June 1-3, 2020 | BMO Centre, Calgary, AB

Kenneth Woolridge

Director, Continuous Improvement Air Liquide

Pre-Conference Workshops: June 1, 2020

Monday, June 1st, 2020

12:00 PM A Step by Step Guide to Using Lean Tools to Achieve Operational Excellence

In this interactive and hands on session, our workshop leader will take participants through a step by step approach to implementing and using Lean tools to achieve operational excellence, including how to:
• Develop a Continuous Improvement culture with enterprise wide Operational Excellence as your goal
• Assess your organization’s current state and develop benchmarks and metrics for process improvement
• Implement successful change management strategies to bring everyone on the journey
• Understand how Lean will affect our existing quality and performance initiatives and plan for the change
• Identify how Lean can ramp up and support growth while keeping costs low
• Apply a Kaizen Event to gain buy-in as well as deliver significant results in the short-term
• How does one build the internal Capability?
• What does success look like?

Main Conference Day 2: June 3, 2020

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

10:50 AM How Air Liquide is Using Lean to Drive OE

• One year after it’s implementation, Kenneth Woolridge, Director of Continuous
Improvement at Air Liquide will discuss Air Lquide’s Organizational Excellence
Lean Program and the company’s overall lean journey:
• Full team implementation from the top down AND bottom up
• Sponsor training
• Middle management training
• Using lean to transform culture and build a culture of continuous improvement
• Challenges and Lessons learned
• Real case studies and success stories

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Kenneth.

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