Supporting Organizations

BASSCOM - Bulgarian Association of Software Companies

The Bulgarian Association of Software Companies - BASSCOM was established in 2001. BASSCOM is a non-profit industry association representing more than 50 leading companies developing software products and systems and offering comprehensive IT solutions, and 60 associated members, among which universities, foundations, venture capital funds etc. The software industry is among the few competitive worldwide Bulgarian industries with high added value, which provides exceptional opportunities for professional development of the people working in the sector. The main objectives of the Association are to promote the Bulgarian software industry, to develop professionalism and competitiveness, to work for the improvement of the education system and actively participate in creating and implementing policies for effective IT investments for the benefit of whole society.

BAIT - Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies

The Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies (BAIT) is the biggest, most representative and influential branch organization in the sphere of information and communication technologies in Bulgaria.
Established in 1995, presently 100 member companies and organizations are enlisted in it. The Association includes companies in the trend of hardware, software, system integration, networks, telecommunications, Internet suppliers, etc. A great part of them provide their own solutions, products and services. BAIT companies are getting more and more successfully positioned finding an increasingly welcome presence at foreign markets in all sectors of the information and communication technologies.
The mission of BAIT is to protect the general interests of its members by actively working for the establishing of information society in this country, for the development of the Bulgarian ICT industry and of the ICT market in general.
BAIT is a member of the European Association of Information Technologies (DIGITALEUROPE).

ANIS - The Employers’ Association of the Software and Services Industry

ANIS supports the development of the Romanian software and services industry, an engine of Romanian IT progress, sustaining Romanian economic growth. Through its actions, ANIS contributes to helping Romania become one of the regional leaders in software production and an acknowledged international exporter of high standard software products and IT-enabled services. One of ANIS’ prerogatives is to act as a point of access to any information regarding the Romanian software industry.

Hungarian Software Testing Forum (HUSTEF) 2015

Practical Software Testing

18 – 19 November, 2015, Budapest, Hungary


The Hungarian Testing Board (HTB) is organizing its fifth annual international conference in Budapest. HUSTEF provides the opportunity for both international and Hungarian experts from industry as well as with academic background to share ideas, experiences and to give a broad view of the software testing profession. Our special interest this year is to offer a channel for speakers primarily from central Europe, enabling for our Hungarian software testing community to gain an insight in their best practices and in the leading industry Standards.

About the conference program:

- Lee Copeland is happy to come back to Hungary to give us another entertaining Keynote presentation and Workshop.
- This year, the very first time in Hungary, Isabel Evans, with more than thirty years of experience in the IT industry, mainly in quality management and testing in the financial, communications, and software sectors, will give a Keynote presentation, as well as a Workshop.

Further Information regarding the conference can be found on the conference website:
http://www.hustef.hu/hustef/index.html

We would like to emphasize that the Call for Proposals is open until 6th of September:
http://www.hustef.hu/hustef/callforproposals.html
In case you would like to be our partner in organizing the conference, please check our partner packages:
http://www.hustef.hu/hustef/callforpartners.html

Early Bird registration is open until 9th of September. Hurry to get your discounted tickets!
http://www.hustef.hu/hustef/registration.html

MASIT – Macedonian Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies

MASIT – Macedonian Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies is a volunteer, non – profit chamber of commerce. The chamber was founded in 2000 as an initiative of the top fifteen Macedonian IT companies. MASIT is the voice of the Macedonian ICT industry. The chamber represents companies of the ICT sector in Macedonia including: software and IT services companies, hardware companies and distributors, carrier and other telecommunication companies, as well as training providers and ICT consulting companies. The vision of MASIT is to enable the growth of the Macedonian ICT businesses, their recognition and image domestically and abroad, as well as to enrich the Macedonian prosperity and economy, by having stronger, organized and progressive ICT industry. The mission declares our purpose as an ICT chamber of commerce: “MASIT is the voice and resource of a competitive ICT sector, supporting an innovation – driven economy and a key contributor to the nation’s prosperity”. The goals of MASIT have been established to achieve the vision and the mission stated, as well as to satisfy the needs and interests to retain and expand membership: public dialog, competitiveness, collaborating and networking, export capacities, sustainability.

SJSI - Stowarzyszenie Jakości Systemów Informatycznych

Polish Testing Board is the biggest non-profit organization in Poland building public awareness about software quality. The society was founded in 2003 as a community body for IT professionals. With more than 200 follower in social medias, more than 300 participants on its conferences each year and many other non-formal meetings is able to reach the majority of Polish IT professionals active in the field of software quality and testing. Most known and recognized initiatives are Testwarez and TestingCup. The society also supports Quale quartered issued magazine.

testerzy.pl

testerzy.pl is a pioneer Polish provider of trainings dedicated to software testing professionals. We offer a wide range of courses and workshops, all designed to make testers' work more effective. This includes the ISTQB courses - an international certification standard. We are the official ISTQB Partner, and we cooperate with accredited ISTQB trainers, both foundation and advanced level.
We are testers and for years we have been uniting software testers from all over Poland under one roof and one brand, offering them a free knowledge, answering their questions and needs, and supporting in various initiatives. testerzy.pl is still the biggest Polish website dedicated to testing.
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Vojvodina ICT Cluster – VOICT

Vojvodina ICT Cluster is a business association founded through a bottom-up initiative of ICT companies and several supporting institutions. It is a fast-growing organization, strongest in its field in Serbia. Strategic objective of Vojvodina ICT Cluster is to increase visibility of Serbian ICT and put Novi Sad on the regional and European map as the hotbed for ICT in this part of the world. The cluster has its own Academy, organizing courses, presentations and lectures according to the needs of the members, as well as a separate Project Office that grows its projects portfolio and revenues every year. All this, and more, makes Vojvodina ICT Cluster the leader in excellence among organizations of this type in Serbia.

Test’RS Club

The club of professional software testers “Test’RS Club” was founded in April 2015. It is the first
non profit organization in Serbia that gathers all professionals with interest in quality control and
software testing in one community. The main objectives of the Test’RS Club are improvement of
vocational, scientific and educational activities in the field of information technology, with an
emphasis on the quality control of software products; exchange of knowledge and experience
between community members and the community as a whole with other professional
associations and communities at the national and international levels; continuous education of
the wider community in the field of information technology, with focus on the software quality
control.

SoftUni

Software University(SoftUni) is an institution that provides quality education and job opportunities for thousands of young people in Bulgaria, and one day in the foreseeable future – in all of Europe. They teach their students how to be good software engineers, using the latest technologies, tools and platforms. They put their hearts and souls in SoftUni, because they believe that this cause is a way of achieving their prime goal: turning Bulgaria into the Silicon Valley of Europe. All of their resources are free and accessible to everyone, because they all are available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
The SoftUni team understands that the IT industry is developing rapidly and changing all the time, which is why they try to create true professionals in the field of computer science so that they can react to the needs of the economic market.