In The Name Of Changing Quality

Life, Technology, The Economy… At A Time When Everything Is Changing So Rapidly, Quality Cannot Remaın A Bystander, And The Kalder 10th Quality Conference Too Is Looking At Change.

Hosted by the Turkish Quality Association (KalDer), and the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Assocation (TÜSİAD), the 20th Quality Conference is focusing this year on Making a Difference. The conference, at Istanbul Lütfî Kırdar Convention and Exhibition Center November 29 and 30, features speakers like Sabancı Holding Board Chairman and Executive Director Güler Sabancı, Eczacıbaşı Group Board Chairman Bülent Eczacıbaşı, Koç Holding Board Chairman Mustafa V. Koç, Boyner Holding Board Chairman Cem Boyner, and Turkish Airlines’ CEO Temel Kotil, Ph. D.

The connection between quality and creating a difference will be discussed in depth at this convention, which brings together a number of prominent personalities. Previous conventions have had as their theme Transformation to a Sustainable Society, Innovation Management, Quality of Thought and Global Management.

The logo for the events held throughout 2011 to honor the 50th anniversary of the guest worker agreement signed between Turkey and Germany was determined in a contest held in February by the Turkish Prime Ministry’s Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities. The Prime Ministry, which staged several events in Turkey and Germany, also lent its support to some events put on by public agencies as well as NGO’s. Two major events were staged in Berlin on October 31, the actual anniversary of the guest worker treaty, and migration in all its aspects is being taken up at an international migration symposium on November 1 and 2. Following a gala evening on November 1 with the participation of Turkey’s Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Prime Minister will meet with German Prime Minister Angela Merkel in Berlin.