops to enhance knowledge and upskill professionals in trending areas, ensuring the growth and excellence of the tech industry, particularly in the QA/QE field. The Quality Summit 2023 was a testament to the collaborative spirit of the tech community and its commitment to embracing the future of quality engineering. As the industry continues to evolve, events like these provide a platform for professionals to learn, grow, and innovate in the ever-changing world of technology.