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Collaboration on Quality in the Space and Defense Industries

March 12 – 13, 2018  |  Cape Canaveral, FL   


Sustaining a Quality Foundation in Challenging Times


Sustaining a Quality Foundation in Challenging Times

If you work with an organization that is involved in the space and defense industry, this event will be your most important and rewarding professional experience for 2018. It includes government and industry leaders who will discuss the latest policies and practices that directly affect your organization.

Forum Panel Topics:

  • Data Analytics Part II - Connecting disparate systems, etc.
  • Attracting new talent into the Quality Industry
  • The value of Quality in S/W Assurance, Design Assurance, Systems Assurance, Subtier supplier management
  • Quality Collaboration across Government and Industry (e.g. SQIC, MAIW, MDA JIT, IAQG, NASA JAPC)


  • Remote Visual Inspections
  • Risk Based QA applications (in manufacturing supplier surveillance, supplier audit process, including Quantizing unknown risk due to unknown source)
  • MAIW TOR (e.g. Human Error Prevention)
  • The Small Supplier Perspective
Aviation, Space, and Defense visual

Keynote Speakers:

  • Department of Defense
  • Industry
  • NASA 

2018 Pricing


Early-bird Pricing
(Ends January 14, 2018)

Regular Pricing
(On or After January 15, 2018)

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Advance Registration will be closed on March 6, 2018. Any requests to register after March 7th, will be handled onsite at the hotel with the registration staff.


New content being added to this important event

In addition to our traditionally outstanding line-up of speakers and panelists, we will be offering several high-relevance training/workshop Sessions this year.

NASA Quality Leadership Forum (QLF)

NASA Quality Leadership Forum (QLF)

NASA invites CQSDI participants to attend our annual Quality Leadership Forum (QLF) March 14 & 15th at the same location. QLF topics include best practices, lessons learned, emerging trends, quality threats, and risk mitigation techniques of particular relevance in today’s rapidly evolving and cost constrained environment. Agenda will be provided soon.

There is no fee or cost associated with QLF attendance. Interested attendees will be asked to register for the event by signing up on the QLF website (https://qlf.jpl.nasa.gov/), or by sending an email to Diana Shellman. For additional questions, please contact Diana Shellman at diana.l.shellman@jpl.nasa.gov.

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