12th Best Practices Forum

Implications of Quality 4.0 for the Future of the Quality Profession

Dr. Gregory H. Watson, EUR. Ing., has been a quality professional for over 40 years and is one of the world’s leading experts in this field. He is a past-President and elected Honorary Member of the International Academy for Quality (IAQ) and the American Society for Quality (ASQ). He was the first non-Japanese individual to be awarded the W. Edwards Deming Medal. “Quality 4.0” describes the effect of emerging Industry 4.0 structure on professional activities related to quality. Dr. Watson will explain effect of digital technologies and Internet of Things (IoT) into the fabric of production processes and supporting activities.