Lean Innovation Leadership Conference

Venue: The Grand Hotel

Location: Mackinac Island, Michigan, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 16, 2006 End Date/Time: Aug 18, 2006
Registration Date: Aug 14, 2006
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Description

Lean Innovation is the ability to increase
top-line growth by creating new products and
services at a competitive cost. Now you can
learn how leading companies, both large and
small, are reinventing themselves to do just
this. You will hear how they are creating new
markets while slashing costs by 50% or more.
You will also take away a proven, step-by-step
method for doing this quickly by participating
in the Conference “hands on” workshop.

Agenda:
Wednesday, August 16, 2005
7:30 Conference Registration.
Grand Hotel Level One Lobby
8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:30 Welcome by Bart Huthwaite, Sr., Founder of the
Institute for Lean Innovation. Review of business and
networking agenda
9:00 “What I Want To Take Away From This Event”
Participants share their questions and challenges. Speakers
and participants agree to share experiences focused on these.
10:00 Lean Innovation CUBE Workshop
“Hands on” application of the Lean Innovation CUBE using a
Case Study. Participants use the methodology and techniques
of the Innovation CUBE to solve a real challenge.
12:00 Lunch at Grand Hotel
1:00 Lean Innovation CUBE Workshop Cont.- Participants
apply the Lean Innovation CUBE to their own organizational
challenge.
4:00 Day 1 ends
6:00 Mackinac Island Yacht Club Porch. Icebreaker
Reception - Spouses are welcome to join in this networking
event and dinner.
7:00 Traditional Yacht Club Whitefish Dinner.
Following dinner, you will be given a verbal tour of Mackinac
Island, one of America’s most fascinating islands. You will learn
valuable tips to make your stay here even more enjoyable, as
well as get a quick review of the social agenda.

Thursday,
August 17, 2005
7:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 “How Motorola Discovers New Opportunities”
Anthony Carter - Senior Dir. of Business Development -
Motorola is now the leader in cell phone technology as well as
other emerging markets. Motorola’s “Early Stage Accelerator
Initiative” is discovering new ways to meet emerging market
needs. You will learn their step-by-step method for doing this.
9:15 “Implementing Lean Innovation at Masco
Corporation - Thom Nealssohn, Manager of Innovation
Masco is the recognized leader in bringing lean innovation
to home product markets. Their product range extends from
paint to faucets. You will learn how they are able to develop
new products that are competitive worldwide.
10:00 Morning Break
10:15 “Multi-Generational Product Planning at Air
Products & Chemicals” Dr. Naser Chowdhury P.E.,
Global Product Manager - Air Products & Chemicals now
delivers products and services to global markets from energy
to healthcare. You will learn how they are now using “Multi-
Generational Product Planning” to anticipate new markets
long before their competitors.
11:00 “Implementing Lean Six Sigma at Daimler-
Chrysler” Harry Flotemersch, Master Black Belt & Lean
Innovation Champion - DaimlerChrysler is now linking
lean innovation to their Six Sigma initiatives to develop new
products faster and at lower cost. You will learn how they are
tapping into the power of these two initiatives in combination.
11:45 Breakout Discussions & Report Outs
Participants share how their organizations are meeting these
innovation challenges. They share these with entire group
during report outs
12:15 Lunch at Grand Hotel
1:15 “Building Better Ships at Lower Cost at Bath
Iron Works.” Matt Patterson, Lean Design Champion -
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works division is now designing
the DDG 1000, the U.S. Navy’s “ship of the future.” You will
learn their techniques for reducing costs from 35-50%
without compromising innovation and performance.
2:00 “Innovative Partnering for Growth & Profit”
Dean Johnson, Senior Director , Detroit Regional Economic
Partnership - The Detroit Regional Economic Partnership is helping to
build alliances between corporations worldwide in order to create new,
innovative products & services. You will learn how their “Open Innovation
Acxis” program is leading the way in Michigan’s business growth eff ort.
2:45 Afternoon Break
3:00 Breakout Discussions & Report Outs
Participants share how their organizations are meeting their innovation
challenges. They share these with entire group during report outs.
4:00 Day 2 ends
6:00 Island Tour and Traditional Mackinac Cottager Dinner
Horse-Drawn carriages will take you on an Island tour and barbecue
dinner at Bart Huthwaite’s traditional Mackinac Cottage. Spouses invited.

