EuroSTAR 2017 and 2018

I’m reflecting briefly on EuroSTAR 2017 and EuroSTAR 2018 together in this blog – because it is too late to publish what I had written about 2017 when I forgot to press the publish button….

EuroSTAR 2017 was very enjoyable. I presented a half-day tutorial which I felt went well, presented a track session, which I felt went well, and hosted a couch session where a group of us discussed leadership… Also had many discussions, metold friends, made new friends. So I arrived at the gala dinner, cheerful, hppy with what I had achieved, pleased to be with friends, out for a quiet evening of chat and catch up with Dot, Geoff, Sue and Graham…

Instead – and to my complete surprise – I was presented with the Testing Excellence Award!  

What an evening! As a result I also danced… and stayed up late, and celebrated!

I posted this on Linked In: 

The words still ring true! I am still pleased, honoured and delighted!

EuroSTAR 2018 was very enjoyable… I presented a full-day tutorial, I hosted a couch session, and I carried a secret all week! EuroSTAR had asked me to be the 2019 conference chair1 This put a whole new flavour on the week.. I was watching Rikard and how he ran the conference, I was sneaking off to be videoed and holding on to my secret… At the end of the conference – the reveal, the announcement of the theme and the call for papers… and now the work of putting together the 2019 conference begins… 

I’m honoured, delighted and pleased to be teh 2019 EuroSTAR programme chair… and I intend to live up to the theme of “Working Well”!

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