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ASQ Annual Conference Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Regional Conference Hosted by American Society for Quality - Rochester Section


“ROC Excellence:  Excellence and Innovation Beyond Quality”


The Conference seeks to bring together quality practitioners from all backgrounds to share, learn and collaborate on the continual path towards excellence.



Conference Fee

Non-ASQ Members: $200; GRQC Members:  $180;

ASQ Members: $40; ASQ Student Members:  $10

Includes breakfast, lunch and ample free parking.

Registration and check-in start at 7:00 am.  Conference ends at 4:00 pm.

Save the date!  More information to come!

2022 ASQ Rochester ROC Excellence Conference Call for Papers

November 1, 2022 - RIT Inn & Conference Center


The American Society for Quality, Rochester Section is seeking speakers for our annual quality conference “ROC Excellence: Excellence and Innovation Beyond Quality" Tuesday, November 1, 2022. This year’s conference, the first since 2019, will broaden the focus to the many ways excellence can drive continual quality improvements in the Greater Rochester region.

Topics of Interest (including, but not limited to):

Defining and Sharing Excellence

  • How to define and recognize excellence in your organization or role.

  • What ideas behind the quest for excellence have been most useful to you as a Quality Leader?

  • How to effectively communicate and share excellence cross-functionally and inter-departmentally.


Fundamentals and Tools

  • Back to basics: indispensable building blocks for an organization focused on excellence (tools, processes, roles, etc.)

  • Tips and tricks: sharing what you wish you had known earlier in your quality career.


The Future of Excellence

  • How increased remote work and virtual business have changed the quality toolkit.

  • How quality practitioners can leverage automation, machine-learning, and 4.0 principles to achieve better results.

  • New innovation applications; automation, machine-learning, block-chain, 3D Printing and other 4.0 principles.


Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstract submission deadline is September 9, 2022

  • Abstract should be 200 words or less for a 45-minute interactive presentation or a 90-minute workshop.  Briefly describe:

    • The focus of your topic and relevance to the theme of ROC Excellence

    • What learning opportunities does your presentation offer to new and seasoned quality practitioners and leaders?

    • A short business biography

  • Deadline for submitting presentation slides is October 15, 2022

  • Notification of acceptance September 23, 2022


Conference Details:

  • Tuesday November 1, 2022, 8:00am – 4:00pm

  • RIT Inn & Conference Center

5257 West Henrietta Road

Henrietta, NY 14467


Contact Information:


The Rochester Section is the oldest section of the American Society for Quality and has been offering annual conferences for over 40 years.ASQRS offers professional development opportunities, networking, and community initiatives for quality professionals in our community.

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