Tri-Cities Quality Forum - November 8, 2018










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When
November 8, 2018
Where
Toy F. Reid Employee Center, Kingsport, TN
Price
FREE!
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Sensational Speaker Line-up

We've got another fantastic lineup of speakers from the Tri-Cities!

Patrick Lawton

City Administrator

City of Germantown

Lola McVey

Director of Accounting and Finance

Bristol Tennessee Essential Services

Drew Bedard

Vice President, Brand/Consumer Marketing

Bristol Motor Speedway

Rob Adams

Senior Director Continuous Improvement

Ballad Health

Best Local Conference

For more than a dozen years, TCQF has provided world-class quality education to the Tri-Cities area.

Schedule

Our half-day conference is designed to accommodate the busy professional.
Four compelling tracks and a keynote ensures theres something for everyone!

November 8, 2018

08:00  -  08:15
Auditorium
08:15  -  09:00
Auditorium

Keynote #1

2017 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

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9:45  -  10:15
Lobby

Networking Break

Enjoy some light refreshments and visit the booths of local organizations while networking with fellow attendees!

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10:15  -  11:00
Room 223

Integrating Operational Excellence at Ballad Health

Integrating the process improvement methodologies between Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont to create a Ballad Health system for improvement across the system.  This will describe the methodology that the system will use going forward along with the journey to date for the use of lean within process improvement.

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10:15  -  11:00
Room 219

Using Lean: Getting Rid of Non-Value Adding Activities and Waste (Part 1)

This is a Hands-On Workshop that spans both session times Got Waste?  Like to get rid of it?  Lean is one of the easiest and most versatile ways of doing this. It is about identifying and removing non-value adding activities.  Numerous organizations that have implemented LEAN have realized benefits in speed and quality while reducing […]

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10:15  -  11:00
Room 225

Leadership … As a Process

Sometimes it is beneficial to step back for a minute and ask ourselves if we really know what our process are?  And what about Leadership Processes?   This session will focus on 1) how to identify key (critical few) Leadership processes, and 2) how to determine where to prioritize our improvement resources.

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11:00  -  11:15
Lobby

Networking Break

Enjoy some light refreshments and visit the booths of local organizations while networking with fellow attendees!

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11:15  -  12:00
Room 219

Using Lean: Getting Rid of Non-Value Adding Activities and Waste (Part 2)

This is a Hands-On Workshop that spans both session times Got Waste?  Like to get rid of it?  Lean is one of the easiest and most versatile ways of doing this. It is about identifying and removing non-value adding activities.  Numerous organizations that have implemented LEAN have realized benefits in speed and quality while reducing […]

Click for more information on 'Using Lean: Getting Rid of Non-Value Adding Activities and Waste (Part 2)'

A conference for the whole team

A full set of topics in just a half day? It's true and we designed it that way to be accessible to the busy professional and all their colleagues.

Our Sponsors

The Tri-Cities Quality Forum is offered free of charge thanks to the gracious support of our sponsors.