Programme 2017

27th November - 29th November, Berlin

08:00 - 11:30

BMW Plant Berlin – Factory Tour

During the exclusive guided tour, three groups of 25 people will be led through the mechanical production, engine assembly and the motorcycle assembly. The tour is approximately two hours long.


Please note: There were only 75 places on this factory tour and they were allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The tour is now Sold Out. Please enquire to be put on the waiting list.

Bayer LEAN Factory Berlin – Tour

The tour of the Bayer LEAN Factory will be for an exclusive group of 25 people. It will showcase the process of tablet production, from weighing to pressing the tablets and all steps in between. It will take place in a large room and will be presenting small equipment in laboratory size.

The key focus will be on the lean principles and on operational excellence methods and tools. On the tour, the participants can have a look at the training facility. The group will gain an understanding of the training concepts and how these were realised it at Bayer.

11:50 - 12:50

Registration & Networking Lunch

Register, get yourself some lunch and say hello to your fellow attendees

12:50 - 13:00

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Introductory remarks by the Chair in the plenary room

Speaker: TBC

13:00 - 13:35 - Keynote

Industry 4.0 & Technology

A Case Study of a Digital Journey: Ford Otosan

Sabri Çimen, Director, Project Coordinator, Ford Otosan

13:35 - 14:10 - Case Studies

Lean & Operational Excellence

Applying Project Management Tools and Techniques to Low-Volume Manufacturing Operations

Nicholas Holdcraft, President and COO, GOVECS Group

14:10 - 14:15

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14:15 - 14:45 - Solution Spotlights

Lean & Operational Excellence

Driving to Zero: An Executive Discussion and Case Study on Exceptional Manufacturing Performance

Jordan Workman, Director of NA & EMEA Client Development, Milliken

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Taking Steps Now to a Smart Manufacturing Future

Martyn Gill, Business Development Director – EMEA, Lighthouse Systems Ltd

14:45 - 15:45

Meetings

iSolve & Networking Refreshments

15:45 - 16:15 - Case studies

Lean & Operational Excellence

Why is a Matured Lean Process Imperative to Align with the Changing Face of Manufacturing?

Augusto Giardini, Associate Director Operational Excellence and Project Management Office, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Industry 4.0 & Technology

What is Driving your Digital Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 Transformation?

Prof Dr Carl B. Welker, Director, Blue Palais Center of Corporate EvolutionIUBH School of Business and Management

Quality & Safety Management

Executing a Significant Turnaround in Safety Performance

Michael de Poortere, Global Analytical Technology Center Director, The Dow Chemical Company

16:15 - 16:20

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16:20 - 16:50 - Solution Spotlights

Lean & Operational Excellence

Achieve the Next Level of Operational Excellence with Six Theta

Klaus Godsk, Senior Partner, Valcon

Thomas J. Howard, Professor, Technical University of Denmark

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Data Analytics for Effective Predictive Maintenance made Easy

Klaus Petersen, Marketing Director Factory Automation – European Business Group, Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V

Quality & Safety Management

Do Not Underestimate your Compressed Air Quality

Yannick Koch, Head of Global Corporate Development, BEKO TECHNOLOGIES GMBH

Thorsten Klein, Head of Product Management, BEKO TECHNOLOGIES GMBH

16:50 - 16:55

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16:55 - 17:30 - Keynote

Workforce Development & Leadership

Boehringer Ingelheim microParts: A case study on the Cultural Aspects of Change Management

Dr Joachim Wenzel, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Boehringer Ingelheim microParts

17:30 - 17:35

Chair’s Closing Remarks

17:35 - 18:35

Evening Drinks Reception

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08:00 - 08:35

Registration & Refreshments

Register, get yourself some refreshments and say hello to your fellow attendees

08:35 - 08:40

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Introductory remarks by the Chair in the plenary room

08:40 - 09:15 - Keynote

Advanced Strategies

Industrial Strategy and Transformation in the Aircraft Industry

Sebastian Mueller, Head of Manufacturing Strategy & Exploration – DPPM, Airbus Group

09:15 - 09:50 - Keynote

Industry 4.0 & Technology

L’Oréal Industry 4.0 – Agility, a New Paradigm of Performance at the Heart of New Consumers’ Expectations

