10th Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen Life Science Summit -

10th Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen Life Science Summit
April 3 - 4, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

Driving a Lean Culture Throughout the Life Science Industry for Sustainable Process Improvement and Optimized Employee Engagement

Agenda – 10th Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen Life Science Summit



Conference Day One

 Monday, April 3, 2017

8:30AM – 8:45AM

Co-Chairpersons’ Welcome and Opening Remarks


Joel Gross, Director, Value Stream Transformation, SANOFI; Founder, THEKAIZONE.COM
Karyn Ross, Shingo Prize Winner and Coauthor, The Toyota Way to Service Excellence: Lean Transformation in Service Organizations

8:45AM – 12:45PM

WORKSHOP: Lean Daily Management for Healthcare


Brock Husby, Coauthor, Lean Daily Management for Healthcare Field Book; Instructor, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO
Gerard Berlanga, Coauthor, Lean Daily Management for Healthcare Field Book; Instructor, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO

*There will be a 30-minute networking and refreshment break during this workshop.

12:45PM – 1:45PM

Luncheon


 CULTIVATING LEAN LEADERS TO MANAGE ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

1:45PM – 2:15PM

Understand the Role of Change Management in Continuous Improvement


Laura Amodeo, Associate Director, US Med/RA Project Management and Process Improvement, BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM

2:15PM – 2:45PM

The Role of Leadership in the Development of Integrated Production Systems


Kevin Thornberry, Director, Business Consulting, MERCK

2:45PM – 3:15PM

Maximize a Limited Budget to Nurture Lean Leadership Throughout Your Organization


Jeffrey Weide, Director of Performance Improvement, METRO COMMUNITY PROVIDER NETWORK (MCPN)

3:15PM – 4:15PM

The Kaizen Challenge


Joel Gross, Director, Value Stream Transformation, SANOFI; Founder, THEKAIZONE.COM

4:15PM – 4:45PM

Networking Break


4:45PM – 5:15PM

Construct Systems That Motivate Your Workforce and Support Continuous Improvement


Justin Morley, Continuous Improvement Director, South Region, INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTHCARE

5:15PM – 5:45PM

Leverage Lean and Six Sigma Frameworks to Enhance Healthcare Delivery


Kathleen Sharp, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Senior Performance Innovation Consultant, GEISINGER HEALTH SYSTEM

5:45PM – 6:15PM

CASE STUDY: Optimize the Scheduling of Your Employees and Equipment to Advance Patient-Centered Care


Leslie A. Henckler, SR Manager, Business Process Improvement, PAYCHEX, INC.

6:15PM – 6:15PM

Day One Concludes



Conference Day Two

 Tuesday, April 4, 2017

8:00AM – 8:30AM

Continental Breakfast


8:30AM – 8:45AM

Co-Chairpersons’ Recap of Day One


Joel Gross, Director, Value Stream Transformation, SANOFI; Founder, THEKAIZONE.COM
Karyn Ross, Shingo Prize Winner and Coauthor, The Toyota Way to Service Excellence: Lean Transformation in Service Organizations

8:45AM – 9:45AM

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Service Excellence in Healthcare Is Efficient, Effective and Personal


Karyn Ross, Shingo Prize Winner and Coauthor, The Toyota Way to Service Excellence: Lean Transformation in Service Organizations

 ENHANCING THE DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY OF SERVICE AND CARE

10:15AM – 10:45AM

Maneuver Lean and Six Sigma Practices That Support the Legal Climate of the Life Science Industry


Jerry Rosenthal, Lean Six Sigma MBB, Director of Continuous Improvement for US Pharma Commercial Operations,, GLAXOSMITHKLINE

10:45AM – 11:15AM

Networking Break


11:15AM – 11:45AM

CASE STUDY: Optimize Transfer Procedures to Improve Your Manufacturing Process


Kit Erlebach, Head of R&D Continuous Improvement, FUJIFILM DIOSYNTH BIOTECHNOLOGIES

11:45AM – 12:15PM

Explore Innovation and Improvement Strategies to Speed Up the Pharma Development and Delivery Life Cycle


Ram Josyula, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt Consultant for BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB

12:15PM – 1:15PM

Luncheon


1:15PM – 2:15PM

PANEL DISCUSSION: Best Practices for Promoting Process Improvement Throughout the Production Cycle


Facilitators:

Samantha Bureau-Johnson, Vice President of Project Management Office and Business Process Excellence, BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF NORTH CAROLINA
Kit Erlebach, Head of R&D Continuous Improvement, FUJIFILM DIOSYNTH BIOTECHNOLOGIES
Kathleen Sharp, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Senior Performance Innovation Consultant, GEISINGER HEALTH SYSTEM
Justin Morley, Continuous Improvement Director, South Region, INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTHCARE

2:15PM – 2:45PM

Employ Strategic Distribution to Align Your Organization for Immediate and Long-Term Success


Dennis Gawlik, Faculty, Operations and Supply Management, PRESIDIO GRADUATE SCHOOL

2:45PM – 3:15PM

Networking Break


3:15PM – 3:45PM

CASE STUDY: Demonstrate How a Lean Intervention Improves Hospital Discharge Efficiency and Emergency Department Throughput


Michael Beck, M.D., FAAP, SSGB, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, PENN STATE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

3:45PM – 4:00PM

Conference Co-Chairpersons’ Closing Remarks


Joel Gross, Director, Value Stream Transformation, SANOFI; Founder, THEKAIZONE.COM
Karyn Ross, Shingo Prize Winner and Coauthor, The Toyota Way to Service Excellence: Lean Transformation in Service Organizations

4:00PM – 4:00PM

Conference Concludes



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