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Event: First International Visual Workplace Summit

Donald Dewar, president and founder of QCI International and Quality Digest to receive Lifetime Achievement Award.

Published: Monday, July 26, 2010 - 13:13

(QMI/Visual-Lean Institute: Byron Center, MI) -- The world’s first Visual Workplace Summit will show you what workplace visuality is, why it’s so important, and how the technologies of the visual workplace can help. This summit is presented by QMI/Visual-Lean Institute and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Utah and will be held at the Marriott City Center in Salt Lake City, Oct. 26–28. Also at the summit, a Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Donald Dewar, president and founder of QCI International and Quality Digest.

Ten reasons to attend the Visual Workplace Summit:

1. You want to use the power of workplace visuality to extend and sustain your lean gains
2. Your current approach to 5S doesn’t go far enough—or fast enough. People don’t seem to care. You want to learn what more you can do—or do differently.
3. You want to strengthen or re-align your company’s work culture in support of continuous improvement.
4. You want to learn the dos and don’ts of implementing a visual workplace from companies that have already done it.
5. You want to understand how visual devices build safety, speed, and quality into your machine assets—even for new employees.
6. Time and dollars are precious and you want to make sure conference sessions and presenters represent the highest standard of knowledge, expertise, and practicality.
7. Your workforce needs to go deeper in its pursuit of waste.
8. You want to see visual principles and visual best practices at work—what they are, how they function, and how they contribute to your bottom line.
9. You want to learn from the experts and get inspired by the companies that are actually implementing workplace visuality.
10. You want to know how and why workplace visuality and The Shingo Prize work together on your journey to excellence.

Keynote speakers and topics

• Gwendolyn Galsworth, president of QMI/Visual-Lean Institute: “The Visual Workplace:
Where What is Supposed to Happen Happens”
• Peter J. Dobbs, director of transformation at Cobham: “Visuality: Leadership for Change that Lasts”
• Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Donald Dewar, president and founder of QCI International and Quality Digest.
• Norman Bodek, president of PCS Press: “Right Sizing the World”
• Robert D. Miller, executive director of The Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence: “Visuality & The Shingo Prize”

For more information about the conference content, schedule, how to register, how to become a sponsor, or more, contact Paul Olsen, public relations director, at (801) 863-7001 or e-mail to info@visualsummit2010.com. Visit online at www.visualsummit2010.com.

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Visual Workplace Inc. specializes in high quality products needed to help implement and sustain a lean work environment and 5S programs—such as the Mobile In-House Sign Shop which is designed for mobility and speed to tackle all 5S projects and to create visual controls quickly and easily at a fraction of the normal cost to purchase signs. Visual Workplace Inc. operates worldwide serving the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, aerospace, retail, telecommunications, government/defense, pharmaceutical, health care, and educational industries.