Friday,
August 18, 2005
7:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 “Linking Lean Innovation and Six Sigma at G.E. Global
Research Development” Martha Gardner, Director of
Quality - General Electric is now focusing on innovation as their top
initiative, linking it to their already successful Six Sigma eff ort. You
will learn how they are interlocking “Lean Six Sigma” for faster, lower
cost product and service development.
9:15 “Implementing Lean Innovation in the Smaller
Company.” Lee Sellenraad, Institute for Lean Innovation,
Senior Consultant - Smaller companies with limited resources
can still leverage the power of lean innovation. You will learn how
companies are leveraging limited resources to fi nd new markets.
10:00 Morning Break
10:15 “The Rules for Implementing Lean Innovation:
Lessons Learned” Bart Huthwaite, Founder, Institute for Lean Innovation - What works & what doesn’t based on two decades of experience
11:00 Breakout Discussions & Report Outs - Participants share how their organizations are meeting their innovation challenges. They share these with entire group during report outs
11:45 Day 3/Conference Ends
12:00 Buffet Luncheon at Grand Hotel - The Grand Hotel buffet stretches the length of this famous hotel. It has won awards as one
of the most resplendent buff ets in America. Tour of the hotel following
the buffet lunch.

Keynotes:
MOTOROLA CORPORATION
Anthony Carter - Senior Director of Business Development - Motorola is now the leader in cell phone technology as well as other emerging markets. Motorola’s “Early Stage Accelerator Initiative” is discovering new ways to meet emerging market needs. You will learn their step-by-step method
for doing this.

MASCO CORPORATION
Thom Nealssohn - Manager of Innovation - Masco is the recognized leader in bringing lean innovation to home product markets. Their product range extends from paint to faucets. You will learn how they are able to develop
new products that are competitive worldwide.

AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS
Dr. Naser Chowdhury P.E., Global Product Manager -Air Products & Chemicals now delivers products and services to global markets from energy to healthcare. You will learn how they are now using “Multi-Generational Product Planning” to anticipate new markets long before their competitors.

DAIMLERCHRYSLER
Harry Flotemersch, Master Black Belt & Lean Innovation Champion - DaimlerChrysler is now linking lean innovation to their Six Sigma initiatives to develop new products faster and at lower cost. You will learn how the are tapping into the power of these two initiatives in combination.

GENERAL DYNAMICS
Bath Iron Works. Matt Patterson, Lean Design Champion - General Dynamics is now designing the DDG 1000, the U.S. Navy’s “ship of the future.” You will learn their techniques for reducing costs from 35-50% without compromising innovation and performance.

G.E. GLOBAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT
Martha Gardner, Director of Quality - General Electric is now focusing on innovation as their top initiative, linking it to their already successful Six Sigma effort. You will learn how the are interlocking “Lean Six Sigma” for faster, lower cost product and service development.

DETROIT REGIONAL ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP
Dean Johnson, Senior Director - The Detroit Regional Economic Partnership is helping to build alliances between corporations worldwide in order to create new innovative products and services. You will learn how their “Open Innovation Acxis” program is leading the way in Michigan’s effort to stimulate business growth.

INSTITUTE FOR LEAN INNOVATION
Bart Huthwaite, Founder - Bart Huthwaite will lead a one-day, “hands on” workshop using the Lean Innovation CUBE. You will take away a systematic method for making lean innovation part of every organization’s daily work.

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Additional Information

FEES & REGISTRATION Conference Fee: $1,895 per person. Fee includes continental breakfasts, networking reception,refreshment breaks, lunch, dinner, conference and workshop binder, complimentary copy of The Lean Design Solution: A Practical Guide to Streamlining Product Design & Development and a “pop-up” Innovation CUBE. Team Discounts: Teams of 2 or more may deduct $100 per person – discount applies to teams that register together. No-Risk Guarantee: Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed. If you are not satisfi ed with the quality of this program, let us know in writing and we will refund your entire registration fee. REGISTRATION OPTIONS Call: 906-847-6094 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST) Fax: 906-847-6047 Mail: Institute for Lean Innovation Lean Innovation Leadership P.O. Box 1999 Mackinac Island, MI 49757 E-mail: (the following information) to: emily@innovationcube.com.

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