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March 6, 2019 | MWCC Quarterly Conference

Location:  Hub Labels, 18223 Shawley Dr, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Join us for our morning "mini-conference" bringing you examples, case studies, and informative discussions about the tools and methods of continuous improvement.  Network with learners and leaders of the local Lean community!


8:00 am - 9:00 am            Registration & Networking | Continental Breakfast  
9:00 am - 9:05 am             Welcome  
9:05 am - 9:10 am           MWCC Updates     
9:10 am - 10:10 am         **Mike Meyers, Business Improvement Group
10:10 am - 10:25 am       Networking/Break
10:25 am - 10:50 am        Hub Labels top 5 initiatives using the Pareto principle
1 0:50 am - 11:15 am        How Hub Labels used the Shingo Model to improve                                                        "Linkage" and employee engagement 
11:15 am - Noon             P rep the tour group and proceed to the plant
Noon                               Close

**Mike will take us along the journey of understanding Toyota Kata while covering key topics such as Coaching Kata and Improvement Kata, role of Advance Group, the 5 question card, linking the current condition, target condition to the challenge, how the system develops leaders and leads to long lasting cultural changes, the importance of practice and routines using PDCA problem solving and the use of story boards, and critical success factors for organizations interested in the implementation of Toyota Kata.

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Mark Your Calendar with these Dates:

Quarterly Conferences - (8:00 am - noon)
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Annual Meeting (evening event)
Thursday, December 5, 2019
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