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Pre-Summit Workshops: Mon. September 16, Edinburgh, Indiana

Summit Sessions: Tue.-Thu. September 17-19, Edinburgh/Columbus, Indiana

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th

Optional Pre-Summit Workshops:
Strengthening Your Competencies

Price: $400 for an all-day pass on this bonus day.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

7:00am Registration Opens/Breakfast

  • Setting Up Your Obeya Room - Part 1 - Sam McPherson
  • Fostering Commitment: Reigniting Executive Enthusiasm in a Lean Transformation - Mohamed Saleh
  • Embracing the Situational Leadership Model in Lean Leadership - Jared Thatcher
  • Sustainable Leadership - Engage and Empower Your Teams to Produce Lasting Results Using the Wheel of Sustainability - Adam Lawrence
  • Lean Foundations for Leader Engagement & Strategic Deployment - Jeff Gray

12:00pm Lunch (Provided)

  • Setting Up Your Obeya Room - Part 2 - Sam McPherson
  • A Demo in Lean Excellence: Using Style 4 Leadership Empowerment - John Dyer
  • HOSHIN KANRI - Tom Jackson
  • Lean Communications - Sam Yankelevitch

5:00pm Break

  • Keynote: Mohamed Saleh
  • Keynote: Tracy O’Rourke

7:00pm – 8:30pm Kickoff Party

A number of half-day workshops are confirmed, with more being added

Full-Day Workshop

This full-day workshop will focus on providing you with the detailed knowledge you’re looking for to take your skills to the next level.

TUESDAY - THURSDAY September 17th, 18th, & 19th

Building a Lean Organization

SUMMIT DAY 1*

The day starts by reviewing the elements necessary for establishing a successful Lean Management System and discussing those roadblocks and obstacles that will hinder it. Learn solutions, share ideas, and start developing your roadmap to creating a robust and sustainable Lean culture. The day will prepare you for what to look for when we visit Toyota on day 2.

DAY 1 SCHEDULE:

6:30am Registration Opens/ Breakfast

8:00am Summit Welcome/Kickoff

Keynote: Paul Akers

8:30am Break

  • Hide Oba 大庭英嗣
  • Adam Lawrence

10:00am Networking Break

  • Karil Sampson
  • Tom Jackson

11:45am Break

12:00pm Lunch (Provided)

1:00pm Break

  • John Dyer
  • Joy E. Mason

2:30pm Networking Break

  • Sam Yankelevitch
  • Tracy O'Rourke

4:15pm Break

4:30pm – 5:00pm Keynote: Sam McPherson

  • Walking Tour of Columbus – “Lean in Action – Building a Strong Community”
  • Ice Cream Social at Zaharakos – Ice Cream Parlor & Museum (since 1900)

SUMMIT DAY 2*

A day you will always remember. See theory in practice as we explore the Toyota Material Handling plant for this behind the curtain exploration of Lean implementation. Get a chance to tour their production line, visit their Obeya room, talk with Toyota employees, and see for yourself all of the things you’ve always wanted to see.  

DAY 2 SCHEDULE:

7:00am Buses Leave for Toyota

7:30am Arrival and Continental Breakfast

8:25am Welcome & Housekeeping

8:30am This is Toyota (Presentation)

9: 45am Divide into Tour Group & Immersive Session

10:00am Plant Tour Group 1 / Immersive Session Group 2

11:30am Lunch (Provided)/ Toyota Panel Discussion with Q&A

12:45pm Divide into Tour Group & Immersive Session

1:00pm Plant Tour Group 2 / Immersive Session Group 1

2:45pm Final Q&A / Wrap-Up

3:30pm Conclusion of the Day

4:00pm Buses Leave

4:30pm Arrive back at Hotel

  • Upland Columbus Pumphouse Brewery Riverside Dinning (no host)

SUMMIT DAY 3*

This will be an incredible day as you see other examples of successful Lean cultures and then design your own Lean management roadmap for actionable steps upon your return. Come prepared by completing your Pre-Summit Workbook to incorporate your answers into your customized Lean Management System Roadmap.  

