ASQ East South Central Region July 2024 Newsletter

By Arved Harding posted 11 days ago


ASQ 0911 July 2024 Section Meeting on Thursday, July 18, 2024 @12-1pm EST

Our next ASQLEX 0911 member monthly meeting is a recorded webcast meeting that begins at 12PM EST on Thursday, July 18th.   

If you plan to attend, please email reservation to Mark McDonald ( by noon Tuesday, July 16th.

For the July meeting we have invited other ASQ sections in our East South Central Region.

ASQ on demand webinar presentation:

Strategies to Prevent Supplier Issues (58 minutes)


Presenters – Heather McCain (Univ. of Kansas) and Andrew Skradski (Marlen) -See short Bios below

ASQ Host- Quality Management Division

Section hosts- Steve Ross and John Simson, ASQ Lexington, KY -

Presentation agenda-

This webinar discusses the importance of managing supplier risk by performing audits, assessments, supplier training, and monitoring. Strategies for performing these items as well as resources available with additional detail will be shared.

This webinar is for you if you are a:

• Quality manager

• Quality engineer

• Supplier quality professional

In this informative 60-minute webinar, you will learn: - approaches to audits and assessments of suppliers - strategies for training suppliers - techniques for monitoring suppliers

The Zoom virtual Meeting link for this recorded webcast meeting will be sent out to those who register with Mark McDonald.

Note: A 0.5 RU* will be given for section meetings that you attend. However, you must use the email registration so that the Section has an attendance record. Please mute your computer microphone during the presentation. * ASQE and ASQ corporate agreed to allow us to use 0.5 RU for section meetings and events during 2024 transition period for all changes. 

Meeting Agenda:

11:50 -12:00 pm Log in and Section welcome, webinar and speaker intro

12:00 – 1:00 pm Presentation and then Q&A with members.

About Speakers-

Heather McCain is the CMC leader for Supply Chain and is currently a Professor of the Practice at the University of Kansas. She has more than 30 years of experience working with companies such as Garmin International, Hallmark Cards, and Honeywell to implement continuous improvement methodologies. She is a CQE and CMQ/OE.

Andrew Skradski is a Supplier Quality Engineer at Marlen. Marlen is an OEM manufacturer of food processing equipment in the Kansas City area. His ASQ certifications include: CQE, CQT, CQI, and CSSGB.



Other Online Education Opportunities in July and August

ASQ Hawaii Member Meeting: Handling Difficult Conversations at Work by Edward Griffin

When:  Jul 9, 2024 from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM (HAST)

Community:   Hawaii Section

Empowering Teams through Emotional Intelligence: The Leader's Guide to Self-Awareness

When:  Jul 10, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (CT)

Community:   Lean Enterprise Division

Member Leader Training presented by the TCC: A Kickoff to 2025 Business Planning and Budgeting

When:  Jul 11, 2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CT)

Community:   Member Leader Community

Webinar "How to lead and motivate remote workers and teams​" by Chris Croft

When:  Jul 17, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM (BST)

Community:   Great Britain Section

ASQ Phoenix-LSS GB Tools Pt 5-5th Ed FMEA Pt2 plus more-July 17, 2024

When:  Jul 17, 2024 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM (MT)

Community:   Phoenix Section

The Quality Manager as Facilitator: A Deep Dive into Facilitation

When:  Jul 17, 2024 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM (CT)

Community:   Quality Management Division (QMD)

Managing Quality – People, Process, and Customers

When:  Jul 17, 2024 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM (PT)

Community:   San Francisco Section

Solve the Right Problem using TRIZ methodology

When:  Jul 17, 2024 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM (PT)

Community:   San Gabriel Valley Section

July 2024 ASQ Charlotte Webinar - Leveraging the Microsoft Power Platform

When:  Jul 23, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (ET)

Community:   Charlotte Section

Navigating the Future of IT Service Management: Adopting COTS Software for Enhanced Problem Management

When:  Jul 25, 2024 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM (ET)

Community:   Innovation Division

test for the Webinar "Gaming as a learning tool​" by Marco Rodriguez

When:  Jul 29, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM (BST)

Community:   Great Britain Section

The Miseducation of Quality

When:  Jul 31, 2024 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM (CT)

Community:   Quality Management Division (QMD)

Quality Impact Forum: Sustainability – All Day Event, Nominal Charges

When:  Jul 31, 2024 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM (CT)

Community:   All Member Forum

The Faces of Change Management

When:  Aug 7, 2024 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM (CT)

Community:   Quality Management Division (QMD)

Innovation Includes You!

When:  Aug 22, 2024 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM (ET)

Community:   Innovation Division

Sustainable Synergies: A Multi-Divisional ASQ Panel on Optimizing Supply Chains for Sustainability

When:  Aug 23, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (ET)

Community:   Government Division

Modernizing Oversight: A Systems Approach to Evaluating our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

When:  Aug 28, 2024 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM (CT)

Community:   Quality Management Division (QMD)

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