The Selenium Conference is a volunteer-run, non-profit event presented by members of the Selenium Community. The goal of the conference is to bring together Selenium developers & enthusiasts from around the world to share ideas, socialize, and work together on advancing the present and future success of the project.
This year, the conference is hosted by AgileFAQs in conjunction with the SeConf Organising Committee.
The conference begins Thursday with all-day workshops, followed by two days of presentations by experts and practitioners from around the world. The conference will host 2 parallel tracks. There will also be pair-coding sessions throughout the day, as well as opportunities to get Selenium advice and tutorials from experts.
Videos and Slides from the sessions are available from program schedule page.
Additional Learning Opportunity
Pre-Conference Workshop - Thursday, Sep 4th
|Sl. No.||Timing||Hands-On Workshop||Link|
|1||10:00 AM - 6:00 PM||Getting Started with Selenium by Dave Haeffner|
|2||Fix a Bug, Become a Committer by Simon Stewart|
|3||Opensource Mobile Testing by Julian Harty|
|4||Get your Grid up and Running by Dima Kovalenko|
Kiwix Bug Bash - Friday, Sep 5th 10:15 AM onwards
|Timing||Friday, Sep 5th 10:15 AM - Saturday, Sep 6th 11:00 AM|
|Location||ESquire Hall, Hotel Chancery Pavilion|
|The objective of the bug bash is to help the Kiwix project by building an easy to maintain, high quality test automation suite. We would select top 3 participants with the best test automation suite and we would also acknowledge the participants who have identified top 10 bugs (if any) in Kiwix.|
|Slab||Start Date||# of Seats||Conference Pass
|1. Super Early Bird||May 23rd||25||3,000 Rs.|
|2. Early Bird||June 15th||50||4,000 Rs.|
|3. Smart||July 1st||100||5,000 Rs.|
|4. Regular||July 15th||100||7,000 Rs.|
|5. Late||August 1st||100||10,000 Rs.|
|6. Last Minute||August 21st||50||15,000 Rs.|
Each slab has a fixed number of seats. Once they are sold, next slab is active.
Online registration page clearly displays the number of seats left for the current slab.
See the detailed profile of the people who've already registered for the conference.
For name change, cancellation/refund policy, please check the online registration's terms & conditions.
Call for Proposals
June 30th was the last day to submit your talk proposals for SeConf14. The presenters have time until July 6th, to update their proposals based on public feedback they receive in the submission system.
On July 7th, the submission system will be locked and the core-review team will review all the proposals. We are hoping that by July 18th we should be able to announce a tentative program.
All proposals will be public, however the identity of the proposal submitter will not be revealed. This is to encourage DIVERSITY and to ensure that the selection committee is not biased.
Registered user of the submission system will be able to comment on the proposals. Submitters may also post comments on reviews or public comments of their own proposals to provide clarifications, explain revisions and respond to questions. Again, the comments do not reveal the identity of the person commenting. However the public comments are inputs, which can be utilized by both the submitter and the review team. Ultimately the decision to accept a session resides with the program committee.
Your proposal stands the best chance to be selected, if:
- * the topic is unique and compelling,
- * the abstract clearly describes the essence of your session,
- * you've selected the right theme/category...
(Selenium Internals, Selenium for Mobile, Best Practices or Infrastructure)
- * your session duration, level and session type is selected appropriately
- * your proposal clearly highlights the learning outcomes for the attendees
- * your proposal shows a clear breakup of your session timing
We strongly discourage tool authors from hijacking the conference to pitch their products.
Your tool (commercial or open-source) might have solved a hard problem, that the entire community is facing. We would love to hear about the problem and your technical solution. However please make sure you don't turn this into a marketing talk.
Speakers will be compensated as follows:
|60 or 90 minutes session||1 Free Conference Registration + 2 Hotel Night|
|45 minutes session||1 Free Conference Registration + 1 Hotel Night|
|< 45 minutes session||1 Free Conference Registration|
|< 20 minutes||No Compensation|
Speakers can contact [email protected] for discount code to register for the conference.
Compensation listed above is only for primary speakers. Co-presenters can avail a 25% discount on their registrations. Hotel nights are capped at 3 nights for speakers with multiple accepted sessions. They cannot be accumulated beyond the cap or transferred to another person. Free registrations cannot be accumulated or transferred.
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Become a Sponsor
SeConf is an open-source conference organized by members of the Selenium community on a volunteer-basis. We rely on corporate sponsorship to keep ticket prices low for attendees, as well as help cover the cost of venue, food, beverages, t-shirts, and more.
Listed below, you'll see, we offer a variety of sponsorship levels, each with their own benefits. And if you don't see a sponsorship level that fits your interests, just let us know! We're open to figuring out something that works for you and us.
- Selenium Sponsor (Limited to 2)
- Platinum Sponsor (Limited to 3)
- Gold Sponsor (Limited to 4)
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Checkout the Sponsor Deliverable page for important dates and stall setup details.
For questions about sponsorship or to view the 2014 sponsorship prospectus, please send an email to [email protected].
Official Host for SeConf 2014
Hotel Chancery Pavilion, a 5 Star Luxury Business Hotel, located in the heart of the city.
The Chancery Pavilion Hotel Bangalore
#135, Residency Road, Bangalore - 560 025, India
Tel : +91-080-41-41-41-41
Fax : +91-080-41-41-42-42
Special Discount for Conference Attendees
We've worked out a special 10% discount on hotel rooms. (~4500 INR + Taxes for Superior Room.)
Directly book your hotel at this discounted price at:
Hotel Grand Pavilion,
114, K.H. Road, (Lal Bagh Double Road)
Bangalore - 560027
(1.2 KMs from Conference Venue. Its a pleasant walk.)
Special Discount for Conference Attendees
Special 20% discount on hotel rooms. (~3050 INR Single Occupancy for Deluxe Room.)
To avail this discount contact Mr. S Umesh, Sales Manager @ The Grand Pavilion:
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: +91 80507 00020
Tel: +91 80 4131 6751/2/3
USE "SeConf" CODE TO AVAIL THIS DISCOUNT
VISA for Entering India
We recommend all foreign delegates (speakers & participants) apply for a tourist visa. This is the safest, cheapest and most hassle-free visa. All you need is your confirmed flight tickets and hotel confirmation to apply for this visa.
Current citizens of Cambodia, Finland, Japan, Laos, Luxembourg, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam can get a "Tourist Visa On Arrival". Its valid for 30 days, for single entry and is available only at the international airports at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Kolkata. Citizens from other countries are required to apply for the visa before hand. Give at least 3 weeks for the visa process. Some agencies that can help you
Please do not apply for Conference Visa. This visa is only applicable for government run conferences.