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Money Flows Back Into Biotech & Pharma

Money Flows Back Into Biotech & Pharma Money flows into life sciences appears to be on the rise. This past February’s Biotech crash had a ripple effect for many companies. For example, following the crash, clinical trial starts dipped. This is according to CRO Activity Report 2Q 2016 report issued by BioPharm Insight. As an Executive […]



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STEM Professionals in the New Economy

Personality Profiling: STEM Professionals in the New Economy STEM Professionals need a range of skills to succeed in the new economy. Learn what key characteristics employers are looking for in technical hires. ASQ Inland Empire Sections 706 and 711 will be profiling the STEM professional for the new economy that will be presented by our very […]



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HACCP Auditor & Quality Improvement Associate Exam

Certified HACCP Auditor (CHA) and Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) Exam Review Workshops Thursday, November 5, 2015 7:30am-5:00pm NOAA USDC Seafood Inspection Program 501 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802 REGISTER NOW!  https://asqchacqia2015.eventbrite.com Are you ready to take the CHA or CQIA Exam? Come and join us for a full day CHA/CQIA  Exam Review […]



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FSMA Compliance Workshop 2015

FSMA Compliance Workshop 2015   FSMA will impact your food business. Find out how and what to do about it. This is a free half day workshop on Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance. Breakfast and refreshments are sponsored by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Food, Drug & Cosmetic Division, the Quality Leaders […]



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Apprentices Available

Apprentices Available Apprentices available to build a fresh new pool of talent in Quality, Regulatory, Clinical and Medical roles for Food, Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. Our grants cover part of the cost of training and employing apprentices while they work toward an industry certification, typically one or two years.  We currently have two



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Risk Based Auditing Fundamentals

Risk Based Auditing Fundamentals You are Invited to an Evening Meeting   Risk Based Auditing Fundamentals      Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group   Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:00 – 7:00 pm



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ASQ Northeast Conference 2015

ASQ Northeast Conference 2015 Friday, April 10, 2015 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 410 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901



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FIBR: Meet Your Inspectors Forum

FIBR Meet Your Inspectors Forum FIBR Meet Your Inspectors Forum was held on Wednesday May 30, 2015. Discuss around Semonella Stanely Outbreak featuring FDA and USDA Embassy Suites (8425 Firestone Blvd., Downey, CA 90241)



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2015 Southern California Food Industry Conference

2015 Southern California Food Industry Conference Button Up for the Winds of Change  Labels, Regulations, and Consumer Expectations   Wednesday March 4, 2015 9am – 3pm



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Continuous Improvement- Where, Why, How & What Matters?

Continuous Improvement- Where, Why, How & What Matters? 11/19/14 @ 6::00 PM



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Fundamentals of Data Quality

Fundamentals of Data Quality Fundamentals of Data Quality held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 6:30 PM featuring Michael Scofield, Assistant Professor of Health Information Mgmt



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Outsourcing 101

Outsourcing 101    You are Invited to the Joint Fall Conference    Sponsored by San Diego Regulatory Affairs Network (SDRAN) and  Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group (OCRA)    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 



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Regulatory Inspections and How to Manage Them

Regulatory Inspections and How to Manage Them You are Invited to an Evening Meeting Regulatory Inspections and How to Manage Them      Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group (OCRA)    Wednesday, November 5, 2014  5:30 – 9:00 pm 



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Precision Medicine: A Medical Miracle or Ethical Nightmare?