Barbara Lavernos, Executive Vice-President Operations, L'Oréal

09:50 - 09:55

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09:55 - 10:25 - Case studies

Lean & Operational Excellence

Matching your Stage of Lean Maturity to your Environment and Motivational Concepts

Christian Haupt, Operations Director, Grammer AG

Advanced Strategies

Assessing the Readiness of your Supply Chain

Dr Aristides Matopoulos, Senior Lecturer, Aston Logistics & Systems Institute, Aston University

Quality & Safety Management

Setting a Worldwide Example: An Award Winning Quality and Safety Programme

Reinhold Geitl, Factory Manager, Pilkington AG

10:25 - 11:25

Meetings

iSolve & Networking Refreshments

11:25 - 11:55 - Case studies

Lean & Operational Excellence

Implementing lean on a global scale: Succeeding through diversity of products, processes, and people.

Alejandro Tassara, Luvata Production System – Director, Europe, Luvata

Richard Hainrihar, Global Director, Luvata Production System, Luvata

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Factory 4.0 Approach

Dr Jesús M. Fernández, PhD, Production Director, Thyssenkrupp Norte, S.A.

Quality & Safety Management

The Implementation of a New Continuous Improvement Concept

Dr Michael Thierschmann, Vice President Manufacturing & Quality, Voith Hydro Holding

11:55 - 12:00

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12:00 - 12:30 - Solution Spotlights

Lean & Operational Excellence

Narrowing the Gap between Expectations and Performance of Operational Excellence

Nicholas Bahr, Global Practice Leader, Operational Risk Management, DuPont

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Flexibility through Nesting – Solutions for Building the Factory of the Future

Lars Skogmo, Head of Technology, Process and Automation, AECOM

12:30 - 12:35

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12:35 - 13:05 - case studies

Advanced Strategies

Simplify to Grow! – Reduce Bad Complexity

Martin Berg, Former Director, Group Operations & Technology, Rockwool International A/S

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Impact of the Human Machine Interface in a Production Environment

Josef Kriegmair, Project Director, MTU Aero Engines AG

13:05 - 14:05

Networking Lunch

Roundtables led by:

14:05 - 14:35 - case studies

Lean & Operational Excellence

Manufacturing Improvement the Wright Way: Next Steps Towards Operational Excellence

Joe Portley, Senior Director Manufacturing, Orthopedics, Wright Group

Dan Griffin, Production Manager, Wright Medical Group

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Setting a Roadmap for Manufacturers on the Journey to a Smart Manufacturing Future

Uwe Küppers, Chairman EMEA, MESA

Lean & Operational Excellence

The X Factor in Lean Operations

Tjaart Van den Berg, General Manager, Production, Omnia

14:35 - 14:40

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14:40 - 15:10 - Solution Spotlights

Lean & Operational Excellence

Improving SMART Gas Meter output by 72% in 9 months without CAPEX

Adrian Howe, Partner, Chartwell Consulting

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Good, Bad & Ugly of Industry 4.0

Michael James, Chair – Board of Directors, ATS Global BV

Advanced Strategies

Supporting Lean Manufacturing Efforts with Machine Translation Technology

Loïc René, Account Manager, SYSTRAN

15:10 - 16:10

Meetings

iSolve & Networking Refreshments

16:10 - 16:40 - case studies

Advanced Strategies

Manufacturing Skills - UK Now and Post-Brexit

Dr Patrick McLaughlin, Programme Director: Cranfield Operations Excellence MSc, Cranfield University

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Taking Industry 4.0 Activity to the Next Level

Sibylle Büttner, Plant Manager Dortmund, Continental Automotive GmbH

Lean & Operational Excellence

Lean Manufacturing Implementation at IMI Hydronic Engineering

Alberto Tureikis, Global Lean Transformation Director, IMI plc – TA Hydronics

16:40 - 16:45

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16:45 - 17:15 - solution spotlights

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Smart Manufacturing – Preparing for Industry 4.0

Raffaello Lepratti, VP, MOM Business Development and Marketing, Siemens PLM Software

Lean & Operational Excellence

Recognising Waste: Why is Identifying Waste Pivotal to the Success of your Lean Programme?

