6th Annual Leadership Conference

//6th 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

William H. Swanson

William H. Swanson

Tim Tyson

Tim Tyson

Ram Charan

Ram Charan

Stephen Turnipseed

Stephen Turnipseed

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

and a program featuring…

  • Leadership Keynote: Joseph Grenny, author of Crucial Conversations and Crucial Confrontations
  • Business Performance Methodologies Keynote: Mikel Harry and Doug Montgomery
  • ISSSP Leadership Circle: Ram Charan
  • Benchmarking Forums: Pre-arranged benchmarking sessions for ISSSP Corporate Leaders. Participants will take a pre-conference survey. Contact Roxanne O'Brasky for more information

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.

Monday – June 27, 2005

Time Title/Topic
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Using DFSS in the Lifecycle Management of your Products

Jesse Peplinski of Statistical Design Institute
George Chollar of Statistical Design Institute

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Synchronizing Lean Six Sigma and Design for Lean Six Sigma to Business

By Lee Pollock of Air Academy Associates

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Program Revitalization- The Next Evolution of your Six Sigma and Lean Program

Steve Zinkgraf, PhD of Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.
Debby Sollenberger of Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence

Joelle Hadley of The Culture Coaches

3:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Discover Yourself – The Leader in the Mirror

Robert Wilson of Bob Wilson & Associates, Inc.

3:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Situational Leadership

Joelle Hadley of The Culture Coaches

3:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Lean Programs to drive Enterprise Value Stream Improvement

Stan Duffendack of Orlando Software Group, Inc.

3:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Realizing Greater Project Results Sooner

Jeff Watts of INSTANTIS

Tuesday – June 28, 2005

Time Title/Topic

Enterprise Transformation

Master of Ceremony: Marty Sheber

8:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Keynote Presentation from the Chairman and CEO of Raytheon

William H. Swanson of Raytheon

8:15 AM – 10:45 AM

DuPont Transformation…from a Six Sigma perspective

Robert Forloines of DuPont

8:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Six Sigma at Bank of America: Using Quality & Productivity Tools to Grow America’s Leading Financial Solutions Company

Milton Jones, Jr. of Bank of America

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Workshop: Enterprise Transformation

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Roundtable: Company Leaders Collaborate on Their Successes and Challenges

Denise Koster of Access Business Group
Paige Chesser of Bank of America

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Changing “How Things Get Done Around Here”

Charles Johnson of Human Capital Associates

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Six Sigma Introduction I: Achieving Results

Stan Duffendack of Orlando Software Group, Inc.
Dave Cano of Advanced Integrated Technologies Group

Leadership for Effective Change Management

Master of Ceremony: Robert Blaha

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Keynote Presentation: Leadership for Effective Change Management

Timothy Tyson of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Crucial Conversations: Skills for Moving from Six Sigma Practice to a Six Sigma Culture

Joseph Grenny of VitalSmarts

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Crucial Conversations Workshop

Joseph Grenny of VitalSmarts

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Change Leadership: It takes more than Black Belts to make a 6 Sigma organization

Sue Wozniak of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Personality Measurement and Individual Black Belt Selection, Team Selection and Project Enhancement

Robert Wilson of Bob Wilson & Associates, Inc.

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Six Sigma Introduction II: The Role of the Leader – Leadership Failure Modes

Ken Somers of Human Capital Associates

Wednesday – June 29, 2005

Time Title/Topic

Innovation to Drive Growth

Master of Ceremony: David Silverstein

8:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Applying Artificial Intelligence to Six Sigma

David Silverstein of Breakthrough Management Group, Inc.

8:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Six Sigma and Growth: The Customer Project Approach

Jean O’Connell of 3M

8:15 AM – 10:15 AM

The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be

George Land of FarSight Group

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Performance Excellence and the Roles of Innovation and Six Sigma

Michael Slocum of Breakthrough Management Group, Inc.

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Managing the Innovation Edge

David Boghossian of PowerSteering Software

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

The Benefits of Simulation and Optimization as Effective DFSS Tools

Fred Ciochetto of Decisioneering – Crystal Ball

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Roundtable: Synchronizing Lean Six Sigma and Design for Lean Six Sigma to Business with Examples From Apogee, Stanadyne Corporation, Holley High Performance, and Singer Worldwide

Lee Pollock of Air Academy Associates

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Confronting Reality

Ram Charan of Charan Associates

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Conquering Complexity in Your Business—Breaking through the Ceiling on Profits and Growth

Tim Collins of George Group
Richard Spencer of George Group

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Structured Innovation

Michael Slocum of Breakthrough Management Group, Inc.

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Leadership Alignment and Education

Ken Somers of Human Capital Associates
Charles Johnson of Human Capital Associates

Thursday – June 30, 2005

Time Title/Topic

Driving Strategy and Execution with Performance Excellence

Master of Ceremony: Charles Cox

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Rockwell Automation Reinvents itself to Drive Growth

Gary Cone of Rockwell Automation

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Engaging Suppliers in Lean Six Sigma

Stephen Turnipseed of Chevron

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Achieving Operational Excellence® within Corporate Real Estate Management

Thomas Garland of NAI Global

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

New Approaches to Robust Product and Process Design for Six Sigma

Douglas C. Montgomery of Arizona State University

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Harvesting CMMI Benefits – The Six Sigma Sickle

Nidhi Srivastava of Tata Consultancy Services

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Combining Lean Sigma Solutions

Karen Welch of Abbott Laboratories

11:30 AM – 12:15 AM

Value Chain Excellence©: Supply Chain “Kicked Up A Notch” or a Better Recipe for Business Process Management?

Peter Bolstorff of SCE Limited

11:30 AM – 12:15 AM

Methods and Tools that Deliver the promise of DFSS

Jesse Peplinski of Statistical Design Institute
George Chollar of Statistical Design Institute

11:30 AM – 12:15 AM

Driving Enterprise Improvement By Implementing Best Practices in Software and Systems Engineering

Jeannine Siviy of Software Engineering Institute

11:30 AM – 12:15 AM

The Rummler Perspective: Improving Organization Results

Geary Rummler, Dr. of Performance Design Lab