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FDA Compliance

Upcoming Medical Device Conference

Published: Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 22:00

Leading quality professionals can learn how to achieve management buy-in, bring about organizational harmony, identify best strategies for implementation while maintaining compliance, and integrate benchmarking and metrics into lean Six Sigma initiatives at the International Quality and Productivity Center’s Lean Six Sigma for Medical Device Manufacturing Excellence conference.Held Sept. 26–28 at the Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, the event will feature Baxter Healthcare, Hologic Inc., Bausch & Lomb, Abbott Laboratories and Tyco Healthcare, among many other pharmaceutical companies. The program will feature 14 end-user speaker sessions, two interactive panel discussions, five workshops facilitated by noted consultants and several networking breaks.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Insights from an Executive: Best Practices in Communicating Process Excellence Initiatives to Top Management
  • Practical Overview: Building and Sustaining a Lean Organization
  • Deploying Six Sigma: Bottom Up or Top Down?
  • The Future of Lean, Six Sigma and Process Excellence in the Medical Device Field

For more information, visit www.iqpc.com/na-10681-001.


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