Online Registration will close 5pm Thursday, November 13th. We WILL be accepting walk-in registrations at the door for ASQ Member $150 and General Admission $180 tickets. Student $35 tickets may not be available.
Value Creation Through Quality Assurance
Implementation of a strong Quality Management System has a direct impact on creating value for an organization. Elimination of defects throughout the manufacturing and service delivery processes drives reductions in operating costs and successful on-time delivery, whereas implementing design quality assurance can result in superior products/services and increased market share. This one-day conference is designed to bring together quality professionals from the various industries active in the Houston region to illuminate quality ideas and tools which will enhance a company’s competitive advantage.
- Audits/Assessments: Auditing, Performance Improvement, and Assessment of effectiveness
- Management Systems: Integration of management systems (e.g. Quality, Environmental & Safety) Imminent changes to industry standards such as ISO 9001 and API Q1/Q2 and in particular the role of risk management in these standards.
- Leadership: Influencing without authority and leadership in organizations. Ideas to drive inspiration and foster innovation.
- Quality Engineering / Six Sigma and Lean: Application of quality tools and principles to create value and drive continual improvement with an emphasis on Six Sigma and Lean.
Attendees with ASQ certifications will earn 1.0 Recertification Units. Please check with you associated professional organization for conference event continuing education credits.
Two Keynote Speakers:
Eighteen Session Speakers:
Audit: Mike Gentry, Ann Phillips, Bikash Ghosh, Bryan Wollam
Leadership: Kathryn LeRoy, Marshall Nauck, Efrain Solis, Shane Yount
Quality Engineering/Six Sigma & Lean: Miguel Lozano, Steve Mazzone, Christina Morrison & Karen deKay, Pheba Philip & Laura Burke
Management Systems: Wali Alam, Miriam Boudreaux, Don Swift, Mark Troup
Silver Conference Sponsor - $1,000 – 12 month presence on the ASQ Houston website (inclusion in business directory) and an ad in the newsletter two times per year, if desired. Featured at the ASQ Houston Regional Quality Conference (one free conference attendee with pre-registration, a table-top display, listed as a sponsor in promotional materials, and a quarter-page ad in the conference brochure).
Gold Conference Sponsor - $2,500 – All Silver Conference Sponsor benefits plus one additional free conference attendee with pre-registration (two total) and a half-page ad in the conference brochure (in place of the quarter-page ad).
Platinum Conference Sponsor - $4,000 – All Gold Conference Sponsor benefits plus a banner with company name and/or logo displayed at the conference and recognition during announcements prior to the keynote speaker.