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Audit SIG – Virtual Meeting – 2021 October

!!! Please make note – Audit SIG presentation will be delivered virtually !!!


Presentation:

Putting the IT into AudIT: Conducting Remote Audits During COVID-19

The session will cover:

  • Tools & Technology needed for Remote Audits
  • Remote Audit preparation
  • Considerations during Remote Audits
  • Remote Audit Benefits

Speaker:

Susan Gorveatte – Gorveatte Consulting
ISO 9001 Specialist, Trainer, Consultant, Auditor
http://www.gorveatteconsulting.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/susan-gorveatte-08137a2a/

Susan Gorveatte, President of Gorveatte Consulting Inc. has worked more than twenty-five years in Quality Management throughout Canada and the United States in both the service and manufacturing sectors including several years in the automotive manufacturing hub of Detroit, Michigan. Published in North American Trade Journals and newsletters, Susan is an active member in the quality industry. Susan is Secretary of the ASQ Audit Division, Chair of the Content Management Committee for Training and Development for the ASQ Quality Management Division and an international member of the Technical Programming Committee for ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement.   Susan provides training and advice on ISO 9001:2015 quality management systems implementation, productivity improvement and business efficiency so clients may achieve their quality goals through international recognition.

 


!!! How to Register & Get RU Credit !!!

To be eligible for RU credits (Certificate of Attendance), you will need to RSVP to jcapstick@gramercyinc.net by October 11 by 8:00 pm. An email with a link to the webinar will be returned to those that RSVP.  Please note webinar attendance is necessary to receive credit.

Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 12th October 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

!!! If you cannot make the scheduled webinar !!!

A link to the presentation will be provided on the “North Texas Quality Auditing” LinkedIn Site within 7 days.

Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 October

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Presentation:

Risk Management

Risk Management is perhaps one of the most widely discussed areas of the modern quality management system.  We will hear from our ASQ Dallas Section Chair on some insights into risk that many are unfamiliar with.

Speaker:

Hank Fahrlander is the founder and owner of the 40+ year old H.W. Fahrlander and Associates. Hank will shed insight on risk from the perspective of a long-time quality advocate, advisor, teacher, and leader.

 

Tutorial:

Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA): A Practical Overview

by

Ed Oboli


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 28th October 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 September

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Presentation:

Managing Data

Managing Data in a proficient way is key to all successful Quality Management. Join us for this month’s presentation to take a deep dive into this topic from a subject matter expert.

Speaker:

James Duarte is with the International Academy for Quality, an Academician and an ASQ Fellow with certifications as a Quality Engineer, Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He is member of the original SPC committee for GMP’s with the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association and Chair of the Subcommittee for statistical procedures for the Aluminum Association. He has experience in energy, manufacturing, healthcare, and service industries. Jim’s specialties are in Training, Advanced Analytics, Data Science, Consulting Management, Manufacturing, Service Industries, ‘Hoshin Kanri’ and Complexity Reduction.

 

Tutorial:

TBD


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 23rd September 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Professional Development Meeting – 2021 August

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Presentation:

Baldrige Award Winning Leadership and Employee Engagement

Join us to hear from a expert to examine the concept of workforce engagement and, learning from the best practices of Baldrige Award winners and how it can be made relevant to your own organization.

Speaker:

Glenn Bodinson is Founder and Principal of BaldrigeCoach, Inc. Glenn is a past chair of Dallas ASQ Section 1402. He has long experience in partnering with organizations to achieve enterprise excellence whether the goal is to compete for Baldrige or just to become a better organization. His results speak for themselves: 21 Clients have won the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award.  95% of AHCA Bronze Quality Award clients won and 100% of his Silver Award clients. This is the best track record for Quality Award consulting in America.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 26th August 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 July

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Presentation:

Rapid ROI: Mobilizing a Sustainable Improvement Journey

Join us to hear from John Ballis about his new book “Rapid ROI: Mobilizing a Sustainable Improvement Journey.”

Speaker:

John Ballis “The Lean Samurai”, CEO and Founder of Lean Your Way, LLC teaches his clients by using Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, Kata and Kanban with Training, Coaching, & Assessments to create an integrated understanding of how they can attain organization objectives and return on investment.  He does this through creating education tool sets and implementing business processes with them.  As a Master Black Belt himself, John has a wealth of operational excellence and executive level experience at companies such as IBM, Accenture, Kraft, Keurig Dr. Pepper, and Unipart Group.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 22nd July 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 June

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Presentation:

Pandempact – an auditor’s perspective

Being an auditor of medical device companies provides unique insight into the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  For small and large companies alike, there has been a significant impact on all areas of the business – not just for medical device companies but for all industries around the globe.  This presentation will discuss the pandemic impact, or “pandempact” as certain circles have referred to it as, and as seen from an auditor’s perspective.

Speaker:

Denise Wrestler (ASQ CQE, CQA), has over 15 years of experience within FDA-regulated industries including medical device and pharmaceuticals providing quality, regulatory, and technical expertise to meet individual client needs. Ms. Wrestler agrees with the FDA’s “least burdensome approach” and prides herself on providing options and recommendations for ensuring regulations are met without wasting precious company resources.    

