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BOSCON Conference

November 7-8, 2022 | Boston, MA


Advance your quality expertisE

Conference Track

CONFERENCE TRACKS (NOV 7-8, 2022):

• Technical Quality Tools (CAPA, 5S, SPC, Lean Six Sigma, etc.)
• IT/Software (cybersecurity, cloud, virtual workspace, etc.)
• Pandemic Supply Chain (lean reconsidered, change management, etc.)
• Personnel/People (work-life balance, resource management, etc.)
Monday

Monday, November 7

 7:30-8:00 Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
International A-C
 8:00-8:15 Conference Opening Remarks
Chair Elect, Boston Section
International A-C
8:15-8:30 Conference Logistics
Leadership Team Member, Boston Section
International A-C
8:30-9:20 Keynote Speaker 1 - Peter Shearstone
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Crisis Quality: Maintaining your Culture in Challenging
International A-C
9:20-9:30 Q&A with Keynote Speaker 1
9:30-9:45 Break
Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
  Concurrent Sessions
Track Quality Tools Supply Chain People
9:45-10:45 Nancy Pasquan
Eyes On, Inc.
Event Logs – Avoiding Death by a Thousand Cuts
International A-C
Xuedong Ding
Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University
Utilizing Industry 4.0 Technology in Manufacturing Quality Control – A Case Study
International D
Paul Dionne
TraceLink
Tools to Remake Your Career in a Risky Economy
International E
10:45-11:00 Break
Whova Chat Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
  Concurrent Sessions
Track Quality Tools Supply Chain People
11:00-12:00 Angelo Scangas
Quality Support Group
Risk Assessments – Lessons Learned!
International A-C
Mark Chockalingam
Valtitude/Demand Planning LLC
Global Supply Chain Challenges Heading into 2023
International D
Katie Castree Benyo
Accumen Inc
Turning Soft / “Light Green” Savings into Hard / “Dark Green” Dollars
International E
12:00-1:00 Lunch
New England
Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
1:00-1:50 Keynote Speaker 2 - Mark Cox
AlvaMed
Global Quality System Harmonization
International A-C
1:50-2:00 Q&A with Keynote Speaker2
2:00-2:15 Break
Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
  Concurrent Sessions
Track Quality Tools Supply Chain People
2:15-3:15 Bill Levinson
Use ISO 45001 to Enhance Workplace Safety
International A-C
Lars Maaseidvaag
MoreSteam
Modeling Techniques for Supply Chain Optimization
International D
Zhenpeng Liu
Toast Inc
How to effectively follow up on actions after meeting
International E
3:15-3:30 Break
Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
  Concurrent Sessions
Track Quality Tools Supply Chain People
3:30-4:30 Brian Ludovico
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Maintaining quality and regulatory compliance in the midst of a global pandemic
International A-C
Peg Pennington
MoreSteam
Lean Leadership: Going Digital in a Hybrid Work Environment
International D
Bill Forthofer
Workshop - Getting back to work after covid
International E
4:30-5:00 Closing Remarks 
 5:00 onwards Cocktail Hour
International Prefunction
Tuesday

Tuesday, November 8

 7:30-8:00 Exhibitor Booths open
Section Booth Staffing: DonnaLynn
International A-C
 8:00-8:15 Conference Opening Remarks
Chair Elect, Boston Section
International A-C
8:15-8:30 Conference Logistics
8:30-9:20 Keynote Speaker 3 -  Robin Goldsmith
Go Pro Management, Inc
Beat Quality Backlash
International A-C
9:20-9:30 Q&A with Speaker 3
Exhibitor Booths open
9:30-9:45 Break
Exhibitor Booths open
  Concurrent Sessions
Track Quality Tools Supply Chain People
9:45-10:45 David Festa
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Raising the Bar to Excellence - a CAPA journey
International A-C
Ari Pihlajavasi
Empower Your Supply Chain with Quality Analytics and SPC Everywhere
International D
Bill Forthofer
Workshop - Getting back to work after covid
International E
10:45-11:00 Break
Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
  Concurrent Sessions
Track Quality Tools Supply Chain People
11:00-12:00 Peg Pennington, President, MoreSteam 
Developing Lean Practitioners with Game-Based Learning
International A-C
Elizabeth Curran
E Ink, ETQ
The Quality Automation Journey at E-Ink
International D
Eric Patel
BosconExO
Achieving Optimal Performance by Becoming an Exponential Individual
International E
12:00-1:00 Lunch
New England
Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
1:00-1:50 Keynote Speaker 4 - Terry Choate
Blue-U Defense
If It Happens!
International A-C
1:50-2:00 Q&A with Speaker 4
2:00-2:15 Break
Whova Chat Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
  Concurrent Sessions
Track Quality Tools Supply Chain People
2:15-3:15 Bill Levinson
Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA)
International A-C
Lars Maaseidvaag
MoreSteam
Modeling Techniques for Supply Chain Optimization
International D
Eva Medilek
Success without Sacrifice; Advance your career without Sacrificing Your Personal Life
International E
3:15-3:30 Break
Whova Chat Room open for networking
Exhibitor Booths open
  Concurrent Sessions
Track Quality Tools Supply Chain People
3:30-4:30 Snehal Parikh
Genentech Inc
Zero Defect- A Competitive Advantage
International A-C
Zac Jarrard
Jarrard Consulting
The Power of Games to Unleash Collaboration and Creativity at Work
International D
Angel Micarelli
Cramer
The Art & Science of Great Presentations Online & In-person
International E
4:30-4:45 Closing Remarks 
Chair, Boscon Chair
International A-C
 4:45-5:00 Conference Close