Southeastern Quality Conference

The 25th Annual Southeastern Quality Conference will be held at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia on October 31 – November 1, 2005. The conference is sponsored by the American Society for Quality (Atlanta Section 1502), Institute of Industrial Engineers, and Georgia Tech Economic Development Institute.

Thirty speakers in multiple conference tracks will present quality subjects across a variety of industry sectors. The price is only $275 (if registered before September 19, 2005) and includes lunch both days. See the conference brochure in PDF format at<http://www.asqatlanta.org>.

A partial list of the thirty speakers includes:

  • Larry Whittington – ISO 9001:2000 Document and Record Control: Basic Requirements and Industry Views
  • Larry Wilson – Latest News on ISO 9001 and ISO 9004
  • Carina de Gorostiza Wise – Challenges after ISO 9001:2000 Transition
  • Derek Woodham – Leading the Lean Journey
  • Ed Gardner – The Practitioner’s Guide to System Process Inspection
  • Baskar Kotte – Practical Difficulties in Implementing ISO/TS 16949:2002
  • Joe Blount – A Process Approach to Improving Customer Service
  • Sam Frame – 5-Ups: A Systematic Approach to Customer Satisfaction
  • John Merryman – Combining Lean & Six Sigma in Manufacturing
  • Stephen Mayfield – Applications of Lean and Six Sigma in Healthcare
  • Scott Duncan – A “No Excuses” Software Development Methodology

You can see the abstracts for these and other conference sessions at: <http://www.asqatlanta.org>. Please contact Larry Aft at 404-786-1541 or <laft@bellsouth.net> to register for the conference.