2020 ACIL Policies and Practices Meeting
Due to COVID-19, this event has been cancelled.
Join Us for the 2020 Annual Meeting Webinar Series
While we are unable to come together in Long Beach in October, it is important to ACIL that the independent testing community not miss out on the informative speakers that we had lined up.
ACIL has chosen to offer three virtual presentations from speakers that would have presented at the Annual Meeting. We hope you can join us for all three!
9/22/2020 - Bernard Baumohl, "The Economic and Geopolitical Outlook- What are the Risks and Opportunities Ahead?" - $50 for Members, $75 for Non-Members
10/6/2020 - Jamie Hasty, "Time Management for Supervisors" - $30 for Members, $50 for Non-Members
10/20/2020 - Brad Meadows, "KPI Laboratory Dashboard" - $30 for Members, $50 for Non Members
2020 Annual Meeting Webinar Package (All three webinars!) - $99 for Members, $150 for Non-Members
All webinars will take place at 1pm Eastern.
Thank You to Our Keynote Speaker Sponsor
Presentation: "The Economic Outlook in a Post COVID-19 World" - September 22nd, 2020
Americans are currently struggling with uncertainty about the future,
while being gripped by a deadly virus (Covid-19) that has shut down
economic activity. There are also growing fears the damage caused by
this lingering pathogen will permanently alter the economic and business
landscape, as well as the economic ramifications of the upcoming
presidential election. We are at a defining moment in history, one that
will affect future economic growth, employment, trade and interest
Looking forward, investors and households need to make decisions on a
daily basis and be able to justify them. Doing so, however, will require
tossing out the old rules and forecast models to make way for a more
agile framework on how to operate in this highly challenging
Bernard Baumohl is chief global economist at The Economic Outlook Group,
and was ranked the most accurate economic forecaster for 2018 by the
Wall Street Journal. In additional to his current post as chief global
economist, Mr. Baumohl is on the faculty of the New York Institute of
Finance, where he conducts seminars on how forward-looking economic
indicators can help business leaders better foresee turning points in
Presentation: "Time Management for Supervisors" - October 6th, 2020
This course on time management for supervisors addresses ways to make
better use of your valuable time so that you can accomplish more with
less effort. This training session focuses on practical techniques and
information that you can start using right away to gain more control
over your busy work schedule. The main objective of this session is to
help you work more efficiently and productively.
Ms. Jamie M. Hasty is a Vice President with SESCO Management
Consultants, Bristol, Tennessee and Richmond, Virginia. Jamie graduated
from East Tennessee State University with a B.B.A in Human Resources
Management. Her professional affiliations include the Society for Human
Resource Management and various state Chambers of Commerce.
Presentation: "Key Performance Indicators and the Laboratory Dashboard" - October 22nd, 2020
Managing a testing laboratory is an exercise in balance. Laboratory
management is required to keep many concerns in equilibrium at all times
in order to operate not only a competent laboratory, but also a
successful business. This presentation will discuss the importance of
establishing Key Performance Indicators, the various ways of tracking
data to identify trends, and how to bring the information together into a
manageable dashboard from which to steer the business.
Brad Meadows is the Vice President and Technical Director for Babcock
Laboratories in Riverside, CA. Over his 30+ years in the industry, he
has served in a variety of roles that include bench chemist, LIMS
Administrator, Director of Quality and Laboratory Director. This
spectrum of roles has allowed him to see how the various facets of
laboratory operations can each impact the business and the importance of
managing the critical details that affect the success of the
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR 2021!
We'll be in Long Beach, CA October 11 - 14, 2021
Annual Meeting Programs and Presentations
2021 Policies and Practices (P2) Meeting
2019 Policies and Practices (P2) Meeting
The 2021 P2 meeting will be held from March 23-25. This annual event in our nation's capital, combines government relations and business practices educational sessions to give you double the bang for your buck!
The 2020 P2 Program was canceled due to the pandemic.
The 2019 P2 Section Presentations can be found on the individual Section Pages.