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2013 TOCICO International Conference Schedule
Monday, 3 June - CONFERENCE DAY 1
8:00 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30 Call to order - Carol Ptak General Manager TOCICO
TOCICO opening Christoph Lenhartz, Chairman of the board & Lisa Lang, Chairman elect of the board 
9:30 - 11:00 Opening Keynote - Mitsuo Hitomi, executive officer, MAZDA motor corporation "Technology Breakthrough by Operational Breakthrough"
11:00 - 11:30 Networking break
  Spiegelsaal Wiesbaden I & II Berlin I & II Kursaal
11:30 - 13:00 Basics Workshop in German: What is the Theory of Constraints -  Christoph Lenhartz Basics Workshop in English:  What is the Theory of Constraints? - Jim Cox PhD Upgrade Workshop:  Journey Starts with Chaos:  The Organizational Maturity Model for Projects Management Environments - Avraham Mordoch Upgrade Workshop: New innovations for systematically inventing simple and powerful solutions - Alan Barnard PhD
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Basics Workshop in German:  The Supply Chain solutions of TOC:  DBR/SDBR/MTA/Replenishment - Rudi Burkhard Basics Workshop in English:  The Supply Chain solutions of TOC:  DBR/SDBR/MTA/Replenishment – Roy Stratton PhD Upgrade Workshop: Managing Outliers in distribution and retail using TOC - Satyashri Mohanty & Puneet Kulraj Upgrade Workshop: TOC for Retail - the Next Generation - Rami Goldratt
15:30 - 15:45 Move to breakout sessions
15:45 - 17:15 Basics Workshop in German:  Project and multi-projects management - Franz Nowak Basics Workshop in English:  Project and multi-projects management – James Holt PhD Upgrade Workshop:  Project Management Danny Walsh  Upgrade Workshop: Developing Local Operational Indicators and Money Buffers  - Oded Cohen
17:15 - 20:00 Opening Network Reception - Barbeque under the Arcades with German Band
Tuesday, 4 June - CONFERENCE DAY 2
9:00 - 10:15 Call to order, Carol Ptak TOCICO General Manager
Lifetime Achievement Award; Christoph Lenhartz, Chairman of the TOCICO Board
Opening Plenary session:  Our quest on making TOC the main way of managing the country - Nerius Jasinavicius
10:15 - 10:45 Networking break
  Spiegelsaal Wiesbaden I & II Berlin I & II Kursaal
10:45 - 12:15 Basics Workshop in German:  Finance and Measures -  Christoph Lenhartz Basics Workshop in English:  Finance and Measures  - Lisa Ferguson PhD Upgrade Workshop:  5 Major Marketing Mistakes - Dr. Lisa Lang & Brad Stillahn Upgrade Workshop: Learning from ONE event - Eli Schragenheim
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch
12:15 - 13:15 White paper process discussion group with Eli Schragenheim - look for special table
13:15 - 14:45 Basics Workshop in German: The Thinking Processes - Hannah Nowak Basics Workshop in English:  The Thinking Processes -  Vicky Mabin PhD Upgrade Workshop: Looking into UDE Clouds – how to get them right - Jelena Fedurko Upgrade Workshop:  The Development of TOC Applications for the Service Sector - Alex Knight
14:45 - 15:15 Networking break
15:15 - 16:45 Basics Workshop in German: Strategy and Tactic – Christoph Lenhartz Basics Workshop in English:  Strategy and Tactic – Alan Barnard PhD Upgrade Workshop:  Solving the professional services dilemma:  how to productize services and build a practice that will scale - Justin Roff-Marsh Upgrade Workshop:  Using TOC to Improve the Effectiveness and Efficiency of State Government - Kevin Fox
Wednesday, 5 June -CONFERENCE DAY 3
  Spiegelsaal Wiesbaden I & II Berlin I & II Kursaal
9:00 - 9:30 Using Load Control mechanism as a Focusing Tool for Sales and Marketing - Javier Arevalo  & Matias Birrell; Goldratt Consulting Ltd. Chile (Advanced) The Five Fears and the Human Potential - Humberto Baptista; Vectis Solutions Brazil (New Knowledge) TOC for Personal Growth by Dr. Efrat Goldratt Ashlag Israel - all day workshop - limited space SAP and TOC - A match made in heaven? - Chris Sims; SAP MENA UAE & Dr Alan Barnard; Goldratt Research Labs South Africa (General)
