CAST 2022 Tickets on Sale Now

CAST is back in person August 8-9 in San Diego, CA.
Early Bird tickets are on sale now.

Upcoming Events and Courses

We run regular events for members and non-members
and our Black Box Software Testing® courses are world-renowned.

Become a Better Tester

The Association for Software Testing is dedicated to advancing
the understanding of the science and practice of software testing

Steel Yourselves

In our first Steel Yourselves webinar, Fiona Charles will argue for independent test teams and Ilari Henrik Aegerter will make the case for test cases.
Join us to challenge them and hear what they learned from making a steel man argument for ideas they reject.

Change to Membership Services

We recently changed our membership services provider.
Members, if you haven’t logged in yet, check your email for your invitation!

A Conference for Testers by Testers

CAST is a unique conference that puts the conferring back in conference.

Professional Training

Discover and attend our acclaimed Black Box Software Testing series of online classes.

Community Events

Each month we are offering and highlighting exciting events.

Latest news and events

Announcing AST and Altom’s Partnership

The mission of the Association for Software Testing is to advance the understanding of the science and practice of software testing according to Context-Driven principles.  Our principles around the education of software testers and their certification are shared in...

Introducing AST Champions and Automatic Life Membership

The mission of the Association for Software Testing is to advance the understanding of the science and practice of software testing according to Context-Driven principles.  While that mission might appear to be heavily focused on software, we think of it more in terms...

AST Comments on Online Exams

AST was recently asked for an opinion about online examinations for certification bodies, specifically online Bar Exams.  Our conclusion is that to properly serve their technical and social purposes, online examinations must be administered in a fair and unbiased...

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