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Deadline to receive an early registration gift: January 31, 2022

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2022 CONFERENCE AGENDA

TUESDAY - MARCH 29, 2022

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification Workshop

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Don Johnston, Vice President, Roxtar Consulting, Inc., Titusville, FL, USA

Bonnie Stone, Industrial Engineer, a.i. solutions, Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA


CONFERENCE MEET & GREET

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

SPEAKERS’ ORIENTATION MEETING
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST

WEDNESDAY MORNING - MARCH 30, 2022

LSS TRACK 1

KEYNOTE – RE-INVENT RESILIENCE THROUGH LEAN SIX SIGMA

8:00 AM–8:10 AM EST

Opening Remarks
Mark Cichonski, Chair, 2022 Lean Six Sigma World Conference

8:10 AM–8:45 AM; #LSS-011

Launch into Leaner Processes for NASA

Amanda Mitskevich, Program Manager of the Launch Services Program, NASA, Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

8:45 AM–9:20 AM; #LSS-012

Using Genetic Algorithms to Conquer Tough Process Problems

Don C. Johnston, Vice President, Roxtar Consulting, Inc., Titusville, FL, USA

9:20 AM–9:55 AM; #LSS-013

Neuroscience, Changing Habits, and LEAN!

Peg Drummond, CEO, SuperTeams, Bellingham, WA, USA

Refreshment Break  9:55 AM–10:30 AM EST

LSS TRACK 2

KEYNOTE - NEW IDEAS IN LEAN SIX SIGMA

10:30 AM–11:05 AM; #LSS-021

The Search for Free, Easy to Use Data Analysis Software

Kristine Bradley, Principal, Firefly Consulting, Austin, TX, USA

11:05 AM–11:40 AM; #LSS-022

Why You Need A Daily Dose of DMAIC for Yourself and Others

Marco Luzzatti, MBB, Trainer, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, USA

LUNCH

12:00 - 1:00 PM


LSS TRACK 3

 EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE - PART 1

12:00 PM–12:40 PM; #LSS-031

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON - MARCH 30, 2022

LSS TRACK 4

SEEING PATTERNS WHERE OTHERS SEE CHAOS

1:00 PM–1:35 PM; #LSS-041

How to Tame Big Hairy Monsters - Complex Business Problems

Misbah Chaudhry, Enterprise Agile Coach, Unilever, Edison, NJ, USA

1:35 PM–2:10 PM; #LSS-042

Problem Solving: From Doing to Coaching

Jamie Parker, Founder, Process Plus Results Leadership Development, Littleton, CO, USA

2:10 PM–2:45 PM; #LSS-043

How to Improve Absolutely Anything

Katie Labedz, President, Learning to Lean, LLC, Hortonville, WI, USA

LSS TRACK 5

AI & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR LEAN SIX SIGMA

1:00 PM–1:35 PM; #LSS-051

Digital Lean Six Sigma (DMAIIC) Framework

Angel Rivera, Director, Process Re-Imagination, MBB, Johnson & Johnson, Miramar, FL, USA

1:35 PM–2:10 PM; #LSS-052

The Enriched Toolbox of Six Sigma Belts, from Data Science to Robotic Process Automation

Constantin Stan, Director, ENVISO, Bucharest, Romania

Co-Speaker: Alexandra Niculae

LSS TRACK 6

TRENDS IN LEAN 
MANUFACTURING

1:00 PM–1:35 PM; #LSS-061

Role of Technology in Improving Quality in Manufacturing and Service Industries

Venkata Charan Kantumuchu, Senior Quality Manager, Infinitum Electric, Hutto, TX, USA

