Lean Summit 2012 - Learning, Educating, Sharing

27th - 28th November 2012 Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, UK

Stage Set 2

Lean Thinking is solving business problems by developing the capabilities of people to improve value creating work using the scientific method. Learning, Educating and Sharing are central responsibilities of lean leaders and the theme of the Lean Summit 2012. A distinguished group of experts and practitioners to shared, discussed and practiced these critical lean skills.

LEARNING

  • What do we need to learn to improve business performance through Lean Thinking?
  • How do we apply the scientific method to our lean journeys?
  • How can we use Policy Deployment to learn the vital few performance gaps for the organisation to close?

EDUCATING

  • What alternatives ways are there to deepen both our organisational and individual skills to create value for customers?
  • How are the best lean organisations educating their people in lean?
  • How can we effectively coach, develop and mentor leaders and employees on the job?

SHARING

  • What do we need to share with our people in order to sustain and further improve?
  • How can we share and communicate our efforts?
  • What roles do Policy Deployment, coaching and the A3 process play in sharing?

The Lean Summit 2012 explored these three core themes across the manufacturing, service and public sectors through 8 Presentations, 4 Discussion Workshops and 2 optional Pre-Summit Lean Masterclasses. There were lots of opportunities for meetings and networking, including a conference dinner at the end of the first day.

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Photos from the Event

Registration   Dave Brunt Opening   Laurie West

Book Store   Mike Rother   David Furley

Paul Turner   Zoe Ford   Jane Lyon

Coffee Break   Mike Rother Workshop   Laurie West Workshop

John Kiff Workshop   Nick Rich Workshop   Stage Set

Peter Watkins   Brendan Hindle   Michael Balle

Dan Jones Opening   Stage Set 2


  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Pre-Summit Masterclasses
  • Day 1

    Tuesday 27 November

    08.45 - 10.15

    FIRST PLENARY SESSION

    Welcome and Introduction

    Photo David Brunt Dave Brunt - Chief Executive, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

    Applying the Scientific Method to the Lean Journey

    Dan Jones Daniel Jones - Chairman, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

     

     

    Transformation using Policy Deployment

    Laurie West V2 Laurie West - Managing Director, Westco International Ltd

     

     

    10.15 - 11.00

    Tea / Coffee

    11.00 - 12.30

    SECOND PLENARY SESSION

    Toyota Kata: Mobilizing Our Ingenuity Through Good Management

    Rother Small Copy Mike Rother - Author of Toyota Kata and co-author of Learning to See,

     

     

    12.30 - 13.45

    Lunch

    13.45 - 15.15

    THIRD PLENARY SESSION

    Learning to Lead through three levels using Policy Deployment in Healthcare

    David Furley 2 David Furley - Assistant Director Clinical Improvement, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

    Paul Turner 2 Paul Turner - Transformation Programme Manager, Lincoln County Hospital, United Lincolnshire Hospital s NHS Trust

    Zoe Photo 1 Zoe Ford - Clinical Improvement Facilitator, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

    Jane Photo Jane Lyon - Discharge Liaison Nurse, Grantham Hospital, United Lincolnshire Hospital s NHS Trust

     

     

    15.15 - 1600

    Tea / Coffee

    16.00 - 17.30

    DISCUSSION WORKSHOPS

    Toyota Kata

    Rother Small Copy Mike Rother - Author of Toyota Kata and co-author of Learning to See,

     

     

    Applying Policy Deployment

    Laurie West V2 Laurie West - Managing Director, Westco International Ltd

     

     

    Applying PDCA A3 Thinking & Problem Solving

    John Kiff 2012 John Kiff - Lean Coach, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

     

     

    Educating People in Lean Thinking

    Nick Rich Dr Nick Rich - Associate Dean, Cardiff School of Management (Cardiff Metropolitan University)

     

     

    19.30 - 20.00

    GUEST SPEAKER

    Digital Oobeya

    Takashi Tanaka Takashi Tanaka - Senior Business Consultant, Dassault Systems K.K

     

     

  • Day 2

    Wednesday 28 November

    08.30 - 10.00

    FOURTH PLENARY SESSION

    Coaching Leaders at GKN

    Peter Watkinsjpeg Peter Watkins - Operational Systems & Business Excellence Director , GKN Land Systems

     

     

    Developing Lean Capabilities at Rolls-Royce Aerospace

    Brendan Hindle 2 Brendan Hindle - Senior Vice President - Global Manufacturing Improvement , Rolls-Royce

     

     

    10.00 - 10.45

    Tea / Coffee

    10.45 - 12.15

    FIFTH PLENARY SESSION

    Coaching leaders and employees on the Gemba

    Michael Balle (1) Michael Ballé - Co-Founder , Institut Lean France (www.lean.enst.fr)

     

     

    12.15 - 13.45

    Lunch

    13.45 - 15.15

    FINAL PLENARY SESSION

    Lean Leadership for Executives: Initial findings from LGN Research

    Photo David Brunt Dave Brunt - Chief Executive, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

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    Acting on the Lessons from the Summit

    Dan Jones Daniel Jones - Chairman, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

     

     

  • Pre-Summit Masterclasses

    Monday 26 November

    09.00 - 17.30

    MASTERCLASS SESSIONS

    Introduction to Lean Leadership

    Photo David Brunt Dave Brunt - Chief Executive, Lean Enterprise Academy Limited

     

     

    Policy Deployment

    Laurie West V2 Laurie West - Managing Director, Westco International Ltd