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Welcome to the 2020 ASQ World Conference Submission Site

The Technical Program Committee of the 74th World Conference on Quality and Improvement invites you to submit proposals for presentation in Columbus, OH.

You will be notified in November, 2019 of your proposal status. If selected, presentations (approved by the Technical Program Committee) will be due in late-March.

Please see Proposal Application Requirements to review what is required to complete an application.

Please review the Theme and Focus Areas and Review Process & Speaker Expectations before submitting your session proposal.

Session Types and Descriptions

Concurrent Session: These 60-minute sessions are meant to present real applications, real results, and real solutions based on quality principles or theory that can be implemented immediately. These types of presentations provide a high degree of value to the hundreds of people that attend the conference.
Workshop: These continuous (2 hours and 15 minutes) sessions encompass two consecutive session timeslots on the program. Workshops should address a topic in a manner that leads participants from an identified beginning point through a logical and clearly identified end point with the expansion of the related body of knowledge. Hands-on learning activities should be presented as part of the workshop to demonstrate and reinforce the concepts presented.
After 5 Session: (Monday Evening): These exciting and innovative sessions are less formal than concurrent sessions and cover a myriad of topics that may or may not relate directly to quality in the traditional sense. The 75-minute sessions include a social component, which adds to the level of interaction between the facilitator and the participants, as well as the participants and their peers. These sessions will not be reviewed by technical proposal reviewers and will be selected solely by the Technical Program Committee (TPC).

The deadline to submit is Wednesday, September 4, 2019.


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