Category Archives: Section Meeting

Spouse Night Wine Tasting Event – The Science of Wine

Join us for our annual Spouse’s night event on February 7th, 2014.

Ever wonder how your favorite vintage gets that perfect taste? Learn how at an evening of informal conversation and wine education at the annual Spouse Night! This year’s theme will be “The Science of Wine,” a wine tasting and cocktail reception. The focus will be on the technical aspects of weather, soil chemistry, and sugar characteristics that contribute to the flavor profile of different varietals. Continue reading Spouse Night Wine Tasting Event – The Science of Wine

Human Factors in Health Care Quality

Join us January 14th, 2014 for our monthly section meeting for a discussion of Human Factors in Health Care Quality.

In the last century, modern health care has made such progress with the biological understanding of disease and the technical control of trauma that medical error itself is responsible for more deaths than motor vehicle accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS. As the biomedical industry continues to make progress with other areas of disease and mortality, the final frontier of medicine will become the practice of medicine itself. Continue reading Human Factors in Health Care Quality

Section Meeting – Informal Networking & Round Table Discussion about Quality

Join us on November 21st for the general section meeting which will be an informal networking & round table discussion about quality.

  • What’s working? What’s not working?
  • What’s needed?
  • What’s new? What’s old?
  • What’s obsolete?

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October Section Meeting – Human Design and Operator Error Detection and Prevention Methods

Human Design and Operator Error Detection and Prevention Methods, Tools and Technologies with Practical Case Studies & Examples: an interactive NJIT ASQ Chapter workshop presentation

Losses are attributable to human error. Errors can occur not only during the implementation of various processes, but also in the design and operation control of processes.

A human error means that something has been done that was not intended by the actor (meaning neither by the designer nor by the operator of a process, or procedure; meaning the same here).

A human error is a deviation from intention, expectation or desirability. Continue reading October Section Meeting – Human Design and Operator Error Detection and Prevention Methods

Section Meeting: The International Team Excellence Award – “What Separated the Best from the Rest?”

The September section meeting will feature a presentation from the recent ASQ World Quality Conference on the International Team Excellence Award – “What Separated the Best from the Rest?

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September General Section Meeting: Using Social Media

Using Social Media to Enhance your Professional Network and to Create or Find Job Opportunities (example: LinkedIn)

cancelledDo you want to build a better professional network? Keep in touch with friends, family, trends or keep on top of current events as they are happening?

Do you feel like social media was a wave that crashed on top of your head leaving you with a headache and dizzy?

Do you want to be able to surf that wave?

This Presentation will help answer all of these questions and will include: Social Media: Basics, Best Practices, and Benefits.
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Photos from the QA Foxhole

Photo: Austin Lin
Austin Lin
Thanks for a great Section meeting yesterday and thanks again for Dave and Bill for an engaging QA presentation (with full set props and all!). They presented on Survivor Stories, a set of case studies from “the QA foxhole” out in the field and we covered everything from imported radios and drug testing to Madagascar vanilla extract and computer monitor quality. Continue reading Photos from the QA Foxhole