CHICAGO-The WCBF will host the Third Annual Global Six Sigma and Business Improvement Summit & Industry Awards, to be held in Orlando, FL, October 14 to 17, 2008, at the Ramada Orlando Celebration Hotel and Convention Center. The summit is a gathering of experts and senior executives who are passionate about achieving process and business excellence. Attendees will learn first-hand from their exceptional vision, leadership and dedication to quality for phenomenal organizational results.

The summit has been designed to focus in detail on the key challenges for quality executives of all levels across all industries, offering attendees the opportunity to learn, network and benchmark with their peers.

Keynote speakers will include Matthew E. May, author of “The Elegant Solution: Toyota’s Formula for Mastering Innovation,” and Steven J. Spear, author of “Chasing the Rabbit: How Market Leaders Outdistance the Competition and How Great Companies Can Catch Up and Win.”

In all, the summit will feature more than 45 presentations, eight dedicated tracks, two roundtable discussions, four master classes and 12 pre- and post-summit interactive workshops.

For registration information, call (800) 959-6549 or visit Quality Magazine readers save 15% when quoting registration code 5087/QM1/15.