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

Dan Burnham

Dan Burnham

Robert Blaha

Robert Blaha

Joseph Valasquez

Joseph Valasquez

Tom Gurd

Tom Gurd

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

June 11, 2003

Time Title/Topic
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Opening Keynote

Dan Burnham, Chairman of the Board, Raytheon

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Six Sigma Du Jour? Branding Your Six Sigma Process

Robert Blaha, President, Human Capital Associates

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Second Surge - Making Integration (Closer To) a Reality

Tom Gurd, Vice President, Quality and Business Excellence, Dow Chemical Company

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Using Hoshin Strategic Planning Process: Six Sigma as the Enabler

Joseph Valasquez, SVP; LOB Quality and Productivity Executive, Bank of America
Bruce Wray, SVP; Six Sigma Program & Skills Management, Bank of America

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

"Cultural Transformation - The Necessity of Linking the Company's Strategic Vision and Priorities to the deployment of Six Sigma and Lean in a Global and Diverse Product Line Business."

Bryce Currie, Vice President, Six Sigma, TRW Automotive

4:30 PM - 5:10 PM

The Multifaceted Role of Master Black Belts

Dennis Broughton, Corporate Champion, DuPont

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Applications of eLearning in Six Sigma

Scott Hanes, Director Lean-Sigma, Medtronic

June 12, 2003

Time Title/Topic
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Six Sigma Projects to Drive the Top Line

David Silverstein, President and CEO, Breakthrough Management Group, Inc. (BMG)

9:05 AM - 9:50 AM

Driving ERP Benefits using Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)

Jerry Blakeslee, Partner, Six Sigma Center of Excellence, IBM

9:05 AM - 9:50 AM

Design for Six Sigma at Seagate, Process and Results

Charles Huber, Executive Director, DFSS, Seagate Technology

10:10 AM - 10:55 AM

Six Sigma Impact: A CFO’s Perspective; Can 3-1 Really equal 4?

Russell Gardner, CFO, Mount Carmel Health System

10:10 AM - 10:55 AM

Successful Team Performance Using Multiple Problem Solving Systems

Donald Deptowicz, Director of Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Delphi - Delco

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Maximizing Business Performance Improvement Through the Integrated Deployment of SCOR, Lean and Six Sigma

Rod Recker, Executive Director, Advanced Integrated Technologies

June 13, 2003

Time Title/Topic
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Integrating Six Sigma Into Your Life

Roxanne O'Brasky, President, ISSSP
Joelle Hadley, Management Consultant/Speaker, The Culture Coaches

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

Six Sigma in Healthcare: Use in an Academic Medical Center

Wendy Novicoff, Master Black Belt, University of Virginia Health System

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

Learn How Honeywell's Engines, Systems and Services Business Utilizes a Three-Step Process to Recruit, Develop and Repatriate its Six Sigma Resources

Jeff Osborne, Vice President Six Sigma, Honeywell

9:50 AM - 10:35 AM

The Application of Lean and Six Sigma Principles to Drive Excellence

Bettina Schechter, Director, LM21 Operations, Lockheed Martin

9:50 AM - 10:30 AM

Applying Six Sigma Within an Integrated Strategic Business Framework

Don Redinius, President, Agillist Group, Inc

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing The Communication Gap With The Leader’s Voice:

Ron Crossland, Vice Chair, Tom Peters Company
Boyd Clarke, CEO, Tom Peters Company