28th Annual International Shingo Conference

April 25-29, 2016

Washington, DC, USA



Come and rub shoulders with professionals like you and hear from leaders who've taken organizations from underperformance to world-class. They'll share details on how they did it.
Attend a workshop to learn more about the Shingo Model™  and how it can shape your organization into one where improvement ideas come from employees at all levels.


What you can expect from the conference

AGENDA


Pre-conference 2-day Workshops   |   Main Conference (includes Award Gala on Tuesday night)   |   Site Tours


Monday, April 25 - Pre-conference 2-day Workshops
8:00 am - 5:00 pm DISCOVER EXCELLENCE Workshop (4 sessions)
  • Mark Baker
  • Abel Gomez & Alejandro Ponce
  • Chris Butterworth
  • Julian Winn
Workshop Details
8:00 am - 5:00 pm ENABLE Workshop - Robert Miller (Workshop Full) Workshop Details
8:00 am - 5:00 pm IMPROVE Workshop - Bruce Hamilton (Workshop Full) Workshop Details
8:00 am - 5:00 pm ALIGN Workshop - Eilish Henry (Workshop Full) Workshop Details
Tuesday, April 26 - Pre-conference Workshops
7:00 am - 5:30 pm DISCOVER EXCELLENCE Gemba Dixon Valve & Coupling Company

Intralox

Wright Manufacturing Inc.

Sibley Memorial Hospital
7:00 am - 5:30 pm ENABLE Gemba Emergent Bio Solutions
7:00 am - 5:30 pm IMPROVE Gemba Smith-Midland
7:00 am - 5:30 pm ALIGN Gemba Marlin Steel
8:00 am - 12:00 pm How To Transform Healthcare Processes and Get 1000's of Ideas Every Week - Steve Hoeft & Robert Pryor Workshop Details
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Connecting the Lean Dots for the Organization: Align Your Lean Initiative to Maximize Your Full Business Potential - Bill Baker & Ken Rolfes Workshop Details
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Building the Fit Organization - Daniel Markovitz Workshop Details
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Developing Lean Leaders at All Levels: A Practical Guide. - George Trachilis Workshop Details
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Leading With Respect: Enabling Engagement, Teamwork & Accountability - Mike Orzen Workshop Details
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Rising Above it All - John Lee Workshop Details
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Opening Social & Awards Gala FREE w/conference registration
Wednesday, April 27 - Main Conference
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:30 am Welcome/Keynote Presentation - Ken Snyder Details
8:30 am - 9:20 am Keynote Presentation - Patricia Gabow Details
9:30 am - 10:30 am Concurrent Session
Shingo Basics - Francisco Ramirez & Fernando Ramirez & Christian Salas
Manufacturing - William Brou Gautier
Healthcare - Steve Hoeft & Robert Pryor
Special Topics - Richard Schonberger

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10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking Break
11:00 am - 11:50 am Keynote Presentation - Ellis Jones Details
11:50 am - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Keynote Presentation - Sunnie Giles Details
1:50 pm - 2:20 pm Networking Break
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm Concurrent Session
Shingo Basics - Randy Cook & Michael O'Connor
Manufacturing - Jens Baumeister & Steve Blaszczak
Healthcare - Brad Parsons & Skip Steward
Special Topics - Dwane Lay

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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Building Excellence - Panel Discussion
  • Joseph A. DeFeo, Chairman & CEO, Juran Global
  • Shaun Barker, Assistant Executive Director, Shingo Institute
  • Harry Hertz, Director Emeritus, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program
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4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Lean Certification - The What, the Why, and the How
  • Joanne Deys, President, Brightside Alliance; Shingo Examiner and Member of the Lean Certification and Oversight Committee
  • Larry Anderson, LGC President, Anderson & Associates
  • Jeff Fuchs, LBC, President, Neovista Consulting LLC; Director, The Maryland World Class Consortia
  • Jill Stark, Lean Certification Program Manager, SME
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Thursday, April 28 - Main Conference - Shingo Shirt Day
6:45 am - 8:15 am Breakfast
8:15 am - 8:30 am Welcome
8:30 am - 9:20 am Keynote Presentation - Stephen M. R. Covey Details
9:30 am - 10:30 am Concurrent Session
Shingo Basics - Jake Raymer, Scott Powell & Elaine Richardson
Manufacturing - Michael Tamasi
Healthcare - John Black & Kristina Hallberg
Special Topics - Thomas Paider

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10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking Break
11:00 am - 11:50 am Keynote Presentation - Daniel Bowes & Martin Lindsay Details
11:50 am - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Keynote Presentation - Matthew Dixon Details
1:50 pm - 2:20 pm Networking Break
2:20 pm - 3:20 pm Concurrent Session
Shingo Basics - Mike Martyn & Sarah Young, MD
Manufacturing - Larry A. Thompson
Healthcare - Nathan Hurle
Special Topics - Mark Martinez

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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Keynote Presentation - Andrew Dillon Details
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Fireside Chat
  • George Koenigsaecker - Characteristics of a Successful Lean Leader.
  • Ritsuo Shingo
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Friday, April 29 - Post-conference Tours
6:15 am - 7:15 am Breakfast
7:30 am - 12:00 pm Emergent Bio Solutions - Site Tour (Tour Full) Details
7:30 am - 12:00 pm Dixon Valve & Coupling Company - Site Tour Details
7:30 am - 12:00 pm Wright Manufacturing - Site Tour Details

**Download a printable conference schedule here

REGISTRATION


Events Pricing
Main Conference Pricing (Wed/Th)
US$1,595
Fireside Chat with
Ritsuo Shingo or George Koenigsaecker (Th)
US$295
2-day Workshops (Discover, Enable, Improve, Align) (Mon/Tues)
US$1,595
Half-day Workshops (Tues)
US$495
Site Tours (Fri)
US$295

SPEAKERS


Keynote Speakers

Concurrent Speakers

Attendees


Each year, world-class companies send employees to the International Shingo Conference. Here are a few examples, click the link to a more complete list.

Travel & Accommodations


This year's Shingo Conference will be held in Washington D.C., USA.

  • Hotel

    Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

    Call +1 800 393 2505 and mention you would like to book a room in the Shingo Institute block.

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SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS


  • Exhibitor
    $3,500 contribution

    • 2 admissions to the conference
    • Exhibit booth

    **Does not qualify for Sponsor Status

  • Friend
    $5,000 sponsorship

    • 2 admissions to the conference
    • Exhibit booth
  • Supporter
    $10,000 sponsorship

    • 2 admissions to the conference
    • Exhibit booth
    • Mobile app banner ad
  • Benefactor
    $15,000 sponsorship

    • 3 admissions to the conference
    • Exhibit booth
    • Mobile app banner ad
  • Champion
    $20,000 sponsorship

    • 4 admissions to the conference
    • Exhibit booth
    • Mobile app banner ad
  • President
    $50,000 sponsorship

    • 6 admissions to the conference
    • 6 admissions to the Fireside Chat
    • Exhibit booth
    • Splash ad on the mobile app
    • Visual ad space designated by Shingo Staff

Additional Sponsorship options will be available on an individual basis

*The sponsor can elect to donate their admissions to another attendee or sponsor a student to attend the conference. If tickets are donated or a student is sponsored, we will list the admission as “guest of (sponsor)”

For more information about exhibiting or becoming a sponsor, please contact Mary Price at mary.price@usu.edu or +1 (435) 797-3785