500 delegates from 20 countries attended the Asian Network for Quality (ANQ) Congress 2011, which opened in HCM City on September 28.
This year’s event, themed “Quality management is the key to sustainable development” will focus on research and development of philosophy, theory, methodology and application in the field of Quality.
200 papers presented at the three-day congress will be divided into 13 topics such as quality management in production in manufactures and services, healthcare, education, social and environment, public sectors, information and communication technology.
Participants agreed that sharing the high growth values of the Asian economy is very important, while the management of the quality of consumer products, the environment, and natural resources are the key to sustainable development.
Nguyen Quang Toan, Chair of the Vietnam Quality Association of HCM City (VQAH) said the conference will focus on the quality criteria applied by Asian countries such as Singapore and the Republic of Korea.
During the congress, held by the HCM City Department of Science and Technology and the Asian Network for Quality, participants will have technical visits to the HCM City University of Industry, Viet Thang Corporation, and Minh Long Ceramic Company.