Sun Feb 23 MST - Tue Feb 25 MST (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Sun Feb 23 5:00pm - Tue Feb 25 8:30pm
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
11111 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020, USA
Building off the success of the 2019 conference, in 2020 we focus on identifying ways to put those ideas and learning into action at all levels. Quality professionals are uniquely positioned to lead and help their organizations achieve business process excellence through insightful, high-level learning and idea sharing during this conference. Participants will leave with the ability to identify areas of focus within their organization for maximum financial impact.
Today’s ever-changing landscape of disruption and transformation requires organizations to continually evaluate and challenge past practices to optimize excellence and growth. Sessions in this area of focus cover topics such as:
• Change Management
• People and Processes: The Human Side of Quality
• Risk Management
Best of Lean and Six Sigma in the Digital Age
The fundamentals of quality have not changed, but the settings in which they are applied have. Current and future digital advances offer opportunities to enhance the application of quality principles, tools, and techniques throughout an organization. To help attendees identify opportunities in their own organizations, sessions in this focus area will cover:
• Quality Basics in Today’s World
• Practical Application
• Sustaining Results
Integrating LSS Principles, Tools, and Techniques in Quality 4.0
Rapid-fire innovation is changing how organizations gather, analyze, and use data. The opportunity to apply lean and Six Sigma principles, tools, and techniques to these changing conditions is often overlooked by organizations that traditionally seek solutions from the IT team. This area of focus explores the potential for lean and Six Sigma to address challenges and opportunities brought on by disruptive technologies such as:
• Big Data
• Data Analytics
• Cyber Security
• Artificial Intelligence
Delivering On What’s Next
Yes, we understand the need. Yes, we’re excited about our tools. Now what? How do we identify which strategies are truly aligned with the organization's mission of excellence, and how do we implement them? How do we effectively advocate for leadership support? This advanced area of focus offers conference participants sophisticated insight into what’s next for lean and Six Sigma, and how these concepts can create immediate impact. Topics include:
• Strategic Alignment
• Cutting Edge Tools
• ROI and Trends
• Future of Quality
Dr. Gregory H. Watson
ASQ Fellow and Past Chair
The Unintentional Magician
Founder, The Kaplan Mobray Leadership Institute
Speaker, Coach, Facilitator
Executive Director Customer Engagement, The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare
Awayan, Peter T.
Lean Six Sigma Leader, ON Semiconductor Phils. Inc. - Carmona
Master's Degree Student, Federal University of Itajuba
Failure Analysis Engineer, ON Semiconductor Phils. Inc. - Carmona
Process Improvement Facilitator II, Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP)
Director, International Institute for Customer-Centered Leadership
Partner, Executive Consultant,Operational Excellence and Innovation, Abacus Team
Six Sigma Black Belt, Hemlock Semiconductor Operations LLC
Managing Partner, Boulevard Consulting Group
Process Improvement Consultant , Herren Associates
Operations Excellence Manager, Accumen
Chief Operating Officer, Van's Kitchen
Lean Change Agent, Senior, Geisinger Health Plan
Agile Coach and Project Managerm, The Clorox Company
Director,Auburn Technical Assistance Center
Sr. Director and Fellow, Operational Excellence, IDEXX
Director of Getting Things Done, K. Parks Consulting, Inc. (KPC)
Dominguez, Kizzy M.
President,K. Parks Consulting, Inc. (KPC)
Principal, LJDUARTE & Associates, LLC
Duffy, Grace L.
President, Management & Performance Systems
Elfaiomy, Mohamed A.
Head, Quality management section, Royal Commission Medical Center
Consultant / Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Mayo Clinic
Director of Software and Product Development, Improvement Path Systems
Fernandes, Marcelo M.
Founder and Owner, MF Operational Excellence (ASQ Certified Master Black Belt)
Sr. Business Process Improvement Specialist, Edward Jones
Gallagher, Peter F.
International Change Management Expert, Speaker and Author, ASQ
Professor of Urology, Indiana University
Genest, Jeremiah B.
Chair, Team and Workplace Excellence Forum
Asst. Vice President, EXL
PHHardigan, Patrick C.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Professor of Public Health, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
Black Belt Trainer, Process Whisperer Consultants LLC
Chief Executive Officer, MoreSteam
Hecht, Bruce A.
CEO / CTO, VG2PLAY
Software Program Manager, The Vanguard Group
Sr. Business Process Improvement Specialist, Edward Jones
Consultant, Operational Excellence and Reengineering, Abacus Team
Director, Business Transformation, Anheuser-Busch InBev
CISR Coach, System Exceleence
Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs Operations, STERIS
Vice President, Enterprise Continuous Improvement, Lincoln Financial Group
New Product Quality Engineering Manager, Analog Devices
Leadership Strategist, C3 Excellence, Inc
Lazarus, Ian R.
President & CEO, Creato Performance Solutions
Maasdeidvaag, PhD, Lars
Vice President Product Development, MoreSteam
Lean Champion, norbert majerus consulting llc
Mallory, Richard E.
Past Chair Government Div., Principal Consultant, Mallory Management
Process Engineer, Wells Fargo
Vice President Business Development, MoreSteam
PMMorrow, Patsy A.
Principal, Develop Consulting
Student, BASIS Chandler High School
Head, Nokia Quality Consulting , Nokia
Head of Business Process Leadership Center of Excellence, Neste
Senior Advisory Statistician, Minitab LLC
Patrishkoff, David j.
Adjunct Professor, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
President, Global Excellence & Innovation
Radziwill, Nicole M.
SVP Global Excellence, Intelex Technologies
JSSanders, Janet H.
Associate Professor, East Carolina University
Schildmeier, Leigh Ann
President, Park Avenue Solutions
Quality Manager, Cooper Standard Automotive
Senior Consultant, Implementation Partners LLC
Simmons, Rebecca A.
Assistant Professor, James Madison University
Engineering Associate, Herren Associates
Soderborg, Nathan R.
Prinicipal Scientist, Exponent
Business Process Manager, Neste
Sterbenz, Scott C.
Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Ford Motor Company
MBB / Six Sigma Team Leader, Hemlock Semiconductor Operations LLC
Healthcare Analyst II, Improvement Path Systems
Tarpara, Shrey J.
Associate, Boulevard Consulting Group
Uphoff, Richard F.
Operations Manager and Registered Principal, The Vanguard Group
MBB, Six Sigma Adventures
Zrymiak, Daniel J.
Manager, IT Systems QA, Starline Windows
• Park Avenue Solutions
• Six Sigma Forum (ASQ)
• Lean Enterprise Division
• Sic Sigma Forum