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Lean Six Sigma Special Interest Group  

1616 Anderson Road
Center Conference Room (3rd Floor)
McLean, Virginia  22102

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Oct 30, 2013    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

TOPIC: Lean Six Sigma in Aviation Mishap Investigations

DATE:   Wednesday, October 30, 2013

SPEAKER: Gregg Monaco, LSS Master Black Belt

     1616 Anderson Road McLean, Virginia 22102
      Center Conference Room (3rd Floor)
      (See map for directions to TEQCORNER, www.teqcorner.com)

     6:00 - 6:30 pm - Networking
     6:30 - 7:30 pm - Program
     7:30 - 7:45 pm - Q & A and LSS SIG Announcements

REGISTRATION: Please register here.

Registration is complimentary and ASQ Membership is not required.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Questions can be directed to [email protected]


Mr. Monaco is a life-long quality professional. He began formal quality training in TQM and was in the initial 1989 waves of Six Sigma training. He attained his LSS Master Black Belt in 1996. As an Air Force officer, he investigated a number of aviation incidents from minor physiological episodes to major catastrophic destruction. His first six sigma project saved over $50 million by reconfiguring aircraft parking. In addition, when he joined an insurance company�s aviation division, he quickly attained his Certified Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, and led an effort to standardize underwriting rates for different risk exposures through LSS tools. When he departed the insurance industry, he focused his LSS energies in computer engineering relative to hardware, software, and networking. He has 13 years working LSS quality issues in support of federal government transactional issues. On the education front, he holds four master degrees. Gregg continues to fly as a certified flight instructor. 


Aviation mishap investigations from the very first instance used principles and techniques resembling Lean Six Sigma years before LSS came into being.  Mishap investigation acts to identify root causes and eliminate or mitigate them. Several mishaps and outcomes will be discussed.