Lean & Operational Excellence

10 Supply Chain Behaviours that are Key in Determining Good Outcomes in Manufacturing Operations

John Harhen, Director & Principal, Orbsen Consulting

17:15 - 17:20

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17:20 - 17:55 - keynote

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Made in UAE – First 3D-Printed Aviation Cabin Part Certified by an Airline-MRO

Stephan Keil, Head of Production, Project Delivery and Innovation, Etihad Design, Engineering & Innovation

17:55 - 18:00

Chair’s Closing Remarks

18:00 - 18:35

Evening Drinks Reception

19:00 - 22:30 - Awards Dinner 2017

4th Annual Awards Dinner 2017

Berliner Fernsehturm

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08:00 - 08:45

Registration & Refreshments

Register, get yourself some refreshments and say hello to your fellow attendees. Make use of the later start time to check out of your hotel room.

08:45 - 08:50

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Introductory remarks by the Chair in the plenary room

08:50 - 09:25 - Keynote

Lean & Operational Excellence

To Set Up a Manufacturing Excellence Programme and Way of Working within the Production in the Middle East

Stefan Köhler, Vice President and General Manager, Volvo GTO (AVI Arabian Vehicles & Trucks Industry Co. Ltd.)

09:25 - 10:10 - Panel Discussion

Lean & Operational Excellence

How can Senior Leadership Engagement and a Change Management Structure Benefit your Lean Transformation?

Lisa Norcross, SVP Operational Excellence, E.ON

Dr Torbjorn Netland, Chair of Production and Operations Management, ETH Zurich

10:10 - 11:10

Networking Refreshments

11:10 - 11:40 - Case studies

Workforce Development & Leadership

The Human Touch and Toyota Production System in the New Era of Industry 4.0

Stefano Cortiglioni, Toyota Academy: Business Improvement Director, Toyota Material Handling Europe

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Technical Innovation Roadmap – Industry 4.0

Israel Losada Salvador, Chief Operating Officer, Kitron ASA

Lean & Operational Excellence

OpEx Implementation in Pharmaceutical Production

Stefano Papa, Production Manager, Menarini

The 3 pillars of our system:

11:50 - 11:55

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11:55 - 12:25 - case studies

Advanced Strategies

Improving Production Technologies through Supplier Collaboration

John M. Walker, Global Director – Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Supply Chain Investments, Mondelēz International

Workforce Development & Leadership

Organising for Success: Lessons from John Boyd

Dean Lenane, Managing Director, Europe, Fisher Dynamics

Lean & Operational Excellence

Why did Uniper Decide to Implement Operational Excellence?

Nigel Walker, Senior Vice President Operational Excellence, Uniper SE

12:25 - 12:30

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12:30 - 13:00 - case studies

Workforce Development & Leadership

Using Change Management to Succeed in Implementing an OpEx Programme

Örjan Bergström, Operational Excellence Director, BillerudKorsnas

Industry 4.0 & Technology

Getting a Real and Sustainable Transformation

César Lombarte, Head of Manufacturing Plant and Lean Manager, B. Braun Medical

Lean & Operational Excellence

The Operational Excellence Effort at One of the Biggest Nickel Refineries in the World

John Pedersen, Head of Business System Center, Glencore Nikkelverk

13:00 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 - 14:30 - case studies

Workforce Development & Leadership

How to Develop Employees, and How Employees can Develop your Company

Rafal Biel, Production Manager, Eaton Automotive Systems

Lean & Operational Excellence

Getting More Out of Your Lean Assessments

Prof. Dr. Torbjörn Netland, Chair of Production and Operations Management, ETH Zurich

14:30 - 14:35

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14:35 - 15:10 - Keynote

Advanced Strategies

Raising Product Quality through Supplier Development

Marc Moal, Head of Contract Manufacturing, Nestlé Nespresso

Thiago Dantas, Supplier Development Manager, Nestlé Nespresso

15:10 - 15:20

Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Summit

16:30 - 19:30

BMW Plant Berlin – Factory Tour (Newly Added)

During the exclusive guided tour, two groups of 25 people will be led through the mechanical production, engine assembly and the motorcycle assembly. The tour is approximately two hours long.


Please note: There were only 50 places on this factory tour and they were allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The tour is now Sold Out. Please enquire to be put on the waiting list.

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