The ASQ conference — held May 4–6 at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. — will provide attendees opportunities for career development, benchmarking, expert advice and tips, strategies, and best practices that can make an immediate business impact in their organizations.
The theme, “Transforming the World Through Innovation, Inspiration, and Leadership,” will focus on, among other areas, the intersection of quality and creativity, creating and sustaining a culture of quality, the risk of change, quality fundamentals, and globalization and the quality industry.
In addition to Singh, other keynote speakers include Shawn Achor, New York Times best-selling author and positive psychology researcher; JoAnn Sternke, Ed.D., superintendent, Pewaukee (Wis.) School District; Margaret Heffernan, entrepreneur, chief executive and author; and Charles Best, founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org.
The World Conference on Quality and Improvement will feature more than 100 educational sessions covering topics critical to a variety of industries including manufacturing, health care, government, financial services and more.
ASQ certification exams also will be offered onsite, and ASQ will present the 2014-2015 International Team Excellence Awards, the only international team recognition process of its kind. Finalists will present their successes at Global Impact Sessions, which offer attendees the opportunity to learn first-hand from organizations that have used quality processes to save millions while delivering value to customers and stakeholders.
To register or learn more about WCQI, visit wcqi.asq.org/index.html.
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with national service centers in China, India, Mexico and a regional service center in the United Arab Emirates. Learn more about ASQ’s members, mission, technologies and training at asq.org.