2nd Annual Leadership Conference

//2nd Annual Leadership Conference

Be Among the Leaders

ISSSP brings you the most comprehensive three-day offering of growth opportunities designed for individuals and companies at all stages of the business improvement process.

An Unparalleled History of Leadership

Steve Zinkgraf

Steve Zinkgraf

Larry Bossidy

Larry Bossidy

Michael L. George

Michael L. George

Mark Kiemele

Mark Kiemele

Enjoy three action-packed days…

  • Presentations
  • Roundtables
  • Book Signings
  • Dine Around
  • Workshops
  • Networking Activities
  • Discovery Showcase
  • Six Sigma Executive Overview

…multiple themed tracks…

  • Enterprise Transformation
  • Leadership for Effective Change Management
  • Innovation to Drive Growth
  • Driving Strategy and Execution with Performance Excellence

Many of our presenters are published writers on their specific areas of expertise. We’ve collected a sample of Recommended Readings — both to show you firsthand the credibility and knowledge of our speakers, and to allow you to immerse yourself in some of the information that will be presented at the conference.

September 30, 2001

Time Title/Topic
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The Power of Language: The Role Leadership Plays

Michael Lame, President PROSPERO Tina Packer, Founder, President & Artistic Director Shakespeare & Company

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Six Sigma Executive Overview

Steve Zinkgraf, CEO Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc. Don Redinius, Executive Advisor International Society of Six Sigma Professionals

October 1, 2001

Time Title/Topic
8:00 AM – 8:30 PM

Navigating New Frontiers

Robert Blaha, President, Human Capital Associates

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM

Transforming GlaxoSmithKline with the Foundation of Lean Sigma

Timothy C. Tyson, President, Global Manufacturing & Supply GlaxoSmithKline

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM

Creating a Six Sigma Culture

Wayne Stewart, Former Senior Vice President, Iomega

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM

Hypothesis Testing Sample Size – Alpha & Beta Risks

Jim Arrasmith, Quality Assurance Manager & Master Black Belt Seagate Technology, Recording Media Division

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Lessons Learned From 6 Sigma Deployment

Dave Burritt, 6 Sigma Corporate Champion Caterpillar Inc.

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

The Excellence Cycle: A Model for Sustained Process Improvement

Malcolm Upton, Process Improvement Analyst & Six Sigma Black Belt, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Linking Project Selection to Strategic Goals

Dave Antis, Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Lean Six Sigma: Moving Beyond the Theory of Constraints

Michael L. George, Chairman & CEO George Group

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Abracadabra: The Secrets of Successful Six Sigma Revealed

Steve Gunther, VP, Six Sigma Seagate Technology

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Design for Six Sigma at E-Speed

Peter Amico, Principal Consultant, Six Sigma Center of Excellence PricewaterhouseCoopers

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Accelerating the Return on Six Sigma

Michael Pecoraro, Senior Vice President Leap Technologies, Inc.
John Biedry, VP of Continuous Improvement & Six Sigma, IMC Global

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Six Sigma Enterprise Products Demonstration

Ilona Rosen, Co-Founder/Vice President & COO, Breakthrough Management Group, Inc.
Paula Feldman-Parmeter, Principal Account Manager, Breakthrough Management Group, Inc.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Six Sigma Benchmark Study: Lessons Learned

Forrest W. Breyfogle III, Founder Smarter Solutions, Inc.

October 2, 2001

Time Title/Topic
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Supercharge Your Balanced Scorecard Using Six Sigma

Michael Hyzy, Assistant VP, NCR Six Sigma Services NCR Corporation

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Business Process Charting

Peter Peterka, Master Black Belt American Standard

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

LeanSixSigma: Accelerating Change & Results Workshop

Charlie Johnson, VP, Human Capital Associates
Mark Kiemele, President, Air Academy Associates
Ken Somers, VP, Human Capital Associates

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Six Sigma Project Turnover & Culture Change

Paul Brown, Master Black Belt, DuPont Surfaces

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Measurement Systems Analysis for Six Sigma

Gary Cone, President & CEO, Global Productivity Solutions

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Medical Panel

Deborah Smith, Ph.D., High Performance Process Director Charleston Area Medical Center
Lisa Thomerson, Corporate Champion, Commonwealth Health Corporation
Mark Van Kooy, M.D., Black Belt, Virtua Health
David Keefe, M.D., Medical Director, IVF Programs New England Medical Center in Boston Women’s & Infant’s Hopsital in Rhode Island

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

The Rosen Method: A Practitioners Approach to Analyzing and Designing Attribute DOE’s

Ilona Rosen, Co-Founder/Vice President & COO, Breakthrough Management Group, Inc.

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Performing Six Sigma on Six Sigma: Capturing and Reporting Financial and Other Productivity Metrics

Dain Parkinson, Independent Financial Consultant

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Six Sigma “Control” – 10 Requirements for Effective Process Control

Tom Little, President, Thomas A. Little Consulting

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Six Sigma: A Culture of Excellence

John Desmarais, President & CEO, Commonwealth Health Corporation

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Driving Change in an Academic Medical Center

Thomas Massaro, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of Staff & Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs University of Virginia Health System

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Six Sigma at Mount Carmel Health System

Jeff Burnich, Chief Quality Officer & Senior VP, System Care Management Mount Carmel Health System
Tammy Weidner, VP, Six Sigma Mount Carmel Health System

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Embracing Six Sigma to Drive Growth & Productivity: A CEO’s View

Larry Bossidy, Chairman & CEO Honeywell

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Panel Discussion with Corporate Six Sigma Leaders

Larry Bossidy, Chairman & CEO Honeywell

October 3, 2001

Time Title/Topic
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Lessons Learned: The Challenges Associated with the Global Deployment of Six Sigma in a Small to Mid-Size Organization

Jody Paviglionite, Six Sigma Leader, Polyclad Technologies

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Innovations in Soft Skill Training for MBB’s

Steve Zinkgraf, CEO, Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Moving On-line Doesn’t Mean You Have to Abandon the Past

Jim Weldon, VP Sales & Business Development, Movaris

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Design for Six Sigma: Are We Ready?

Kempton Smith, Master Black Belt, S and W Associates, Inc.
Julie Wemple, Master Black Belt, S and W Associates, Inc.

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Implementing Six Sigma in Real-Time: The Arbitron Story

Claire Kummer, Executive VP of Operations, Arbitron, Inc.
Tom Judson, Executive Management Consultant, Judson & Associates

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Deming’s Red Bead Experiment: How Simulation Can Test Process Improvements Quickly and Cheaply

Grady Tucker, Technical Evangelist Micrografx

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Six Sigma for Growth

Don R. Linsenmann, Corporate Six Sigma Champion, DuPont

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Six Sigma and Marketing

Scott McGregor, Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Six Sigma Enterprise Products Demonstration

Ilona Rosen, Co-Founder/Vice President & COO, Breakthrough Management Group, Inc.
Paula Feldman-Parmeter, Principal Account Manager, Breakthrough Management Group, Inc.

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The Power of Language: The Role Leadership Plays

Michael Lame, President PROSPERO Corinne May, Artistic Associate Shakespeare & Company

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

LeanSixSigma: Accelerating Change & Results

Charlie Johnson, VP Human Capital Associates
Ken Somers, VP Human Capital Associates Mark Kiemele, President Air Academy Associates