9:30 - 9:40 Move to breakout sessions Move to breakout sessions
9:40 - 10:10 Turning Project Buffer Management on its ear -- why our project buffers are providing the wrong signals - Dee Jacob; VelosCT USA (Advanced) The link between the S&T trees and the traditional TP analysis: a rigorous approach - Filippo Pescara;  Goldratt Research Labs Italy (New Knowledge) Introducing the "Superzouf" Method for Service Organizations - Boaz Ronen; Focused Management Ltd., & Shimeon Pass Israel (General)
10:10 - 10:40 Networking break
10:40 - 11:10 CCPM: Turning the Invisible into Visible for Decision - Antonio Vasco Brasil; Embraer Brazil (Advanced) V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc: A Case Study - Don Humpert;  Aligned Consulting Services USA (Advanced) TOC for Personal Growth by Dr. Efrat Goldratt Ashlag Israel - all day workshop A process to build Strategy and Tactic trees using a SWOT analysis - Danilo Sirias; Saginaw Valley State University USA (General)
11:10 - 11:20 Move to breakout sessions Move to breakout sessions
11:20 - 11:50 Workshop: Unlocking The Secrets of Critical Chain Success & Sustainability - David Updegrove; Being Company, Ltd. USA (Workshop) Another Viable Vision from India - Rahul Naik; Godrej Security Solutions & Shailesh Ranjan; Vector Consulting Group, India (Case Study) Implementing the process of High Level Decision making - a case study - Eli Schragenheim; Elyakim Management Systems, Israel & Satyashri Mohanty; Vector Consulting Group, India (Advanced)
11:50 - 12:00 Move to breakout sessions Move to breakout sessions
12:00 - 12:30 The Honeymoon is Over – When Cost Reduction moves into the House of Throughput - Peter Milroy; CMS Montera & Tom Arndt; Teledynedalsa Canada (Case Study) Developing Depth on the Management Bench - John  Thompson; Global Focus LLC USA (Advanced)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Hyde Park:  Get Rid of Feeding Buffers - Rob Newbold; ProChain Solutions, Inc. USA (General) Building a decisive competitive edge in the Microfinance segment in Mexico - David Ojeda; Mas Kapital, Matias Birrell &Salvador Pena; Goldratt Group Mexico (Case Study) TOC for Personal Growth by Dr. Efrat Goldratt Ashlag Israel - all day workshop TOC Thinking Processes for Children: How we do it in Poland - Maciej Winiarek; TOCFE Poland (General)
14:00 - 14:10 Move to breakout sessions Move to breakout sessions
14:10 - 14:40 Milk Run replenishment in Cyprus - Spyros Bonatsos; Charalambides Christis Ltd Cyprus (General) Take Risk Out of Innovation - Rudolph Burkhard; VISTEM GmbH und Co KG Germany (General) Holistic Government Transformation Management by TOC with proof of concept case study in Miyazaki Prefecture - Yuji Kishira; Goldratt Consulting Japan (Case Study)
14:40 - 15:10 Networking break
15:10 - 17:00 Plenary session - Government Extreme Makeover - Increasing Government's Capacity to do more Good -  Ken Miller - Author of  We Don’t
Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths That Keep Government From Radically
Improving and The Change Agent’s Guide to Radical Improvement.
General Session -TOCICO  General Membership meeting, Exam certificates, Election; Christoph Lenhartz, Chairman of the TOCICO Board
17:00 - 19:00  Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt Foundation Fund Raiser - Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) tour: This guided tour is in English, takes about 2 hours with wine and cheese stop. Must register ahead - space limited
19:00 - ? Meeting of German speaking participants in Spiegelsaal Meeting of French speaking participants in Wiesbaden I & II
   
Thursday, 6 June - CONFERENCE DAY 4
  Spiegelsaal Wiesbaden I & II Berlin I & II (Encore presentations) Kursaal
9:00 - 9:30 Q&A breakout session: Ken Miller Author of  We Don’t
Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths That Keep Government From Radically
Improving and The Change Agent’s Guide to Radical Improvement.
