Tour and Dinner – Thursday, May 18, 2017

Tour of Corning Incorporated – Sullivan Park R&D Center – Strength and Reliability Labs

Bill Denson – Research Associate – Corning Incorporated and Strength/Reliability Lab Staff

Abstract:  Corning Incorporated – Sullivan Park facility is the Research and Development Center for Corning Incorporated. Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. Corning’s market segments include Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Life Sciences, Specialty Materials and Emerging Innovations.

Agenda:  A short presentation will be made regarding the history of Corning Incorporated with a focus on R&D, followed by a tour of the Strength and Reliability labs.  The tour groups will be kept as small as possible to allow for better exposure.

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES

  • Registration is required by May 5th due to facility security protocol.
  • Late registrations will NOT be accepted.
  • Last minute arrivals or walk-ins will NOT be accepted.
  • Please bring photo ID with you – Driver’s license or Passport only.
  • NO cameras or cell phones with cameras are allowed – please leave in your car.
  • Wear appropriate closed toed shoes – shoes or sneakers with slip resistant soles.
  • Safety glasses are mandatory. If you have your own, please bring them with you.

Facility Tour:  Thursday, May 18, 2017 – Arrive promptly at 4:45 to complete the security protocol.

  • Corning Incorporated – Sullivan Park 1 Science Center Drive, Painted Post, NY.
  • Driving and entry instructions will be provided to registered guests only.

Dinner (following the tour):  Sullivan Park Atrium – Catered Dinner at 6:30pm.

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 via e-mail at asq.ce.section202@gmail.com no later than Friday May  5, 2017.  Please include full name, company, title, and nationality this data is required for the security protocol at Corning. 

Cancellations later than 72 hours prior to this event will be invoiced
 
Recommended Dress:  Business Casual, non slip shoes, safety glasses if you have them
 
** Non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend **

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Dinner Meeting – Thursday, April 20, 2017

Getting the Value of Your ASQ Membership

Laurie Haduck Performance Excellence Division Champion, Business Services – Corning Incorporated

Abstract:  What offering does ASQ provide you as part of your yearly membership?  Do you know all of the great resources available to you that are provided by ASQ?  Today, ASQ continues to support innovations in many fields.  ASQ helps individuals achieve career success by offering knowledge resources, professional training, and certification.  It offers organizational assessment tools and culture of quality workshops to help businesses and organizations strengthen and grow.  ASQ helps organizations uncover opportunities to make their organizations work better.  ASQ offers geographic and topic-specific member units and divisions, career development, and the sharing of ideas.  The talk will take you through a tour of what is available and how ASQ can help you with your daily quality needs.

Speaker Bio(s):  Laurie Haduck is the Performance Excellence Division Champion for the Business Services division at Corning Incorporated.  She is a Certified Green Belt.  Laurie has worked at Corning Incorporated for over 16 years in a variety of positions including Corporate Food Services, Media Services, and Corporate Events. The skills learned in these roles gave her the background to have a good understanding of what her division needs in regards to quality.  Her experience has given her the edge to market performance excellence to those in the service industry.

Please join us Thursday, April 20, 2017 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, April 17.
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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2017 Education Day Seminar – Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Design of Experiments

Dean Neubauer – Engineering Fellow – Corning Incorporated

Course Highlights:

  • Understand the 3 basic principles of DOE
  • Plan, conduct and analyze a designed experiment using Minitab
  • Determine whether a transformation is required
  • Design an experiment to estimate higher order effects to optimize a process
  • Understand confounding in factorial designs
  • Know when to run a fraction factorial design and why they work

Laptop computers are recommended for this course, as well as Minitab 17.  A free 30 day trial of Minitab 17 Software is available for download to your laptop here.

Speaker Bio(s):   Dean Neubauer is an Engineering Fellow in the Process Engineering Directorate within the MTE Division at Corning Incorporated. Dean has worked for Corning since 1981 and has been involved in numerous projects in every major business over this time period. Dean holds degrees in statistics from both Iowa State University and Rochester Institute of Technology.

