2014 EVENTS: JULY to SEPTEMBER
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HASS Screening Effectiveness: How do you know? - Wednesday, July 9, 2014 (12-1pm PST)
Speaker: Jim McLinn
How does one know if HASS derived from HALT is effective? HALT and HASS find design and manufacturing flaws and failures. The bigger question is does HASS really prevent a substantial number of field failures? Secondly, what are the economic limits when conducting HASS?
This webinar will explore two different real world examples.
About the Speaker (James McLinn, CRE, CQE): James has 30 years of experience in high tech reliability, testing and management, in startup companies and companies such as Teradyne and Beckman Coulter. He has worked in appliances, consumer electronics, military, and biomedical development. His experience includes overall product quality and reliability strategy, Design and Process FMEA, reliability testing, QALT, HALT and HASS, reliability modeling, manufacturing test, quality control, and compliance engineering. He has taught reliability classes, and has managed various reliability, test and manufacturing groups.
Register Here: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/730065394
Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) Exam Preparation Course - Aug 12/13 to Sept 23/24, 2014
Dates for East Coast: Wednesday nights for 7 weeks from 6pm-10pm EDT
East Coast Instructor: Les Warrington, Senior Reliability/Quality Consultant for Ops A La Carte
Dates for West Coast: Tuesday nights for 7 weeks from 6pm-10pm PDT
West Coast Instructor: John Cooper, Senior Reliability Consultant for Ops A La Carte
Webinar Cost: $900 total
This interactive webinar will help to prepare you to become a Certified Reliability Engineer when you take the exam that is administered through ASQ. Ops A La Carte instructors have one of the highest student exam pass rates and have been preparing students to pass the ASQ exam for their CRE certificate for more than 15 years. If you don't pass the exam, you can retake our next offered course for free!
About the Instructors:
Les Warrington is a reliability engineering and management consultant with Ops A La Carte, with focus on effective integration of reliability capability into company culture, to maximize business opportunity and success. Previously, he was Director of Reliability Engineering at Research in Motion, where he delivered assurance of product reliability goals in greater than 20 major product developments. He highlighted the direct links between field failures and lost corporate profits and, having gained executive oversight of reliability as a core requirement, integrated all departments in the effective and timely delivery of product reliability. Earlier, Les pioneered a widely emulated post-graduate degree program in quality and reliability at the University of Warwick, UK, emphasizing management, practical application for industry and an ethos of continuous improvement, and delivered Warwick reliability-centric teaching world-wide. He led major research projects, provided consulting services widely in the automotive, aerospace and other technology sectors, and was a leader in the UK National Reliability Strategy. Les earned a Bachelor of Science (Honors) at the University of Southampton in Aeronautics and Astronautics, and completed post-graduate technology and management training at the Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, UK. He is a Chartered Engineer (UK). He is an active member of IEC TC56, developing standards in dependability. He is also a member of the IEEE Reliability Society, and has retained professional membership of the Royal Aeronautical Society (UK).
John Cooper has 20 years of experience in high tech reliability, testing and management, in startup companies and companies such as Agilent, Plantronics, Terawave, and Leapfrog. He has worked in telecommunication products, networks, consumer electronics (including the toy industry), power equipment, and contract manufacturing. His experience includes overall product quality and reliability strategy, Design and Process FMEA, reliability testing, HALT and HASS, reliability modeling, manufacturing test, quality control, and compliance engineering. Areas of expertise include RF and wireless circuitry, microwave, power, batteries, motor controllers, user interface, audio and acoustic products, toys, and control circuitry. He has managed various reliability and test groups, as well as manufacturing groups.
ASTR Conference - Sept 10-12, 2014
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Ops A La Carte Provides Confidence in ReliabilityTM
Come check out our website http://www.opsalacarte.com/Reliapedia. This is the most comprehensive source of reliability information in any one place. Over 200 technical articles and presentations as well as over 100 hours of video content, including 25 one hour webinars, our entire CRE and CQE course webinars, and our post popular seminars. This site is perfect for those that want to learn at your own pace. As part of your membership, you can sign up for weekly or monthly mentoring for a little extra guidance by our engineering experts. Visit this site regularly to benefit from the continual enhancements and new articles and technical paper updates. Soon to come will be our interactive formulas, a 40-hour seminar series, and more.
If you'd like to try our Reliapedia site for a 3-day trial at no cost, you can register at http://www.opsalacarte.com/Reliapedia. If you like the service and want to continue after your 3-day trial period is over, membership starts at only $25 per month per individual.
IEEE Reliability Society Talks - 1st Thursday of every month.
About Event: IEEE Reliability Soceity holds meetings once a month. The link to the events is at: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/rl/index.htm.
ASQ Statistics Talks- 2nd Wednesday of every month 6:30-8:30pm PST
About Event: ASQ Statistics Society holds meetings once a month. The link to the events is at: http://www.asq-silicon-valley.org/discussion-groups/statistics-and-reliability.