Conference Day 2 | September 18

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Venue: Södertälje stadshus (City Hall), street address Campusgatan 26

On Conference day 2 you can choose sessions from parallel tracks. Attend the sessions that best fit your interests.


Parallel Tracks


Evolution of Lean Thinking and Practice

Innovation in Lean Education

Application of Lean in Education & Research


Lean aspects of virtual worker training at AUDI AG

Lean hitting, pitching and fielding at the same time - a whole new ballgame for middle management?

How to see what you can't see


  Kerstin Höninger  


Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Aures, Senior trainer production system, AUDI AG, Germany

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Drs. Freek Hermkens, PhD Student, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

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Marco Pett

Marco Pett and Kerstin Höninger from GIRA Giersiepen GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

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War Room in Lean World: Obeya for Project Management

A Critique of Lean Qualification Frameworks

Creating Realistic Lean Training Environments for the Manufacturing Industry: The Karlstad Lean Lab

Breakthrough Lean projects in vocational institutions

  Svetlana Slitnikova Simon Elias Leo J De Vin Joris van de Lindeloof


Ricarda Metelmann-Scholz, Head of Lean Project Delivery team at MBtech Group GmbH & Co. KGaA, Germany

Svetlana Slitnikova, Specialist of Lean Project Delivery Team at MBtech Group GmbH & Co. KGaA, Germany

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Simon Elias, Director, Lean Competency Services Ltd, United Kingdom

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Leo J De Vin, Professor, Karlstad University, Sweden

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Joris van de Lindeloof, Director Educational Industry, UNC Plus Delta, The Netherlands

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The relation between Toyota Kata and The Toyota Way 2001


The Nine Day Lean Training Program at Scania: Apply-Understand-Lead

Application of lean methods in research – dogfooding, rapid learning cycles, and industrial value

  Emiel van Est   Christer Osterman Dag Bergsjö


Emiel van Est, Toyota Kata Ambassador, Lean Management Teachers, The Netherlands

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Christer Osterman, SPS Manager, Scania and PhD Stud., Mälardalen University, Sweden

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Dag Bergsjö, Associate Professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

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Value stream analyses for complex processes and systems

Learning Behavior of Different Cultures in the Context of Lean Management with a Focus on Learning by “Experiencing and Practicing”

Slotcar games: A tool for training in the use of Overall Efficiency Equipment (OEE) and the A3 problem solving process

The University of St Andrews Lean Model



Teemu Toivonen Senior Lean Consultant, Nitor Delta Ltd, Finland

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Marlen Weigel, Germany

Prof. Dr. Ralph Kriechbaum, University of Applied Science Rosenheim, Germany

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Julio J. Garcia-Sabater, Associate Professor, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, ROGLE Departamento Organización de Empresas, Spain

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Mark Robinson Head of Change, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK

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The learning perspectives of using “full speed” principles


Lean and Shingo - for Education?

Role of Educational Institutions in Lean Transformation of Russia

  Pia Anhede   John Bicheno


Pia Anhede, Partner, Revere, Sweden

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John Bicheno, Director of the MSc degree in Lean Enterprise, Buckingham University, United Kingdom

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Vyacheslav Boltrukevich (PhD), Associate Professor, Program Director MBA-Production Systems, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

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Understanding Service Recovery Triangle: A step towards making Customer Service Process Leaner

Initiation of Hoshin Kanri: empirical application in small and medium-sized enterprises


Case Study: Building a Lean Model Cell within our University



Maneesh Kumar, Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

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Anders Melander, Associate Professor, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

Mikael Thulin, Senior Consultant, Mikado Consulting, Sweden

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Lejla Brouwer-Hadzialic, HAN University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Technology, Research Centre for Lean/World Class Performance, The Netherlands

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Implementation of Lean in SME, Experiences from a Swedish National Programme

Make it Simple! A Straightforward Approach to Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Teaching Continuous Improvement & Adaptation Using an Experiential, Integrative-Learning Format




Dan Carlsson, Business area director at Chalmers Professional Education and Coordinator Education in The Production Leap, Sweden

Richard Berglund

Richard Berglund, PhD, project manager at Swerea IVF

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Ola Ljunggren Bergeå, Consultant, C2 Management AB, Sweden

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James W. Knight, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

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Learning kids (and spouses) to learn through Kata (even kids with special needs)


Teaching the Bottleneck Walk – Learning new Tricks by leaving the Comfort Zone

Service Recovery Applied in Lean Education



Nienke van Berkum, Lean Management Advisor, Clear Key Points, the Netherlands

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Christoph Roser, Professor, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany

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Stef Tiggeloven, Docent, HAN University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Technology, Research Centre for Lean/World Class Performance, The Netherlands

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Plenary Sessions


Practical Lean Simulation and Reflection

John Bicheno and Pia Anhede

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John Bicheno Pia Anhede  


New Way of Learning in Administrative Areas using the Improvement and Coaching Kata
Double-session with below

Prof. Dr. Constantin May, Academic Director, CETPM Institute at the Ansbach University of Applied Sciences, Germany



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What do various business environments teach us about Kata? Account of Siemens’ journey
Double-session with above

Carsten Klages, Program Architect for Leading by Target Conditions, Siemens

Carsten Klages    


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