Outside of Corning, Dean has taught as an Adjunct Professor in the M.S. program for the Center for Quality and Applied Statistics at RIT since 1992. He participates on the ASTM E-11 Committee on Quality and Statistics where he is a Past Chairman and is a member of the ASTM International Committee on Standards (COS).

Dean was elected a Fellow of the American Society for Quality in 2000 and is a Certified Quality Engineer. He is a past Chair of the ASQ’s Chemical and Process Industries Division and a past Chair of the Corning-Elmira ASQ Section. He is a recipient of the 2003 Shewell Award from ASQ and the 2011 Harold F. Dodge Award from ASTM.

Please join us Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Tags, 2679 State Route 352, Big Flats, NY‎  
Registration:            8:15 – 8:30 a.m.
Seminar:                    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Includes breakfast, lunch & snacks.

Cost:  $75.00 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.

Checks payable to:
ASQ Section 0202
c/o Christy Schafer, Treasurer
Corning, Incorporated
1 Riverfront Plaza
MP-HQ-01 E1B15A
Corning, NY 14831

Reservations:  Please contact asq.ce.section202@gmail.com

  • You must register in advance
  • Cancellations will be invoiced

Recommended Dress:  Business Casual

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

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Dinner Meeting – Thursday, March 16, 2017

Treating Data as a Strategic Asset

Ashley N. Johnson-Long, PhD Supervisor, Applied Adv. Analytics – Corning Incorporated

Abstract:  Is your company currently implementing, planning or considering a “big data” project? A revolution in industry is occurring as data analytics are increasingly used to gain competitive advantage, or to just stay competitive. Data-driven decision making has transformed sports, entertainment, finance, manufacturing, supply chain management and other industries with companies pursuing analytics as a competitive advantage. Spending on analytics in large companies has grown 8.5% annually since 2009 and 87% of organizations are calling for stepping up use of analytics. The talk will explore a systematic approach to turn data into impact and what it means to treat data as a strategic asset.

Speaker Bio(s):  Dr. Ashley N. Johnson-Long is Supervisor, Applied Advanced Analytics in the Manufacturing Technology and Engineering (MTE) division at Corning Incorporated. She is also leading the MTE Data Analytics Initiative for Corning. The initiative is creating the future course of advanced analytics within Corning for manufacturing applications focusing on data management, analysis and control. Prior to joining Corning in 2012, Ashley worked as an intern at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Boeing Incorporated and IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center. Ashley earned a BS degree in electrical engineering from Florida A&M University, a MS degree and PhD in electrical and computer engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology with a concentration in machine learning and signal processing. Ashley was recently named a 2017 Modern Day Technology Leader by the Council of Engineering Dean of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Lockheed Martin Corporation and US Black Engineer and Information Technology Magazine. Modern Day Technology Leaders are men and women of color who are demonstrating outstanding performance that is helping to shape the future course of engineering, science and technology.

Please join us Thursday, March 16, 2017 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, March 13.
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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Dinner Meeting – Thursday, February 16, 2017

2017: Kicking Your Year off Right!

Christy Schafer, Ann Nordman, Jocelin Watson – Performance Excellence Champions – Corning Incorporated

Abstract:  We will feature a unique opportunity to hear from three of Corning Incorporated Performance Excellence (PEx) Champions.  Each leader will provide a ten minute presentation.

Come and learn how to “Get Your Year off to a Good Start” through best practice sharing in the areas of:

  • Strategic Planning and Project Selection
  • Launching Projects with Meaningful Metrics
  • Belt Development and Coaching

Speaker Bios:

Christy is currently the Performance Excellence Champion for Corning Global Security where she is responsible for integrating the PEx program into the business strategy to deliver cost reduction and continuous operational improvements. She has been with Corning for 10 years and has held previous analyst, business engineering and project management positions in Business Services, Finance, and HR.  Christy is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence as well as a Project Management Professional with PMI.  Christy has a passion for quality and continuous improvement and enjoys sharing this passion and knowledge with others.

