March 2015 Professional Development Meeting

The March 2015 Professional Development meeting will be held this Thursday, 03/26/15 at Texas Land & Cattle in Richardson TX, right off of Hwy 75 (Central Expressway) on the SB access road just North of Spring Valley Rd.

There will be a Tutorial presentation/meeting from 6:00 – 6:30 PM and then Dinner from 6:30 – 7:30 PM (includes 10 -15 min for section business announcements). The dinner presentation will be from 7:15 – 8:25 PM. Adjournment will be at 8:30 PM.

Please REGISTER (click here) to confirm your attendance.

Ms. Robin Moss, the founder of ribit, a full-service digital marketing agency will give the PD Dinner presentation while Gary Roper, Owner, Roper Resources Inc., will give the PD Tutorial presentation.

Tutorial Topic:  Expected revision on major QMS Standards ISO 9001, ISO13485 and                                 AS9100)

Tutorial Abstract:

With 3 major Quality Management System Standards (ISO 9001, ISO13485 and AS9100) scheduled to be revised between now and the end of 2016 we will look at the expected revision dates, when companies will most likely need to comply with the revision changes, when to get educated on the changes and how dramatic are the changes expected to be.

About Gary Roper:

Gary C. Roper has been A Certified IPC Trainer since 2003 and Master IPC Trainer since 2007, he is a life time member of the IPC Technical Advisory Executive Committee. He teaches the following:

  • IPC-A-600 MIT
  • IPC-A-610 MIT
  • IPC-A-620 MIT
  • IPC J-STD-001 MIT
  • IPC 7711/7721 MIT

He is also an ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and Quality Management System Consultant.  Gary has performed internal audits and gap analyses for many companies in the electronic industry. With 30 years of quality, production and engineering management experience in the electronics industry Gary is uniquely prepared to guide Companies to successful QMS Registration with an elevated understanding of the relationship between quality characteristics and manufacturing processes. Under his guidance companies learn how to design a system that adds value using processes common to the electronics industry. Gary has been an active member of IPC committees since 1993.

Dinner Presentation Topic:  Impact of Social Media on Business –  New Tips and                                                            Tricks to learn

Dinner Abstract:

You have to be where your customers are, and your clients often turn to social media for customer service and to find vendors.  Do you want to grow your influence on social media and grow your business?  Do you want to understand how to find relevant information to post?  From Facebook, to Twitter to Google+ we’ll cover it all.

Robin Moss has been helping companies create their presence on the web since 1994.  She has an extensive background in marketing, advertising and social strategy and can help you develop a website and a social media strategy that will make your company stand out from the competition.  Robin will show the basics of what are required to grow your business using Social Media marketing!

In Robin’s presentation you will learn:

  • Best times to post
  • How often to post
  • Social Media Tools
  • The Value of using Social Media

About Ms. Robin Moss

Ms. Robin Moss founded ribit, a full-service digital marketing agency, in 1994. ribit provides clients with marketing and social media strategy, custom WordPress websites, eCommerce sites, SEO, content creation, graphic design, and branding.

Robin’s commitment to quality allows her clients to grow their businesses to the next level.  She works with start-ups from logo design, brochures and web sites to strategy.  With existing business, she updates their existing ‘look’ and develops marketing campaigns that drive their target markets to leap into action to buy their product or service.

ribit has won many awards – Dallas Tops, newmedia invision, Rockport Publishers, Web Awards, SXSW and One Show to name a few – but Robin was personally honored with Multimedia Producer Magazine’s Top 100 Award.  Convinced that the key to the growth of her company is giving back to the community , Robin has always had ribit produce pro bono work – from producing the very first web site for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, to her work for the Dallas Police Department, to the Dallas Junior Police and the Addison Midday Rotary, Robin continues to give back to the community that has treated her so well.

Robin was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and received her BBA in Marketing and Advertising from Southern Methodist University and her MBA in Marketing from the University of North Texas.  She presently lives in Addison, Texas with her iPoodle, a rescue dog, Catie.

You can follow Robin on Social Media:

Twitter: @RobinatRibit

Google+: http://plus.google.com/+RobinMoss

Google+: http://plus.google.com/+Ribit1

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ribitdotcom

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/ribit

ribit – a digital marketing agency; http://ribit.com ; 972.239.8866; robin@ribit.com