About- Inspection Division Conference - ASQ

About

Who Should Attend

This conference is geared towards all quality practitioners regardless of their experience, what industry they work in, or knowledge of inspection techniques.  Though the focus is on the science of inspection, a wide array of quality topics will be addressed.

Location

Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center
Ferris State University/Grand Rapids Community College

151 Fountain St NE
Grand Rapids, MI  49503
 

Pre-Conference Courses

CQT:  Monday – Wednesday, September 11, 12 & 13
CQI:  Tuesday & Wednesday, September 12 & 13
 

Conference

Thursday, September 14
Friday, September 15
 

Networking Reception

Thursday, September 14, 2017
6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hampton Inn & Suites Grand Rapids Downtown
433 Dudley Place NE, Grand Rapids


Download Grand Rapids Campus Map (PDF)

Parking

Parking is available for $12 per day at the Bostwick Parking Ramp.  Entrances into the parking garage are on both Fountain Street and Ransom Ave.  There is a pedestrian ramp on the upper level that connects the parking garage to the Applied Technology Center.

Click here for more information about campus parking.
 

Walk to the Conference

Conference attendees staying at the Hampton Inn & Suites are encouraged to walk from the hotel to the college.  It is a ¾ mile stroll through the lovely and historic Heritage Hill district.  From the hotel simply go four blocks down (south) College Ave and four blocks over (west) on Fountain Street!

All conference attendees are invited to a networking reception on the outdoor patio of the Hampton Inn & Suites.  This social event provides the chance to meet and mingle with other conference attendees in a casual, relaxed setting.  It is also an ideal opportunity to meet many of the conference presenters and Inspection Division Management Committee members.  A variety of complimentary beverages and snacks will be available. 
 

Post-Conference Meeting

ASQ Inspection Division Leadership team meeting
Saturday, September 16
8 AM to 12 noon, Hampton Inn

All conference attendees are invited to attend the ASQ Inspection Division Leadership Meeting on Saturday, September 16 beginning at 8 AM at the Hampton Inn hotel.

Sponsored by:

Alliance Calibration
American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
Amway
Artemis Vision

Automotive Division
bi birkland
Ferris State University—Grand Rapids
GRRC—Grand Rapids Community College

ASQ Inspection Division
Intertek
JGMC
Keyence

Orkin
PQ Systems
Soundoff Signal
Starrett Bytewise

TI Automotive
TIP Technology Inc
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Atwater Tap
Bells Brewery
Harmony Hall
SQ Group

SQA
Quality Council of Indiana


Contact Information:
Conference Chair
Jim Spichiger
Park National Bank
JSpichiger
@parknationalbank.com

740-349-3708

INSPECTION PROMOTES QUALITY
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2017 Inspection Division Conference | September 14 – 15, 2017 | Grand Rapids, MI