2000 Public Speaking Calendar

Date Topic Location
Jan. 6, 2000 “Software Quality Engineering or, Who are those guys and what do they do?” Merrimack Valley section, ASQ, Andover, MA
Feb. 15, 2000 “Using Quality to Drive Project Lifecycles” Boston SPIN, Needham MA
March 6-10, 2000 Tutorial: “Hiring Technical People” and

Talk: “What to Do When the Right Person Doesn’t Come Along”

Software Management Conference, San Jose, CA
March 7, 2000 “What to Do When the Right Person Doesn’t Come Along” Santa Clara Valley Software Quality Association, San Jose CA
March 28, 2000 “How to Use Inch-Pebbles When You Think You Can’t” SwANH Software Engineering & Quality SIG, Nashua NH
May 1, 2000 “Using Quality to Drive Project Lifecycles” PMI IS-SIG, Orlando, FL
May 3-5, 2000 “Successful Test Management: Eight Lessons Learned”

“It Depends: Deciding on the Correct Ratio of Developers to Testers”

Star East, Orlando FL
May 30-Jun 2, 2000 Tutorial: “Life as a New Test Manager”

Talks: “The Influential Test Manager” and “Testing in the Dark”

Panel: “How Can I Tell When My Project’s In Trouble”

Quality Week, San Francisco, CA
July 27, 2000 TBI Webinar: Eliciting Requirements with Context-Free Questions www.tbi.com (webinar)
Sept 19-20, 2000 Tutorial: Developing and Implementing System Test Plans

Featured talk: The Skillful Test Manager: Using Power and Influence in Software Projects

PSQT conference, St. Paul, MN, www.psqtconference.com
Sept. 27, 2000 Successful Engineering Management: 8 Lessons Learned IEEE Worcester Section, Quantum Corp, Shrewsbury, MA,http://users.rcn.com/ieeeworc/
Oct. 10, 2000 The Influential Test Manager NEQC, Framingham, MA
Oct 25-26, 2000 Successful Test Management: 8 Lessons Learned (at this count, could be more by the conference!) Star West, San Jose, CA,http://www.sqe.com/starwest
Nov 6-8, 2000 AYE Conference Scottsdale, AZ