1:35 PM–2:10 PM; #LSS-062

Does Your Manufacturing System Work? 4 Steps to an Engaged Workforce

Scott Favreau, Senior Consultant, Competitive Solutions, Inc.,

Refreshment Break 2:45PM– 3:15 PM EST

LSS TRACK 7

MAKING DATA A VISUAL PLAYGROUND

3:15 PM–3:50 PM; #LSS-071

Data Visualization and the Power of Storytelling

Kimberly Watson-Hemphill, President, Firefly Consulting, Austin, TX, USA

3:50 PM–4:25 PM; #LSS-072

Keep It Simple: Keep It Visual, and Continue To Improve

Patrick Adams, CEO, Patrick Adams Consulting Services LLC, Allendale, MI, USA

4:25 PM–5:00 PM; #LSS-073

Lean Six Sigma Game - Another Way to Do the Training

Enrique Romero Motta, CEO, Process Innova, Bogota, Colombia

LSS TRACK 8

LEADERSHIP FOR PROCESS EXCELLENCE

3:15 PM–3:50 PM; #LSS-081

What Leaders Need to Know About Process Improvement

Stephen Turnipseed, Senior Consultant, Making Value Flow LLC, Orlando, FL USA

3:50 PM–4:25 PM; #LSS-082

Lpk and Cpk: Measuring and Improving Your Leadership Process Capability

Bill Zeeb, Founder, Infinitas SA, Geneva, CH-GE, Switzerland

4:25 PM–5:00 PM; #LSS-083

Management Practices and Role of Leadership in an Organizational Transformation

Sumeet Kumar, Director, Quality and Compliance, St. Joseph’s Care Group, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

HAPPY HOUR & NETWORKING SESSION

Time to network with fellow Conferees!
 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

THURSDAY MORNING - MARCH 31, 2022

LSS TRACK 9

PLAY THE NUMBERS USING LEAN SIX SIGMA

8:05 AM–8:40 AM; #LSS-091

Improving Lean Six Sigma Results Using the 7 Levels of Change Strategy

Bonnie Stone, LSS MBB, a.i. solutions, Inc., Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

8:40 AM–9:15 AM; #LSS-092

Seven Basic Habits for Process Improvement

Dr. Andrew Parris, Process Excellence Manager, Medair, Lonay, CH-VD, Switzerland


LSS TRACK 10

BACK TO THE BASICS OF LEAN

8:05 AM–8:40 AM; #LSS-101

R-E-S-P-E-C-T – Find Out What It Means to Lean

Jennifer Hooks, Owner, Chief Process Consultant, Hooked on Performance Excellence (HOPE), North Charleston, SC, USA 

8:40 AM–9:15 AM; #LSS-102

Are You Lean Friendly? Find Out

Kam Gupta, President/Leadership Coach, CIT Inc., Buffalo Grove, IL, USA

9:15 AM–9:50 AM; #LSS-103

How to Start Lean Projects When Nothing Can Change

J. Chris White, President, Twilight Training, Rockwall, TX, USA

LSS TRACK 11

ENHANCING HEALTHCARE THROUGH LEAN SIX SIGMA

8:05 AM–8:40 AM; #LSS-111

Leaning Out the Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Training Curriculum for Easier Implementation

Dr. Melinda D. Hollingshed, Assistant Industrial Engineering Professor, Mercer University, Macon, GA, USA 

8:40 AM–9:15 AM; #LSS-112

Effectiveness of Lean & Six Sigma Integration for Process Improvement in Healthcare

Javaid Ali, Instructor, United Arab Emirates University, Alain, UAE

9:15 AM–9:50 AM; #LSS-113

Lean Six Sigma in a Contact Center In Healthcare

Tim Decker, Director of Global Business Development Consulting, NICE, Coral Springs, CA, USA

Refreshment Break9:50 AM–10:15 AM EST

LSS TRACK 12

THE EPIC FUTURE OF KAIZEN

10:15 AM–10:50 AM; #LSS-121

Using Virtual Kaizens to Drive Breakthrough Improvement in Transactional Processes

Jeffrey Porada, Global Director, Continuous Improvement, Creation Technologies, Rowlett, TX, USA

Co-Speaker: Aaron Burnell

10:50 AM–11:25 AM; #LSS-122

Leveraging Strategic Kaizen Event Activity to Drive Improvement

Dr. Gary Alan Vance, VP of Operations, JBT Corporation, Windermere, FL, USA

11:25 AM–12:00 PM; #LSS-123

A Kaizen Event Leader is Really an Undercover Project Manager

Erin King, Corporate Continuous Improvement Manager, Cleveland Cliffs Tooling & Stamping, Amherstburg, ON, Canada

LSS TRACK 13

INNOVATIONS

IN LEAN

10:15 AM–10:50 AM; #LSS-131

Reinventing Business Innovation with the Lean Canvas

DJ Duarte, Owner & Founder, Makoto Flow Ltd, Iwakuni, JP-35, Japan 

10:50 AM–11:25 AM; #LSS-132

Using Lean to Question Unquestionable

Lana Rousakovski, Lead Performance Improvement Leader, Cerner, Downingtown, PA, USA

11:25 AM–12:00 PM; #LSS-133

Making Lean Six Sigma Part of the Sales Process

Cameron Shaheen, Strategic Product Manager, Definitive Technology Group (DTG), Wilmington, MA, USA

