Women In Quality Conference and Awards
PDCA Solutions is proud to announce the 2nd women in quality conference & awards in celebration of national women’s day. The conference gave recognition to the contribution of women in the quality profession who made changes in organizations, communities and society at large, through her efforts and commitment towards Quality. Which provided a platform for women in the quality profession, to share their experiences, best practices, tested solutions, and proven results and knowledge with other women. It provided a networking opportunity for women in the quality profession. The inaugural conference featured a lineup of outstanding Women in Quality, representing various sectors ranging from Business, manufacturing, services, education, certification, education, retails and many others.
2015 has seen a number of changes to global and international standards, be the first to hear what changes are taking place. Highlights of this year’s conference will include workshops on the changes to
• ISO 9001:2015 –Quality Management Systems
• ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management Systems
• BRC Global Standard for Food Issue 7
• BRC/IOP Global Standard for Packaging Issue 5
Master class on Risk Management Systems and many more exciting topics including Food Fraud, GFSI Global Markets programme, ethical auditing, and Wellness & Travel safety.
The PDCA Outstanding Individual Achievement Award recognizes a woman in the quality profession for outstanding achievement, demonstrated leadership, and a lasting commitment to promoting quality and making a change in her organisation. Candidates for this award must be nominated by a third party. The Awards Program is open to women in both public and private entities. Entries are limited to efforts related to quality in South Africa Nominees must accept nomination as judging entails an interview with finalists. Winners & Finalist will be announced at the Women in Quality Conference on 7 August 2015. Winner will be awarded the PDCA trophy for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Quality.