Virginia SPQA, the statewide nonprofit that administers the “United States Senate Productivity and Quality Award for Virginia and the District of Columbia”, has announced the return of its annual Forum for Excellence. After taking off 2016 to revise and revive the event, the 2017 Forum is the designed to be the premier performance excellence summit for both Virginia and Washington D.C.
The agenda will feature presentations and small group sessions from national and regional performance excellence leaders. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn and network with some of the nation’s foremost leaders in performance excellence in the business, government and nonprofit sectors. Keynote speakers at this year’s Forum include:
- Pattie Skriba, Vice President – Business Excellence, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
- JoAnn Sternke, Retired Superintendent, Pewaukee Wisconsin Public Schools
- Harry S. Hertz, Director Emeritus, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program
- Scott McIntyre, President and CEO of Price Waterhouse Coopers Public Sector Practice.
The Virginia SPQA Forum will take place on October 23-24, 2017 at the University of Mary Washington’s Stafford Campus located at 121 University Boulevard, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406. For more information, including registration links, go to Virginia SPQA's website.