Brushing Up on Standards

ISO 9000 conference to be held in February

Orlando, FL  January 3, 2003  The International Organization for Standardization has announced that it will be holding its 11th annual international conference on ISO 9000 February 2426 at the Hotel Royal Plaza in Orlando, Fla.

Workshops will be conducted February 2328, with special bonus programs offered on "Continual Improvement Auditing" and "One-On-One Consulting."

In addition, the organization said there would be an opportunity at the conference to learn ISO/TS 16949 from Joe Bransky, General Motors Corp.'s Representative to the QS-9000 Supplier Quality Requirements Task Force (SQRTF) and International Automotive Task Force (IATF).

For those wanting to learn more about the ISO 9000 Family of Standards, the organization has selected Jack West, lead U.S. delegate to ISO/TC #176 to update attendees on the intent and interpretations of ISO 9000:2000.

For information on registration, special events or additional technical programs, contact the International Conference on ISO 9000 at (412) 782-3383, or e-mail the staff at [email protected]