About Meetings

The Section 1508 meetings for 2017-2018 take place each month alternately between Tampa and St.Pete/Clearwater at:

Bay Harbor Hotel at 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607; next to Beach Bar Restaurant 

Bascom's Chophouse at 3665 Ulmerton Rd, Clearwater, FL 33762

Pair O' Dice Brewing Company at 4400 118th Ave N Ste 208, Clearwater, FL 33762

5:30-6:00 pm - Registration and hors d'oeuvres 
6:00 pm - Pre-Dinner/Speaker
6:45 pm - Main Speaker
8:00 pm Raffle/Closing Remarks


Reservation Policy
Reservations must be made by 4:00 PM on the Wednesday before the monthly meeting. If you have a special dietary request (vegetarian) please indicate this when making the reservation. 

Effective October 10, 2011, the price for the meeting with the meal is $30.00 with advanced reservation or $35.00 for walk-ins.  The price for the meeting without dinner is $10.00.  Cash and check payments are accepted during the check-in from 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm only. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Only two additional meals will be reserved by the Section for walk-ins.  We urge those who desire to attend the meeting and reserve a meal to register on the website before the reservation deadline, thus guaranteeing your meal


Cancellation Policy


Cancellations will be honored by 4:30 PM on the Wednesday before the meeting.

If you make a reservation and do not attend, the Section must still pay for the meal and administrative costs.  Therefore, you will be required to reimburse the Section by sending a check, payable to ASQ for $30.00 ($10.00 for reservation with no meal) to Vital Care, Inc., PO Box 522, Elfers, FL 34680.


