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    8th Annual MLC Conference - LEAN: Learn, Educate And Network
    8th Annual MLC Conference - LEAN: Learn, Educate And Network
    The Michigan Lean Consortium CONFERENCE
    Wed, August 08, 2018 — Fri, August 10, 2018
     
    THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!


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    10
    FRIDAY
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    AUGUST 03, 2018 @ 12:30 AM
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    Traverse City
    Traverse City, MI  USA
    Summary Agenda
    MAIN AGENDA
     
    Tuesday, August 07
      4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Social Event at Right Brain Brewery
     
    Wednesday, August 08
      8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Check-in Opens
      8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Continental Breakfast
      10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Conference Welcome & Opening Comments
      10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    General Session - Learn, Educate, and Network
      12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Lunch & Networking
      1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Blockchain and the Lean Supply Chain
      1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Doing CI on CI
      1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Leading Change: How We Transformed Into a Lean IT
      1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Leading With A Divine Purpose
      1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Metrics: The Struggle and the Reward
      3:00 PM to 3:15 PM
    Break
      3:15 PM to 3:30 PM
    Yoga Break
      3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Keynote Speaker: Laura Kempf
      4:30 PM to 4:40 PM
    Day 1 Reflection, Giveaways & Announcements
      6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    “Dine Around” with MLC Board Members
     
    Thursday, August 09
      7:30 AM to 8:45 AM
    Continental Breakfast with Bacon & Networking
      7:45 AM to 8:45 AM
    MLC General Membership Meeting
      8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
    Break
      9:00 AM to 9:05 AM
    Conference Start: MLC Distinguished Service Award
      9:05 AM to 10:15 AM
    Keynote Speaker: Karyn Ross
      10:15 AM to 10:30 AM
    Break
      10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Create sustainable change by developing...
      10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Go Visual! Go Lean!
      10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Innovation Begins with Perspective Shifts
      10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Practicing Toyota Kata: Case Study
      10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    The Chocolate Factory; Hands-on Lean Flexibility
      12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
    Lunch & Panel Discussion: Women in Lean
      2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Break
      2:15 PM to 4:15 PM
    Did You Know that the Brain Cannot Refuse a ?
      2:15 PM to 4:15 PM
    Lean Continual Quality Improvement Process
      2:15 PM to 4:15 PM
    Streaking: Mastering Consistent Continuous Impro.
      2:15 PM to 4:15 PM
    Sustaining a Culture of Excellence...
      2:15 PM to 4:15 PM
    The Role of Failure in Lean Transformation
      4:15 PM to 4:30 PM
    Break
      4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
    Reflection, Giveaways and Conference Close
     
    Friday, August 10
      7:30 AM to 8:15 AM
    Continental Breakfast & Informal Networking
      8:15 AM to 12:15 PM
    CE Way - Problem Solving Puzzles
      8:15 AM to 12:15 PM
    Creating and Assessing the Heartbeat of the Org.
      8:15 AM to 12:15 PM
    Sociology of Success Workshop
      8:15 AM to 12:15 PM
    Using TWI & KATA To Bridge The Talent Gap
    Featured Speakers
    Annie Mabry
    Project Manager, Amway
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    Arthur Hoekstra
    Lean Consultant (Global Procurement), Steelcase Inc.
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    Ashley Meschke
    Lean Coach, Consumers Energy
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    Betsy Williams
    Business Development and Training Specialists, Northern Michigan College
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