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ASQ Section 509 Membership Appreciation Dinner

December 13, 2018
See Upcoming Events below for detail!


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General Membership Meetings! 


We are looking for future speakers to present at our General Membership Meetings.  We are also looking for new locations to hold the event.  If you are interested in presenting at a future meeting or know of a place to hold our dinner meetings, please contact George Chang, Programs Chair at Programs@asq509.org.

Remember to check our bi-weekly email announcements and event calendar for our next meeting.See you there!

Certification Refresher Courses

The Washington DC and Maryland Metro Section offers refresher courses for some of the ASQ certification examinations.  See the Certification and Training Page for the offered courses as well as other training resources. 

Certification Examinations - IMPORTANT CHANGES

Beginning with the upcoming September 1, 2016 exams, ASQ will transition to computer-based testing, or CBT, for its exam delivery. Although the application/approval process will not change, candidates will be required to take an additional step after being approved to schedule their testing appointment with Prometric.

With this transition comes significant changes that will improve the exam certification experience. The changes include increase in annual exam administrations, increase in testing locations and quicker test results.

Learn more about these important changes at asq.org/cbt.

Web site log-in instructions

The log-in instructions are as follows: Click "Login" link on left side. For username, use your First Initial + Last Name For password, use your ASQ membership number. DO NOT ADD LEADING ZEROS.  Note: ASQ Section 509 gets new member data once a month.  Please wait at least 30 days from joining ASQ before attempting to log into our web site.  If login is not successful 30 days from joining ASQ, contact the webmaster (webmaster@asq509.org).

If login is successful, you will see your "My Profile" page with five or six tabs. You may also see the ASQ Newsfeed and links. You will see the newsfeed/links on the "My Profile" page each time you log in. Select the Login/Contact Information Tab to change your Username or password. Password must be at least 7 characters. 

Upcoming Events

ASQ 509 General Membership Meeting
ASQ 509 Membership Appreciation & Recognition Dinner
Event Details  ·  Dec 13, 2018


News Feeds

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AIAG Releases Highly Anticipated Future of Corporate Responsibility Report
Just over a year ago, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) launched a survey to solicit feedback from industry professionals on current and emerging trends in corporate responsibility and sustainability (CR/S); Friday, AIAG announced the release of the end result of that research process:...
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Customer Engagement and Trust Essential in the Digital Age
By Martin Gurdon There isn’t a single fix to create trust and loyalty in the digital age, believes Tim Bond, head of insight at the Direct Marketing Association (DMA). Bond was speaking at the Motor Trader Summit held at Edgbaston. The DMA’s latest survey on customer engagement found...
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Traffic Crashes Now the Leading Cause of Death for Children, Young Adults
By Ed Adamczyk For the first time in recorded history, more young people die every year from injuries received in traffic accidents than any other cause, the World Health Organization said in a study Friday. The study of 174 countries examined traffic-related deaths in 2016 for persons...
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