Presentation Slides Archive

Experience implementing a Quality Management Software Systemby Martha Hackett on November 13th, 2017Download
Problem Solution Generation Optionsby Duke Okes February 13, 2017Download
The journey from organizational context to quality objectivesby Bob Kukla February 13 2017Download
8 Week Bootcamp: A complete Quality Systemby Marnie Schmidt April 13, 2015Download
Relationship: Strategic Plan to LSSBy Steve Babb April 13, 2015Download
Communication Style Worksheet in Excelby Bob Meisel March 9, 2015Download
Communication Stylesby Bob Meisel March 9, 2015Download
ICCE - Impactsby Ryan Buckthorpe March 9, 2015Download
Fostering a Culture of Qualityby C. Droukas & B. Lennert February 2015Download
Quality's Next Big Thingby Gil Pinney February 2015Download
Develop and Manage Your Personal Brand w/Quality ToolsBy Jennifer Stepniowski, January 12, 2015Download
APICS Overviewby Craig Williams, January 12, 2015Download
MiniTab Non-Normal Databy Jim Colton, December 8, 2014Download
ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Managementby Warren Alford, November 2014Download
Applying TP to a type of Marketing and Sales Environmentby Bob Mendenhall, October 2014Download
Promoting & Encouraging Reliability Developmentby Bill Barto, October 2014Download
Quality Tools for Quality of Lifeby Jennifer Stepniowski February 2014Download
A Systems Approach to CPI in School & Classroomby Jim Shipley, September 2014Download
Opportunities for education in IMSE at USFby Patricia Anzalone, September 2014Download
2014 ASQ Section 1509 Hoshin Matrixby Michael Kirchner, June 2014Download
ASQ PAR Presentation by Michael Kirchner, June 2014Download
Health Systems Safety, Computers and RobotsBy Nick Coblio, June 2014Download
Sustaining vs Fire FightingBy Jim Kieffer May 2014Download
Heat Pipe Technologyby Ken Jurgensmeyer May 2014Download
Florida Trade Consortiumby Jill Flansburg April 2014Download
University of South Floridaby Ron Satterfield April 2014Download
Portfolio Managementby Bob Mendenhall March 2014Download
Collaborative Labsby Andrea Henning January 2014Download
Mosaic Land Reclamationby Lisa Guse, January 2014Download
Quality Professionals Communicate Few Connectby Kim D. Moore, Ed. S., November 2013Download
Be a Qualitistby Dr. Kenneth Stephens, October 2013 Download
Medication Safety in the USby Nicolas Coblio, PhD, Rph, September 2013Download
Lean Six Sigma in Public Sector Healthcareby Flynn Vickers, September 2013Download
ASQ Active in ARCS STEMby Linda Seefeldt, June 2013Download
Next Generation STEM workforceby Jackie Skryd, June 2013Download
How to Use constraint Mgmt as a Force Multiplier for PIby Dr. Bahadir Inozu, May 2013Download
TM Technology Managementby Dr. Patricia Zarate, May 2013Download
icIMSE consortium Brochereby Dr. Patricia Zarate, May 2013Download
SE Systems Engineeringby Dr. Patricia Zarate, May 2013Download
TQM Total Quality Managementby Dr. Patricia Zarate, May 2013Download
ASQ April 2013 Dinner - The Red Bead Experimentby Dr. Wende Huehn-Brown, April 2013Download
Process Capability - What it is, How you get it Where you want it.by Bob Mendenhall, April 2013Download
Is Quality Management Just an Expense?by Warren Alford, March 2013Download
Minitab Customer Success Storiesby Tammy Serensits, March 2013Download
Lean Six Sigma TransformationBy Jaime Villafuerte - February 2013Download
Using Social Media to Hire or be Hiredby Kelley Rexroad, November 2012Download
Complex Adaptive Systems and Quality Mgmt: Are they compatible?by Duke Okes, December 2012Download
Business Case for constraints and the impact on the "Bottom Line"by Bob Mendenhall, December 2012Download
Career Challenges and Opportunitiesby Frank Bessenger, Jr. November 2012Download
Solar Energy - Boom or Bustby Kirk Maust, October 2012Download
High Fidelity Simulation in Today's Worldby John Bailey, September 2012Download
High Performance through Employee Engageementby Marie B. Murray, September 2012Download
The State of Lean-Six Sigma in Hospitals Todayby Alexander "Sandy" Eastlick, June 2012Download
Health Care Delivery System Reformfrom Alexander "Sandy" Eastlick, June 2012Download
Inspect and Adapt Delivering Quality Software with Scrumby Sam Falco, May 2012Download
Website and Podcastingby Martin J. Hickey, May 2012Download
State and Regional Training Programs for ASQby Donna Harak, April 2012Download
Lessons Learned: Helping my Parents Transitionby Greg Strohm, April 2012Download
Risk Mgmt: An Impact of Globalization on Medical Device QMSby Mark Moyer, March 2012Download
Investing in Costa Ricaby Mark Moyer, March 2012Download
People Engagementby Raphael Costa, March 2012Download
In Plain Site for HRby Dan Bloom, February 2012Download
Understanding the Enterprise Environmentby Bob Mendenhall, February 2012Download
Quality Improvement in Healthcareby Greg Strohm, January 2012Download
ASQ Certificationby Wendy Williams, January 2012Download
Thinking Your Way to Win-Win Solutions Presentationby Bob Mendenhall, December 2011Download
Thinking Your Way to Win-Win Solutions - Handoutby Bob Mendenhall, December 2011Download
The ASQ Recertification Process-All you want to knowby Sara Kaplan and Richard Wong, November 2011Download
2008 & 2011 ASQ Future Studiesby Dr. Kenneth Stephens, October 2011Download
Why Does Iy Take So Long To Test?by Julia Sennikowski, September 2011Download
Creating Perfect Harmony-Solving the Discords between TOC and LSSby Robert Mendenhall, June 2011Download
Raising the Voice of Quality: A 5W2H Approachby Jennifer Stepniowski, June 2011Download
Job Seekers using LinkedInby Rob Wolf, May 2011Download
Calibration Mythsby Phil Thomas, May 2011Download
Networking Towards Successby Rob Wolf, April 2011Download
A3 Form with GuidelinesSupport document for A3 Problem SolvingDownload
A3 Problem Solving - An Introductionby Bill Giambra, April 2011Download
A3 FormSupport document for A3 Problem SolvingDownload
The Overall Effective Job Searchby James Bogden, March 2011Download
What's New in Family Lawby Gary Dolgin, March 2011Download
PDCA - A Model for Process Managementby Bill Giambra, January 2011Download
CMMI for Software Developmentby Julia Sennikovski, November 2010Download
10 Job-search Tips for 2010by Guerry Thode, February 2010Download
Developing Meaningful Metricsby T. M. Kubiak, February 2010Download
Essential Leadership Skills for Quality Professionals Download
ASQ Biomedical Discussion Groupsby Mark MoyerDownload
Everyday hypnosis for everyoneby Jim ThorntonDownload
Quality Customer Service in the Call Centerby Ray QuiƱones & Ted Nardin, February 2009Download
Using the Sterling-Baldrige Management Systemby Robert Madeiros, January 2009Download
Innovation Stationby Bernie Saboe, January 2009Download
Probablistic Risk Assessment Download
Career Strategies for Difficult Timesby Sam Farney, April 2009Download
Making More of What you Have in Hard Economic Times with PMO and Qualityby Dino Ferrari and Mike Luther, September 2009Download
Survive The Economic Downturn Through Quality Improvementby Michael Weekes, May 2009Download
ASQ Social Responsibility Initiativeby Steve Babb, May 2009Download
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