Host

CAL POLY STATE UNIVERSITY – SAN LUIS OBISPO AND THE LEAN EDUCATION ACADEMIC NETWORK

Theme

Teaching lean in the 21st century

Location

Cal Poly State University– San Luis Obispo, CA     Near the coast (8 miles) half way between Los Angeles and San Francisco (4 hours each). Small airport with service by United, American, and Alaska Airlines with connections to LA, San Francisco, Phoenix, Denver, and Seattle.

San Luis Obispo is a great vacation destination in itself with beaches, sightseeing, wineries, and great weather. A potential itinerary of our favorite local “must dos” is included in the download link below.

Audience

Those involved in teaching lean, operational excellence, and six sigma in colleges and universities. 

Agenda

Saturday – Sunday   Pre-Summit Mini Vacation (See above download link for vacation ideas)

Sunday – 28 July 

12 – 4pm  Early Arriver Wine Tour– Meet at Eric Olsen’s house

  • RSVP required
  • Groups of ~5 
  • Route to local wineries w/ “heijunka and kanban.” 

5 – 7pm  Registration and Reception SLO Hothouse Downtown   (RSVP required.)

7 – 9pm  Dine Around Downtown SLO (walking distance)

Summary of Sessions 29-30 July

Day 1 [Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.]

9:00 – 10:30  Session 1 – Current State of Lean Education
11:00 – 12:30 pm  Session 2 – Goals and Strategies for Advancing Lean Education
1:30 – 3:00Session 3 – Developing User Groups
3:30 – 5:00  Session 4 – Sharing Best Practices for the 21stCentury
6:30 – 9:00Group Dinner @ Madonna Inn

Day 2 [Breakfast and lunch included.]

9:00 – 10:30    Session 1 – Develop a Model for Teaching Lean
11:00 – 12:30   Session 2 – Creating Organization and Action
1:30 – 3:00 Session 3 – Working Group Breakouts

Register Below

Contact

Eric O. Olsen, PhD, Area Chair, Industrial Technology and Packaging Director, Central Coast Lean Cal Poly – Orfalea College of Business 1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 (work) 805 756-1754  |  (cell) 805 602-0228   |   eolsen@calpoly.edu