Schedule at a glance

All times listed in eastern. All workshops, keynotes and networking events will take place at the Hilton Charlotte University Place.

Monday, may 1, 2023

3 - 7:30 p.m.

Registration desk open

5 - 7 p.m.

Welcome reception                                                   


tuesday, may 2, 2023

6:30 - 9 a.m.

Registration desk open

6:30 a.m.


7:10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:40 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

7:40 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:40 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.


Tours (Shuttles will depart from and return to the Hilton Charlotte University Place.)

Honeywell Safety Products and A.O. Smith Corporation
Roush Yates Manufacturing and PIT Instruction and Training
Carrier Commercial HVAC and ConMet
PIT Instruction and Training and Roush Yates Manufacturing

wednesday, may 3, 2023

6 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Registration desk open

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast and morning keynote, Gary Peterson

8:15 a.m.


Front line leaders: Driving the speed of business
Inbox: Lean office simulation
Introduction to kata
Building a dream team: High performance TA&R systems

11:45 a.m.

Lunch and afternoon keynote, Peg Pennington

1:00 p.m.

Front line leaders: Driving the speed of business 
Inbox: Lean office simulation (continued)

Leader starter kata
Building relationships: The key to respect for people

4:30 p.m.

Summit adjourns