Professional Development Meetings

Professional Development Meetings are normally held 5pm-8pm each month from September – June. We strive to keep events central within the area, choose interesting tours and speakers, and select from the finer area restaurants.


February Joint Professional Development Meeting w/ASQ


Tour of Mohawk Fine Papers' Facility


Since 1931 Mohawk has been making the finest textured and colored printing papers in their Upstate New York mills with time-tested methods, the highest quality materials and meticulous craftsmanship. Generations of designers and artists have trusted Mohawk papers for their most important work, recognizing how finely crafted paper makes every printed project more beautiful, effective and memorable. 


Learn more about Mohawk by visiting their site at  


Why Attend:

  • Professional development/education
  • Networking
  • Certification maintenance points
  • Exposure to ideas & best practices that can be applied in your organization


Wednesday, February 13 2019



5:45 pm Tour of Mohawk Fine Papers' facility (Cohoes)

Dinner to follow at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (Troy)


Facility tour:

Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc.

465 Saratoga Street

Cohoes, NY 12047

Dinner following tour:

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

377 River Street

Troy, NY 12180

Directions from Mohawk to Dinosaur here (~2.4mi)


  • Special Cut Ribs
  • Bone-In Chicken Quarters (½ white, ½ dark)
  • 2 Homemade Sides
  • Cornbread


$25 Members and Guests


$10 Students


Reservations should be made by Mon, Feb. 11 2019, but please RSVP as soon as possible.

All reservations should be made via e-mail to (Please include in your e-mail; Name(s); Company Name, # Attending).


Once you've registered, if you would like to pay by credit/debit card please click here.