Application of TOC in ‘Live Animal Farming’ Industry - Chandrashekhar Chaudhari; Goldratt Consulting India (New Knowledge) Implementing TOC in a cash constrained organization - Ravi Gilani; Goldratt India (Encore) Managing Complex Organizations: A Simplified Approach - James Holt PhD; Washington State University USA (General)
9:30 - 9:40 Move to breakout sessions
9:40 - 10:10 IEE CCPM implementation - Frederic Stenger, with Fabian Leponce & Manfred Boeffgen; IEE S.A. Luxembourg (Case Study) Strategy & Tactics tree of a local non-profit organization promoting TOC - Eric Belpaire; TOC France (General) A new buffer management approach for CCPM - Koichi Ujigawa; Being Co., Ltd. Japan (Encore) Using TOC-TP to Convert Operational Risk Assessment into Competitive Advantage for Financial Services Firms - Mark Keith & Matt Eby; Nth Degree Financial Solutions LLC USA   (General)
10:10 - 10:40 Networking break
10:40 - 11:10 Hyde Park: Throughput Accounting, transfer pricing, and the international fiscal environment - Pierre Jaeck; University of Strasbourg France CUSUM chart application in CCPM buffer management - Wai Kwon Chim; Fujitsu Semiconductor Pacific Asia Ltd  Hong Kong (Workshop) TOC tapped to accelerate Gulf of Mexico cleanup - Mark Woeppel; Pinnacle Strategies USA (Encore) Standing on the Shoulders of Giants - the 12 questions CRT - Bill Taylor; Taylors Consulting Int. (Thinking Processes)
11:10 - 11:20 Move to breakout sessions Move to breakout sessions
11:20 - 11:50 Sourcing – an Unresolved Issue - Kerstin Zulechner & Rudolf Burkhard; VISTEM GmbH & Co. Germany (General) Buffer management in context  - Roy Stratton PhD; Nottingham Trent University UK (Encore) Hyde Park:  Fire the consultants to get the Green Curve and the Red Curve - Steve Holt; Boeing; Engine for Change USA (General)
11:50 - 12:00 Move to breakout sessions
12:00 - 12:30 Agile + Critical Chain = Agile Enterprise - Wolfram Muller; Speed4Projects.Net Germany (New Knowledge) Case Study: TOC Demand-Pull saves Colovos from Liquidation - Kobus van der Zel & Mark Levit; Global Turnarounds Inc. USA (General) Three layers of cause and effect - Humberto Baptista; Vectis Solutions Brazil (Encore) Holistic management in pharmaceutical company - Kazuto Masuda; Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. - Shinichi Sakuraya & Yuji Kishira; Goldratt Consulting Japan (General)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 "TOC + Lean + Six Sigma” or TLS. What is it? Is it a threat or an opportunity for TOC? - Philip Marris; Marris Consulting France (General) "Mine to Market" - Throughput focused mining - Robert Bolton; Real Capacity/Newport Singapore (Case Study) Visual project management seeing how to get things done - James Holt PhD; Washington State University USA (Encore)  Implementation of CCPM in Pharmaceutical Industry - Ramakrishna Kasichainula; Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited & Mickey Tayeb; Goldratt Consulting India (General)
14:00 - 14:10 Move to breakout sessions
14:10 - 14:40 Self regulated learning using TOC tools - Dr. Shoshi Reiter; TOC for Education, Israel (General) "The role of SOPs to secure the viable vision change process" - Julio Fiallos and Erica Fondevila - Goldratt Consulting, Ecuador (General) Lessons learned in implementing MTA/DTA - Oded Cohen (Encore) System Productivity - Ravi Gilani; Goldratt India (General)
14:40 - 15:10 Networking break
15:10 - 15:40 "Increasing flow into customer´s world Tecnova – Bosch Ecuador"- Julio Fiallos and Andrés Hurtado Goldratt Consulting (Advanced) Giving back Simplicity to Business, Releasing management attention capacity by transforming an ERP entirely to the world of TOC -  Alejandro Rendón ; Plastigomez Ecuador (General) Complex systems, TOC, and the search for inherent simplicity - Steve Holt; The Boeing Company USA (Encore) TOC - the process of on-going improvement? - Roy Stratton PhD; Nottingham Trent University UK (General)
15:40 - 15:50 Move to closing session
15:50 - 16:30 TOCICO closing  - Dr. Lisa Lang, 2013-14 TOCICO Chairman of the Board