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SQA Quality College & Special Symposium

23–27 September 2019 | Portland, OR, USA

The SQA Education Committee is pleased to present the following courses in Portland. When reading course catalog numbers 100-level courses are typically basic level (for 2 years of experience or less), 200-level courses are typically intermediate level (for 2-5 years of experience), and 300-level courses are typically advanced level (for 5+ years of experience). These guidelines may not apply exactly for all courses, however, so please review the Target Audience section of the course description for the course in order to determine the if the course is suitable for you and to discover any required prerequisites.

The September 2019 Quality College will be held in conjunction with the 2019 SQA Special Symposium, the topic of which is "Strategies for Defining a ‘State’ of Inspection Readiness: How Do We Get There? Engaging with Management to Achieve this Goal".

Monday, 23 September 2019

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland - Hotel Entrance
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland

1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97232
Tel: +1-503-281-6111
Fax: +1-503-284-8553

SQA Group Rate: 1 Queen Bed - $179/night

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For government rates, please contact Allie Webb at 

* You must make your reservation by 31 August 2019 to receive the SQA Group Rate


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