SOURCE: The Quality Show

The Quality Show

June 10, 2015 13:45 ET

Executives From GE Aviation and NASA to Keynote the Inaugural Quality Show; Over 18 Free Educational Sessions to Be Offered

ROSEMONT, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 10, 2015) - The Quality Show, the only trade show focused exclusively on quality education, technology, equipment, and products, is excited to announce two Keynote Presentations as well as 18 free Educational Sessions being planned for the upcoming trade show and conference taking place October 27-29, 2015 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. 

"We developed a dynamic educational program to keep our attendees current on trends, advancements and the future of quality manufacturing," said Darrell Dal Pozzo, Group Publisher of QUALITY Magazine. "We are pleased to be offering two top-notch keynote presentations and several exciting showcase theater presentations which have been developed with our programming partners CMSC and ASQ as well as other industry leaders including Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, InfinityQS, Oxford Instruments, Starrett Company, Tinius Olsen and Mitutoyo."

Highlights of the show will include two Keynote Presentations by GE Aviation and NASA. On Wednesday, October 28th, Bryce Currie, Senior Executive of Global Quality, GE Aviation, will give a keynote address on "Strategy, Culture and Continuous Improvement." Prior to Bryce's presentation the editors of QUALITY Magazine will present the Professional of the Year Award to T.M. Kubiak, President and Owner of Performance Improvement Solutions and the Plant of the Year Award to Clickenbeard. On Thursday, October 29th, Scott Edward Darpel, Chief Safety Officer of the Reliability and Quality Division, NASA, will give another dynamic keynote address "Aerospace Quality Assurance for High Risk Research Payloads." 

During both show days there will also a number of free educational sessions to be offered to all attendees. The educational sessions will include, but not limited to:

  • The 3D Metrologist's Roadmap to CMS Certification -- speaker to be announced.
  • The Philosophy of Lean: Wax On!, presented by Dr. Kurt Stuke, CMQ/OE, CQA, LSSBB; Adecco US
  • Building Internal Lean Six-Sigma Training, presented by Katie Wolters, Continuous Improvement Engineer, BSI, MA, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Karen Johnson, Process Improvement Manager, BSIE, MBA, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Denver Public Schools
  • Breaththrough Improvement Using Excel, presented by Jay Arthur, creator of QI Macros for Excel; President & CEO, KnowWare International, Inc.
  • The Value of Professional Certifications, presented by Jim Spichiger, Chair Elect, ASQ Inspection Division
  • Quality Solutions for Dealing with Change and Uncertainty, presented by John Knappenberger, ANAB President and CEO
  • Measurement Confidence, presented by Dilip Shah, President - E= mc3 Solutions, ASQ Fellow, ASQ CQE, CQA, CCT
  • ISO 9001:2015: An Overview of the Changes, presented by Mark Ames, President, ASQ Management Systems
  • Specifying, Analyzing and Interpreting ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited Services, presented by Dilip Shah, President - E= mc3 Solutions, ASQ Fellow, ASQ CQE, CQA, CCT.
  • Modular Kaizen; Integrating Quality into Daily Operation, presented by Grace L. Duffy, President, Management and Performance Systems
  • Implementing Lean Six Sigma in the Absence of Common Sense!, presented by T.M. Kubiak, Founder and President, Performance Improvement Solutions
  • It's About to Get Real! Presented by Karen Spencer, Quality Manager and Steve Helfer, General Manager, Clinkenbeard an M2M group Company

In addition to the conference sessions, exhibiting companies, and presentations, attendees with also have the opportunity to network with thousands of quality professionals and decision-makers and buyers. Networking opportunities will include a welcome reception on Tuesday, October 27th to kick off the show experience, and continue on Wednesday, October 28th to continue conversations off the show floor. 

The Quality Show will feature an interactive show floor with 100+ Exhibiting Companies, including, Mitutoyo America Corporation, Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, LLC, Hexagon Metrology, Inc., Jenoptik Industrial Metrology Division, Starrett Company, Faro Technologies, Nikon Metrology, Renishaw Inc., Wenzel America Ltd., and Olympus, to name a few. The exhibit hall will be open Tuesday, October 27 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm, Wednesday, October 28 from 10:00am - 5:00pm, and Thursday, October 29 from 10:00am - 3:00pm. 

About The Quality Show
The Quality Show is a brand new tradeshow in the manufacturing sector produced and owned by BNP Media and QUALITY Magazine. The Quality Show is the only tradeshow focused exclusively on quality technology, equipment and products. QUALITY Magazine is a monthly business publication serving the quality assurance and process improvement needs of more than 57,000 manufacturing professionals. Visit www.qualitymag.com for information. The event is produced by BNP Media, one of the country's leading business-to-business media companies serving industry professionals across 50+ industries through magazines, custom media, e-newsletters, webinars, events and market research. Visit www.bnpmedia.com. For the most up to date information and to register to attend, visit www.qualityshow.com.

Contact Information

  • For further information, contact:
    Amy Riemer
    Media Relations
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