Ann has fifteen years’ experience with Corning Incorporated.  She is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence with Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification and process engineering expertise in early innovation as well as stage five manufacturing.  Her expertise has been demonstrated through leadership of scalable DMAIC, DESGN and LEAN teams.  Process improvement projects in both line and staff divisions have resulted in increased yields and cost reduction year over year. Ann is a talented coach and team facilitator.  She shares process expertise and optimism to keep her teams energized as they work through uncertainty and achieve sustainable results.

Jocelin Watson started her twenty plus professional career in marketing but has spent the last ten years in the areas of quality and performance excellence. A results oriented leader, in her current role as Business Process Engineering Manager, Jocelin developed and executed a comprehensive quality strategy for Corning’s Shared Service organization which generated significant cost, quality & time savings improvements. Jocelin is a DMAIC Black Belt, and ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence. In her spare time Jocelin enjoys, reading and watching mysteries and driving her family crazy with her desire for process.

Please join us Thursday, February 16, 2017 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, February 13.
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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Dinner Meeting – Thursday, January 19, 2017

Overview of Design and Analysis of Engineering Experiments for Practitioners

Dean V. Neubauer- Engineering Fellow – Corning Incorporated

Abstract:  Probably one of the most useful methods in statistics is that of the design and analysis of experiments.  Experiments are useful in identifying factors which have an effect on one or more responses we are interested in.  They may take the form of a screening experiment where we have many factors but we don’t know which are actually statistically important, or they may be used for studying just a few factors where we are looking for significant effects, or perhaps to optimize a process where we want to determine how to set the levels of the factors to achieve the best possible outcome for one or more responses.

On April 4, ASQ Section 0202 will be hosting a 1-day Educational Day at Tags.  We will study how to design and analyze several types of experiments that apply to problems you may face at work.  In particular, we will be concerned with those types of experimental designs in common use in industry today.  So, for this January ASQ Dinner Meeting, Dean will provide an overview of this short course so you can decide for yourself is this is a course that you would find worthwhile and that your company could benefit from.  There will be no mathematics discussed in this overview.  Rather, the topics to be covered will be discussed in the order they will be presented so as to give the audience a perspective of how the course will flow.

Speaker Bio(s):  Dean is an Engineering Fellow in the Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering (MTE) Division at Corning Incorporated.  He has worked for Corning since 1981 and has been involved in projects in every major business. He has fifteen U.S. patents for compositional work on a variety of materials and devices for the manufacture of display glass.  He holds degrees in statistics from Iowa State University and Rochester Institute of Technology.  Dean has taught as an Adjunct Professor in the M.S. program for the Center for Quality and Applied Statistics at R.I.T. since 1992.  He participates on the ASTM E-11 Committee on Quality and Statistics where he is a Past Chairman and is a member of the ASTM International Committee on Standards (COS).   Dean was elected a Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) in 2000 and is a Certified Quality Engineer. He is a Past Chair of the ASQ’s Chemical and Process Industries Division and a Past Chair of the Corning-Elmira ASQ Section.  He is a recipient of the 2003 Shewell Award from ASQ and the 2011 Harold F. Dodge Award from ASTM.

Please join us Thursday, January 19, 2017 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, January 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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Christmas Charity Event – Wednesday, December 7, 2016

We wanted to let everyone know that we picked up 30 Angel Tree tags from the Salvation Army last week (10 children, 3 gifts each = 30 total).

The Section Leadership Committee members are planning to meet at Toys-R-Us (next to Arnot Mall) next Wednesday, December 7th at 6:00pm to go shopping for the kids.

If there is anything that we cannot get at Toys-R-Us, the Arnot Mall is just across the street.

Please email if you plan to join in the shopping next week, so we can plan to include you!

 

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