Guest speakers will share their perspectives on various continuous improvement topics. The session will be followed by panel discussion.
8:30 a.m. Registration and networking
9:00 a.m. Welcome to Schneider – Introductions
9:15 a.m. Why Most Lean Initiatives Fail and How to Sustain Programs and Practices
Matt Ohrt, Director of Human Resources – Merrill Steel, Wausau, WI
- • Q&A
10:15 a.m. Gaining Leadership and Associate Buy-In
Carol Wedig, Vice President of Continuous Improvement, Secura Insurance, Appleton, WI
- • Q&A / Quick Break
11:00 a.m. American Family Lean System, on behalf of our Customers we are Building 9,000 Employee Problem Solvers…Leaders Job is Growth!
Kevin Hunter, Lean Customer Value Consultant, American Family Insurance
- • Q&A
11:45 p.m. Panel questions
12:15 p.m. Adjourn