Call For Abstracts


Quality in a Complex World


Call for Abstracts opens on 10 November 2017 and you’ll have until 15 February to submit your Abstract.

Abstract Templates:

Paper Abstract   abstract_template 2018 v3.0

3 Minute Quality Snippet Abstract  3 minute snippet_abstract_template 2018 v3.0


Proposed Program under consideration

Stream Sessions / Subjects proposed in no order of preference:

  •  Quality management in an increasingly VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world
  • Business Excellence – a framework for embracing complexity
  • The process approach – a tool to simplify complexity
  • Proliferating compliance requirements and the place of ISO Standards and the High Level Structure
  • Sales and marketing, customer focus, and the concept of value
  • Quality tools for managing complexity
  • The future of Quality Management (especially in a digital world)
  • Implications of multiculturalism for quality management
  • Managing Quality in the face of rapid change
  • The urgent vs the important – the impact of busy-ness on the Quality of our management
  • The changes in Quality Management over the past 50 years. (2018 is the 50th Anniversary of the formation of AOQ).