Lean Six Sigma for Medical Device Manufacturing

Venue: Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, Del Mar, CA

Location: Hilton San Diego/Del Mar, Del Mar, CA, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 26, 2006 End Date/Time: Sep 28, 2006
Early Registration Date: Jul 28, 2006
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I liked the conference, the best practice sharing & the panel discussion
HR & Training Director, Ortho Biologics
This was great with lots of energy... a hot topic…
Director, Quality Management, Schering-Plough
Great best practice sharing.
VP, Functional Excellence, Invitrogen
The speakers were very qualified and were good presenters…
Director, Facilities Management & Engineering, Pfizer
… a great mix of and lessons learned for deployment of Lean Six Sigma
Manager of Operational Excellence, STRYKER BIOTECH
Great best practice sharing.
VP, Functional Excellence, INVITROGEN
Why should I attend Lean Six Sigma for Medical Device Manufacturing Excellence?
Medical device manufacturing is an $80 billion market, and represents one of the nation’s fastest growing industries, with a projected market value of $140 billion in 2010 (AdvaMed). Along with this fast-paced growth, medical device companies are struggling to maintain product quality and customer satisfaction while maintaining compliance.

Built primarily around case studies by reputable experts and end-users, the content of Lean Six Sigma for Medical Device Manufacturing Excellence provides a unique insider glimpse into operational excellence implementation strategies. Through the stories of your peers, you will learn how to achieve management buy-in, organizational harmony, best strategies for implementation while maintaining compliance, and how to integrate benchmarking and metrics into your Lean Six Sigma initiatives.

It’s tailored to offer solutions for Directors and Managers of:

Manufacturing, Operations, Quality Assurance, Process Excellence, Packaging, Validation, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Six Sigma or any other position related to operational excellence.

Who will I meet and who is speaking?
At Lean Six Sigma for Medical Device Manufacturing you will have the opportunity to network with these advanced practitioners who have already deployed Lean Six Sigma throughout their entire organisations:

Javad Seyedzadeh, SVP Diagnostic Division, Bayer Corp. (Keynote)
Michael Parrilla, VP of Manufacturing Operations, Hologic, Inc.
Gedy Budreckis, Director of Operational Excellence, Tyco Healthcare
Michael Sorial, Director of Manufacturing, Becton, Dickinson & Company
Joong Hyun, Director of Strategy, Global Operations & Engineering, Bausch & Lomb
Johan Denecke, Director of Process Excellence, Applied Biosystems
William Botha, Director, Operational Excellence, Baxter BioScience
Susan Lemons, Former VP Operational Excellence, Johnson & Johnson
James Schlichting, Quality Project Manager, Abbott Laboratories
Amy Wells, Contract Manager, Medtronic USA, Inc.
Sandy Silva, Director of Quality & Analytics, Ceridian
Ronald Snee, Principal Consultant, Tunnell Consulting
Shaun Browne, Principal, Digital Mentor Group
Nicholas Pokoluk, Management Consultant, STAT-A-MATRIX
Kevin J. Duggan, President & Principal, Duggan Associates, Inc.
Don't miss Lean Six Sigma for Medical Device Manufacturing event because...
The conference will be a three-day program that will feature a case study based speaker faculty of approximately 20 senior level executives, as well as industry workshops, panel discussions, and extensive networking opportunities. It offers a unique format of intimate case-studies to hear expert insights from your reputable peers and participate in constructive discourse including:

Applying Lean and Six Sigma to Accelerate Process Excellence Progress
Organizational Readiness for Lean & Six Sigma: A Diagnosis for Success
Insight from an Executive: Best Practices in Communicating Process Excellence Initiatives to Top Management
Assimilating Lean Six Sigma Strategies with Regulatory Compliance to Streamline Manufacturing Operations & Achieve Compliance Confidence
Application of Lean Sigma to Reduction of Lead Time for a Transactional Process
Lean Planning: Moving Beyond Traditional Budgeting to Achieve Lean Success
Case Studies: The Process Excellence Journey of Johnson & Johnson, Applied Biosystems, Bausch & Lomb, Tyco Healthcare & Hologic
The Future of Lean, Six Sigma and Process Excellence in the Medical Device Field