UALR has one of the first chapters of IQ International, formerly The International Association for Information and Data Quality, bringing information and data quality professionals together since 2004. IQ International is focused on engaging students and professionals with an interest in emerging information and data quality issues and techniques.
- To promote ideas, best practices and experiences related to the information and data quality profession.
- To keep our members well informed and educated with the latest developments in the information and data quality field.
- To enhance the overall student experience through participation in events and activities that improve student cooperation and create networking opportunities.
The UALR Chapter of IQ International organizes a number of events each year including the annual celebration of World Quality Day each November.
- July, 2017: MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality Symposium (MITCDOIQ 2017) MIT Campus, Cambridge, MA
- October 6-7, 2016: The 22th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ 2017) at UALR, USA
- September 30, 2016: Tenth Anniversary Celebration of the UALR Information Quality Graduate Program
- November 10, 2016: World Quality Day
The IAIDQ – UALR board consists of a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, webmaster and an associate webmaster. At its yearly gathering at UALR, the student chapter chose its new officers for 2015 at the IAIDQ-UALR Elections. The officers were chosen by the votes of the IAIDQ-UALR members and MSIQ students. The Voting was directed to fill in the posts of President, Secretary, Treasurer, Web Master and Associate Web Master.
President: Kiran Kumar Bandeli
Vice-President: Muhammad Nihal Hussain
Secretary: Nusrat Jahan
Treasurer: Divya Yadav
Webmaster: Numanoddin Ahmed
Associate Webmaster: Mahesh Babu Neelam