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North East

Quality Council

Call for Papers

ASQ NEQC 59th Conference

** Conference October 23-24, 2012 **

>> Seminars: Oct. 22, 25-26, 2012 <<

The NEQC conference has a tradition of bringing together quality and other professionals, practitioners, and management for a total perspective on system and process improvement. The professionals from manufacturers, service, software, education, health care, not-for-profit and government organizations are invited to submit proposals for 60 or 75 minute presentations, and mini-workshops.

The program schedule and arrangements will be similar to last five conferences. The information is available on website.
Conference: October 23-24, 2012 from 8 AM to 5 PM (4 Tracks)
Keynote Speakers: Each morning; and Luncheon Speakers On Oct 23-24, 2012 (must have previous keynote conference experience with proven reputation; sponsorship preferred)
Five different Seminars (One day duration): October 22, 2012 from 9 AM to 5 PM
Five different Seminars (Two days duration): October 25-26, 2012 from 9 AM to 5 PM

The theme is “Building a Better Future: (4I’s) Ideas, Involve, Improve, Innovate”.
We welcome all submissions relevant to our Theme. In keeping with the conference theme, we will give special consideration to proposals from practitioners, speaking about effective business practices and successful initiatives. NEQC 2012 is the forum to capture the lessons learned from actual, real-world projects.
Tracks: People, Process, Improvement, Innovation, Software/Technology, Medical Device/Pharmceutical, Management System, Project Management

Any Instructor or speaker receives a two-day free pass for the conference.
Please review policies and other important information on our website before submitting your proposal
Submit to (E Mail preferred):

Carol Beauchesne, Program Chair
E Mail:

  • Submission deadline for presenters is extended from March 1 to March 31, 2012. Only those proposals received before the deadline will be considered. Abstract must be in word document (300 words minimum) covering title, purpose, description, and the speaker’s bio.
  • We do not pay any monetary payments to Keynote speakers and Speakers.
  • Acceptance notifications will be issued by March 31, 2012 with instruction. Full Papers due by June 1, 2012.
  • Track sessions are 60 or 75 minutes, 32 sessions will be 60 minutes long, 8 sessions are 75 minutes long. 8 sessions are to be practical hands on workshop oriented. All sessions must include 5-10 minutes for questions.
  • Final papers In Power point presentation with notes will be due by June 1, 2012. Documentation format will be provided. Notice of acceptance of Final papers will be provided by June 1, 2012.