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September 15, 2016 MWCC Quarterly Meeting

  • September 15, 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Historic Oakland - Main Ballroom (5430 Vantage Point Road Columbia, MD 21044)
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  • Not an employee of a MWCC member company, no lunch
  • Not an employee of a MWCC member company, optional lunch included
  • Employee of MWCC member company, no lunch
  • Employee of a MWCC member company, optional lunch included

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The next  Quarterly Meeting will be held at the Historic Oakland in Columbia.  

The Maryland World Class Consortia holds regular meetings each quarter for members, potential members, supporters, and guests.  Each meeting is a half-day "mini-conference" that provide new developments among Consortia members, examples of World Class tools in action, and networking with active practitioners.  

Speakers for this quarter's meeting:

Sherryl Jordan of Saft America will discuss Saft's journey to World Class performance. Saft is a leader in high technology batteries, and the company's Maryland facility has been striving toward process excellence for several years.  Sherry will describe their recent activities and lessons learned.

Dan Harmeyer and Brian Asti of Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems will describe their company's approach to continuous improvement.  Their discussion will touch upon not only the strategy and tools, but their lessons learned regarding people and culture. The takeaways they share will inform every company's lean journey.

Jeff Fuchs, Maryland World Class Consortia Director, will lead a brief discussion on the power of habits, which turns out to be a key factor in changing organizational culture and achieving lean transformation objectives.

For directions to Historic Oakland click here.


08:00 a.m. - Registration and continental breakfast

08:30 a.m. - Welcome and announcements

08:45 a.m. - Sherry Jordan, Saft America

09:45 a.m. - Networking Break

10:00 a.m. - Brian Asti and Dan Harmeyer, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems

11:00 a.m. - Networking Break

11:15 a.m. - Jeff Fuchs, MWCC

12:00 p.m. - Optional Lunch

Hot Lunch Buffet - Grilled chicken breast with mushroom sauce, includes vegetables, starch and dessert with tea/coffee.

If you have any special dietary requirements, please contact us to arrange alternative dining selections.

Substitutions for registrants is permitted.  Refunds for cancellations will not be available after September 1, 2016. 


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