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February 27, 2018 – General Membership Meeting 

Location: Eruditio, LLC: Patriots Point – USS YorktownShon Isenhour
Speaker: Shon Isenhour
Topic: Getting to the Root Cause of Success
Time: 5:30-7:30pm

RSVP by Monday, February 26thEventBrite or email ASQCharleston1122@gmail.com.

Topic: What happens when people don’t want to participate in problem-solving sessions for fear of self-incrimination and blame? In this session, we will look at tools for RCA that are built to investigate areas of success so we can celebrate what we are doing right and leverage it across the facility. Come have fun and solve problems!

BIO: Shon is an engineering graduate of North Carolina State University and has become an expert in the implementation of holistic reliability solutions using tools such as Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA), as well as Six Sigma and Lean to drive significant bottom-line results.

Shon specializes in Adult Education, Business Process Management, Strategic Planning,
Organizational Change Management, Leadership, Asset Management and Reliability Engineering and has lead improvement initiatives for industries such as pharmaceuticals, metals, petrochemical, paper and power generation, among others. Shon has been asked to speak at numerous professional conferences on these topics in the US as well as Europe, South America, Africa, and the Middle East.

Shon is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP), and has been certified by Prosci and Colorado State University as a Change Management Professional.

RSVP by emailing ASQCharleston1122@gmail.com, or registering at EventBrite.


CEJC Night at the Stingrays

 

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Game Time: 7:05pm
Location: North Charleston Coliseum
Purchase Tickets Here!

Join the Charleston Engineers Joint Council for a night out with the South Carolina Stingrays. The Rays will take on the Atlanta Gladiators at 7:05pm.  March 10th is the Rays’ annual Pink in the Rink Night featuring a giveaway for the first 2,000 fans, pink ice, and specialty pink jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game benefiting Share our Suzy.  Proceeds from each ticket will go back to fund CEJC scholarships to local high school seniors going to in-state schools.  We can’t wait to see you all there!

All tickets will be $13.  Children ages two and under do not require a ticket for entry.  Parking will be FREE!


Service Project: Lowcountry Food Bank

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Lowcountry Food Bank; 2864 Azalea Dr Charleston SC 29405

Register on Eventbrite or RSVP to ASQCharleston1122@gmail.com

On Saturday, March 17th, ASQ Charleston is hosting a volunteer event at the Lowcountry Food Bank.  We will receive instructions on specific help needed when we arrive, but all work will serve to support their mission, vision, and guiding principles.  It will be a great way to spend a Saturday morning, and guests are welcome.

Please note that children age 13 and above are welcome with a parent, and closed-toe shoes must be worn.


 

General Membership Social Event – Save the Date!

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Time: 5:30am – 7:30pm
Location: Frothy Beard Brewery, Ashley Landing

More information/registration link coming soon!



2018 Regional STEM Symposium: Creating a Mindset for Innovation

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC (College Center, Bldg. 920)

Deadline for Online Registration ($10.00) will be March 28, 2018.
Onsite Registration Available: $15.00 (Cash or Check)
Register: https:// 2018regionalstemsymposium.eventbrite.com

The Lowcountry STEM Collaborative will host the 2018 Regional STEM Symposium to bring together those with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) innovation taking place in classrooms, the workplace, and the community. The symposium will center around Creating a Mindset for Innovation.

The event will showcase various collaborative efforts from Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, Charleston Southern University, Corpus Callosum, DEHEC, SPAWAR, STEAM Schools in Berkeley County School District, University of Charleston, and many more Lowcountry STEM Collaborative partners.

Join us for a morning of dialogue and collaboration among networks while enjoying a STEM-tastic breakfast!

Schedule at a Glance

  • Check-in, Breakfast
  • Welcome, Introductions
  • Keynote: Mary Graham, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce – “What’s Innovation? What’s Here? What’s on the Horizon?”
  • Flash Talks (Short presentations lasting only three to five minutes showcasing innovation in the Lowcountry)
    • Certification in Cybersecurity – Sage Glidewell (University of Charleston, Dept. of Computer Science)
    • Climate Resilience Network – Dan Burger (DHEC Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management)
    • Entrepreneurship – Dave Smith (Corpus Callosum)
    • Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies Program – Gabrielle Poole (Charleston Southern University)
    • My Brother’s Keeper – Karen Cook (SPAWAR) and Jackie Fish (Charleston Southern University)
    • Phillip Simmons STEAM Schools – Kevin O’Gorman (Berkeley County School District)
  • Meet and Greet for Creating Partnerships (Meet Flash Talks Speakers, Answer Questions, Exchange Ideas)
  • Future Prospects for Innovation
  • Our Commitment to Innovation

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