STPCon - Know Before You GoThank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to join us in San Diego! Here are some last minute travel tips and reminders before you head out for the Software Test Professionals Conference Spring 2015.

Arriving on Sunday? Join us for the FREE Application Performance Clinic with Andreas Grabner from 2pm to 7pm – Registration Required, Learn More

STPCon Registration & Information Desk

Registration DeskPlease plan on checking in and picking up your conference materials at our on-site registration desk, located in the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina Bay Tower Building – 1st floor – Bel Aire Foyer. From the main lobby look for our signs in the right side corridor. The registration desk is open during the following hours:

Sunday 3/29 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Monday 3/30 7:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday 3/31 7:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 4/1 8:00am – 4:30pm
Thursday 4/2 8:00am – 4:00pm

Look for the STPCon staff, we are all “matchy, matchy” in our new conference shirts!


Download the Speaker Presentations Before You Go

Download HandoutsDownload, print and review speaker presentations now to help you decide which sessions you would like to attend. These handouts are available for immediate download.
For access, go to: This is a protected page intended for registrants of the conference only. Check your email for the “STPCon Know Before You Go” email – it contains the password to access these presentations. Don’t see this email? Contact us for registration verification and we will provide you with the password.


Recommended Dress Attire/What to Pack

What to PackGeneral Session and Workshops/Sessions: All attendees are encouraged to dress business casual. Hotel meeting rooms are generally kept a little cool, so a sweater or light jacket can be useful during the sessions.

Happy Hour Welcome Reception: Attire for the reception is business casual. The reception will be held on the 2nd floor in the Catalina Ballroom and Terrace Wednesday 4/1 – 5-8pm.


Plan Your Meals

food210x275STPCon Spring 2015 will provide the following meals during the conference:
Monday, March 30: Continental Breakfast, Lunch & Beverage Breaks (Workshop registrants only)
Tuesday, March 31st: Continental Breakfast, Lunch & Beverage Breaks (Workshop registrants only) + Meet & Greet Reception (All registrants)
Wednesday, April 1st: Breakfast, Lunch & Beverage Breaks + STPCon Welcome Reception
Thursday, April 2nd: Breakfast, Lunch & Beverage Breaks


Weather in San Diego

San Diego WeatherSan Diego is know for its pleasant climate. So you are in for a treat during STPCon. Please check the 10 Day forecast prior to leaving your home to have some sort of idea of what to expect. Currently, it is expected that the highs during the day will be in 70’s and lower 60’s at night. Make sure you are prepared for cool weather the night of the welcome reception that is partially outdoors.



Arriving in San Diego

Hotel & Transportation
Airport-210x275The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Maria Bay Tower is located at 1380 Harbor Island Drive San Diego,California 92101. When you arrive at the Airport there are a few options for transportation to the hotel. Taxi Cabs are available, or you may also ride on the complimentary shuttle service to/from the hotel. More information is provided on the Sheraton Hotel website.

For Locals, self parking is available and charged at a daily rate $24 per day self park and $36 for valet. Please inquire at the registration desk about any parking discount vouchers. Driving directions are available on the Sheraton website.


Is There Anything We Can Assist You With?

ContactIf there is any assistance we can offer prior to the conference to make your experience as enjoyable and worthwhile as possible, please don’t hesitate to contact our Customer Service Center:

Software Test Professionals
Phone: +1.877.257.9531

We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!