About this Conference - International Conference on Quality Standards - ASQ

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ASQ has a long history of helping organizations understand, adapt, and meet the standards that create meaningful business results. With the recent release of standards like ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015, there are a lot of significant changes that need to be made. With this in mind, ASQ will once again host this unique standards conference so you feel confident and prepared to certify to the revised standards in the future.


  • Support quality and customer satisfaction through standards adoption.
  • Demonstrate savings through standards certification.
  • Learn the similarities among the revised standards and what is necessary to certify to them.
  • Broaden your network of standards-knowledgeable professionals.
  • Discover how to integrate multiple standards into one standards management system.

What did last year’s attendees think of the conference?

“Excellent conference to get insight into standards and how to apply them in my business in two days. Good to network with like-minded professionals and learn what worked for them in their businesses. I will definitely be back next year.”

“The ability to learn about the changes to the standards from those who serve on the technical committees was invaluable.”

“Broad range of topics regarding the ISO 9001:2015. Coverage of ISO 16355 for new product development with QFD and ISO 13485 for medical devices rounded out the program.”

“This conference was a great step in learning about the changes to the ISO 9001 standard.”


Attendees from a wide range of industries with a variety of responsibilities are a great fit for this conference. Some of the job titles and industries include:

Job Titles:

  • Auditor
  • Compliance Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Directors/Managers
    (Quality Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations,
    Quality Improvement, ISO)
  • Management Systems Specialist
  • Process Analyst
  • Project Quality Coordinator
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Quality Engineer


  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Business Services
  • Distribution Services
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Transportation

International Conference
on Quality Standards
November 14 – 15, 2016  |  Pittsburgh, PA
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