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ISO 9001:2015 Standard: Changes and Transition Requirements - Archived

May 17, 2018 | 10:00 - 11:00 am CST

Organizations certified to ISO 9001, the leading international standard for designing and implementing a quality management system, must make the full transition from the 2008 version to the revised and updated 2015 standard by September 14, 2018. 

This webinar session is designed to give users an overview of the changes and updates to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Standard. If you are a quality management professional responsible for maintaining or implementing a quality management system and you are not sure where to begin or how to comply with ISO 9001:2015, this webinar will provide the following insights: 

  • Learn what has changed in the revised standard's structure, including new terminology
  • Understand the transition requirements for certified clients to the latest revision


Patrick E. Brooks is a principal auditor for ABS Quality Evaluations (ABS QE), an ABS Group company, who is certified to conduct QS 9000 and ISO 9000 audits. Brooks has over 20 years of professional experience in Quality, Manufacturing, Project Management, Government and ISO 9000 Auditing and was previously a project manager for Bureau Veritas North America and Lincoln Manufacturing. He is an experienced leader with the knowledge and capabilities to strategically plan and implement large-scale initiatives in support of business and operational needs. Brooks has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Prairie View A&M University and is a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the US Army Reserve. His credentials include PMP, IRCA Registered Lead Assessor and Certified (DOE) Lead Assessor certifications, and he is a member of the American Society for Quality Control.

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,500 professionals in over 30 countries. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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