Wednesday Octdober 18, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM PDT
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Biltmore Hotel 
2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054

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Arrangements Chair 
American Society of Quality 

Praveen Gupta
Program Chair
ASQ Silicon Valley - Section 0613


American Society of Quality Dinner Forum 

Speaker Topic: Software Quality in Supply Chain

Driving software quality supply chain is a unique opportunity to drive Closed Loop Corrective Action and Preventive Action. Be it managing Third Party Software Supplier Quality or investigating Field Returns due to software issues, there are unique and well-positioned opportunities for a centralized Operations team to drive Product Quality improvements at scale and with efficiency while delivering the maximum business value and customer satisfaction for our customers.

Note: For ASQ Full Members, Senior Members and Fellows, price is discouted to $5, but register soon.

 Tanuja Singh
Director, Technology & Quality,
Supply Chain Ops, Cisco Inc.


 Meeting agenda:

  • 5:00 - 5:30 - Check In & Registration
  • 5:30 - 6:10 - Networking
  • 6:15 - 6:55 - Dinner
  • 6:55 - 7:10 - Section Business: Section Chair
  • 7:10 - 8:25 - Presentation  
  • 8:25 - 8:30 - Door Prize drawing

Registration has changed: we are pleased to offer a discounted registration fee to registrants and guests if they 1) are members and 2) if they register at least one week before the event.  It is $5 for full, senior, or fellow members and $15 for associate or student members.  They will receive their (PayPal) rebate as soon as membership classification is verified - it will amount to dinner free.  For all other situations (register within one week of Oct 18, non member) the usual registration fees apply.  Registration is a three part process:1) having a meal? and 2) select meal if you are having one  3) pay for the meal via PayPal.  Be sure to click the counter to the number of meals of each type (generally, 1)

  • Advance $35
  • Late/Walk-in $40
  • Unemployed $20
  • Presentation only and special guests(who receive a discount code) $0

Note: Advance registration ends at midnight Monday, October 16.

Member discounts end at midnight Wednesday, October 11

Cancellation Policy: no refunds will be available unless you notify us before Monday night at midnight.

The ASQ Silicon Valley Leadership Team hopes to see you all at our dinner meeting!

Douglas has many years of experience as a consultant, manager, and engineer in the computer and software industries . In addition to teaching, he provides organizational assessments, strategic quality planning, and test planning services. His recent technical work has focused on equivalence class analysis, test oracles, and advanced test automation architectures. He is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide, holds credentials for teaching Computer Science at the college level, and has taught management, technical, and quality assurance related university classes for several Universities on both coasts. He has been very active in the Section's activities; teaching classes, leading the Software TAG (SSQA), and he holds the distinction of being ASQ's SV Section Chair twice. He is also a founder, Lead instructor, and Past President of the Association for Software Testing (AST), an international professional society.