the 1st software testing conference in greece


May 17, 2019 @ Athinais

About us

WeTest.Athens is the first Software Testing Conference happening in Greece.

Our mission is to share knowledge , tech and best practices and create a strong community of Software Test Engineers.

For our first year we expect mote than 200 attendees, 2 keynote speakers , international speakers from 5 countries , 2 main event workshops , 1 full day pre-event workshop , 10+ sessions and round table discussions.

Our main topics are the latest trends in software testing such as AI , IoT , DevOps , Mobile & Usability testing.

Join an one day event full of talks , workshops and parallel events with international and local presenters.

Day 1

17 May 2018

Morning Sessions (08.00 – 14.00)


Silk Room


09.05 – 10.00
Opening Keynote Session
Lessons Learned Founding An Open Source Project
Dan Cuellar, Creator of Appium

10.10 – 11.00
Tips from the trenches: how we build and test AI @ Applitools
Adam Carmi ,Co-founder & CTO of Applitools


11.10 – 12.00
Scaling Automated Testing on Devices
Alexis Kousounadis , Software Development Manager at Amazon

12.00 – 12.50
Cornerstone of DevOps Testing
Szilard Szell , DevOps evangelist and Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant at Nokia

Lunch Break

Day 1

17 May 2018

Afternoon Sessions (14.00 – 19.00)


Silk Room

14.00 – 14.20
R.I.P. manual testing
Dimitris Nikolaidis,  Comquent GmbH

14.20 – 14.40
The QA role in large scale software development projects
Maria Karkeli & Spyros Velaoras , Agile Actors

14.40 – 15.00
Thoughts on Agile Testing 
Georgia Regkli  , SG Digital

15.00 – 15.30
Quick Test Talks
  • Test analysis, why is it important?
Fotini Charpidi , INTRASOFT International
  • Bots – Automating automation
Tasos Kantas, Atos
  • How AI transforms testing
Kiki Moraiti, Validata


16.00 – 16.30
The Beat Ride of Test Automation
Vaso Giamarelou , BEAT

16.30 – 17.30
Nokia Blueprint End to End Testing in Real Cloud Customer Environment Conditions
Nikos Vrakas , NOKIA

17.30 – 18.30
Closing Keynote Session
How to Achieve Test Maturity: Commitment vs. Qualification?
Baris Sarialioglu – Managing Partner at TesterYou

After Party

Atrium Room

13.50 – 14.40
Round Table Ι
Test Leads from BEAT , INTRASOFT , Validata , ATOS

14.45 – 15.30
Round Table ΙΙ
Test Leads from Agile Actors , Comquent , SG Digital , NOKIA

Attic Room

Workshop I
13.20 – 15.20
User Experience Testing & Usability 
BARIS SARIALIOGLU , Managing Partner at TesterYou

Workshop II
15.30 – 17.00
Szilard Szell , DevOps evangelist and Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant at Nokia



Creator of Appium

Dan Cuellar is the creator of the open source mobile automation framework Appium, and an experienced software engineering and quality assurance manager. Previously, he headed the test organization at Shazam in London and Zoosk in San Francisco, and worked as a software engineer on Microsoft Outlook for Mac, and other products in the Microsoft Office suite. He is an advocate of open source technologies and technical software testing. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, with a minor in Music Technology, from the world-renowned School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

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Managing Partner at TesterYou

Baris has over 15 years of experience as an information systems professional. He is highly experienced in software development, project management, business analysis, and software testing. Baris also has diverse experience spanning several industries, including telecommunications, defense, banking and finance, semiconductor manufacturing, and aviation. Based on this broad experience, he has been involved in several challenging projects and had the chance to work in several different countries, including Turkey, the United States, Russia, Germany, China, and Greece. He has written articles and papers on software development, quality assurance, and software testing, and he regularly attends international and national conferences as a speaker, panelist, moderator, and contributor. In 2013, he published his first book, Software Testing Tips, in which he shared his experiences and vision about various software testing issues. Later-wards in 2015, he published his second book, Mobile Testing Tips, where he addressed many important areas as Mobile Testing Techniques, Mobile Testing Tools, Mobile Test Automation and Mobile Performance Testing.

Currently, he is the managing partner of TesterYou, where he holds the responsibilities of delivering test consultancy, outsourced test management, and software testing training.


Adam Carmi

Co-founder and CTO of Applitools

Adam Carmi is the Co-founder and CTO of Applitools – a cloud service provider for automated visual testing. Prior to Applitools he held management, research and development positions at Safend, IBM and Intel. He regularly talks about software testing at conferences around the world, and organizes the Israeli Selenium Meetup group.

Alexis Kousounadis

Software Development Manager at Amazon

Alexis is a Software Development Manager at Amazon Prime Video, where he and his team are solving complex software quality engineering problems and are helping Amazon to deploy the Prime Video application in thousands of devices rapidly without compromising software quality. Building software for testing consumer applications at scale is Alexis’s expertise. He recently expanded his team at Amazon and he is experimenting with advanced software quality techniques like search based software testing and test-less defect detection.

Szilard Szell

DevOps evangelist and Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant at Nokia

Szilard Szell’s main goal during the last 18 years has been to help people become addicted to Software Testing, both within Nokia and worldwide. He is a DevOps change agent, Scaled Agile Program Consultant, and Test Coach within NOKIA MOBILE NETWORKS. He holds several ISTQB Certificates, including the Expert Level – Improving the Test Process, as well as DevOps, SAFe, IREB, Scrum Master and Lean Six Sigma certificates. Seem his hobby is to collect certificates, but the truth is he is a collector of LEGO sets!

