Dinner Meeting – Thursday, September 15, 2016

Unity is Strength!  Valuing Differences to Enhance Inclusion & Collaboration

 Judith A. Rowe, Principal – Judith A. Rowe Consulting, LLC

Abstract:  “Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”    – Mattie Stepanek

Everyone has something to contribute – especially when it comes to problem solving, projects and innovation.   In this session, Judy will share the elements of diversity as the basis for understanding that each person has a unique perspective that is shaped by these elements.  The goal is for participants to leave the session with ways to effectively include others to gain the best results from collaboration, and an appreciation for others’ unique qualities and concepts.

Speaker Bio(s):   Judith (Judy) Rowe is passionate about using a strengths-based approach to help others realize their full potential in life.   Her consulting company, Judith A. Rowe Consulting, LLC, is focused on training, facilitation, coaching, career development, and wellness.

During her 27-year tenure with Corning Incorporated Judy held various roles in the areas of engineering, performance excellence, training, customer service, human resources, project management and supervisory effectiveness.  Prior to Corning, Judy held engineering positions with Mobil Oil Corporation and Loudon County Sanitation Authority.  Judy holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering and Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a Master of Industrial Labor and Relations degree from Cornell University.   She is certified to train StandOutTM Advantage.

Judy has a phenomenal family – husband, Joe, two sons, Joe and Jon, and their dog, Troy.  Judy also volunteers for many community organizations and activities.

Please join us Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Tags, 2679 State Route 352, Big Flats, NY‎

Registration:            5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Dinner:                      6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Speaker:                   7:00 p.m.

Cost:  $25.00 for members and for non-members
All forms of payment accepted – cash, check and credit cards.
Make checks payable to ASQ Section 0202.  All major credit cards accepted.

Reservations:  Please contact asq.ce.section202@gmail.com no later than end of business on Monday, Sept 12.

Cancellations later than 72 hours prior to this event will be invoiced

Recommended Dress:  Business Casual

** Non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend **

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Summer Break 2016

Thank you for attending our great Winter/Spring Dinner Meetings and our Educational Day in April.  With everyone’s busy summer schedule, we are going to take our annual summer break from our Dinner Meetings.  Our next meeting will be on September 15, 2016.  More details about topic and speaker will be available later this summer.

The Section Leadership (SLC) will continue to meet during the summer to discuss programs for Fall 2016.  Please feel free to contact us at asq.ce.section202@gmail.com, if you have any questions or possible topics or speakers for future events.

Thank you and we’ll see you in September.

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Dinner Meeting – May 19, 2016

Medication Reconciliation:  A Healthcare Lean Six Sigma Case Study

Speaker:  Vickie Kamataris – RN, MSN, HCSM, CPHQ, LSSMBB – Principal, E-Squared Performance Partners

Abstract:  Vickie will present a case study demonstrating how Lean, Six Sigma (LSS), and other quality tools and methods have been used to solve one of healthcare’s toughest problems. The project follows the DMAIC roadmap but takes some interesting detours along the journey. How common tools were used in uncommon ways to achieve extraordinary results will be highlighted.

Speaker Bio(s):   Vickie is a registered nurse with 20 years of experience using first Six Sigma and then Lean, Theory of Constraints, and TRIZ to improve processes in healthcare and other industries. Vickie was certified as a LSS Master Black Belt by General Electric and as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality by the National Association for Healthcare Quality and holds advanced degrees in Nursing and Healthcare Systems Management from Loyola University, New Orleans. Vickie has broad healthcare experience with multiple clinical certifications including perinatal nursing and occupational health and safety. While healthcare has been her primary focus, Vickie’s military and corporate experience has allowed her to apply her process improvement expertise in many industries. Vickie’s company, E-Squared Performance Partners, based in Lawrenceville, PA, provides quality and management consulting services to clients in the US and abroad. Current clients include Columbia University Medical School, NYC; Bassett Healthcare Network, NY; Anadolu Medical Center in Gebze, Turkey; and The Quality Group, Atlanta, GA.

Please join us Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Tags, 2679 State Route 352, Big Flats, NY 
Registration:            5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Dinner:                      6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Speaker:                   7:00 p.m.

Cost:  $25.00 for members and for non-members
All forms of payment accepted – cash, check and credit cards.  Make checks payable to ASQ Section 0202.  All major credit cards accepted

Reservations:  Please contact asq.ce.section202@gmail.com no later than Monday, May 16
Cancellations later than 72 hours prior to this event will be invoiced

Recommended Dress:  Business Casual
** Non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend **

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