The Engine Room of Continuous Improvement

2013 Chicago Executive Briefing: Excellence in Process Improvement


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On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, MoreSteam.com, the University of Notre Dame and Air Academy Associates will jointly host the Chicago-area, executive-level program on the benefits and application of process improvement.

The one-day, invitation-only event will feature:

  • A morning of presentations by guest speakers
  • An afternoon program of practical, interactive workshops,
  • A networking lunch and breaks, and
  • A post-event networking reception

Is This Event for You?

This is a must-attend event if you are:

  • An executive, manager or leader in the area of process improvement, product design, or Lean Six Sigma.
  • Looking for examples and ideas to help kick-start or boost your design program.
  • Open to meeting and openly sharing best practices with like-minded professionals.

Space for this one-day event is limited! Please check your schedule and plan to join us.

The Benefits of Attendance

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  • A Forum of Your Peers: We gather together top local deployment leaders in a relaxed, supportive setting.
  • An Exclusive Gathering: This event is invite-only and limited to no more than 50 participants.
  • Free to Attend: There's no cost to attend beyond your time and any travel you must make.

View the recap of our May 2012 Boston Design Excellence Conference.

Widen your network.
   Broaden your skill set.
      Benchmark with your peers!

Space for this one-day event is limited! Please check your schedule and plan to join us.

Event Details

Date: July 17, 2013, 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM (includes after-event networking reception)

Location: Chicago Commons, the executive education facility of the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business, 224 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL

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Cost: No cost to attend. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments are provided. We will also host a post-event networking reception.

Attendance: Limited to the first 50 people who respond.

A Program of Diverse Topics & Speakers

The schedule for this event will include the following:

  • 8:00-8:30 AM - Breakfast and Registration
  • 8:30-9:30 AM - Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:30-10:30 AM - "Evolution of the Operational Excellence Program at Tyco", Marc Turco, Tyco
  • 10:30-11:00 AM - Morning Break
  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM - "Effecting Change in a Culture Built on Tradition", Carol Mullaney, University of Notre Dame
  • 12:00-1:15 PM - Lunch (open for networking)
  • 1:15-2:45 PM - "Building Better Belts - Advanced Training Methods and Models," Chris Paret and Bill Hathaway, MoreSteam.com, with Paul Slaggert, University of Notre Dame
  • 2:45-3:15 PM - Afternoon break
  • 3:15-4:45 PM - "50 Best Practices for Achieving Process Excellence," Mark Kiemele, Air Academy
  • 4:45-5:00 PM - Closing Conversation
  • 5:00-6:30 PM - Networking Reception

We look forward to welcoming you to our one-day educational and networking event. Meet fellow executive-level practitioners, share your success stories, and learn practical ideals, tips and tools you can take back to your deployment.

Space for this one-day event is limited! Please check your schedule and plan to join us.