The ASQ 2019 World Conference on Quality and Improvement (WCQI) is almost here. As the voice of quality, the American Society for Quality is hosting its annual conference, giving companies around the world a chance to meet one another and learn about the latest quality management technologies and trends in operational excellence.

ASQ understands that quality management training is costly. That’s why WCQI provides a wealth of learning opportunities.

The 2019 ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement offers a forum for networking, hearing from thought leaders, and attending workshops. Registration is happening now, so don’t miss out.

ASQ WCQI: Who, When, and Where

This year’s WCQI will be held in Fort Worth, Texas, at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The conference runs May 20-22. The schedule is chock-full of educational and entertaining activities.

ASQ’s flagship conference hosts participants from a variety of industries, including aerospace and life science. The 2,500 attendees come from 45 countries all over the world.

Attendees get the chance to hear from quality management thought leaders. Keynote speakers include:

  • Patrick Schwerdtfeger, specialist in big data, artificial intelligence, and social media
  • Tricia Wang, global tech ethnographer
  • Benjamin Lavoie, Global Head of Innovation and Technology at Anheuser-Busch
  • Cheryl Cran, CEO of Synthesis at Work Inc.
  • Charlene Li, author and expert on business disruption

Conference Highlights

WCQI features more than 100 sessions and workshops.

  • Conference sessions explore real-life quality management use cases.
  • “After 5” sessions allow participants to translate quality into social action.
  • Workshops present opportunities for hands-on experiences.

Presentation topics include:

  • The Future of Quality (with a focus on Supply Chain Quality)
  • Quality Basics
  • Building and Sustaining a Culture of Quality

Industry leaders will also present on statistical analysis, document management, and risk assessment.

The conference provides several Networking Breaks that give attendees the chance for face time with thought leaders and industry experts. Lunches, refreshment breaks, and receptions offer additional opportunities to interact and build professional relationships.

As part of the conference, registrants can attend courses, sit in on sessions, get certified, and network with industry leaders. Conference presentations allow attendees to familiarize themselves with cutting-edge quality products and services.

Check out the full conference schedule.

Take the Conference Home With You

Attendees of WCQI can purchase copies of the presentations for reference. One hundred flash video records will be available. Presentation records include MP3 audio files and MP4 files for viewing on mobile devices.

Attendees of last year’s conference took tips and tricks they learned back to their companies. Information gathered during the conference enabled them to decrease waste and improve productivity at their organizations.

Come See Us at WCQI

As a leading developer of tools for operational excellence, QAD CEBOS wouldn’t miss ASQ WCQI for the world. Members of the QAD CEBOS team will be manning a booth during the conference.

Take the opportunity to meet with us. Visit the QAD CEBOS booth and share your stories, ask questions about quality management, and learn more about our products and services.

Visitors to the QAD CEBOS booth will get the chance to win an Apple Watch Series 4 GPS. Just book a discovery meeting with a Quality Expert, spend a few minutes discussing your quality goals and challenges, and enter to win an Apple Watch Series 4 GPS in the size and color of your choice.

At QAD CEBOS, we promote a preventative approach to operational excellence. QAD CEBOS believes quality should be promoted across the business. We offer a full suite of quality management tools, including APQP for total quality management.

Reserve your place at ASQ WCQI and don’t forget to stop by the QAD CEBOS booth. We look forward to seeing you there.