AME Cleveland 2023

 
Sessions

Year after year, continuous improvement practitioners from the front office to the front line return to the AME International Conference to hear the latest from those who are in the thick of their own enterprise excellence journey. Conference participants count on AME to deliver leading edge examples and practitioner-based ideas that fit their individual needs. The AME conference offers outcomes for everyone at every level. You'll hear concrete examples about cultures, processes and tools including success — and failure — stories. You’ll be in good company with those who have walked the same path you’re traveling, and they’ll share proven know-how that empowers you to help your company differentiate and prosper. Our growing list of sessions includes presentations with practitioners from manufacturing, health care, and other industries.

Most sessions will take place at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, and a few will take place at the adjacent Hilton Cleveland Downtown. Please note that some sessions may not be available on-demand after the conference at the speaker's request. Check the session listing for details.

 
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  Panel Discussion

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AME Consortia
Dale Gehring (moderator)
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Panel Discussion
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United States Postal Service
Louis DiLeo and Robert Soler
Topic(s)
Management systems | People-centric leadership | Operations improvement
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Panel Discussion
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Newport News Shipbuilding
Latitia McCane (moderator)
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Panel Discussion

  Practitioner Presentation

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Cambridge Air Solutions
Meg Brown
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Norman Noble, Inc.
Andrew Murphy and James Yaeger
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Trane Technologies
Shannon Bumgarner
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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GE Appliances, a Haier company
Alison Seward
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Google
Angad Arora
Topic(s)
Management systems
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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E. C. Kitzel and Sons
Miguel Lugo and Tom Schumann
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Three D Metals
Adam Friedrick
Topic(s)
Business operations improvement
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Honeywell
James Raines and Edixon Mendez
Topic(s)
Technology
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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ICU Medical
Brent Weichers
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Flex
Dave Gonsiorowski
Topic(s)
Product development
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Michelman, Inc.
William Harvey
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Cleveland Clinic
Tony Blamer and Sarah Sydlowski, AuD, PhD, MBA
Topic(s)
Operations improvement
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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MoreSteam
Xander Hathaway and Nick LaRosa
Topic(s)
Business operations improvement
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Milwaukee Area Technical College
Alan Goodman
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Genie
Monica Gurtu
Topic(s)
Management systems
Format
Practitioner Presentation
Details
HAR Adhesive Technologies
Joe Cerino
Topic(s)
Management systems
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Snap-tite Hose, AAH Acquisition, LLC.
Dan Corner and Jeffrey Schad
Topic(s)
Product development
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Goodyear
Sam Landers and Norbert Majerus
Topic(s)
Product development
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Rockwell Automation
Michael Crossen and Ravi Mahangare
Topic(s)
Product development
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Conax Technologies and Operations Science Institute
Bill Fierle and Edward Pound
Topic(s)
Business operations improvement
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Dannette Nelson
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Medtronic
Gustavo Lage and Ryan Magnuson
Topic(s)
Operations improvement
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Newport News Shipbuilding
Anthony Ugoletti
Topic(s)
Safety & environmental health
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Minerals Technologies Inc.
Robert Cenek and Michelle Weber
Topic(s)
Business operations improvement
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Smith Gardens Inc.
Andrea Avila-Aragon
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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O.C. Tanner Company
Gary Peterson
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Lam Research and Santa Clara University
Melisa Buie and Noël Kreidler
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
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Practitioner Presentation
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The Duha Group
Rod Smith
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Ohio Mutual Insurance Group
Bethany Foy, Chris Neeson and Hannah Jacobs
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
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Practitioner Presentation
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Port of Seattle
Jonathan Guy
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Yngvi Einarsson and Anne Frewin
Topic(s)
Management systems
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Ameren
Madonna Buhr
Topic(s)
Business operations improvement
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Siemens Industry Inc.
Anthony Younan
Topic(s)
Business operations improvement
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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Genie
Jennifer Snow-Boscolo
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation
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HM Electronics (HME)
Tim Knapp and Diem Lewis
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Practitioner Presentation

  Deep Dive Session

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Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)
Multiple panelists
Format
Deep Dive Session
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Menlo Innovations
Richard Sheridan
Topic(s)
Technology
Format
Deep Dive Session
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Trane Technologies
Joel Hugghins
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
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Deep Dive Session
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Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)
Michael Bremer (moderator)
Topic(s)
Management systems
Format
Deep Dive Session

