<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><!-- InstanceBegin template="/Templates/aoqnsw.dwt" codeOutsideHTMLIsLocked="false" --> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" /> <!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="doctitle" --> <title>Australian Organisation for Quality NSW</title> <!-- InstanceEndEditable --><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" /> <meta name="description" content="" /> <meta name="keywords" content="" /> <link href="main.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" /> <SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript"> function verify() { var themessage = "You are required to complete the following fields: "; if (document.form1.first.value=="") { themessage = themessage + " - First Name"; } if (document.form1.last.value=="") { themessage = themessage + " - Last Name"; } if (document.form1.email.value=="") { themessage = themessage + " - E-mail"; } if (document.form1.telephone.value=="") { themessage = themessage + " - Telephone"; } //alert if fields are empty and cancel form submit if (themessage == "You are required to complete the following fields: ") { document.form1.submit(); } else { alert(themessage); return false; } } </SCRIPT> <!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="head" --><!-- InstanceEndEditable --> </head> <body> <div id="wrapper" > <div id="header"></div> <div id="navigation"> <ul> <li><a href="index.php">home</a></li> <li><a href="training.php">training</a></li> <li><a href="membership.php">membership</a></li> <li><a href="consultants.php">consultants</a></li> <li><a href="six_sigma.php">six sigma</a></li> <li><a href="employment.php">employment</a></li> <li><a href="forums.php">forums</a></li> <li><a href="teams.php">Executive Teams</a></li> <li><a href="contact.php">contact</a></li> <li><a href="links.php">links</a></li> </ul> <div> </div> </div> <div id="content"> <!-- InstanceBeginEditable name="EditRegion1" --> <p> <p>AOQ holds informative Forums covering a range of topical subjects presented by Industry leaders and experts on the second Wednesday of each month between February and December.</p> <h3>Upcoming Forums</h3> <p>ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM).</p><br /> <h3><font size="4" color="#B22222">Please stay tuned for the details of the AGM, which will be posted shortly. Members shall be emailed details.</font></h3> <br> <p>Presented by the <b>AOQ NSW</b> </p> <br><br> <p>A great way to:</p> <ul> <li>Keep in touch with Quality issues relevant to today;</li> <li>Network with other Quality Managers and Individuals</li> <li>Discuss upcoming potentials in Quality Management;</li> <li>Discuss past experiences and successes in the field of Quality;</li> <li>End the Calendar year with dinner and drinks around like-minded individuals.</li> </ul> <p>Cost: TBA</p> <h3>Upcoming Conferences </h3> <p><a href=""></a> <b>19th International APQO Quality Conference 2013 - Bali.</b> Please contact us for details. </p> <h3>Past Forums </h3> <p><a href="pdf/forum0410.pdf">11th April 2010: Michael McLean; &quot;The 2010 Toyota recall&ndash; implications for Australian organisations implementing adaptations of the Toyota Production System &quot;</a> Our presenter is the ASEAN AusAID Automotive Technical Specialist for the Supplier Development Program and co-author which produced a SME Managers Best Practices Guidebook for the 10 ASEAN Member Countries and their Automotive Federations. Also see article: <a href="pdf/Toyota execs trade blame14 04 10.pdf">Toyota execs trade blame family V non family</a></p> <p><a href="pdf/forum1109.pdf">11th November 2009: Ken Cameron; &quot;There Is No Quality in Construction&quot;</a> Ken is the General Manager of AQUAS, a national firm specialising in the application of management systems addressing Quality, OH&S and Environmental aspects in project-based industries. Quality systems have been a part of the Australian construction industry since the late 1980s. The frenetic quality rush of the early 90s saw many Government Departments embrace the concept of quality systems and impose this in their contract arrangements. Yet after 20 years of effort what has the Construction Industry to show for itself?</p> <p><a href="pdf/forum1009.pdf">14th October 2009: Vas Kandiah; &quot;Solar Power Provisioning and DMAIC &quot;</a> ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Vas Kandiah has been extensively involved in the Solar Power Industry. He covers the requirements, technology and process of Solar Power Provisioning as it relates to Six Sigma principles in this informative presentation.</p> <p><a href="pdf/AOQ Aug 09 Forum Service Differentiation MWM.pdf">12th August 2009: Michael Mclean; &quot;Service Differentiation as a Differentiator &quot;</a> Michael recently returned from Bangkok where he delivered an executive briefing on Service Innovation based upon a strategic direction and vision setting, service measures and performance, international sourced quality and service training programs.<br /> See techniques such as the &ldquo;3 Horizons&rdquo; and &ldquo;Blue Ocean&rdquo; &lsquo;Plan-on-a-Page&rsquo;<br /> Service Innovation Strategies approaches. <script type="text/javascript"> function openpopup(popurl){ var winpops=window.open(popurl,"","width=570px,height=350px,scrollbars") } </script> </p> <!-- InstanceEndEditable --></div> <div id="subcontent"> <div class="small box"> <!--#include virtual="1.html" --> <h2>&nbsp;</h2> <h2><a href="forums.php">Upcoming FORUMS and CONFERENCES<br /> Don't miss out, enrol now</a> <p></p> <a href="" target="_blank"><img src="images/Qualcon-HighRes-compressed.jpg" alt="qual 10" width="142" height="142" longdesc="QUALCON LOGO" /></a> <p></p> <a href="halloffame.php">HALL OF FAME </a><br /> </h2> </div> </div> </div> <div id="footer"> <p>&copy; All Rights Resevered | Date page last updated:&nbsp;<!-- #BeginDate format:Sw1 -->26 June, 2013<!-- #EndDate --></p> </div> <a href="http://www.quick-counter.net/" title="HTML hit counter - Quick-counter.net"><img src="http://www.quick-counter.net/aip.php?tp=sq&tz=Australia%2FSydney" alt="HTML hit counter - Quick-counter.net" border="0" /></a> </div> </body> <!-- InstanceEnd --></html>