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McLean, Virginia

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Nov 28    5:30 pm - 7:15 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

ASQ 509 / 511 Software SIG Monthly Meeting

ASQ Transformation Initiative, Moving Towards 2020

Presented by Mr. Craig Walker, Mr. Dick Palmersheim, and Mr. Bill Troy

Tuesday, November 29, 2017

5:30– 6:00 PM Networking & Pizza

6:00 – 7:00 PM – Evening Program

7:00 – 7:15 PM – Special Announcements

*There is no cost to attend at Silver Spring


Technology, Strategy, and Culture Change as Non-Profit Enablers.

 Craig Walker, Director of Information Technology at ASQ. Craig has experience and expertise in developing and leading world-class global IT capabilities to promote ASQ--our mission, membership, engagement opportunities, products and services across multiple industries, and around the world.  Craig brings to ASQ over 30 years of leadership and business experience, including four years as an Officer in the U.S. Navy, eight years in engineering leadership roles for GE Aerospace and GE Industrial Systems, and almost 20 years of broad-based IT experience working for both domestic and global business units of GE Industrial Systems and GE Healthcare.  Craig has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy, and an MBA from Monmouth University.

Prior to joining ASQ, Craig’s most recent position was Vice President, Digital Engineering at GE Healthcare, where he was the executive leader of a 125-person global engineering and IT team. The team focused on transforming an $18B global FDA-regulated, industrial business to build the process and infrastructure to enable end-to-end connectivity of rich product data that delivered IoT-enabled manufacturing capabilities.

Locations and Registration

The presenters will be remote with pizza and networking to be held at the FDA – White Oak location. Remote dial-in will be available for all interested registrants.

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (White Oak)

Building 66, Room G512

10903 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20993

Host: James Simpson/Patricia Spillar, Cell: 301-996-4976


                 Registration Webpage: http://www.asq509.org/ht/d/DoSurvey/i/116740


Join online meeting: https://asq509.webex.com/asq509/j.php?MTID=m0a010c24d11fa032bb527bf80e1a7c75


Meeting number

801 837 070

Meeting password


Join by Phone:  1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)


Access Code:  801 837 070


You must register by noon on Monday, November 28, 2017. If you cannot attend at one of our physical locations, simply select telephone dial-in when you register.  FDA (Silver Spring) cannot host non-citizen visitors. Allow 3 business days for onsite registrations to be processed. Please provide government issued ID for entry into facilities.


For registration problems or further information contact Rhonda Farrell at:

 farrell_rhonda@bah.com or 831-419-4585


Software SIG Chairpersons: Rhonda Farrell (ASQ 509), Kristine Hejna, Danny Moore (ASQ 511).

Software SIG Committee:

Salwa M Abdul-Rauf, Farzad Aidun, Aaron Dagen, Chris Jones, Lance Kelson, Michael Kouremetis, Chris Lenk, Mary E. Lewis, David Morse, Maryam Rahmani, Patricia Spillar, James M. Simpson.

Sponsored Jointly By: The American Society for Quality (ASQ), Washington DC & Maryland Metro Section (509) & Northern Virginia Section (511) Software Special Interest Group (SW SIG). Members of the ASQ SW SIG include software quality professionals, software engineers, and others interested in applying quality principles to the field of software development.  See our web page: http://www.asq509.org/ht/d/sp/i/2499/pid/2499


This is the last meeting of our 2017 season. A special CONNECT event invitation will be sent out to all SW SIG and LSS SIG distribution list members.