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Pre-Summit Workshops: Wednesday, February 21

Title Pending
Oscar Roche

Title Pending
Patrick Graupp & Scott Curtis

Day 1: Thursday, February 22

7:00-7:45        Networking Breakfast

7:45-8:00        Welcome & Summit Opening – Summit hosts: Skip Steward & Tracey DeFoe

8:00-10:20        Keynote Sessions Round 1


8:00  An Hour with Mike Rother

9:00  IK Step 1: The Importance of Challenge  Julie Simmons, Executive Director, NWHPEC

9:10  IK Step 2: Grasping the Current Condition    Mike Radtke, New Roots Consulting

9:25  IK Step 3: Establishing a Next Target Condition  Susan Janus, Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership

9:35  IK Step 4: Experimenting Toward the Target Condition   Jeff Kopenitz, DE Valley Industrial Resource Center

10:05-10:25       Break

10:25-11:50        Keynote Sessions Round 2


10:25    The Coaching Kata in Action    Tracy Defoe, Adult and Workplace Education Specialist

10:50    Deliberate Practice for Skill Development and Mindset Change    Jean Marc & Mark Oliver

11:15    Lessons from Kata Practice in Healthcare    Michael Lombard, CEO Cornerstone Hospital Southwest Louisiana

11:50-1:00        Networking Lunch

1:00-5:00        Experientials

Dominos – If you haven’t done the TK experience we recommend this session
Brandon Brown

TITLE PENDING – Coaching Kata
presenter pending

Beth Carrington

Dominos – If you haven’t done the TK experience we recommend this session
Brandon Brown

5:30-7:00       Happy Hour + KATA in the Classroom Demonstration  An exercise you can use immediately!

                        Grab a drink and come join the exercise OR if you’d rather, garb a drink and spend an hour networking with those not attending the exercise

                        (1 drink ticket per attendee)

Day 2: Friday, February 23

7:00-8:00        Networking Breakfast

8:00-8:10        Welcome Back & Day 2 Opening

8:10-9:50        Keynote Sessions Round 3


8:10   Kata and Agile Software Development   Richard Sheridan, CEO, Menlo Innovations, Ann Arbor

8:35   Kata Resuscitates Hospital Lean Management System   Maurene Stock & Dorsey C. Sherman, Mercy Health West MI

9:00  (Title TBD)   Oscar Roche, Director, Training Within Industry Institute Australia

9: 40  Update: Going Beyond the Starter KATA – Mark Rosenthal, The Lean Thinker

9:40  Update: Kata in the Classroom Activities are Spreading    Pia Anhede, Revere AB, Sweden

9:50  Update: Kata Practitioner Days – A Popular Regional Sharing Forum    Dwayne Butcher, Lean Frontiers

10:00-10:15       Break

10:15-11:30        Facilitated Deep Dive round 1…You Pick 1

The Role of Challenge

Julie Simmons & Beth Carrington

Grasping the Current Condition

Mike Radtke, Tracey DeFoe & Pia Anhede

Establish a Target Condition

Susan Janus, Oscar Roche & Maurene Stock


Jeff Koepenitz, Michael Lombard & Brandon Brown

11:30-12:30        Networking Lunch

12:30-1:45        Facilitated Deep Dive round 2…You Pick 1


Grasping the Current Condition

Establish a Target Condition

Oscar Roche & Susan Janus


1:45-2:00       Break

2:00-3:15       Deep Dive in the Plenary: Lets Look at a Coaching Cycle

3:15                 Closing Remarks