Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February 25, 2013
Lean management practitioners will converge on Orlando, March 13-14, 2013, for the annual Lean Transformation Summit to hear manufacturing and service leaders from a cross-section of industries share their lean transformation models, according to the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI), Summit organizer.
Managers and executives from the Toyota Production System Support Center, GE Appliances (The Insourcing Boom), Herman Miller, Capital One, IBM, and Medtronic among other companies, will explain their change strategies. The Summit and nine pre-conference workshops will take place at The Peabody Orlando, 9801 International Drive, Orlando.
“Presenters will describe the strategy and tactics of their lean transformation models with a special emphasis on how their organizations are developing people’s capability for continuous improvement,” said Rachel Regan, LEI director of lean events and community support.
“For companies implementing lean management systems, there is no one right path to follow,” Regan said. “Different organizations develop unique transformation models to suit the needs of their own businesses. That’s the focus of this year’s Summit.”
Summit highlights include:
Inspiring keynotes by:
Learning sessions addressing critical implementation challenges such as:
Preconference workshops for building the skills and behaviors needed to advance a lean transformation:
Lean management expert Jim Womack, LEI founder, and former CEO Art Byrne, will conduct a special post-summit session for senior managers who want to create action plans for tackling their toughest lean transformation challenges.
The 2013 Lean Transformation Summit provides formal and informal ways for attendees to network with lean-thinking colleagues at networking breaks, lunch roundtables, a catered welcome reception, a catered networking reception, and more
For more information, visit: http://www.lean.org/Events/2013_lean_transformation_summit.cfm or call 617-871-2900. LEI also is offering flexible pricing for watching summit sessions online through live streaming.
Lean Enterprise Institute
Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc., was founded in 1997 by management expert James P. Womack, PhD, as a nonprofit research, education, publishing, and conference company with a mission to advance lean thinking around the world. We teach courses, hold management seminars, write and publish books and workbooks, and organize public and private conferences. We use the surplus revenues from these activities to conduct research projects and support other lean initiatives such as the Lean Education Academic Network, the Lean Global Network and the Healthcare Value Network. Visit LEI at http://www.lean.org for more information.