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ASQCC2017 – ASQ Canada Conference 2017

ASQ Canada Conference 2017

September 25 & 26, 2017

Canada War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

A Confederation of Quality Professionals Working Toward an Inclusive and Sustainable Canada

This year’s conference theme focuses on how we can work together to make a stronger and more resilient Canada by harnessing the knowledge, capability and talent of working Canadians.
This conference will explore how we survive in a world characterized by constant change and challenging trends. Some of the world’s leading experts and nations best professionals will share how your organization can use best management practices to create a culture committed to excellence and work collaboratively with other organizations to create a high performing Canada.




Our Key note speakers are:
Dawn Ringrose, Dan Corbett, Dr. Ted Marra, Art Daniels, JP Gladu, and Dr. Robin Mann.



The opening of the conference will be in multi-languages. The conferences will be mainly in English with some French presentations. Presentations will offer some documentation in both languages. Volunteers will be available in each room to translate questions.

Bilingual volunteers will also be available at the registration desk.




2 pre-conference workshops: ISO 9001:2015 and Risk-based Thinking presented by Dennis Devos and Toyota Kata presented by Jean-Marc Legentil and Mireille Fortier.

Over 20+ sessions with some of the nation’s leading experts

Gala banquet, exhibit booths and excellent networking opportunities.



You are invited -
Participate in the 1st Global Assessment on the Current State of Organizational Excellence that is being conducted by the Organizational Excellence Technical Committee (OETC) Quality Management Division, ASQ. Preliminary results for Canada will be presented at the ASQ Canada Conference 2017.



ASQ Certification Exams -
Want to get certified but are not quite ready for June? Don't want to wait until December? Come to the ASQ Canada Conference in September to write your certification exam and stay for the conference.

The Indiana Council has agreed to $15 USD off on all study material, if you are registered for the ASQ Canada Conference. Details on how to access this deal will be sent to you following conference registration.
To Register for your selected certification exam, Click here!

ASQ Certification exams will take place on September 25, 2017.



Dawn Ringrose

Dawn Ringrose

Principal, Organizational Excellence Specialists Inc.
Dan Corbett

Dan Corbett

Principal, Corsaw Associates
Art Daniels

Art Daniels

Founder of the Institute for Citizen-Centered Service
Dr. Michael Mladjenovic

Dr. Michael Mladjenovic

Founding Partner at The Sensei Group
Jean Paul Gladu

J P Gladu

President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
Robin Mann

Dr. Robin Mann

Director, Centre for Organizational Excellence Research

Craig Dowden

Peak Performance Coach and Author of "The Science of Positive Leadership"


Registration is Now Open!

  • Full 2-day conference includes: (pre) conference sessions, meals, refreshment breaks, banquet, and exhibits.
  • A 13% HST will be added to the conference fees.
  • Cancellation Policy - cancellation requests received in writing before August 30, 2017 will incur a $50 processing fee. Substitutions are allowed at any time.

for FEES



ASQ Ottawa Valley Section, on behalf of ASQ Canada, invites companies and organizations to to advertise their products or services on the ASQ Canada Conference 2017 website. Your advertisement will enable your organization to reach potential conference participants from  Canada and abroad and serve as a reminder of your commitment to quality.

Our Partner Sponsorships


Our Platinum Sponsorships

Our Silver Sponsorships

Our Bronze Sponsorships

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Our Sponsor Exhibitors

CloseReach Ltd.: CloseReach Ltd. is the Government of Canada supplier for the QualiWare-based Enterprise Architecture solution which can be used to implement any quality or business management system. Out of the box, QualiWare software provides full quality management and excellence business management support including processes, change management, non conformances, corrective actions, audits and risk management. Get hands-on and try our quality solution at the 2017 ASQ Canada Conference.
NQA: NQA is one of the world’s leading certification bodies offering registration services through our offices around the world. For more than 25 years, NQA has provided direct ANAB accredited third party assessments and registration of management systems. Throughout that time, NQA’s reputation has been one of solid partnership and technical excellence with a straightforward approach.
Nessis Inc. - Business Software Solutions: Nessis has a suite of software products, which address the most important things within your company, providing improvement solutions for quality, productivity, communication, procurement, and training. Our suite can even connect seamlessly into your ERP and MRP systems. Simply integrated softwares, create a holistic approach to any business, whether used individually, or as a package. With your employees and customers as your top priority, Nessis streamlines and manages all the things that help run your business, at an affordable cost.
Canadian Public Sector Excellence Network: The former Canadian Public Sector Quality Association and now the Canadian Public Sector Excellence Network is an organization established to serve public sector employees at the federal, provincial/territorial, municipal levels and the broader public sector communities including the academia and health care sectors. CPSEN has a particular focus on quality and excellence in a healthy workplace environment and seeks to provide knowledge enhancements to those formerly involved in the quality movement.
Society of Reliability Engineers’ (SRE): Society of Reliability Engineers’ (SRE) field of interest is that of Reliability Engineering and includes scientific, technical, industrial and other activities that contribute to this field or utilize the techniques of Reliability Engineering. This includes commercial and industrial applications of Reliability principles as well as aerospace and military applications. The Ottawa Chapter is one of the most active SRE Chapters with six technical sessions per year, newsletters and other handouts.
GOAL/QPC: GOAL/QPC is a leader in the world of Quality with its concisely written spiral bound pocket guides, known as Memory Joggers, that enable people to learn and apply tools and methods to attain world-class organizational excellence. GOAL/QPC also customizes the Memory Joggers with specific company branding, logos, and inside page content to meet the needs of our customers. 
Harrington Group International (HGI): Since 1991, Harrington Group International (HGI) has provided organizations with total process improvement software systems that facilitate performance management, quality control and assurance, and regulatory compliance improvements. HGI has over 45,000 customers, ranging from small businesses to large multinational corporations, licensed to use our software products.
SAI Global: As a leading provider of auditing and certification, SAI Global offers organizations a range of specific and generic solutions to achieve compliance, manage and monitor risks, train staff, improve communications and transparency with suppliers, achieve certification, and implement management systems.
DesignPlex: Creative Visually Exceptional DesignPlex Web Design Company - DesignPlex is an independent design firm dedicated to providing immersive quality web design, prototyping services, digital marketing, premium support and management for your website.
Lean Agility: Equipping government organizations with Lean know-how so they can do their work faster, better and more efficiently by improving processes and engaging their people.

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