Asian Network for Quality (ANQ) consisting of all non-profit organizations in Asia that seek to improve quality of human life by contributing to the progress of science and technology; and to the development of industry through promotional activities for the research and development of philosophy, theory, methodology and application in the field of quality and quality management.
Vietnam Quality Association of Ho Chi Minh City (Hereunder abbreviated “Association” – VQAH) is a non-governmental organization, voluntarily social-professional organization for individuals, organizations belonging to all economic sectors operating in the quality area or applying advanced quality management systems such as ISO 9000 (Quality Management)
ISO 14000 (Environmental Management), GMP/HACCP/SQF/ISO 22000 (Safe Quality Food Management), OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management), SA 8000 (Social Accountability), TQM (Total Quality Management), etc.
The aims of the Association are to gather, support, assist each other in improving and perfecting advanced quality management systems contributing to the economical- cultural- social development of Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam as well as the sustainable development of the organizations, ensuring the legal benefit of the Association’s of the members.
PhD Nguyen Thi Hoang Lien – Conference Chairperson
PhD Nguyen Thanh Tung (Dean, Vabis Internationla Vocational College)
Mrs Tran Van Lieng (CEO – VietnamCacao Corp.)
Mr Do Nhu Luc
Asc. Prof PhD Vo Phuoc Tan (Program chair, Chief Department of Business Administration -Cuu Long university)
PhD Nguyen Kim Dinh (University of Economics and Law – HoChiMinh city)
NGUYEN THI HOANG LIEN, PhD
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.),
Business Administration (Quality Management), Northumbria University, UK
Topic: TO (Traditional QM and other)
LE THANH TIEP, Dr
Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance (UEF)
Graduate Education Institute
School of Management
Topic: TO (Traditional QM and other)
MINH-TRIET TRAN, Associate Professor
Vice President, University of Science, VNU-HCM
Head of Software Engineering Laboratory
Deputy Head of Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Topic: AI (ARTIFICIAL INTELIGECE AND DIGITALIZATION)
TRINH THI PHI LY (Ph.D)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Department of Bioenergy and Technology, Chonnam National University, Korea
Head of Department of Biochemistry and Medicinal chemistry,
Research Institute for Biotechnology and Environment, Nong Lam University – Ho
Chi Minh city, Vietnam; R&D Director, Khai Minh Technology Group, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
Topic: HB (HEALTHCARE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY)
DINH HOANG BACH PhD
PhD in Electric Engineering Heriot – Watt University, UK
Director of International Cooperation, Research and Training Institute;
Head of electrical engineering department, Ton Duc Thang University
Topic: TC (TESTING, CETIFICATION AND ACCREDICATION)
LE NHUT HAI
PhD in Business Administration
Safety and Quality expert
Airports Corporation of Vietnam
Topic: TC (TESTING, CETIFICATION AND ACCREDICATION)
Papers are classified to 5 categories: Technical/Application papers; Research papers; Case Studies; Conceptual papers and General Review
Papers are invited in the following propose topics. However, any papers are prepared around the theme of this ANQ Congress are welcome.
ARTIFICIAL INTELIGECE AND DIGITALIZATION
TESTING, CETIFICATION AND ACCREDICATION
HEALTHCARE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
TRADITIONAL QM AND OTHERS
15/4/2023: Call for Abstract Papers
15/5/2023: Abstract Submission Form Deadline (local)
01/7/2023: Deadline for Abstract Submission
7/8/2023: Early Bird Registration Due Date
15/7/2023: Notification for Acceptance of Abstract and Submit Full paper begin Date
27/8/2023: Deadline for Full Paper Submission
15/9/2023: Notification for Acceptance of Full Paper – Deadline for registration
Abstract will be reviewed by ANQ organization’s of the author’s country or VHQA Technical Committee.
In the second circular, after an abstract is accepted by the Program Committee of Congress, the authors will complete the full paper in the 21stANQ Congress format (download) and send it to:
+ Local ANQ member organization;
+ email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for full paper submission is August 27, 2023.
A notification for acceptance of the full paper will be sent to the author on September 15, 2023
Various regions of Asia form Asian Network for Quality with the Goal of contributing to creativity, integration, prosperity and quality of human life in Asia through the Strategy based on constancy of purpose, knowledge creation, voluntary spirit and system approach to improvement; living the Asian Way of harmony in diversity, mutual respect and austerity; following Core Values based on honesty, flexibility and self-control.
