Attendee Information

Registration Information

Attendee Registration

Registration will be located in the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.

Registration Hours
(Subject to change)

Saturday, May 2
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 3
9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, May 4
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 5
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 6
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Travel and Hotel Information

Read more about reservation information, location, and travel details.

Create Your Own Conference Schedule

After you register, you can create your own conference schedule to customize your conference experience.

  • View sessions
  • Add sessions to individualized itinerary
  • Download your itinerary to your desktop calendar
  • Save as a PDF, Microsoft Excel, or Microsoft Word Document
  • Print a hard copy of your schedule
  • Add personal networking appointments to “My Schedule”
  • Save “My Schedule” by creating a profile in the online program schedule

Click here to get started.

Conference Presentations and Recordings

Conference Presentations
Approximately two weeks prior to the conference, all registered attendees will receive access to the PowerPoint presentations for the sessions of the World Conference on Quality and Improvement.

Conference Recordings
Because you are an attendee of the 2015 World Conference on Quality and Improvement, the more than 100 conference session recordings are available to you for only $49 … that’s a 90 percent savings! See sessions you missed, review sessions you attended, and share sessions with your colleagues once you return to work.

If you did not purchase the conference recordings when you registered, simply call ASQ Customer Care at 800-248-1946 and inform the representative that you are registered for the 2015 World Conference and would like to add the conference recordings.

Note: Recordings will be available within 30 days after the conference. You will receive an email when recordings are available with instructions on how to access them.

Special Needs

Do you have any special needs, disabilities, and/or dietary restrictions that we may address to make your participation more enjoyable? Please contact Customer Care so we can add this information to your registration record.

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

Cancellation requests received on or before April 13, 2015, will incur a $200 processing fee. Any cancellations received after April 13, 2015, will result in forfeiture of the full registration fee. Refunds are not granted for failure to attend (no-shows), late arrival, unattended events, or early departure. Substitutions can be made anytime.


Reminder to ASQ Certified Engineers, Auditors, Reliability Engineers, Software Engineers, Six Sigma Black Belts, Master Black Belts, Calibration Technicians, HACCP Auditors, Biomedical Auditors, Managers, Pharmaceutical GMP Professionals, and ASQ/DON Lean Six Sigma Black Belts: Full participation in the World Conference can earn you three recertification units (RUs) toward maintenance of your certification requirements (one RU per day). Keep your identification badge as evidence for your Section Examining Committee and the ASQ Certification Committee.

Nashville Information

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Networking Events

The 2015 conference offers multiple networking opportunities for you to connect with other attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors during daily refreshment and meal breaks, as well as the following events:

Sunday May 3

ASQ Annual Business Meeting
Recognition of the 2014 Medalists and Award Winners
5:00 p.m. − 6:30 p.m.

Conference Opening Reception
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Monday, May 4

Conference Kickoff With Sponsors and Exhibitors
10:00 a.m. − 11:15 a.m.

Tuesday, May 5

Exhibit Hall Extravaganza
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Networking Reception
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
(Ticket Required)

Community Service Project

Sunday May 3, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Let’s get to work and build a stronger Nashville! Join peers from around the world, engage with the local community, and help local youth!

Learn more about how you can be a part of this great project.

2015 World Conference on
Quality and Improvement
May 4 – 6, 2015  |  Nashville, TN  |  Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center