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SGS Announces First Annual Quality and Risk Management Summit

Sept. 17–18, 2015, in Orlando, FL

Published: Monday, August 10, 2015 - 15:48

(SGS: Rutherford, NJ) -- SGS will hold its first Quality and Risk Management Summit, Sept. 17–18, 2015, in Orlando Florida. The summit will bring together senior professionals in the risk management and quality industries, with presentations and networking sessions spread across a 1.5-day event.

The Quality and Risk Management Summit will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to network with supply-chain professionals across a broad range of industries, as well as quality management industry leaders and risk management professionals.

Speakers at the event include:
• John Knappenberger, president and CEO of ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board
• Leandro Lecheta, vice president, NAFTA CFO, CaseIH global controller, and global sales and operations planning at CNH Industrial
• Sean Leighton, vice president of quality assurance, safety, and environmental sustainability at The Coca-Cola Co.
• Debby Newslow, owner and president of D. L. Newslow & Associates Inc.
• Ed Beesley, senior vice president and CIO NAM at SGS

The summit will be held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. When booking their stays, attendees should reference code G0692033. The room rate has been negotiated at $119/night.

Registration and cost:
Click here to register.

Cost for the event is $99.

Disney Institute’s behind-the-scenes tour
SGS has secured an exclusive, guided behind-the-scenes tour of the Disney Institute, with a focus on quality. In addition to creating a magical environment for guests from around the world, Walt and Roy Disney mastered the art of business. They determined that leadership, culture, service, brand, and innovation were five key concepts that, when considered holistically, would lead to maximum results.

For more information, contact Nicole Genzanto at (201) 508-3081 or nicole.genzanto@sgs.com.


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SGS is a global inspection, verification, testing, and certification company. We conduct management system audits including RIOS, R2, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, and OHSAS 18001 for the recycling industry. Our auditors are certified to RIOS and R2 and cross-trained to other QEH&S management systems so that we can be cost effective. We currently verify electronic scrap programs internationally including the Canadian Electronic Stewardship Program, the EU Member States’ WEEE Directive, and Germany’s ElektroG certification.