Denise Wrestler holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering with a Minor in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. Additionally, Ms. Wrestler holds ASQ certifications as a Certified Quality Engineering (CQE) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), as well as BSI ISO 13485:2016 Lead Auditor certification. A contributing author to ASQ’s monthly publication Quality Progress magazine, Ms. Wrestler remains active within the quality and regulatory professional circles to ensure continuing education and awareness within the community. Ms. Wrestler has provided training, workshops, and presentations to small and large audiences alike on topics ranging from QSR, ISO 13485, auditing, and design control to risk management and regulatory readiness and preparation. 


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 24th June 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 May

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Presentation:

5S Your Life

The 5S methodology is widely used to create a workplace suited for visual control and lean production. While many American companies have applied only to comply with the minimum requirements of health and safety, trailblazing organizations have uncovered how 5S can change their culture to reduce procrastination, boost productivity and innovation.

Join us to hear from the author of the recently published book “5S Your Life: Stop Procrastination And Start Self-organization” a guide to achieve a 5S sustainable implementation and improve team self-organization.

Speaker:

Luciana Paulise, is a culture coach, speaker and book author, CEO of Biztorming Training & Consulting LLC. She is an MBA, ASQ Quality Engineer, Agile Coach and Scrum Master and is specialized in driving cultural change, employee empowerment and self-organization. As a coach, she has helped a wide range of companies, from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations to increase agility and reduce costs. She is also a regular contributor for Forbes, ThriveGlobal and other international media outlets. Luciana is also ASQ West South-Central Regional Deputy Director. She is an Argentinian who lives in Texas, and is bilingual English-Spanish.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 27th May 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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SIG Meeting – Lean Six Sigma – 2021 April

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Presentation:

Predictive Modeling – CART

First, we will have a look at the Grandaddy of Predictive Modeling, CART. The solution provided by CART is easy to understand and share with others: a decision tree. But like Clark Kent, underneath that simple, milk-toast exterior, beats the heart of a superhero. CART is flexible in fitting complex relationships, and robust in that it makes very few assumptions about the model or data. Second, we will have storytime as we share some principles of data collection that apply pretty much everywhere, and we will see that often we do things in exactly the wrong way.

Please attend for a lively discussion.

Speaker:

Robert Johnston
Dr. Johnston has a PhD in statistics, is a Master Black Belt in Six Sigma, and is certified in Data Mining. Don’t let the PhD scare you, he’s a practical guy – a problem solver – and is happiest when helping others improve things, or teaching them how to do it. He has broad experience, working with organizations as diverse as Allstate, Aramco, Caterpillar, Coca-Cola, Deutsche Bank, Eli Lilly, TRW, and the US Navy. He currently works for Minitab helping develop and share analytic and process improvement solutions with customers. He is the father of four daughters, hails from North Carolina, and is an avid volleyball player..


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 15th April 2021
Meeting Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 April

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Presentation:

Create Your Career Pivot Plan

“Need to make a career pivot? Challenging socioeconomic circumstances can create confusion and more than a little frustration. If you aren’t sure how to get from where you are today to where you want to be, there is good news. As with any good improvement project, you need a plan. With the right steps and a process, you can navigate your career pivot successfully…”

Join us to hear from an experienced quality professional and a highly regarded career coach speak to the article she wrote for Quality Progress: “Create Your Career Pivot Plan”.

Speaker:

Erin Urban, LSSBB, CPDC, is a Career Growth Strategist, Executive Coach and a Motivational Speaker. She runs Urban Professional Performance Solutions LLC, a certified professional coaching service focused on delivering personalized solutions for individuals and organizations. She is a bestselling author of ‘Elevate Your Career – More Impact, More Income’ and also a Forbes Coaches Council Member.


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 22nd April 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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Virtual Professional Development Meeting – 2021 March

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Presentation:

ISO 56000: Building an Innovation Management System

Join us to hear about Peter Merrill’s latest publication: ISO 56000 Building an Innovation Management System is now published by Quality Press. It introduces the ISO 56000 series of standards on Innovation Management and explains in detail how to use the Innovation Management System Guidance Standard, ISO 56002.

Speaker:

Peter Merrill is a Keynote Speaker on Innovation and has keynoted at events such as the World Conference on Quality.

As Chief Executive of one of the leading Design Brands in the Europe he has been an Innovator in one of the most demanding markets. He is an Engineer, an Artist and a Writer and has led Innovation in the fields of both Graphic Art and Engineering.

He is the Head of Delegation for the Canadian Committee to ISO/TC279 on Innovation Management. He is also chair of the ASQ Innovation Think Tank. He led the International Working Group which developed the ISO Guideline on ‘People Involvement’ in Management Systems and sees the best Innovation coming from the ‘Collective Knowledge’ of an Organization.

He is one of North America’s foremost authorities on Management Systems which he has implemented in such innovative companies as IBM, A.I.G., R.I.M. and Solectron. He has authored books like “Innovation Generation”, “Do It Right the Second Time” and “Innovation Never Stops”.

Peter Merrill emphasizes the importance of developing an Innovative Culture which leads to innovation of both your practices and your business model as well as your products.

More information about the Speaker: www.petermerrill.com


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Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 25th March 2021
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Meeting Location:
Virtual Meeting

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