ASQ Annual Conference October 21, 2021

Regional Conference Hosted by American Society for Quality - Rochester Section

 

“Ensuring Quality in a New Environment: Lessons for the Future”

 

The Conference theme explores quality-related lessons learned from

Covid -19 virtual work environment and new tools emerging for

successful future.

 

 

Conference Fee

Non-ASQ Members: $125; ASQ Members: $95;        

Students: $50

Includes: continental breakfast, lunch, and ample free parking.

Registration &/Check-In Starts at 7:00 am; Conference ends at 4pm

 

 

Be on the lookout for Email Blasts for more Conference information

 

 

WHEN: Thursday, October 21st, 2021

WHERE: RIT Inn & Conference Center

 5257 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY 14467

2021 ASQRS Quality Conference Call for Papers

For the October 21st, 2021 Conference at RIT Inn & Conference Center, Henrietta, NY

The American Society for Quality, Rochester Section (ASQRS) is seeking speakers for the upcoming quality conference “Ensuring Quality in a New Environment: Lessons for the Future”. Conference theme explores quality-related lessons learned from Covid -19 Virtual work environment and new tools emerging for successful future.

Topics of interest include

Lessons learned from Covid – 19:

  • Changes in the workplace. Virtual and stationary work environment. Staffing needs for hybrid work environment. What does the future look like for Quality Professionals?

  • Using diverse talent nationwide. Virtual versus in person job requirement. Finding, developing and retaining valuable employees in a competitive market.

New Normal:

  • Accomplishing Quality at the speed of business (how to accomplish quality in half time, critical and fast business adaptation to Covid-19).

Quality Tools in Virtual Environment:

  • Communication methods. Maximizing collaboration tools. Skills needed for Virtual Environment.

    • Using Microsoft Teams, and other software systems for professional communication.

    • Data management, data presentation, Power BI Dashboards, Excel, Pivot tables, Power Point Presentations.

Building the tool kit to get to 0 defects:

  • Quality Technician Workshop.

  • Back to basic - 5 Why’s, Fishbone, 8D, and others.

  • Quality Systems Fundamentals, ISO 9001:2015, CAPA process.

  • Basic needs for Internal Audit Management. Performing effective Virtual Audits. Positives and Negatives.

 

 

Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstract submission deadline is Monday, June 21, 2021

  • Abstract should be 250 words or less for a 45-minute interactive presentation.  Briefly describe:

    • Focus of topic and relevancy to Conference theme.

    • What the relevant “take-away” will be from your presentation for the quality leader or the quality “in the trenches” practitioner.

  • Submit abstract electronically to Rasa Clair, Conference Chair at rasaclair@gmail.com 

  • Deadline for submitting presentation July 20, 2021

  • Notification of acceptance September 1, 2021

 

Conference Details:

  • Thursday, October 21, 2021 at RIT Inn & Conference Center, 5257 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY 14467

 

Contact Information:

 

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