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INCOSE-LA 2017 Town Hall and New Officer Induction

  • Date:
    Jan 10, 2017 - 05:30 PM - 07:15 PM
    PT
  • Address: 5400 West Century Blvd
  • Location: Los Angeles, California USA
  • Venue:
    The Daily Grill at the Westin

Subject: INCOSE-LA- Town Hall Meeting, Tues, Jan 10, at the Westin LAX, Please RSVP BY Jan 8

 WHAT:  INCOSE-LA January Town Hall Meeting

TOPIC:  "INCOSE-LA Town Hall and New Officer Induction" [this is your chapter and your chance for a voice]

PRESENTERS:  Dr. Azad Madni, INCOSE Fellow, Technical Director, the University of Southern California’s Systems Architecting and Engineering Program, plus your INCOSE-LA Chapter Officers

WHEN:  Tuesday, January 10, 2016, 5:30 pm to 7:15pm

Meeting Schedule:

  • 5:30 - 6:00 pm Sign-In, Networking, Refreshments
  • 6:00 - 6:10 pm Welcome & Announcements
  • 6:10 - 7:15 pm Installation and Town Hall

 WHERE:   RSVP required (see RSVP section, below)

Host site:  

The Daily Grill at the Westin LAX
5400 West Century Blvd
Los Angeles

See below for directions.

Host – Mark TenEyck

Refreshments will be provided.

Remote Webcast Sites:  

No remote sites are planned for this month’s meeting. The intent is to encourage in-person attendance, for better interaction and dialogue, based on the special nature of this month’s meeting.

 

Virtual Attendance for Individual Participants:

Virtual Attendance is not planned for this month’s meeting. The intent is to encourage in-person attendance, for better interaction and dialogue, based on the special nature of this month’s meeting.

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COST:

Members and non-members: FREE for this event.  Non-members are encouraged to attend as our guest. 

(Non-members are usually requested to make a suggested donation of $10.00 at meeting sites when/where refreshments are provided, to cover the cost of refreshments.)

Why not sign up for INCOSE today? http://www.incose.org/about/Membership

Refreshments will be provided.

RSVP:

Please RSVP by Sunday, January 8, 2015 at this link:  http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=l4ihvgeab&oeidk=a07edert9514f463c15

We request that all reservations are made online.  This helps to facilitate event registration and planning.  You will be asked to provide your email address, name, title, company, phone number, and membership and citizenship information.

DIRECTIONS:

The Westin is approximately ¼ mile west of the 405, four blocks from the Los Angeles Airport.  Take Century Blvd exit.  The first two hours of parking is free. 

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ABSTRACT:

The January ‘speaker’ meeting will be held at The Daily Grill at the Westin LAX and will be in a “Town Hall” format.  Being as this is the first scheduled meeting for 2017, we will also take a short amount of time to present chapter awards, and Dr. Azad Madni (USC) will do the honors of inducting the newly elected officers to the INCOSE-LA Board of Directors.

It is anticipated that this meeting will be unique and of special interest to anyone who would like to know how the chapter operates and who would like to have a say in the programs, events, and activities of the chapter.  We hope that is you.   

The format will be a “town hall” discussion in which members are invited to “do the talking” - to discuss how the chapter can improve to better meet the needs of the membership.  Participation by non-members is also encouraged – we’d like to know why you’re not a member of INCOSE and INCOSE-LA.  Information will be presented on key focus areas, and questions will be presented to the audience, for the purpose of soliciting feedback and suggestions. The discussion is intended to support planning for the upcoming year and strategic planning for the future.   This will provide chapter leaders insight for representing chapter interests in local activities and at upcoming international level events.   

Please join us, and share with us what you’d like your chapter to deliver.