Official Social Programs

Post Forum Seminar

by Gregory H. Watson, IAQ Honorary Member and Glenn H. Mazur, IAQ Academician

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 09.00 – 16.00
Kempinski Hotel Corvinus, Salon Bandini
Price: 200 EUR/person

This seminar will describe a state-of-the-art approach to define and prioritize critical change initiatives. The first part of this seminar will address how hoshin kanri works to set the change objectives using a collaborative approach across functions and how to present the set of proposed strategies for management decision. The second part will describe a methodology for setting “rules” that support organizational choice among competing strategies. These rules will provide an objective perspective for making business judgments about the complex situation of evaluating benefits and risks among alternative management directions.

Factory Visit


Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 08.00–18.00
Kempinski Hotel Corvinus (Forum venue)
Price: 120 EUR/person
Departure: at 08.00 from Kempinski

Grundfos is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers, which since its founding in 1945, the main concern of the world to successfully develop, manufacture and sell high quality pumps, pump systems, thereby contributing to a higher standard of living and a healthier environment. The Danish company’s products sales began in 1970 in Hungary. As part of its long-term strategy Grundfos launched the production of Grundfos Hungary Manufacturing Ltd.’s first factory in Hungary, in Tatabánya in 2000.

Audi Hungaria Motor Ltd. develops and produces engines for Audi AG and other companies of the Volkswagen Group in Győr, Hungary. Since Audi Hungaria was founded in 1993, it has developed into one of the country’s companies with the biggest exports and highest revenues. Audi AG is today one of the most important foreign investors in Hungary and one of the biggest employers in the region: as of December 31, 2014, the Audi Hungaria employed 11,274 people.

During the factory visit light meal and refreshments will be served. Transportation by bus.

Optional programs

Cancellation Policy of the Social and Optional Programs

All the cancellations and changes must be sent to the Forum Secretariat (CongressLine Ltd) in written form. All refunds will be processed after the IAQ World Quality Forum. Please send your exact bank account details in the written cancellation.

Refund of the Optional Social Events and Tours will be made as follows: