Hong Kong Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Symposium will be held on 14 January 2012 in N002 PolyU. The symposium is organized by Hong Kong Quality Function Deployment Association (HKQFDA), supported by Six Sigma Institution and Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ). The aim of the symposium is to introduce Quality Function Deployment (QFD) to Hong Kong enterprises. It is a Japan-originated methodology that has a history of more than 40 years.
The first keynote speaker is Prof. Akao. He is the founder of QFD, along with the late Prof. Shigeru Mizuno. Moreover, Prof. Akao is one of the few in receiving the prestigious Deming Prize Individual Prize in 1978.
The second keynote speaker is Mr. Glenn H. Mazur (Executive Director, QFD Institute, USA). He received QFD Institute Akao Prize in 1998, Focusing Product & Process for Customer Satisfaction, which awarded for outstanding contribution to the advancement of QFD.
There are four experts invited to be speakers for different topics.
The 1st speaker is Dr. KS Chin (Asso. Professor, SEEM of CityU) and his topic is “QFD and Product Development”.
The 2nd speaker is Dr. YK Chan (Chairman, Six Sigma Institute) and his topic named “Application of Six Sigma in QFD Projects”.
The 3rd speaker is Dr. Catherine Chan (President, Hong Kong QFD Association) and her presentation title is “Total Quality Management and QFD”.
Since QFD has been widely applied in various industries, HKSQ and HKQFDA will organize a series of seminar to introduce QFD to different quality professionals.
Some past seminars are shown as follows:
Seminar on Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
Seminar on Voice of Customer (VOC)
Prof. Akao - http://yojiakao.net/
HKQFD Symposium - http://www.hksq.org/029P_HK_QFD_Symposium_2012_Flyer.docx