2019 The Deming Prize Winners Presentations and Award Ceremony

The Deming Prize Winners Presentations
Award Ceremony for the Deming Prize, Japan Quality Recognition Award and Nikkei QC Literature Prize
Celebration Party


2019 The Deming Prize Winners Presentations and the Award Ceremony are scheduled to be held as follows.

Detailed schedule of the Winners Presentations will be announced on our website after Oct. 2, 2019 when the winners are determined.

Winners Presentation by the awardees of the Japan Quality Recognition Award will be carried during Quality Forum 2019. 
Details can be found here.(available in Japanese only)

About the Event

Date and Time Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:15~19:35
Venue Keidanren Kaikan (Otemachi, Tokyo)  Access Map
Fees Winners Presentations and Award Ceremony: Free of charge
Celebration Party: JPY7,700
Time Program
11:30~12:15 Registration(2F Keidanren Hall)
12:15~15:50 The Deming Prize Winners Presentations (2F Keidanren Hall)
16:05~17:00 Award Ceremony, The Japan Quality Recognition Award (2F Keidanren Hall)
17:20~18:20 Award Ceremony, the Deming Prize・Nikkei QC Literature Prize (2F Keidanren Hall)
18:35~19:35 Celebration Party (4F Diamond Room)
※Please be informed that the program may change. 

Winners Presentations Program
Time Deming Prize Winners Presentations
12:15~12:20 About the Deming Prize 
the Deming Prize Examination Committee
12:20~12:40 The Deming Prize
Elgi Equipments Limited
12:40~13:00 The Deming Prize
Shiroki Corporation
13:00~13:20 The Deming Prize
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Power Private Limited, 
Manufacturing Units-India
13:20~13:40 The Deming Prize
JSW Steel Limited, Salem Works
13:40~14:00 The Deming Prize
Larsen & Toubro Limited,
Electrical & Automation IC, Product SBG,
Electrical Standard Products SBU and New Product Development
14:00~14:15 Break
14:15~14:35 The Deming Grand Prize
Toyota Motor Kyushu, Inc.
14:35~14:50 Commentary
14:50~15:00 Break
15:00~15:25 The Deming Distinguishued Service Award For Dissemination and Promotion Overseas
Mr. Venu Srinivasan
15:25~15:50 The Deming Prize for Individuals
Dr. Yasushi Nagata

Simultaneous interpretation between Japanese and English will be available throughout the program.

  • Summary of the winners presentations by Japanese winners will be distributed in Japanese only.
  • Please note that the program is subject to change.

How to Participate

Please refer our contact below and send us the following information if you wish to participate in the Winners Presentations and Award Ceremony. We will later send you an invitation.
● Name
● Organization
● Postal Address
● Phone and/or Fax number and E-mail address
● Will you be participating in the Celebration Party as well? If yes, we will also send you a ticket to the party and an invoice. Participation fee payment is requested to be made by bank transfer in advance.

If the invitation letter is required for Visa to enter Japan upon participating in the Winners Presentations and Award ceremony, the Secretariat will be able to issue the document. JPY3,300- per letter will be invoiced to you to cover up expenses related with courier and administration. Please contact the nearest Embassy/Consulate of Japan for details of necessary documents to apply for an entry Visa.

To issue an invitation letter, please provide with the following information:
1.Copy of passport (page including passport number and a photograph)
2.Expected date of arrival to Japan
3.Expected date of departure from Japan
4.Postal address to send the document to
5.Participants’ name, affiliation, position in the organization, address, phone and FAX numbers and e-mail address

Please note:
1.Period of invitation documents will be for the date of Award ceremony and required traveling days to attend the ceremony.
2.Arrangement for your travel and accommodation etc. to attend the ceremony, will be at your own care.  

Application to this event will be closed when the number of participants reaches its maximum capacity. 


The Secretariat for the Deming Prize Committee
(Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers)

Phone : +81-3-5990-5852
Facsimile : +81-3-3344-3022