and Planned ASQ Montreal Section 0401 Events
Please note that these events,
while planned for, remain subject to change until formally announced in
To register, please contact our event coordinator Dr. David Tozer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 28, 2018 at 6:00 PM
A Look at Self-Regulated
Professions from the Viewpoint of Quality Practitioners
Presenter: Gabriel Ahmarani
In view of the intangible nature of professional
services, what challenges does this work pose to the quality
practitioner? What is the extent of professional work in society? What
are the main dangers to consumers and to society? How do we define and
circumscribe these services? Who monitors these professions and how?
What quality precepts are used to monitor these services, by whom, and
are they sufficient? What’s the historical context, evolution, and
future trends for such professional services? What new challenges will
such developments bring to the quality field? Are we ready with the
quality tools? Quality practitioners, your expertise will be solicited.
Be ready to contribute!
Ahmarani, Ch.Adm, CMC, ASQ Senior Member, CQE, CQA, CSSGB, and CMQ/OE
has navigated through four decades of senior professional roles as
certified management consultant, plant manager, project manager, and
quality engineer, in Canada and the USA. He is a senior ASQ member and
holder of the CQE, CQA, CSSGB, and CMQ/OE ASQ certifications
(emeritus). He is also a longtime member of the Ordre des
administrateurs agréés du Québec (OAAQ), and the Canadian Association
of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada), where he holds certifications
as Chartered Administrator (Ch.Adm.) and Certified Management
Consultant (CMC). He currently sits on the professional inspection
committee of the OAAQ, a committee tasked by law to inspect
professional conformance of its members.
January 30, 2019 at 6:00 PM
The ISO Transition
deadline of September 15, 2018 has come and gone - What impact has
ISO 9001:2015 had?
ASQ Panel Event featuring representatives from well know registrars and
facilitated by Sam Weissfelner.
Panelists: Jim Moran, Tim Ryan, Sabrina Ippolito
What impact has ISO 9001:2015 had on all related standards (AS9100, ISO
27001, IATF 16949, ISO 13485, etc.) from the point of view of our
Registrars, and more importantly, their
Customers? Please join us on the evening
of January 30th, 2019, to hear from the Senior Representatives of the
leading Registrars of Canada as they each share their experiences and
knowledge, regarding the just completed Transition.
Jim Moran, MA
Ed. representing BSI
President, The learning
Jim Moran has been a business educator since 1977. He has written
articles for a number of business publications, radio shows and hosted
“How’s Business?” a TV talk show. Jim has developed, designed and
delivered training courses for Fortune 500 companies, the Federal
government and Provincial governments. Since 1992, he has implemented
more than 20 ISO Management Systems for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025
and integrated systems that include more than 1 set of requirements.
His training courses have included additional Standards – ISO 15189
(Medical Labs) and OHSAS 18001 – Health and Safety. Currently, he is
working with BSI exploring the feasibility of courses for ISO15489 –
Information and documentation – records management and he is a Tutor
for BSI Training.
representing SAI Global
Head of Sales, Management
Systems, SAI Global
Tim Ryan strives to make organizations understand and reduce
risk. He began his 25 year private industry career managing
operations after serving as a US Navy Nuclear Submarine
Officer. Along with several roles in industrial operations
management, Tim worked for a startup to lead efforts commercializing a
first of a kind radioactive waste processing
technology. Leveraging his operations experience, Tim transitioned
roles in chemicals, energy services, and medical device components
before landing with SAI Global where he manages the Business
Development team for the US and Canada. Tim received a B.S. in
Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and received
an MBA from the Mason School of Business at the College of William and
Ippolito representing SGS
Trainer and Consultant
Sabrina Ippolito has been working in the field of training &
development for ten years and her involvement has included all facets
of the function, from conducting needs analysis and the development of
training programs. In addition to delivering knowledge to the cannabis
industry, Sabrina provides training & consulting services to
clients who are interested in developing their quality management
systems to achieve certification to ISO 9001 and beyond. Her experience
includes auditor mentoring, coaching & training programs in a
variety of topics which include both management-system related topics
(QMS, EMS, Pharmaceuticals) as well as management-related programs.
Sabrina conducts third-party certification and surveillance audits and
has taught courses on topics such as QMS (ISO 9001:2015 Requirements,
Internal Auditor, Lead Auditor, HACCP, GMP/GDP Pharmaceuticals), EMS
(ISO 14001). Applying her vast experience and knowledge to
the cannabis industry is of keen interest to Sabrina, in order to
support the development of quality systems in this emerging industry.