Attend Implementing Lean: Operational Excellence in Local Government Conference – March 3 & 4, 2016

The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center and the City of Roanoke invite you to attend the conference “Implementing Lean: Operational Excellence in Local Government” on March 3 & 4, 2016 at the Hotel Roanoke Conference Center.

Learn more about the conference in this short video:

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Event speakers represent government, healthcare, manufacturing, academic institutions, and small businesses.  This includes Teresa Hay McMahon, executive director of the Iowa Lean Consortium; Jim Chrisinger, continuous improvement director for King County, Washington; Andrew Kleine, budget director for the City of Baltimore; and Jeff Fuchs, executive director of the Maryland World Class Consortia. Local talent includes Mike Parish, vice president for quality and patient safety at Carilion Clinic; Eileen Van Aken, engineering professor at Virginia Tech; and Roanoke’s police chief, Chris Perkins.

The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center offers an array of educational degrees and provide professional development opportunities to meet the specialized needs of those who live and work in the Roanoke region. Located on the seventh floor of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center provides a gateway to opportunities provided by one of Virginia’s most prominent institutions of higher education.

As a six-time All-America City, Roanoke is a vital hub for education, industry, and transportation in Southwest Virginia. With a population nearing 100,000, its diversity is rich with more than 100 different cultures residing in the City of Roanoke. The community is nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and located midway between New York City and Atlanta within a 500-mile radius of over two-thirds of the nation’s population.

Conference registration: www.cpe.vt.edu/ilean

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