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08-02-2017: Michigan Lean Consortium 7th Annual Conference - Achieving True North: Lead-Engage-Accelerate-Now

Michigan Business Network
June 19, 2017 9:00 AM

mlc logo newest.jpgThose who strive to transform Michigan’s businesses and governments by sharing lessons learned, being innovative and employing transcending concepts with the utilization of customer focus mentality, exemplary leadership and experimentation.

Dates: August 2-3, 2017 (official conference days)

August 4, 2017 (optional post conference workshops)

Location: The Hagerty Center at Northwestern Michigan College 715 E. Front St Traverse City, MI 49686 Look for Signs: Great Lakes Campus; McManus Archway

THE 2017 MICHIGAN LEAN CONSORTIUM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Finding True North: Lead, Engage, Accelerate, Now! Dates:

August 1, 2017 Evening Social Event (additional fee applies)

August 2-3, 2017 Official conference days

August 4, 2017 Optional post conference workshops (additional fee applies)

Location: The Hagerty Center at Northwestern Michigan College 715 E. Front St Traverse City, MI 49686

Who Should Attend: Those who strive to transform Michigan’s businesses and governments by sharing lessons learned and developing their teams into innovative problem solvers.

This year’s focus is on finding your true north Pre-Conference Social Event:

Tuesday August 1 5:00-7:00 PM Social Event at Brewery Terra Firma 2959 Hartman Rd., Traverse City 49685 $25 per person; Maximum 80 Seats

Day 1: Wednesday, August 2

8:30 - 10:00 AM Check-in Opens & Continental Breakfast (Room D)

10:00 - 10:15 AM Conference Welcome & Opening Comments

10:15 - 11:15 AM Keynote Speaker Jeff Fuchs, President, Maryland World Class Consortia

11:15 - 11:30 AM Stretch Break

11:30 - 12:30 PM Networking

12:30 - 1:30 PM Lunch & Networking

1:30 - 3:30 PM Active Learning Sessions

3:30 - 3:45 PM Stretch Break

3:45 - 4:45 PM Keynote Speaker John Lehman, Chief, Grand Rapids Fire Department

4:45 - 5:00 PM Day 1 Reflection, Giveaways & Announcements

5:00 - 6:00 PM Free Time

6:00 - 8:30 PM Sunset Cruise on the Tall Ship, Maximum 55 Seats – register early! $80 per person (includes band, boxed dinner, 1 drink coupon, all gratuities)

Day 2: Thursday, August 3

7:30 – 9:00 AM Hot Breakfast & Informal Networking

7:45 – 8:45 AM MLC General Membership Meeting (open to all MLC members!)

9:00 - 9:15 AM Conference Start: MLC Distinguished Service Award

9:15 - 10:15 AM Keynote Speaker: Bob Richard, Executive Vice President, Major Enterprise Projects, DTE Energy

10:15 - 10:30 AM Stretch Break

10:30 - 12:30 PM Active Learning Sessions

12:30 - 2:00 PM Lunch & Keynote: Jeffrey Downs, Practice Leader, Franklin Covey

2:00 - 2:15 PM Stretch Break

2:15 - 4:15 PM Active Learning Sessions

4:15 - 4:30 PM Stretch Break

4:30 - 4:45 PM Giveaways and Conference Close

Day 3: Friday, August 4- Optional Workshops Additional fee applies

7:30 - 8:15 AM Continental Breakfast & Informal Networking

8:15 - 12:15 PM Three concurrent workshops:

1. Leadership Track

2. A System of Leadership - Dennis Sergent and Rob Pease

3. The 7 Quality Tools for Steering to True North - Ruth Archer

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