Sunday, May 18, 2008

Vision & Execution Plan for Operational Excellence - June 10 & 11

IBM, Booz Allen Hamilton and Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc. along with Informance proudly present the Manufacturing Operations Excellence Summit on June 10 & 11.

This forum will be attended by thought leaders across a variety of manufacturing industries who will share their vision for operational excellence.

Bottom line: if you seek fresh ideas and execution plans for your own business for bottom line savings, quality improvement, or top-line revenue contribution, you cannot miss this event.

If you have not registered yet, time is running out!

Whether your responsibilities span manufacturing, supply chain, operations or finance, you will learn from and network with a lineup of seasoned executives who will share their experience. The format is designed to stimulate an exchange of learning and ideas among all delegates and featured speakers.

Please join us on June 10 & 11 for the Manufacturing Operations Excellence Summit. Register now at

Speaker Lineup

  • Tim Del Vecchio, Leader Supply Chain Improvement ― AkzoNobel
  • John Schultz, Partner ― Allied Reliability
  • Conrad Winkler, Vice President ― Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Mike Jones, AEI Manager & IT Consultant ― Cargill, Inc.
  • Tim Goshert, Worldwide Reliability and Maintenance Manager ― Cargill, Inc.
  • Ron Pereira, Director Manufacturing & CIP ― Flowserve
  • George Beres, Operational Excellence Expert, Six Sigma Black Belt – Global Manufacturing & Supply ― GlaxoSmithKline
  • Pat Hatem, Plant Manager, Waxdale ― JohnsonDiversey
  • Mark Long, Principle Consultant ― Lean Value Solutions International
  • Carol Ptak, Executive in Residence ― Pacific Lutheran University
  • Joe Costello, Vice President of Operations ― Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.

Platinum Sponsors


Booz Allen Hamilton

Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.

Gold Sponsors

Allied Reliability

Lean Value Solutions International

Pharmatech Associates

4 Easy Ways To Register

Phone: (877) 464-6262
Fax: (650) 620-9748

Featured Topics

  • Integrating Benchmarking into an Existing Continuous Improvement Culture
  • Measuring and Improving Operations Excellence Program
  • Making the Improvement Initiative Part of the Corporate DNA
  • Launching a Lean Initiative
  • Going Global with Operations Excellence
  • Overcoming Workforce Resistance to Change
  • Leveraging Operations Excellence Across the Network
  • Establishing and Communicating the Link Between Performance Gains and Financial Performance
  • Developing Strategies to Sustain and Leverage Operations Excellence Gains
  • Leveraging Cross-Industry Benchmark Studies — What Can We Learn from Peer Industries?
  • When Initiatives Stall or Fail: Setting a Course for Sustained Excellence
  • Silent Sabotage: Standard Rates & Planning Rates that Cripple Performance
  • Moving Up the Maturity Scale: Overcoming Risks to Improvement Initiatives
  • What's Next In Operations Excellence

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