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Pre-Summit Workshops: Wednesday, February 21

Day 1: Thursday, February 22

7:00             Networking Breakfast

 7:45             Welcome & Summit Opening

Tracy Defoe, Adult and Workforce
Education Specialist

Skip Steward, Chief Improvement Officer,
Baptist Memorial Healthcare

 Keynotes – Round 1

8:00

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An Hour with Mike Rother
Updates & Observations

Four “mini keynotes” to quickly get us on topic.

9:00

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IK Step 1: The Importance of Challenge
Scott & Julie Simmons

9:10

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IK Step 2: What’s the Problem Anyway?  Grasping the Current Condition
Mike Radtke, New Roots Consulting

9:25

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IK Step 3Establishing a Next Target Condition
Susan Janus, Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership

9:35

Kopenitz

IK Step 4: Experimenting Toward the Target Condition
Jeff Kopenitz, DE Valley Industrial Resource Center

9:50

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10:05            Break

 Keynotes – Round 2

10:25

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Coaching & Teaching: We’re all Learning at the Storyboard
Tracy Defoe, Adult and Workplace Education Specialist

10:50

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The Key Word is “Condition”…
Oscar Roche, Director, Training Within Industry Institute Australia

11:15

Michael-Lombard

Lessons from Kata Practice in Healthcare
Michael Lombard, CEO Cornerstone Hospital Southwest Louisiana

11:35

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KATA Updates & News

11:50

Rosenthal

Update: Going Beyond the Starter KATA
Mark Rosenthal, The Lean Thinker

11:55

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Update: Kata Practitioner Days – A Popular Regional Sharing Forum 
Dwayne Butcher, Lean Frontiers

12:00 noon           Networking Lunch

 1:00 – 5:00          Experiential Exercises: Select one, and roll up your sleeves

In these hands-on sessions you’ll be practicing IK/CK routines in a team, under the guidance of an experienced Kata practitioner.

ONLY 12 SPOTS REMAIN
Improvement Kata Experience
If you haven’t done the TK Domino
experience we recommend this

Brandon Brown

SESSION FULL
Coaching Kata: Creating a Deliberate Culture

Mark Rosenthal & Craig Stritar

ONLY 6 SPOTS REMAIN
Advanced Kata Practice Session

Beth Carrington

ONLY 14 SPOTS REMAIN
Improving Results Through
People… Kata Coaching

Oscar Roche

DESCRIPTION

5:00-7:00       Happy Hour + KATA in the Classroom Demonstration  An exercise you can use immediately!

Day 2: Friday, February 23

7:00        Networking Breakfast

 8:00             Welcome Back & Day 2 Opening

 Keynotes – Round 3

8:10

sheridan

Kata and Agile Software Development  
Richard Sheridan, CEO, Menlo Innovations, Ann Arbor

8:35

Rosenthal

Kata Teaches the Meta-Patterns of Innovation
Mark Rosenthal, The Lean Thinker

9:00

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Kata Resuscitates Hospital Lean Management System
Maurene Stock & Dorsey Sherman & Kim Maguire 
Mercy Health Muskegon

9:25

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KATA Updates & News

9:40

Schulist

Update: KATA Community Days
Jason Schulist

9:50

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Update: Kata in the Classroom Activities are Spreading 
Pia Anhede, Revere AB, Sweden

10:00            Break

10:15             Facilitated Deep Dive, Round 1… Select One

In these forums, Kata Summit participants ask questions, discuss, and explore a topic in more depth, with facilitation and comments from a panel of experienced Kata practitioners.

The Role of Challenge

Julie Simmons & Beth Carrington

Grasping the Current Condition

Mike Radtke, Tracy Defoe & Pia Anhede

 Establish a Target Condition

Susan Janus, Oscar Roche & Maurene Stock

Experimenting

Jeff Koepenitz, Michael Lombard & Brandon Brown

11:30             Networking Lunch

12:30             Facilitated Deep Dive, Round 2 (repeat)… Select One

The Role of Challenge

Grasping the Current Condition

Establish a Target Condition

Experimenting

1:45            Break

2:00            Deep Dive in the Plenary: Lets Look at a Coaching Cycle

                                        Mike Rother, Julie Simmons, Michael Lombard & Beth Carrington

3:15                 Closing Remarks

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