Precision  Medicine: A Medical Miracle or Ethical Nightmare? The Precision Medicine presentation will explore the concept of precision medicine and how it impacts the conduct of oncology clinical trials, regulatory guidance, subject recruitment, and the protection of human subjects participating in research. Learn to recognize the therapeutic misconception and how it impacts patient, caregiver and investigator/physician […]



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Reproducibility Crisis in Biomedical Research

The Reproducibility Crisis in Biomedical Research New quality practices developed by the ASQ FD&C Division could change the trend in the Reproducibility Crisis in Biomedical Research! “The productivity of modern drug development has been steadily



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NDA Submission Planning & Management

NDA Submission Planning & Management from the Medical Writer’s Perspective The session “NDA Submission Planning & Management from the Medical Writer’s Perspective” will orient the audience to New Drug Application (NDA) structure, the typical challenges faced by the medical writers during the authoring and review process, and strategies for messaging and preparing for internal and […]



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Supplier Quality Management: A Risk Based Approach

Supplier Quality Management: A Risk Based Approach This month’s Section 706 event will take place on Wed, October 22, 2014



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8D (Eight Disciplines) Problem Solving

8D (Eight Disciplines) Problem Solving Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:30 PM



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The Global 8D Problem Solving Process

The Global 8D Problem Solving Process 8D Problem Solving Process Topics Covered Wednesday, November 20, 2014: * Understand the purpose and objectives of each phase of the 8D Problem Solving Process * Learn how to apply and utilize key problem solving tools in each phase of the 8D Problem Solving Process * Apply some of the […]



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Lean Six Sigma Principles Applied to Health Care

Lean Six Sigma Principles Applied to Health Care Presented by Michelle Kimbro, MBA, MBB THIS Wednesday,  10/15/14 @ 6::00 PM.        Biosense Webster 15715 Arrow Highway, Irwindale, Ca   6 – 6:30 pm – Registration, Networking and Dinner 6:30 – pm – Welcome, Announcements and Introductions 6:45 pm – Speaker 8:15 pm – Q & […]



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Fortified Rice Particles

Fortified Rice Particles – Dinner Discuss with SCIFTS Oct 15, 2014 DATE: October 15, 2014 Location: Angelo & Vinci’s Ristorante 550 North Harbor Blvd. Fullerton, CA 92832 Directions Time: 4:30 p.m. – Executive Meeting 5:30 p.m. – Social Hour 6:30 p.m. – Dinner Hour Speaker: Dr. Olive Li Topic: Fortified Rice Particles



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Oh no, you got a 483 letter…..now what?

Oh no, you got a 483 letter…..now what? ASQ Orange Empire Monthly Dinner Meeting – October 14, 2014



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Using Microsoft Excel for Charts, Graphs, and Formulas

Using Microsoft Excel for Charts, Graphs, and Formulas Our Next Monthly ASQ 711 Seminar will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:30 PM



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Leadership Strength II: Building Operational Excellence

Leadership Strength II: Building a Symphony of Operational Excellence  When Wednesday, September 17, 2014 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Pacific Time 



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ASQ Orange Empire Monthly Dinner Meeting - September 9, 2014

ASQ Orange Empire Monthly Dinner Meeting – September 9, 2014 WHEN Tuesday, September 9, 2014 5:15 PM – 9:00 PM Pacific Time



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Is it a Recall? Now what do we do?

Is it a Recall? Now what do we do? Thursday, August 28, 2014 Noon – 5:30 pm  



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Process Validation: Proactive and Robust Validation Programs

Process Validation: Proactive and Robust Validation Programs ASQ Orange Empire Monthly Dinner Meeting – August 12, 2014



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ISO 9001:2015 - International Standard

ISO 9001:2015 – From Committee Draft to Draft International Standard When Saturday, July 26, 2014 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time



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Certified Manager of Quality Refresher Course

Certified Manager of Quality & Organizational Excellence Prep / Refresher Course When Monday, July 28, 2014 6:00 PM  –  Monday, September 29, 2014 9:00 PM Pacific Time



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International Regulatory Science Symposium

International Regulatory Science Symposium June 19th, 2014



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SABPA Bio-Pharma Conference 2014

SABPA Bio-Pharma Conference 2014 Date:                     June 21, 2014, 8:00am – 4:50pm



