QSR 20th Anniversary Celebration Workshop - Past, Present and Future

November 3, 2018, Phoenix, AZ
Quality, Reliability and Statistics Section, INFORMS


As Quality, Statistics, and Reliability (QSR) is turning 20 this year, we are proud to announce the QSR 20th Anniversary Workshop to celebrate the past accomplishments, assess the present status, and plan for the future.

The Quality, Statistics, and Reliability (QSR) is an interdisciplinary section, comprised of members from industrial and systems engineering, statistics and business communities. The purpose of the QSR Section is to encourage discussion and interaction among individuals having an interest in Quality, Statistics and Reliability research. With the continuous efforts of members from 50+ countries/regions all over the world, QSR has made significant progresses, and has become the home for many academicians.

We would like to invite you to join us in the pre-INFORMS workshop to celebrate the QSR’s 20th anniversary in Phoenix on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The workshop includes various daytime activities including keynote speeches, panel discussions, town-hall meeting, and an evening reception. This will be a great opportunity for QSR members to get together, and enjoy a memorable day with old friends and make new friends. All current and former QSR members and guests that are interested in interacting with the QSR community are welcome to join!

Some of the featured events in the workshop:

  • Panel discussions
  • Invited keynote speeches
  • Sharing past memories
  • Reception and fun activities


Please mark your calendar and stay tuned for more information.


Best Regards,

QSR Anniversary Planning Committee:

Kaibo Liu,

Kamran Paynabar,

Kaibo Wang,

Hao Yan,