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Meeting Notice - January 2015

January Dinner Meeting

Thursday, January 22, 2015

RSVP before noon on Monday, January 19th


Main Presentation -

ISO 9001:2015 – Plan for the Changes
Presented by Larry Whittington
The new edition of ISO 9001 is coming and will be a major revision of the current standard.  Are you aware of the significant changes?  Will your organization be ready to successfully make the transition?Larry Whittington will be our presenter. He has trained, consulted, and audited on all four of the ISO 9001 editions (1987, 1994, 2000, and 2008) and will guide us on how to prepare for the 2015 edition.Presentation Topics:

•    Purpose of ISO 9001
•    Worldwide Usage
•    History of Editions
•    Reasons for This Revision
•    Timeline for ISO 9001:2015
•    Timeline for Related Standards
•    Core Text of Annex SL
•    New Clause Structure
•    Key Changes in Draft Standard
•    Internal Audit Requirements
•    Changes to Internal Audit
•    Tips for Auditing to New Standard
•    Next Steps for Transition
•    Questions and Answers

Presentation Handouts:

•    Presentation Slides (6-ups)
•    Clause Map – ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015
•    Clause Map – ISO 9001:2015 to ISO 9001:2008
•    Required Documented Information
•    New Quality Management Principles


Larry is President of Whittington & Associates, a training, consulting, and auditing company in Canton, GA.

Larry is a certified Exemplar Global and IRCA Lead Quality Auditor.  His free monthly newsletter has been published for 15 years and is read by thousands of subscribers each month.

Larry has developed requirements, implementation, documentation, and auditing courses for quality, environmental, and safety management system standards. And, he has taught hundreds of classes to thousands of students.  

Larry has a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Florida and ASQ certifications as a Quality Auditor and Software Quality Engineer.



 Mini Presentation -


Hilton Suites Hotel, 6120 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30328

5:30 P.M. Social Period & Registration / Cash Bar

6:30 P.M. Dinner Begins

7:30 P.M. Speaker / Program Begins

$25 Member, $30 Non-Member and member with late reservation, $35 Non-Member late reservation. On-line PayPal payment REQUIRED.

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On-Line CMQ/OE Course Starting December 11, 2014

From the ASQ Olde Colony Section

for details and to register:


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Social Responsibility and Quality

How ASQ is Involved

ASQ was awarded the administration of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Social Responsibility by the American National Standards Institute. The U.S. TAG is the U.S. member of an international working group chartered with developing an International Standard on Social Responsibility. ASQ’s involvement is a direct extension of its existing leadership role in standards development.

Social responsibility is in direct alignment with aspects of ASQ’s long-term objective to serve as stewards of the quality movement by ensuring that ASQ activities provide increased value to society and our members.

For more information, click here.


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