The reason for existence of ANQ
Quality of Human Life:
Contributing to quality of human life where people live with dignity and achieve balance in fulfilling physical, emotional, intellectual and self-actualization needs in harmony with nature.
Contributing to the prosperity of not only the current generation but also leaving a legacy for the future generations through appropriate focus on material, social and environmental issues; limiting consumption of abundant natural resources that may not be easy to renew; limiting damage to the environment that can be restored through natural activity.
Uniqueness, Integration and Inter-dependence:
Working for the integration of various elements within the society and amongst societies respecting uniqueness while harnessing the power of inter- dependence thereby reducing the disparities while enhancing prosperity for all members.
3C’s – Customer satisfaction through Competitiveness and Creativity:
Contributing for developing creativity of people and competitiveness of the regions that would lead to satisfaction of customers around the world.
The way to achieve the goals
Constancy of Purpose:
Focus on the long term purpose to provide constancy while taking care of the short-term needs.
System Approach to Improvement:
Develop and encourage use of system approach and scientific methods for breakthrough and continuous improvement through knowledge sharing.
Knowledge Development for Enriching Inherent Intelligence:
Develop network for knowledge development amongst members for advancement of science & technology through promotional activities for the research and development of philosophy, theory, methodology and application in the field of quality and quality management; and supplement the inherent intelligence of the people of the region to achieve ANQ Goals.
Integrity in performance and Voluntary participation:
Develop an environment that encourages voluntary participation in fact based management that leads to integrity in performance.
Typical attributes of Asian culture that are commonly displayed and are distinct from those of other cultures :
Harmony in Diversity:
Working in harmony with nature and amongst each other, sharing common interests; while respecting the diversity of language, culture, beliefs and living habits of different people. Creating a balance between the needs of the various stakeholders and ecological systems.
Mutual Respect and Compassion:
Mutual learning and knowledge sharing by respecting each others thoughts, beliefs and actions; Compassion towards others through kindness, empathy and sympathy; Warm hearted hospitality.
Austerity and Simple Living:
Austere & simple living; making do with what we have; living within our means
Effective and Efficient Use of Abundant Resources:
Effective and efficient utilization of resources even when in abundance, particularly the people; Eliminating waste of all kind through a habit of saving and sharing.
Values are the basic beliefs that govern the behavior and the actions. If these are in consonance with natural laws the long-term prosperity can be achieved.
Honesty and Sincerity:
To follow the ANQ way even in face of adverse circumstances. It is the courage and will power to stand up to our ideals and convictions in the face of all challenges. Walk the Talk; Practice what we preach.
Flexibility and Adaptability:
Ability of being able to accommodate the diverse needs in a given situation to create harmony without sacrificing long-term purpose; Flexibility in thinking, behavior and action while responding with agility & speed.
Self control and Responsibility:
It is a self-imposed curb on expenditure of human energy in wasteful channels and redirecting the energy thus conserved to constructive work, using the inherent intellectual talent in a responsible way.
The Asian Quality Symposium (AQS), was the parent organization of ANQ. It was founded by Korean Society for Quality Control (KSQC) now known as Korean Society for Quality Management (KSQM) and Chinese Society for Quality Control (CSQC) now known as Chinese Society for Quality (CSQ).
The First AQS was held in Seoul on 9 July 1987. Japanese Society for Quality Control (JSQC) joined the AQS in 1991.
At the steering committee meeting of the 15th AQS 2001, Dr. Chih-han Wang, President of CSQ, made a proposal to expand the AQS to the quality symposium of all Asian countries and to establish an Asian Organization for Quality. His proposal was immediately accepted by Dr. Sung H. Park, President of KSQM and Dr. Noriaki Kano, President of JSQC.
Dr Kano keeping the long range and global viewpoint and in consultation with CSQ and KSQM had meetings with representatives of CAQ. On 09 November 2001 steering committee of AQS decided to give affiliation to CAQ ,HKSQ, ISQ and SQAT.
On 27 July 2002, representative from seven organization namely Chinese Society for Quality (CAQ), CSQ, Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ), Indian Society for Quality (ISQ), JSQC, KSQM, The Standards and Quality Association Thailand (SQAT) assembled a discuss a form Asian Network for Quality (ANQ) with the objective of more intensive exchange of view on the quality of Asia and for closure collaborative relationship for mutual learning. It was decided to welcome to any non profit organization contributing to the growth of science and industry through promotional activities for development of philosophy, theory, methodology and application in the field of quality management through contributing to the quality of human life in Asia to join ANQ.