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Episode One: The Companion

A free monthly virtual software testing community gathering
14:00 - 19:00 GMT
Location: Online

A familiar friend (or foe?) turns up out of the blue to cause unforeseen problems. Management seeks answers while pressure builds to deliver the goods. The team catch a break.

This first episode of The Testing Planet will focus on the hot testing topic of Automation, our companion in software testing.


The Testing Planet is a free monthly virtual community gathering produced by Ministry of Testing.

Each monthly episode brings important news to the testing planet, where individuals share their epic learning stories.

How we tell the story will vary. It could be a report. An interview. News roundups. Challenges. AMAs. Workshops. Talk. And more.

There are several ways you can get involved with The Testing Planet 2024:

  • Presenter: share your insights and knowledge with the community by presenting a talk.
  • Leader: Guide and direct participants through an activity or challenge, providing leadership and support.
  • Anchor: Host or present a news broadcast, delivering updates and information.
  • Navigator: Assist community members in joining The Testing Planet, offering support and guidance before, during, and after each episode.
  • Expert: Participate as a guest in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) or Panel Discussion, sharing your expertise and insights on any topic.
  • Teacher: Instruct participants through a short workshop, providing valuable insights and hands-on learning experiences to boost their skills and knowledge.

Which role could you take on? 

*By clicking ‘Yes’ to the option ‘Hear from and win with our carefully selected partners’ you will automatically enter a competition to win ONE of these prizes:

  • TestBash 2024 or 2025 ticket
  • 1 Year of Pro Membership
  • MoT Software Testing Certification in Test Automation (Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced)
  • TestSphere deck

Registration is open to all, yet how about joining the community? Sign up for free today.

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