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U.S., Chinese Quality Experts to Advance Organizational Excellence, Innovation at ASQ Quality Summit

Inaugural event of Global Summit Series designed for dialogue on challenges, opportunities in the digital era

Milwaukee, Wis., April 17, 2018 — In conjunction with its World Conference on Quality and Improvement, ASQ is hosting the Global Summit on Quality to explore and advance the latest thinking on quality, innovation, trends and opportunities in the digital age.

The Sino-U.S. Quality Summit: New Vision of Quality in the Digital Era, also hosted by the Chinese General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, and the Shanghai Association for Quality, will be held April 30 in Seattle.

The first in ASQ’s new Global Summit Series, the event will provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas between senior U.S. and Chinese executives, government officials and quality experts. Representatives from nearly 40 organizations and industries from the United States and China are scheduled to attend.

“Regardless of size, industry or location, the way we do business is changing due to the rapid advancement of technology, including robotics, the internet of things and artificial intelligence,” said ASQ Chair Elmer Corbin. “This Sino-U.S. summit will open meaningful dialogue about challenges and opportunities in the digital era, which are having a profound impact on quality and organizational excellence.”

The Sino-U.S. Quality Summit will feature executives and keynotes speakers who will offer perspective on disruptive technologies and quality, while panel discussions about globalization, innovation and sustainability will include thought leaders from Chinese organizations and industries. 

The Global Summit Series will enable companies worldwide to learn from peer organizations, remain connected to those driving innovation in quality, and stay informed of the latest trends and solutions.

For more information about ASQ and its World Conference on Quality and Improvement, visit asq.org.

About ASQ

ASQ, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA, is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With individual and organizational members in more than 140 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges.

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