Tuesday, March 8, 2016

[INCOSE San Francisco] INCOSE SFBAC March 14 Meeting - Human Systems Function & Connectivity

Hello All!

Are your body's systems connected & functioning properly?  If not, you may not be reaching your Optimal Health Potential!  The human body has the most amazing ability to heal and be well, only if the systems are connected and functioning.  If you are suffering from: fatigue, difficulty sleeping, headaches, neck pain, allergies, asthma, acid reflux, back pain, & chronic diseases, and... you are already on medications; these are warning signs that your systems are NOT connected.

Come to this month's SFBAC meeting to learn how the most complicated system in the world works - made simple.  Dr. Colleen M. Conger-Brass and Dr. Michael D. Brass will will show us how the body functions and the 5 Essentials of Maximized Living.

Please read more below for details about this month's meeting, and we hope to see you there!

Monday Evening Monthly Program - March 14
6:30 - 7:00 PM   Social half hour and Networking
7:00 - 8:00 PM   Presentation

Place:  Rinconada Library, Embarcadero Room
            1213 Newell Rd.
            Palo Alto, CA 94303
            Map to Library

Virtual Attendance Details to follow.

Topic:  5 Essentials of Maximized Living
Learn how the most complicated system in the world works - made simple. These Maximized Living Doctors will show you how the body functions and the 5 Essentials your body needs to: Prevent Disease, Lose Weight, and reach-your Optimal Health Potential. 

Did you know? 
  • One drop of blood contains 5-million Red Blood Cells , 7,000 WBC's and thousands of platelets.
  • RBC's live approximately 120 days and make 300,000 trips through the blood stream; that's almost 2-trips per minute.
  • The Heart weighs less than one pound and Pumps 2.5 gallons per minute or 1,314,000 gallons per year.
  • Energy output of the heartbeat in a 24-hour period alone is enough to raise three fully-loaded Greyhound buses off the ground.
  • If stretched out, the arteries and veins in your body would cover 12,000 miles.
  • The liver has over 500 functions in the body.
  • Nerves transmit their signals at 300 mph
Speakers:  Dr. Colleen M. Conger-Brass and Dr. Michael D. Brass
Dr. Colleen M. Conger-Brass, D.C., received her Associate of Science Degree from Palmer College in Davenport, IA. In 1982, she graduated from Life University in Marrietta, Ga. with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. She further continued her education with a 3-year postgraduate study in Chiropractic Orthopedics and is a Board Eligible Chiropractic Orthopedist. She has extensive training in Nutrition, Pediatrics and extremity adjusting. She served as the President of the Santa Clara County Chiropractic Society for two consecutive terms. She also served as the editor for the Chiropractic Journal, a statewide publication. Dr. Conger enjoys playing basketball as well as skiing, horseback riding, reading and traveling. My Goal as a Chiropractor and as an Educator is to empower people with an understanding of how the human body functions, so that wise decisions can be made about one's own health and well being, thus encouraging people to lead healthier and happier lives.
“Our greatest wealth is our health.”

Dr. Michael D. Brass, D.C. F.A.S.B.E. (C), received his Associate of Science Degree from Miami Dade College in Miami, FL. In 1983, he graduated from Life University in Marietta GA with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. He further continued his education with a two and a half year post-graduate degree in Spinal Biomechanical Engineering (ASBE). Dr. Brass has extensive training in ergonomics and pediatric care. He has been in private practice together with his wife Dr. Conger for the past 32 years. Together they are teaching the 5 Essentials of Maximized Living, through which they have seen their community transformed. They offer advanced workshops on Nutrition, Toxicity, Weight Loss, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Cancer Killers and many other health topics the families in their community have challenges with on a daily basis. Dr. Brass enjoys weight lifting, skiing and spending time with faith and family.

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INCOSE is a not-for-profit membership organization founded to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems. The SFBAC presents thought-provoking monthly programs for its members and their guests.
Learn more about SFBAC at:     http://www.oldsite.incose.org/sfbac/SFBACwelcome.html.  Learn more about INCOSE at:   http://www.incose.org/

Thank you,
Robin Reil

Monday, March 7, 2016

Request to Review Abstracts for Regional Mini Conference

Our chapter is teaming with Los Angeles, San Diego, Central and Southern Arizona chapters to hold a regional mini conference.  The conference will be 8-9 April 2016.  Each chapter was asked to identify 2 reviewers of technical papers that will be considered for presentation and one volunteer in case one one of the two volunteers was unable to complete assigned reviews.  There are nine (9) abstracts to be reviewed, and it should require no more than three hours to complete all the reviews.  The need to identify a reviewer is immediate!  If you are interested, please submit a bio for consideration, as soon as possible.