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.

Upcoming Forums


Please stay tuned for the details of the AGM, which will be posted shortly. Members shall be emailed details.

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Upcoming Conferences

19th International APQO Quality Conference 2013 - Bali. Please contact us for details.

Past Forums

11th April 2010: Michael McLean; "The 2010 Toyota recall– implications for Australian organisations implementing adaptations of the Toyota Production System " 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: Toyota execs trade blame family V non family

11th November 2009: Ken Cameron; "There Is No Quality in Construction" 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 1980’s. The frenetic quality rush of the early 90’s 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?

14th October 2009: Vas Kandiah; "Solar Power Provisioning and DMAIC " 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.

12th August 2009: Michael Mclean; "Service Differentiation as a Differentiator " 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.
See techniques such as the “3 Horizons” and “Blue Ocean” ‘Plan-on-a-Page’
Service Innovation Strategies approaches.

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