- Press Release
- August 19, 2022
Performance Excellence for the 21st Century Theme of National Quality Month Event at NASA Ames Research Center
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
(Phone: 650/604-2162, 650/604-9000)
NASA Ames Research Center has unveiled plans for “Quality Forum 2000,” a unique quality improvement conference designed to propel business, education, healthcare, government and non-profit organizations above and beyond the competitive edge in their field, community and marketplace.
“The goal of the forum is to provide innovative and tailored skills that participants can take back to their organizations to improve performance,” explained Robert Navarro, conference organizer and Deputy Director of the Safety, Environmental and Mission Assurance Office at Ames, located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley.
Using unique lecture formats, presentations and the assessment processes of the prestigious Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award and the California Quality Awards,
– an understanding of quality improvement strategies.
– disclosure of benefits and resources to improve performance within an organization, and
– identification of funding sources, expertise and mentors to support funding improvement efforts.
Among those invited to address the conference are Fred Gregory, astronaut and Director of NASA Safety and Mission Assurance, and Koichi Nishimura, CEO, Solectron Corporation (twice winner of the Baldrige National Quality Award).
NASA is partnered with the American Society for Quality; the California Center for Quality, Education and Development; the Industry Education Council of California; and, Solectron Corporation to organize the conference as part of National Quality Month.
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