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Vaso Giamarelou

Senior Software Engineer in Test, BEAT

Vaso Giamarelou is an experienced Software Test Engineer with a demonstrated working experience in mobile hailing apps, information technology, services, lotteries and communication software houses. Her skills include knowledge of Groovy, Java, Spring and Python. She is specializing in automation testing, from back-end utilizing RESTful Services in monolithic and microservices architecture, to front-end and UI testing for enterprise applications, using Selenium and Appium. By working in various product teams using agile methodologies, she is actively involved in the whole CI/CD product process. She has a strong quality assurance experience, also holding a Master’s Degree from the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras. When not glued to a computer screen, she spends time reading books, travelling and practicing martial arts.

Nikos Vrakas

Test Lead , NOKIA

Nikos Vrakas is a test lead at NOKIA E2E Cloud Core Solution Testing Team. Software defined networking, virtualization infrastructures, 5G, datacentres, integration and telco protocol testing are among of his responsibilities. He holds a Ph.D. in the field of Information and Communication Systems Security and he has authored several papers in scientific journals and a book chapter. Lately, he joined NOKIA research team responsible for the first extensive 5G trials for developing and interconnecting 6 European countries.

Apostolos Filippou

Test Lead, NOKIA

Apostolos is a Feature Test Line Manager at NOKIA, where he and his team are ensuring the quality of NOKIA’s SGSN/MME. He has over 10 years of experience in testing, working mainly on the products of NOKIA’s evolved packet core portfolio. He has diverse experience in several areas of software testing such as interoperability testing, performance testing and feature test automation.

Dimitrios Nikolaidis

QA Consultant , Comquent GmbH

Dimitrios Nikolaidis has a passion for Software QA with a special eye for keeping QA processes throughout the software development life cycle in order to deliver high quality software.
He has always in mind to achieve sustainably high availability of information systems throughout their development in agile frameworks and their complete life cycle.
He works at Comquent as a QA Specialist and an ISTQB Trainer.

Maria Karkeli

Test Manager , Agile Actors

Maria Karkeli is a Test Manager, responsible for the quality delivery of Digital Lottery platforms. Maria has more than 17 years of experience in IT Services, Banking, and currently in the Lottery industry, in various roles as a Java Software Developer, QA Engineer, SCM Release & Control Engineer and Quality and Test Manager, but she is always passionate about baking in Quality Excellence into the teams and bringing Value to the customer.

Spyros Velaoras

Software Quality Assurance Engineer , Agile Actors

Spyros Velaoras is a Software Quality Assurance Engineer at Agile Actors where he and his team are providing high quality software on Content Management Systems (CMS) and Front End web development for lottery solutions. He is part of a Scrum team with members across different countries so as to ensure products’ functionality before released to the public. For the last 10 years he has been working as a Senior Software Developer, Technical Lead, Agile Coach and Technical Writer on Ericsson Mobile Switching Centre (MSC) projects which are installed in many customers worldwide. He is passionate about quality which brings value to end users.

Konstantinos Sidiropoulos

Software Engineer in Test Capability Lead , Agile Actors

I have been a software engineer focusing on test automation from 2010, having been in companies like Unify(former Siemens Enterprise Communications), Blueground and Agile Actors. I have applied test automation solutions in several domains including telecom,lotteries,proptech, financials etc and the tools used include several test frameworks like TestNG, Spock,mochajs as well as tools like Selenium/Webdriver. My experience in software testing include all aspects of it, from unit tests to integration tests to API testing and of course UI and End-to-End tests, having implemented them in languages like Java,Groovy,Javascript and Kotlin.

In my free time I love spending time with friends, watching sports, movies and series and reading books.

Fotini Charpidi

Test Team Manager , INTRASOFT International

Fotini has been working for the past 19 years in IT and specifically in Software Testing positions. She has been involved in a number of large-scale projects, providing solutions by implementing modern Test Methodologies. She is managing INTRASOFT International’s Testing Team focusing on team work and personal development. Her goal is to prove that being in a Test position is a feature, not a bug!

Anastasios Kantas

Software Development Manager , Atos

Anastasios is a Software Development manager for Circuit, one of Atos’ leading communication and collaboration products.He and his teams are responsible for designing and implementing Circuit’s CI/CD process, for software production & release and automated deployment. He has long experience in product quality assurance and automated testing,having worked in various Software Test Engineer and Automation Test Engineer positions, throughout his 13 year career in Atos.

Anastasios is also a member of the Atos Experts Community, contributing as a Senior Automation Expert.

Kiki Moraiti

Chief Operating Officer , Validata

Kiki joined Validata Group in 2007 and she is responsible for helping customers improve their DevOps and QA processes, expand test automation and maximise the usage of Validata technologies, assisting the Company in delivering highly successful, quality projects for its clients and partners.

She brings more than ten years of experience in banking and IT, having delivered many successful testing and migration projects. With proficient expertise in leading cross-functional teams in multinational environments in project execution and management, she communicates with several departments that deal directly with customer needs, including QA, Support and Customer Success.

Liana Koulouri

Test Lead , SG Digital

As a Senior QA & Test Engineer I have gained experience in telecommunications application platforms and banking-financial web services area, which qualified me with flexibility and high adaptability to different conditions, fields of practice and work demands. Managing the entire testing life-cycle of a software product under Scrum and Agile methodologies.

Georgia Regkli 

Senior Test Analyst , SG Digital

Georgia is an experienced Software Engineer in Test, with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. Strong engineering professional, with an Electrical and Computer Engineering degree from National Technical University of Athens. A quality driven Team Leader, a problem solver, with great communication skills

Contact Info

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May 17, 2019


34-36, Kastorias str.,

Votanikos, P.C. 104 47

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