Welcome to the 6th International Conference on Quality Engineering and Management!

It is an honour to welcome you to the vibrant city of Girona, Spain, where the sixth edition of the International Conference on Quality Engineering and Management will take place. This biannual event brings together distinguished professionals, academics, and researchers from around the world to share knowledge, experiences, and advancements in the field of quality.

From June 13 to 14, 2014, Girona will become the epicenter of innovation in quality, providing a unique platform for the presentation of theoretical and practical research papers. The diversity of topics addressed reflects the breadth and depth of the discipline, and we are excited to explore the latest trends and developments in quality engineering and management together.

Some of the highlighted themes to be addressed at the conference include Continuous Improvement, Customer Satisfaction, Digital Quality, Management Systems, Operational Excellence, Organizational Excellence Models, Organizational Improvement, Quality 4.0, Quality and Risk Management, Quality Engineering, Quality in Design and Development, Quality Management and Innovation, Quality Tools, Reliability & Maintenance, Six Sigma / Lean-Six Sigma, Standards, Supply Chain Quality Management, The Future of Quality and Organizational Excellence and Total Quality Management.

We are pleased to emphasize the diversity of sectors that will be addressed, from healthcare to higher education, services, and more. Quality is a universal concern, and this conference seeks to explore how we can improve and apply quality principles in different contexts.

We hope you enjoy the conference, establish new connections, and return to your respective institutions with renewed ideas and valuable perspectives. May this 6th International Conference on Quality Engineering and Management be a resounding success!

Welcome to Girona and enjoy the conference!


Paulo Sampaio, University of Minho – Chair
Martí Casadesús, University of Girona – Local Chair