Renewed quality and transformation for a world with a fresh start!
27th APQO International Conference 2022
will be held digitally throughout all of October 2022
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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details of speakers
in all the Streams at
APQO 2022

Conference Theme - Renewed quality and transformation for a world with a fresh start! – Overview

Dr Sid Ahmed Benraouane
Digital Transformation Advisor, Dubai Government

Responsible AI: How to Develop Trustworthy AI Applications? An ISO Approach to AI Trustworthiness

Abraham Fenn
Chairman & President, New Zealand Organisation for Quality
New Zealand

Keeping pace with integration of innovation and new technologies

Sunil Thawani
CEO, Quality Indeed Consulting Ltd. Author, Board Member, ASQ Fellow

Building Resilient and Sustainable Business Collaborations - Learnings from Middle East & Adopting ISO:44001 Standard

Keith Phillips
CEO QLBS and Director New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation
New Zealand

ESG and the New Excellence

Dr Mazrina Mohamed Ibramsah
Deputy Director General, Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC), Agency Under Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)

Boosting Productivity Through Process Innovation

Sanjeewanee Samaraweera
Head of Quality Assurance & Process Development, Pussalla Meat producers (Pvt) Ltd.
Sri Lanka

Food safety management system as an effective tool to manage Covid 19 pandemic without discontinuation of production in poultry industry - Sri Lankan case study

Janardan Ghimire
CEO, Soft- Tech C.I. Pvt. Ltd.

Innovative Technology in remote auditing and its challenges and opportunities in QMS certified Nepalese organizations

Renewed Relationships

Ravi Jaywardena
Group Chief Executive Officer at Maliban Group
Sri Lanka

Winning the Customer against all Odds

Johnson George
Director – M.Ex.Sys, Consultant for Management Systems & Business Excellence

Renewed Focus on Business Ecosystem Relationship

Janardan Ghimire
CEO, Soft- Tech C.I. Pvt. Ltd.
Isuja Aryal
Operation Manager, National Certification and Management Nepal

Establishing Customer Centric Culture in Water Processing Factory – A Case Study

Dr Guo Zheng
Deputy Secretary General of Shanghai Association for Quality, Chairman of Research and Innovation Committee of APQO, Deputy Dean of Chinese Institute for Quality Research

The Chief Quality Officer's Skills Revolution - Adapting to the Uncertainty in the Post-pandemic Era

Mochamad Iqbal
Senior Management Consultant at WKM and Organizing Committee at IQPMA

Process-Based Competence as Strategic Competitiveness

Dr. Anuradha Iddagoda
Senior Lecturer, Management Sciences Unit, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

Green Work-Life Balance and Greenwashing the Construct of Work-Life Balance: Myth and Reality

Nishanthi Sirisinghe
Technical, R&D and HSEQ Manager, Chryso Lanka (Pvt) Ltd
Sri Lanka

Resource management strategies during the economic crisis

Renewed Processes

Prof. Paulo Sampaio
Professor of Quality and Organizational Excellence, University of Minho, Portugal, International Advisor for Improvement and Innovation Programs

Quality 4.0: the current state and future directions

Zhang Lingxiang
Vice President, Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co., Ltd.

Digitalization Drives Innovation of Shanghai Metro Facilities Operation & Maintenance Mode

Hasrath Munasinghe
Deputy General Manager Marketing, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC
Sri Lanka

Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC : Excellence through renewed processes

Dumidu Ranaweera
CEMBB, Global Director APAC, Middle East, Africa, Oceania & Canada. Dr. Mikel J Harry Six Sigma Management Institute Inc.
Sri Lanka

Applied Lean Six Sigma: Acclimatizing Lean Six Sigma with Industry Evolution and the development of Smart Technology

Srividhya Venkatesan
Director & Co-founder, VR AR Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Augmented Reality to Improve Cost of Good Quality

Liu Haibin
Vice Chair of ASME NQA CIWG & Director of Quality Management Dep., Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research & Design Institute (SNERDI)

Innovation System Research Based on Low-carbon Energy

Bradley Sun
Quality Director of Volvo Construction Equipment China

Lean 4.0- the pathway to the operational excellence in the context of Industry 4.0

Lakshika Rathnayake
Quality Assurance Manager, Lalan Group-Non-Rubber sector
Sri Lanka

TQM as a system for transforming packaging industry with Automation changes

Md Saddam Nawaz
Manager, Quality Assurance, ACI HealthCare Limited

Quality 4.0 for pharmaceutical industry: the future of smart drug manufacturing

Excellence through Transformation

Dr Martin Andrew
FAOQ, Lead Auditor, ISO Management Systems

Making Sense of the Logic of the ISO Management Systems Standards

Rama Rajasekaran
Managing Director, Ganga Medical Centre & Hospitals (P) Ltd, Coimbatore

Sustaining Healthcare Excellence -"Rest on our 4 Verticals"

Yulia Mikhaleva
Deputy CEO, the Russian System of Quality (Rusquality), Head of the secretariat of the Council for the Russian Federation Government Quality Award (RFGQA)
Russian Federation

The best practices of the Russian Quality Award winners

Chairman of Shanghai Chengtou Environment Co., Ltd (SCEG)

SCEG - Achieve Excellence Through Transformation & Promote Sustainable Development Through Excellence

Dr. Rey B. Fremista
President, Philippine Society for Quality

The Rise of Data Storytelling: Transforming Organization by Turning Data into Insights

Abdul Halim
Chairman, Association of Indonesian Assessors

The principle of BeTI as a solution to achieve performance excellence

Engr. Angelica Cortero-Fraginal
Managing Director and Senior Consultant, ACF Consultancy and Training Services Former President and Current Board Trustee, Philippine Society for Quality, Inc.

Applying PDCA & performance excellence framework in strengthening and transforming small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to respond to new challenges in the new normal

Quality- Fundamentals for Transformation

Dr Miflora Minoza-Gatchalian
CEO, Quality Partners Co. Ltd.

Workforce Steering Council: Key to Sustainability of Total Quality

Prof. Kennedy D Gunawardana
Head of Department of Accounting and Senior Professor of Accounting Information Systems at the Department of Accounting, University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Sri Lanka

An Analysis of the challenges of implementing ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems in Sri Lanka

Prof. Y.K. Weerakoon Banda
Research Coordinator of the PhD programme of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Sri Lanka

The Impact of FinTech Innovations: A Review of Sri Lankan Banking Industry

Andre Lim
CEO, Quality Systems Training and Consulting Pte Ltd
Mangalika de Silva
President APQO & SLAQ
Sri Lanka

National transformation - New skilled workforce through Total Quality Education

Dushanthi Dinusha Lokuge
Senior Lecturer, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University
Sri Lanka

Quality Drivers and Constraints to Form Resilient Organizations in Apparel Industry under an Economic Crisis in Sri Lanka

Hiranya Dissanayake
Senior Lecturer, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

Environmental Sustainability: Towards a Comprehensive and Integrative Perspective

Hemantha De Silva
Director, DRH Logistics International (Pvt) Limited /DRH Logistics Lanka (Pvt) Limited /DRHL India Services (Pvt) Limited
Sri Lanka

Transformation of human capital and the positive impact of the pandemic and economic crisis: Learning from Sri Lanka

Nishantha Ekanayake
Freelance Business Consultant and Lecturer
Sri Lanka

Impact of COVID19 Pandemic on individual entrepreneurial orientation among the engineering university students in Sri Lanka

APQO Awards Presentation- GPEA, AIIA, AIBP, AIC, ACE


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