  Idea Exchange

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Idea Exchange
Interactive Session
Topic(s)
Management systems | People-centric leadership | Operations improvement | Business operations improvement
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Idea Exchange
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Idea Exchange
Interactive Session
Topic(s)
Business operations improvement
Format
Idea Exchange
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Idea Exchange
Interactive Session
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Idea Exchange
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Idea Exchange
Interactive Session
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Idea Exchange
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Idea Exchange
Interactive Session
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Idea Exchange
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Idea Exchange
Interactive Session
Topic(s)
People-centric leadership
Format
Idea Exchange
Details
Idea Exchange
Interactive Session
Topic(s)
Business operations improvement
Format
Idea Exchange
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Idea Exchange
Interactive Session
Topic(s)
Management systems
Format
Idea Exchange
Company Title Comprehension Info
  Panel Discussion
AME Consortia Moving from surviving to thriving in rapidly changing times
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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United States Postal Service USPS Operational Excellence through transformation
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Newport News Shipbuilding Girl Apprenticeship PoweR
Advanced level
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  Practitioner Presentation
Cambridge Air Solutions People are humans not assets
Advanced level
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Norman Noble, Inc. What to do when it feels like you’re failing
Beginner level
Intermediate level
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Trane Technologies The audacity of courage
Intermediate level
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GE Appliances, a Haier company Creating a culture of belonging
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Google Data science applied to manufacturing problems
Beginner level
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E. C. Kitzel and Sons How a 96-year-old company re-invented itself
Intermediate level
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Three D Metals Growing grassroots leaders
Beginner level
Intermediate level
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Honeywell Driving improvement with a single digital platform for the enterprise
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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ICU Medical Presenting data to a non-technical audience
Beginner level
Intermediate level
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Flex Leveraging advanced technologies to deliver premium product experiences
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Michelman, Inc. Enterprise excellence is inclusive excellence
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Cleveland Clinic SolVE: solutions for value enhancement
Intermediate level
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MoreSteam Using machine learning to improve training outcomes
Advanced level
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Milwaukee Area Technical College Developing the next generation of lean leaders
Beginner level
Intermediate level
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Genie An innovative approach to executing continuous improvement in a global organization
Intermediate level
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HAR Adhesive Technologies Leadership is: a lifetime devotion to creating a systems-driven culture and business
Beginner level
Intermediate level
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Snap-tite Hose, AAH Acquisition, LLC. Innovating a new generation of attack fire hose
Intermediate level
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Goodyear Creating an innovation culture
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Rockwell Automation Improvement kata in software development
Beginner level
Intermediate level
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Conax Technologies and Operations Science Institute Factory physics: The science to lean manufacturing
Intermediate level
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Building an Inclusive Workplace: Integrating Lean Six Sigma in DE&I
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Medtronic Discrete event simulation in lean transformation
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Newport News Shipbuilding NNS cable manufacturing excellence: the trials and tribulations of innovation
Beginner level
Intermediate level
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Minerals Technologies Inc. Assessing and recognizing operational excellence at Minerals Technologies
Intermediate level
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Smith Gardens Inc. Cultivating intentional leadership
Beginner level
Intermediate level
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O.C. Tanner Company One-on-ones matter! If you don't have time, try Leader Standard Work
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Lam Research and Santa Clara University Mirror, mirror on the wall
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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The Duha Group Empowering employees through ownership and engagement
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Influencing up
Intermediate level
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Port of Seattle The business of people
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Developing and deploying a continuous improvement strategy at a Fortune 500 Company
Intermediate level
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Ameren Creative catalyst for change – The 3P Process
Intermediate level
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Siemens Industry Inc. Building and operating a smart factory with sustainability and digitalization
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Genie Driving alignment and execution
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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HM Electronics (HME) Learning reimagined
Intermediate level
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  Deep Dive Session
Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) AME Emerging Leaders capstone
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Menlo Innovations Fight fear, embrace change
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Trane Technologies Games to engage
Beginner level
Intermediate level
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Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) What we learned about improvement from AME 2023 Excellence Award recipients
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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  Idea Exchange
Idea Exchange Building and sustaining a culture receptive to lean
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Idea Exchange Change management integrated in improvement efforts
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Idea Exchange Diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and accessibility in the workplace
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Idea Exchange Employee resources groups (ERGs): Strategies for effective employee engagement and growth
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Idea Exchange Employee wellness strategies
Beginner level
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Idea Exchange Engage workforce strategies: Recruiting, hiring and engagement
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Idea Exchange Leveraging push and pull learning for rapid, continuous improvements
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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Idea Exchange Supply chain constraint and lean
Intermediate level
Advanced level
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