Saint Louis Quality Conference 2017

St. Louis – Section 1304Register-Now

2017 Annual Quality Conference

Gateway to Quality

06 November 2017


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Millennium Student Center
University of Missouri – St. Louis
1 University Blvd.

St. Louis Missouri, MO 63121


Early Bird (until 10/6):  $135 Full Time Student, $180 ASQ Member, $225 Non-Member

Regular (until 11/03):      $150 Full Time Student, $230 ASQ Member, $275 Non-Member

Day of the Conference: $299

The St. Louis Section of ASQ invites you to help us honor World Quality Month 2017 by attending our Quality Conference on November 6, 2017, at the Millennium Student Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus. The theme of the Quality Conference is “Gateway to Quality” and you will see presentations on such topics as Lean/Six Sigma, Quality 101, and Risk Management.

Register-NowFor more information on the ASQ St. Louis Fall Conference, see the information page at 123SignUp-dot-com. If you want to save your spot at the Fall Quality Conference, register at the 123SignUp site.

NOTE: You can save $50 by signing up during the early registration period, which ends October 6.
From October 7 through November 3, the regular registration fee applies. If you register after November 3, you will the Full Conference price of $299, so REGISTER EARLY! 

Conference Pricing 1) ALL ASQ members get a discount; not exclusive to STL-ASQ members
2) Full time Students will receive a Discount
3) There will be one Early Bird pricing discount with one deadline of September 30th
4) There will be a 10% discount for groups of 5 or more
5) There will be no discounts for the unemployed.  Instead, they will be directed to Jim Ebone, Placement Chair
6) Pricing is as follows:
  Early Bird:  Pre-October 6th October 7 – November 3rd
Full time Student $135 $150
ASQ Member $180 $230
Non-Member $225 $275
  November 4th & 5th, and 6th, at the Door/Day of Conference  
ALL   $299


Download the Program LOUCON17Program

LOUCON 2017:  Gateway to Quality
UMSL Millennium Student Center
8:15 – 9:15 Diane Brockmeier (CEO and President Mid-America Transplant)
Commitment to Excellence: Leading a Journey to Save More Lives
9:15 – 9:30 MORNING BREAK with SNACK
  Lean Six Sigma Risk Management Back to Basics
9:30 –  10:30 A1
Rod Toro
(Edward Jones) – How to transfer our skills from manufacturing to service.
Greg Smith
(St. Louis Regional Chamber) – Risk Management in the Supply Chain
Dr. Beth Cudney & Tejaswi Materla (Missouri S&T)
Improving Patient Satisfaction Using Kano Models
10:30 – 10:45 BREAK
10:45 – 11:45 Jane Killebrew
(VP of Brewing and Quality for North America – Anheuser Busch)
Quality at Anheuser-Busch InBev
11:45 – 12:45 LUNCH
12:45 – 1:00 BREAK
1:00 – 2:00 A2
Jared Evans (MasterControl, Inc.)
Creating a Lean Culture of Continuous Improvement and Engagement
Ronald Jackups, MD, Ph.D. (Wash U. Medical School)
Clinical decision support in laboratory and transfusion medicine
Bill Hatheway (MoreSteam) Quality Tools Workshop
2:00 – 2:15 BREAK
2:15 – 3:15 A3
Fabrice Bouchereau (Process Zen Consulting)
Kaizen Kanban
Roger Crist
(MoxTek, Inc)
Addressing ISO9001:2015 Risk Management Requirements with Quality Management Software
Peg Drummond (SuperTeams) – Team Building for Lean Six Sigma
3:15 – 3:30 AFTERNOON BREAK with SNACK
3:30 – 4:30 Bill Troy
Rising Economic Power of Quality

There is no better way to kick-off WORLD QUALITY MONTH than to bring the quality community together for this discussion.  The one-day conference is November 6, 2017.  Registration and breakfast start at 7:00 A.M. with speakers at 8:00 A.M.The ASQ St. Louis Section is kicking off our Annual Quality Conferences which we have branded LOUCON.  We have been working hard over the last year and have put together a World Class Program discussing important and relevant Quality topics to share with the Quality Community.

Our conference host will be the University of Missouri –St. Louis. The location will be the Millennium Student Center’s conference facility on the main campus at 1 University Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63121.

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