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2018 Inspection Division Conference

October 18 – 19, 2018  |  Memphis, TN   

Connect and network with industry and quality knowledge experts

Networking Reception


Thursday, October 18, 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.
Fogelman Executive Conference Center & Hotel

All conference attendees are invited to a networking reception where a variety of complimentary beverages and snacks will be available. 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 Leadership Team.


Post-Conference Meeting


ASQ Inspection Division Leadership Team business meeting

Saturday, October 20, 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon.
Fogelman Executive Conference Center & Hotel

All conference attendees are invited to attend the ASQ Inspection Division Leadership Business Meeting on Saturday, October 20 from 8 AM to 12 noon in the conference center. Join the leadership team as it reviews its progress against its business plan and begins preparations for 2019.



Attendees of the 2018 Inspection Division conference will have the option of attending any or all of the tours listed below. Advance registration is required. Free roundtrip busing to and from the conference center will be provided.

Thursday, October 18, 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon

Smith & Nephew

No fee Advance registration required, limit 25 people
With approximately 16,000 employees and annual sales that exceed $4.6 billion, Smith & Nephew supports healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries in their daily efforts to improve the lives of their patients. They do this by taking a pioneering approach to the design of our advanced medical products and services, by securing wider access to our diverse technologies for more customers globally, and by enabling better outcomes for patients and healthcare systems.
Thursday, October 18, 1:15 P.M. to 4:15 P.M.

The Two-fer!  Two tours in one!  No fee Advance registration required, limit 25 people

Applied Technical Services

ATS was formed in 1967 with an emphasis on materials analysis and metallurgy with the steady addition of technical testing services including, but not limited to, A2LA ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited calibration. Since its inception it has evolved into the premiere testing and calibration services provider in the industry. The calibration services offered are some of the most robust in the nation, and includes the medical, automotive and aviation industries and more.

Old Dominick Distillery

Join the Old Dominick Distillery team and Domenico Canale’s spirit, while we share with you our stories, our traditions, give you a full tour of our extensive grain to glass spirit making facility and take you through a 45-minute sensory journey. We’ll finish with a tasting of Old Dominick’s fine spirits and a toast. We are looking forward to your visit and making new friends. No fee Advance registration required
Friday, October 19, 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon

Gibson Guitar Factory

No fee Advance registration required, limit 25 people
Take a complete tour of the Gibson Beale Street Showcase in Memphis. This memorable tour of Gibson's Memphis guitar factory consists of an intimate viewing of the facility as Gibson's skilled Luthiers craft some of the finest guitars in the world. An opportunity to witness the intricate process of binding, neck-fitting, painting, buffing, and tuning that creates these incredible musical instruments. See and hear how Gibson has helped shape the world of music for over 100 years and continues to set the pace for the musical innovations of tomorrow.
Friday, October 19, 1:15 P.M. to 4:15 P.M.

Graceland Mansion

$45 fee Advance registration required, limit 25 people
Other than the White House, Graceland Mansion is the most visited home in America. Tour the iconic home of Elvis Presley including artifacts from the family archives and Elvis' airplanes. The tour of Graceland includes the living room, his parents’ bedroom, the kitchen, TV room, pool room, the famous Jungle Room, his father’s office, the newly-enhanced Trophy Building, the Racquetball Building – newly-restored to how it looked in 1977, and Meditation Garden. Step aboard Elvis’ customized airplanes to see how he traveled in luxury. The Lisa Marie includes a living room, conference room, private bedroom and features gold-plated seatbelts, leather-covered tables and 24-karat gold-flecked sinks. Plus, you can take a glimpse at Elvis’ smaller Lockheed Jetstar, the Hound Dog II.