LSS TRACK 14

APPLYING LEAN SIX SIGMA IN NEW WAYS

10:15 AM–10:50 AM; #LSS-141

Applying DMAIC/LSS To Customer Onboarding to Reduce Problems & Create Delight

John A. Goodman, Vice Chairman, Customer Care Measurement & Consulting (CCMC), Washington, DC, USA

10:50 AM–11:25 AM; #LSS-142

Standardizing Quality in Government Policy Writing: Applying LSS in New Ways

Kat Wheeler, Program Manager, Bureau of Reclamation, Littleton, CO, USA

11:25 AM–12:00 PM; #LSS-143

An Unconventional Path to Resilience

William O. Ingram, Director of Lean Product Development, Interface, Valley, AL, USA

LUNCH

12:00 - 1:00 PM


LSS TRACK 15

 EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE - PART 2

12:00 PM–12:40 PM; #LSS-151

THURSDAY AFTERNOON - MARCH 31, 2022

LSS TRACK 16

CREATING HABITS FOR SUCCESS

1:00 PM–1:35 PM; #LSS-161

Project Goals: Setting Game Changing Targets

Layla Kashani, Owner, Inahsak Consulting, Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

1:35 PM–2:10 PM; #LSS-162

GPS Tools to Navigate the Pitfalls of Continuous Improvement

Mark Adams, Director of Process Improvement, Seek Now, Louisville, KY, USA

2:10 PM–2:45 PM; #LSS-163

Failure Modes of Lean Six Sigma Projects

Keshawn Cupid, CEO, Modern Kaizen, LLC, Murrieta, CA, USA

LSS TRACK 17

ROADMAPS, CHARTING YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS

1:00 PM–1:35 PM; #LSS-171

Toolkit for for Rapid Deployment of Continuous Improvement

Mark Cichonski, Management Consultant, RGP Charlotte, NC, USA

1:35 PM–2:10 PM; #LSS-172

Continuous Improvement Adoption Toolkit for Rapid Deployment of CI/LSS Programs

Dr. John Thomas Bennett, Director of Continuous Improvement, Quality and ES&H, PAE, Bartonville, USA

2:10 PM–2:45 PM; #LSS-173

One Size Doesn't Fit All: Choosing the Right Continuous Improvement Approach

Brian Galli, Assistant Professor, Hofstra University, Long Island, NY, USA

LSS TRACK 18

UNDERSTANDING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

1:00 PM–1:35 PM; #LSS-181

Compliers, Begrudgers, and Toddlers – Oh My!

Dr. Cynthia J. Young, Founder/CEO, CJ Young Consulting, LLC, Chesapeake, VA, USA

1:35 PM–2:10 PM; #LSS-182

Voice of the Customer and Lean Six Sigma Powerhouse

Tony Belilovskiy, President/Principal Consultant, C3 Excellence, Sarasota, FL, USA

Refreshment Break2:45 PM – 3:15 PM EST

LSS TRACK 19

CREATING STRONG CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT CULTURES

3:15 PM–3:50 PM; #LSS-191

Connecting a Better Way Everyday Culture to Financial Results

Dr. Cyndi Laurin, Sr. Operations Coach, Execute to Win (ETW), Queen Creek, AZ, USA

3:50 PM–4:25 PM; #LSS-192

Transforming Organizational Work Culture Performances with Cascade Effect War Games

David John Patrishkoff, President, E3 – Extreme Enterprise Efficiency, Orlando, FL, USA

4:25 PM–5:00 PM; #LSS-193

Using Tiered Accountability to Develop a Problem-Solving Culture

Aaron Burnell, Vice President of Continuous Improvement, Creation Technologies, Hollis, NH, USA

Co-Speaker: Jeffrey Porada

LSS TRACK 20

FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION WITH LEAN SIX SIGMA

3:15 PM–3:50 PM; #LSS-201

Can’t We All Just Get Along Here? - It's All About Team Dynamics

David Harry, Black Belt Trainer / CEO, Process Whisperer Consultants LLC, Greeneville, TN, USA

3:50 PM–4:25 PM; #LSS-202

Quantum Lean: An Innovation in Continuous Improvement

Sean Fields, Senior Partner, Sean Fields, Magnolia, TX, USA

Co-Speaker: Dr. Michael Sanders

4:25 PM–5:00 PM; #LSS-203

FMEAs: Helping You Practice Safe Lean Six Sigma

Richard J. Titus, Ph.D., Principal and Adjunct Faculty, Titus Consulting and Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA

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