SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 - ASQ London Meeting

Topic: Getting Things Done, The Art of Stress-free Productivity

Speaker: Keith Harasyn, C. Tech, CMQOE, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Audioscan, a Division of Etymonic Design Inc. and current ASQ London Treasurer

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm (doors open at 6:30 for networking)

Location: Room A2010 A Block,  Fanshawe College - London Campus, 1001 Fanshawe College Blvd., London, ON
Cost: no fee (meeting open to ASQ Members,  Fanshawe College Students, Faculty, and guests)


ASQ Members --> Select "Yes" in "Are you interested?" section of website (must be logged-in to ASQ account)

Fanshawe College Students and Faculty --> Contact Steven Levson (

Guests --> contact Michael Li (


SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

SMCA - Take The Lead: Women in Supply Chain (London)

Time:  8:00 am (EDT)

Location:  Fanshawe College

                  1001 Fanshawe College Blvd.

                  London, Ontario

Coming to London due to high demand, the launch installment of our leadership series puts a focus on women. Come and take away insights and tips on steps you can take to continue on a career growth path. Some of the insights you will take back include:

  • Advice on breaking down barriers and driving innovation
  • How to lead and respond to change
  • How to get the visibility you need to climb the corporate ladder

Learn More



General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is a global defence industry leader in providing land and amphibious combat vehicle solutions. Based in London, Ontario, the Canadian operations employ approximately 1,650 people who design, manufacture and support light and medium armoured vehicles. Our specialists are among Canada's finest in the defence industry who excel in the areas of machining, materials, electronics, software development, prototyping, logistic support and systems integration. Innovation is in our DNA. We are driven by the need to provide innovative solutions to our customers and continuously strive to create new technologies that we can use to build cutting-edge solutions.

A subsidiary of General Dynamics and an operating unit of General Dynamics Land Systems, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is a strong contributor to Canada's global balance of trade, with more than 85 percent of its revenues coming from exports. It is through a substantial export business that General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada maintains a strong domestic-based business as the Canadian Army's largest supplier of armoured military vehicles and the cornerstone of Canada's defence industry.

As a leading Canadian defence company, many of our people are current or former service members. 

 Date:       Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Time:       5:30 pm


Location: GDLS 

                   1991 Oxford St E,

                   London, Ontario

                   N5V 2Z7

Cost:        $10.00/person

Payment:  E-transfer only (no cash)

Limit:  20 people - First Come First Serve Basis 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, October 1, 2019



TOPIC:  Supply Chain Disruption: The Convergence of Blockchain, Iot and Artificial Intelligence

 Presentation and discussion on the impact and implementation of modern digital technologies on Supply Chain


Jon Trask is CEO of two corporations 1) Blockchain Guru, a blockchain, AI and IoT consulting and training company with offices across Canada and experience with over 20 digital technology projects; and 2) Digital SCM, a Supply chain consulting and advisory firm with experience implementing over 100 system and transformation projects.  Jon has an extensive background leading and transforming multi-national supply chains in manufacturing, distribution, retail and services. 4-times Jon has led as multi-billion dollar supply chains as Chief Procurement Officer or VP Supply Chain, and currently is an alliance partner to PwC Consulting and CGI. 

Jon has a Master of Science in Procurement, Logistics and Supply (MSc.) and is has been recognized with a Chartered Fellowship in Procurement and Supply by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). Jon has designations in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) and Supply Chain (CSCP) from APICS.  Jon is currently completing a PhD with research focus on Blockchain, IoT and Artificial Intelligence applications in Supply Chain. Jon is a regularly called upon as a presenter on Technology Applications and Supply Chain.

DATE:  Tuesday, November 19, 2019

LOCATION:  Ramada Inn, 871 Exeter Road, London

AGENDA:  5:30 pm - Registration

                   6:00 pm - Dinner

                   7:00 pm - Guest Speaker - Jon Trask

COST:  $30.00 Members

              $35.00 Non Member

              #20.00 Students/Job Seekers

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, November 12, 2019