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September Meeting

September Meeting is Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Topic: "Peeling the Onion"

Topic: Dr. Val Feigenbaum (the 2007 National Medal of Technology and Innovation recipient) said “When some of us help to make quality better, it makes life better for all of us.” And so goes our march toward social responsibility and sustainability. Come learn about the Law of the Iroquois and aspects of ISO 26000! Consider Bear-Stearns, Banco Santender, Grameen Bank and crowd funding through the lens of the triple bottom line! “Peel the Onion” yourself as you become an interactive problem solver in a global vegetable duopoly! And enjoy Shula’s wonderful menu …

Speaker: Marc Kelemen is an ASQ Fellow and a voting member of ASTM Technical Committees E-56 Nanotechnology and E-60 Sustainability. He is President of NanoSynopsis Consulting and Director of Quality, Engineering and Regulatory Affairs at ROE Dental Laboratories. After three decades in energy and consumer electronics, he joined the Business / Management Faculty of South University and remains active on three nonprofit boards. Kelemen is a named inventor on eight patents and holds ASQ certifications as CMQ/OE, CSSGB, and CQA. He earned his Chemical Engineering Degree from Case Western Reserve University and his MBA from Baldwin-Wallace University. Kelemen is also an ISO Assessor for A2LA and a Problem Solving / Decision Making LDI Validated Trainer for Kepner-Tregoe

Location: Shulas2, Doubletree Hilton Hotel 6200 Quarry Lane Independence, OH 44131 (216) 447-1300


5:30 PM Social Hour
6:00 PM Informal Dinner
7:00 PM Program
Meal: Order from menu

RSVP: Use this form ( or contact Joe Spagnuolo at

PDH: Attendees can receive 1 PDH certificate for attending the meeting.

2014-2015 Program:

The 2014-2015 program planning is underway. Plans are for a meeting in late September, November, Student Night in February with a speaker from Maroon Group, Science Fair Awards in March, and Social Event in June. Please contact a chairperson for speaker suggestions.

Science Fair Award April 2014

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AIChE Institute For Sustainability:

The purpose of IFS is to serve the needs of and influence the efforts of professionals, academes, industries, and governmental bodies that advance sustainability and sustainable development.  IFS approaches sustainability from the perspectives of engineering and scientific disciplines, with the objective of promoting the societal, economic, and environmental benefits of sustainable and green engineering.  For more information on this important topic please visit: .