WINNIPEG, CANADA-The technical program committee for the First Canadian Quality Congress is seeking papers on best practices and case study applications in all areas of total quality management and business excellence. The theme of the congress isQuality, Innovation and Social Responsibility. The draft paper submission deadline is April 18, 2009. Final papers are due by July 1, 2009. Each manuscript should be sent toDr. Madhav Sinha, chair, technical program committee.

ASQ Canada is the title sponsor of the event being presented by Total Quality Research Foundation (TQRF) of Canada in participation with the 13th World Congress for Total Quality Management. The First Canadian Quality Congress is scheduled for August 19 to 21, 2009, Vancouver, Canada.

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