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9th Annual MLC Conference: Be A Transformer
9th Annual MLC Conference: Be A Transformer
Wed, August 07, 2019 @ 09:00 AM — Fri, August 09, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
 
THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

Be A Transformer 2019 Annual Conference - Looking to deepen your knowledge on Lean and meet other Lean practitioners from across all different industries? Join us at the 2019 Conference in Traverse City at the Hagerty Center. This year we are focused on Being a Transformer with keynote speakers Dan Vermeesch and Shannon Flumerfelt. We will be learning how people were able to create organizational change while utilizing Lean principles. In addition to our two amazing keynote speakers, we will have many great active learning sessions and on Friday some unique "Go & See" opportunities. Come learn with us on August 7th-9th, 2019.   

Cost for a 2-day conference pass:

Student $150

Member $425

Non-Member $525 (includes a 1-year membership to the MLC)


Sponsorship Tiers Available:

Diamond $5,000

Platinum $3,000

Gold $1,500

Silver $750

Bronze $300

Break $2,000

Breakfast $2,500

Lunch $3,500


Please click on the SPONSOR tab or visit michiganlean.org (Sponsorship Opportunities) to learn more


Registration: Closed
All times are Eastern Time (unless otherwise specified)
Event Dates
AUG
07
WEDNESDAY
to
AUG
09
FRIDAY
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Registration Closes
AUGUST 08, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
Hagerty Conference Center
Address
Hagerty Conference Center
715 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI  USA
Summary Agenda
AGENDA
 
Wednesday, August 07
  9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
  10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Kickoff - Welcome to Lean Transformation
  10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
Keynote Speaker- Dan Vermeesch
  11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Lunch
  12:45 PM to 2:15 PM
Active Learning Session 1
  12:45 PM to 2:15 AM
Cookie Cutter? Pros and Cons of Different Lean Deployment Methods
  12:45 PM to 2:15 PM
Hiring Lean Leaders: Putting Culture Fit First
  12:45 PM to 2:15 PM
The Lean Hero's Journey: Getting Your Problem Solving Team Off the Ground
  12:45 PM to 2:15 PM
Toyota Kata Experiential Workshop
  2:15 PM to 2:30 PM
Networking Break
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Active Learning Session 2
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Case Study: Improving Technology Access in Healthcare Information Technology
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
How To Perform a Successful FMEA
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
People-Centric Leadership 101
  2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
This Changes Everything! A Personal Vision for Leadership Excellence
  4:00 PM to 4:10 PM
Walk to the Ballroom
  4:10 PM to 5:30 PM
Transforming Hour
  6:00 PM
Optional Kata Geek Dinner at Little Fleet
 
Thursday, August 08
  8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
MEMBER MEETING AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
  9:00 AM to 9:15 AM
Distinguished Service Award
  9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
Keynote Speaker- Shannon Flumerfelt
  10:15 AM to 10:30 AM
Networking Break
  10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Jeffrey Liker
  11:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Networking Break
  11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
Active Learning Session 1 (Day 2)
  11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
Mission Possible: Claim Your Identity as a Secret (Change) Agent
  11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
Uncovering the Zeroth Waste: What It Is and How to Reduce It
  11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
Using CI Teams to Empower Employees to be Agents of Change in their Companies
  11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
Zero Loss Thinking
  12:45 PM to 1:30 PM
Lunch
  1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Panel Discussion - Transformation Via Lean Coaching & Mentoring
  2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Networking Break
  2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Active Learning Session 2 (Day 2)
  2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Driving Continuous Improvement in a Transaction-based Business. A Case Study in How Lean Principles
  2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Embed a Continuous Improvement Mindset, a Whirlpool Corporation CI Coaches Story
  2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Industry 4.0 and Lean; the Time is NOW
  2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Maturity Models: Sustaining Your Continuous Improvement Journey
  3:45 PM to 4:00 PM
Prizes
 
Friday, August 09
  8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Optional "Gemba Walk"- Go & See Tour at Munson Health Care
  8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Optional "Gemba Walk"- Go & See Tour at TentCraft
Speakers
Dan Vermeesch
Plant Manager, Micron Mfg Co
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Jeffrey Liker
Professor Emeritus, The University of Michigan
DISTINGUISHED GUEST
Shannon Flumerfelt
Professor, Oakland University
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
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