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Year Presenter Organization Session Title Presentation slides
2015 Governor Jay Inslee Washington State Lean in Washington (Opening Remarks)  
2015 Jim Womack Lean Enterprise Institute Keynote Presentation Slides
2015 Scott McAllister Prosci Lean Would Be Easy if It Weren't for the People Slides
2015 Scott Heydon and John O'Donnell Lean Enterprise Institute Understanding Lean Transformation Slides
2015 Robert Brown Collective Wisdom Zombieization, the Archenemy of Lean Thinking Slides
2015 Donald Dinero TWI Learning Partnership Why TWI? Slides
2015 Hollie Jensen Results Washington Growing People While Doing The Work Slides

Chris Liu and Renée Smith Nyberg

Department of Enterprise Services Eliminate Fear: Creating a Workplace of Participation, Trust and Results at Enterprise Services Slides
2015 Jom Benson Modus Cooperandi Personal Kanban  
2015 Jeff Watson Seattle City Light Using Performance Management to Set the Foundation for Lean Slides
2015 John Bernard Mass Ingenuity Government That Works: How Public Servants are Driving a Results Revolution in the States  
2015 Maria Carney and Jessica Sherry Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Lean in Philanthropy: An Innovative Application of Lean in a Non-Traditional Setting Slides
2015 Alec Steel and Kevin Summersgill UK National Audit Office Building an Effective Management System: Insights and Learning from the UK Government Slides
2015 Terri Egan and Suzanne Lahl SyncUp Leadership Group Mindsets Matter: The Neuroscience of Leading Change Slides
2015 Michael DeAngelo WaTech Lean Your Hierarchy! Slides
2015 Charley Haley and Sage Vann Black Loop Consulting Making Space for Innovation with Liberating Structures Slides

Tracy O’Rourke

Gwen Voelpel

Integris Performance Advisors
City of SeaTac
Measurable Improvement with Employee Engagement: How the City of SeaTac Significantly Improved Employee Engagement Scores in Two Years Slides
2015 Chris Lindstrom Ceptara Corporation Excellence Organizations Have Excellence People Slides
2015 Jitinder Kohli, Marcie Frost, Rich Garza, Pat Kohler, Joel Sacks Deloitte, State of Washington Making it Real, State leaders panel  
2015 Kelly Johnston and Tom Moore
Susan Lucas
Mass Ingenuity


Washington Health Care Authority

The Results-Driven Leader: Leading the Unknown Journey Slides
2015 Haneef Chagani


Shelley Whitehead

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Government of Saskatchewan
Sustaining Lean and Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement Slides

Jim Pendowski
Sherry Dennis
Cyndee Baugh
Pamela Singleton and Melissa Wideman

DSHS (Everett)
State Agency Case Studies: Come and Hear Success Stories and What They Learned Along the Way Slides
2015 Norm Alberg
Evans Kerrigan
King County
Integris Performance Advisors
Lessons Learned from a Two-Year Continuous Improvement Journey: 10 Key Lessons Slides
2015 Elizabeth Alley and Shelly Randazzo Virginia Mason Medical Center Learning Organizations, Lean and Leadership: Lean Processes = Better Patient Care Slides
2015 Cheryl Hammond Northwest Cadence Mature Your Metrics: Stop Tracking Administrivia and Start Using Data to Drive Results Slides
2015 Arun Kumar Kerika Inc. Visualizing Your Lean and Agile Workflows Slides
2015 Jenny Davidson and Kelly Fisher Seattle Children’s Hospital Engaging Our Patients and Families in Continuous Performance Improvement Slides
2015 Brett Cooper Integris Performance Advisors Let's Improve Our Communication Slides
2015 Brett Cooper and Evans Kerrigan Integris Performance Advisors Teams Work! How to Have More Fun and Cultivate Better Results on Your Lean Journey  
2015 Nathan Navarro University of Washington/Boeing Cultivating a Lean Culture that Delivers Positive Results Slides
2015 Kelly Fisher
Stephanie Daclison

Seattle Children’s Hospital
The Everett Clinic

Getting Back to Basics: Observations and the Scientific Method Slides
2015 David Mort Hawes Financial Group Key Performance Indicators: Using Key Behaviors to Drive Performance Slides
2015 EA Weymuller and Anders Maul LiveStories Telling Stories With Your Data Slides
2015 Mike De Luca and Paul Horton The Athena Group Cultivating Leadership to Achieve Results Slides
2015 Sam Bracken FranklinCovey Personal Transformation  
2015 Mike Martyn The Athena Group Cultivating Leadership ot Achieve Results  
2015 Jennifer Haury CHI Franciscan Health Shift Your Lead! From Change Fatigue to Nimble Ninja: How to Get Things Done Slides

André Helmstetter and Brian Kerr

Koné Consulting

Stop! Don't Send Everyone to Training Slides

Karen DuBose

Stewart Henderson
Heather Bartlett

Skagit Co. Department of Public Works

Results Washington
Department of Ecology

Applied Lean Problem-Solving: A State and Local Partnership to Restore Shellfish in Samish Bay Slides
2015 Linda Kleingartner, Julie Thumser-Kerlee, and Adolfo de Leon DSHS Building Lean Capacity From Within Our Organization Slides
2015 Becky Nowlin-Baird and Brett Jackson Premera Blue Cross Developing People Through Continuous Improvement Slides
2015 Jamie Bonini Toyota Production System Support System Keynote Presentation  
2015 Wendy Korthuis-Smith - Moderator, John Bernard, Fred Jarrett, Colleen McAleer, David Padrino and Alec Steel Results Washington, Mass Ingenuity, King County, Washington Business Alliance, State of Colorado, United Kingdom Audit Office Sharing Our Journey and Key Lessons Panel  
2015 Gifford Pinchot Pinchot University Lean Innovation in Government Slides
2015 Fariba Fuller
Lis McNicholl
King County
Liberating Structures: Simple Rules That Make it Easy to Include and Unleash Everyone in Shaping the Future Slides
2015 Phil Castle and Sarah Gappert
Carly Kujath and Steve Sinclair
Ellen Matheny
Health Care Authority


Department of Corrections


"Short Talk" With State Agencies: Hear Their Success Stories and What They Learned Along The Way Slides