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16th Annual ASQ Lean-Sigma Conference – SIU-Carbondale

May 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

IMEC is a proud supporter of the 16th Annual ASQ Lean-Sigma Conference at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale.  

The ASQ Lean-Sigma Conference features 3 concurrent tracks with speakers representing diverse manufacturing and service companies.  Session topics include the general subjects of Six Sigma, Lean enterprise, quality, and reliability.

IMEC Featured Session: The Red Bead Experiment

Created by W. Edwards Deming, one of the founders of modern quality improvement, The Red Bead Experiment illustrates how typical managers try and fail to improve quality. This very interactive, fun activity has the following objectives for participants:

  1. Identify at least one similarity between the Red Bead Experiment and manager-employee relationships in any work environment.
  2. Understand outdated management techniques that are highlighted in the activity.
  3. Understand how outdated techniques are ineffective when trying to improve quality.

Registration Fees

  • Pre-Registration Rates (Until April 22, 2019)
    • $95 for Professionals
    • $30 for Faculty / Staff
    • $10 for Students
  • Registration Rates (After April 22, 2019)
    • $100 for Professionals
    • $40 for Faculty / Staff
    • $15 for Students


Registration: Includes registration, breakfast & lunch

Sponsor: ASQ SIU Student Chapter;  Department of Technology, SIUC; IMEC

Contact Name: Chris Jones, SIUC ASQ President

Contact Email: cwj23@siu.edu


May 2, 2019
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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SIU-Carbondale Student Center
1255 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
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