DAY 3 SCHEDULE:

6:30am Registration Opens/ Breakfast

8:00am Keynote: Mark Graban

8:30am Break

  • Dirk Fischer

10: 00am Networking Break

  • Jewelyn Harrington

11:45am Break

12:00pm Lunch (Provided)

1:00pm Break

1:15pm Session 3: Personalized Lean Management System Roadmap – Part 1

2:30pm Break

2:45pm Session 4 Personalized Lean Management System Roadmap – Part 2

4:00pm – 4:30pm Keynote: Sam Yankelevitch

6:30am Registration Opens/ Breakfast

8:00am Keynote: Mark Graban

8:30am Break

8:45am Session 1

10: 00am Networking Break

10:30am Session 2

11:45am Break

12:00pm Lunch (Provided)

1:00pm Break

1:15pm Session 3: Personalized Lean Management System Roadmap – Part 1

2:30pm Break

2:45pm Session 4 Personalized Lean Management System Roadmap – Part 2

4:00pm – 4:30pm Keynote: Sam Yankelevitch

*(Times, sessions and speakers subject to change.)

Act Now! Space is Limited

GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE: You and your team will gain the most out of this Summit if you come as a group. As an incentive to encourage you to bring your team we offer the following discounts: From 3 to 9 team members you receive a 10% discount (use code: GROUP10 at checkout); for 10+ team members you receive a 20% discount (use code: GROUP20 at checkout).

Ticket Information

Summit Ticket Only

Act Now, Early Bird pricing ends June 15th

$2,400 /Ticket

$1,995 /Ticket

Early Bird Pricing

Price Increases on June 15th

Global Lean Summit

SEPT. 17-19

PRE-SUMMIT WORKSHOPS
& SUMMIT TICKET

$2,800 /Ticket

$2,395 /Ticket

Early Bird Pricing

Price Increases on June 15th

Global Lean Summit

SEPT. 16-19

Cancellation, Postponement, Substitution, and Video and Photography Policies:

We understand that things can change and you can receive a full refund if requested before April 30th. After that date and before August 1st a 10% cancellation fee will apply, with no refunds available after that date.  Substitutions are available at any time.
   The Global Lean Summit (GLS) is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration or cancellation/postponement of an event. GLS shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event this summit is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of this summit impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labor strike, government authority, extreme weather or other emergency.
    Please note that while speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing, circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, the Global Lean Summit reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics and workshops if necessary without any liability. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible.
    By attending the event you grant permission that your image may be captured and used in print, video, and/or electronic medium for commercial, promotional and educational purposes without compensation.  No photography inside the Toyota Material Handling plant will be allowed.

TRAVEL & HOTEL INFORMATION

AIRPORT

Indianapolis International Airport

Distance to Event Venue: 47 miles (approx. 45 minutes by car)

HOTEL & EVENT LOCATION

Location: Hilton Garden Inn

Columbus/Edinburgh

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Global Lean Summit?

It is an annual in-person event that is focused on bringing together leading Lean experts to help individuals and organizations to Get to the next level in their Lean Journey.

Where is the Summit located?

It is at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center, 12210 N Executive Dr Edinburgh, Indiana 46124

What payment methods do you accept?

Please use the link on this website to purchase your tickets via credit card. However, for large groups, please contact us if payment by check would be easier.

What’s included in my GLS Ticket price?

If you purchased the Pre-Summit Workshop day (Monday, 16 September) then you can attend any of the workshops (full or half-day) that you would like. A registration will be sent out closer to the Summit date. The Pre-Summit Ticket option includes lunch on Monday.
For the Summit (Tuesday thru Thursday 17-19 September) breakfast and lunch are included, transportation to and from the Toyota Material Handling plant is arranged, and all Summit session materials (Summit Playbook). Also included is a Pre-Summit virtual session on Wednesday, August 14th where we will answer questions, and prepare you for an amazing experience.

I didn’t buy the Pre-Summit Workshop option, can I still get it?

Yes, you can add on the Pre-Summit Workshop day (Monday, 16 September) for an additional $400.

 

If I can’t attend, can I assign my ticket to someone else in my organization?

Absolutely. Just send us an email to let us know about the change.