December 2023 Program Meeting

When:  Dec 12, 2023 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Minnesota Section

December 2023 Program Meeting “Root cause analysis and human factors engineering”

When: Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Where: (IN-PERSON with Virtual Option)

St. Cloud State University at Plymouth

9750 Rockford Rd,

Plymouth, MN 55442.

Recertification units available:

0.5 RU Meeting (Business/Networking)

0.1 RU Workshop (1 hour)


6:00 P.M.  Registration & Networking

6:15 P.M.  Welcome, Announcements

6:30 P.M.  Dinner

7:00 P.M.  Presentation:  Patrick Waddick, “Root cause analysis and human factors engineering”

7:55 P.M.  Closing Notes


Entree: Tacos - Chipotle Chicken
Desert: Fresh-baked bars
Beverage: Coke (& Diet Coke), Water, Coffee/Tea.

About Our Speaker:

Patrick has over 23 years of quality experience, including four years at Design Ready Controls. He is currently the Quality Manager, overseeing supplier quality, receiving inspection, in-process inspection, final inspection, production part approval processes, causal analysis, and internal auditing, delegating many of these activities to his capable staff. Patrick is pursuing recertification as a Six Sigma Black Belt and certified Quality Auditor through the American Society for Quality. He is also pursuing continuing education through the University of Minnesota that is directly tied to his role at Design Ready Controls.



St. Cloud State University at Plymouth
9750 Rockford Rd
Plymouth, MN 55442