American Lean Manufacturing

24 - 25 Feb 2015 New Date Reminder
Marriott Northwest Galleria, Atlanta, USA
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The American Lean Manufacturing, organized by the American Conference Institute will take place from 24th February to the 25th February 2015 at the Marriott Northwest Galleria in Atlanta, USA. The conference will cover areas like Lean manufacturing.


08:00 AM - 05:10 PM (Feb 24) (General)
08:00 AM - 03:10 PM (General)

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100 - 500
Based on previous editions

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Industrial Engineering


Feb 2015

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Francisco Santos

CEO at Porcelanas Costa verdea Verde

Aveiro, Portugal


Product Manager at El Sewedy-electrometer - Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

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Amir Ghannad

Amir Ghannad

Director - Campbell North America Operational Excellence and Global High... United States
Thomas Mort

Thomas Mort

Chief Operating Officer at Mission Point Energy Louisville, United States
Jim Rink

Jim Rink

Senior Manager at Caterpillar Inc. Chicago, United States
Andrew Sauber

Andrew Sauber

Operations Business Unit Manager at Cooper Standard United States
Shane Yount

Shane Yount

Principal and Author at Competitive Solutions Inc Carolina, Puerto Rico
Tracy Bates

Tracy Bates

Director of Quality at General Microcircuits, Inc California City, United States
Wesley Farris

Wesley Farris

Continuous Improvement Leader at Power Partners Inc. Athens, Greece

Schedule & Agenda

Tue, 24 Feb 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Why Do Lean Programs Fail, and What Can We Do About It?
Keith PriceVice President Quality and EHSFEI CompanySeeking the root causes behind why Operational Excellence programs often fail to meet thei...continue reading
Tue, 24 Feb 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM
CASE STUDY: The Lean Leaderu2019s Role in Cultivating an Engaged Workforce
Amir GhannadDirector - Campbell North America Operational Excellence and Global High Performance OrganizationCampbell Soup CompanyExamining th...continue reading
Tue, 24 Feb 11:40 AM - 01:35 PM
CASE STUDY:Building Lean Muscle at General Microcircuitsu2026One Improvement at a Time
Tracy BatesDirector of QualityGeneral MicrocircuitsListening to your customers: How a clientu2019s supplier assessment inspired us to do bette...continue reading
Tue, 24 Feb 02:20 PM - 03:35 PM
CASE STUDY:Recruiting and Inspiring the Leaders You Need to Take the Next Step in Your Lean Journey
Rick ForemanVice President Lean DevelopmentFederal Heath Sign Co.When is the right time to start building a Lean Leadership Team?Who should st...continue reading
Tue, 24 Feb 03:35 PM - 04:10 PM
CASE STUDY: Working With Internal and External Partners to Exceed Expectations from the Factory Floor to the Customeru2019s Door
Jim RinkManager, Strategic Manufacturing EngineeringCaterpillarDemonstrating the impact business collaboration in a value chain makes towards ...continue reading
Tue, 24 Feb 04:10 PM - 05:10 PM
PANEL: How Does the Role of a Lean Professional Evolve in the Journey Towards a Continuous Improvement Culture?
Rick ForemanVice President Lean DevelopmentFederal Heath Sign Co.Andrew SauberOperations Business Unit ManagerCooper StandardMark PrestonPresi...continue reading
Tue, 24 Feb 05:10 PM - 05:10 PM
Closing Remarks from Conference Chair, Conference Adjourns
Wed, 25 Feb 09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
KEYNOTE: Building Sustainable Cultures of Excellence Based on the Shingo Model
Robert MillerPresident, Arches Leadership LLC & Former ExecutiveDirector, The Shingo Prize for Operational ExcellenceOffering an overview of t...continue reading
Wed, 25 Feb 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
CASE STUDY: Leadership, Lean Thinking, and the Journey to Winning a Shingo Prize
Steve MooreGeneral Manager (Retired)Barnes Aerospace FabricatorsSharing the story of how Barnes Aerospace Fabricatorsu2019 lean journey contri...continue reading
Wed, 25 Feb 11:35 AM - 12:35 PM
PANEL: Encouraging Ambition: What Does the Future of Lean Look Like?
William (Bill) PetersonFaculty, Practitioner, and ConsultantUniversity of TennesseeKeith A. LeitnerFaculty, Graduate and Executive Education, ...continue reading
Wed, 25 Feb 01:50 PM - 02:25 PM
CASE STUDY: Applying Lean Principles to Energy Usage to Reduce Costs, Increase Performance, and Improve Productivity
homas MortCOO, Mission Point Energy and Former Global Energy Director, Archer Daniels Midland Company Showcasing examples of easy wins and qui...continue reading
Wed, 25 Feb 02:25 PM - 03:10 PM
Lean Product Development: How Should Lean Thinking Inform and Foster R&D Innovation and New Product Design?
Norbert MajerusMaster Black Belt, Lean and Six SigmaGoodyearHow should R&D and Lean Thinking align to improve the profitability of the company...continue reading
Wed, 25 Feb 03:10 PM - 03:10 PM
Closing Remarks from Conference Chair, Conference Concludes

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