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ASQ Orange Empire Monthly Dinner Meeting - May 13, 2014

ASQ Orange Empire Monthly Dinner Meeting Tuesday, May 13, 2014 5:15 PM – 9:00 PM Pacific Time



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Keeping Curiosity Cool (or Warm)

Keeping Curiosity Cool (or Warm): Thermal Control of the Newest Mars Rover   When:              Tuesday, April 8, 2014



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Leading Teams (From the Front or From Within) Part 3 of 3

Leading Teams (From the Front or From Within) Part 3 of 3 Wednesday, March 19, 2014



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Leadership Strength - The Ultimate Competitive Advantage

Leadership Strength – The Ultimate Competitive Advantage Thursday, April 10, 2014



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Knowing the best practices in applied statistics

Knowing the best practices in applied statistics uesday, March 11, 2014     5:30pm to 8:30pm The Southern California Discussion Group of the ASQ Biomedical Division in association with ASQ SFV section 706 presents:



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ASQ March 2014 Roundtable: Risk Based Environmental Monitoring

ASQ March 2014 Roundtable – Risk Based Environmental Monitoring (EM) This message is sent by the Southern California Discussion Group of the Biomedical Division of ASQ of the American Society for Quality as a benefit of your membership. ____________________________________________________________________ The Southern California Discussion Group of the ASQ Biomedical Division Presents: Risk Based Environmental Monitoring (EM)   How to […]



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Discover the Secrets of Preparing Written Procedures that Work

Discover the Secrets of Preparing Written Procedures that Work ASQ Orange Empire Monthly Dinner Meeting – March 11, 2014



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Success in Data Acquisition

Success in Data Acquisition   ASQ Orange Empire Monthly Dinner Meeting – March 11, 2014



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Beer is Best

Beer is Best SCiftS and the Research Chef’s Association packed the Golden Road Brewing Company in Los Angeles to hear the world’s most knowledgeable beer researcher, Dr. Charlie Bamforth, a Distinguished Professor at UC Davis and the Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences talk about how beer is fun. Here are a few interesting […]



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CAPA and Root Cause Analysis

CAPA and Root Cause Analysis Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group Wednesday, March 5, 2014 8:00 am – 5:00 pm



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Natural Color 101

Natural Color 101 Stephen Lauro, President of colorMaker, Inc. in Anaheim, presented at the Southern California IFT Section (SCiftS) meeting at CSU Los Angeles about Natural Colors.  It was a very informative evening about the use of natural colors in foods and new FDA regulations pertaining to the use of natural colors and new colorants […]



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MDR Network Meeting

MDR Network Meeting Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group Invites You To MDR Network Meeting Tuesday, December 3, 2013 4:00 – 5:30 pm



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Risk Management

Risk Management Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group Thursday, November 14, 2013 Location: Irvine Marriott 18000 Von Karman Irvine, CA  92612 949-553-0100  



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Clinical Trials 101

Clinical Trials 101 Joint Meeting with San Diego Regulatory Affairs Network (SDRAN) and  Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group   Wednesday, October 30, 2013  



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ASQ San Diego Quality Conference

ASQ San Diego Quality Conference Increase Your Value as a Quality Professional November 15-16, 2013 10210 Genetic Center Drive, San Diego, CA



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CRITICAL PROJECT EXECUTION

CRITICAL PROJECT EXECUTION: The Keys to Success Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT) Biosense Webster 15715 Arrow Highway, Irwindale, CA



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ASQ FD&C Division 24th Annual West Coast Conference

ASQ FD&C Division 24th Annual West Coast Conference: Update on Dietary Supplements and FSMA Date: Friday, October 4, 2013



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Global Supplier Management

Global Supplier Management Evening Event Global Supplier Management: Share and Learn Best Practices From Industries with a Long-Standing History of Robust Supplier Quality Programs Orange County Regulatory Affairs Discussion Group Tuesday, September 17, 2013



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