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2019 Conference Schedule
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Please note, we are continuing to communicate with and confirm presenters and timings. The conference schedule is subject to change up until the day of the conference. We will update with presentation descriptions soon.

Day 1, Sunday, July 14th - Click here for Day 1 descriptions

  Basics Track
8:00 to 8:45 Registration and Breakfast
8:45 to 9:00 Conference Opening and Board Chair Welcome - Dr. Lisa Lang - Chair of the Board
9:00 to 9:15 Sponsor Message
9:15 to 10:00 Debra Smith
Thriving on The Edge of Chaos
How understanding Complex Adaptive Systems adds to the TOC BOK and is a natural progression of learning
10:00 to 10:15 Sponsor Message
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
10:20 to 11:20 Simple Games to Experience How TOC Moves Us Along the Productivity Journey - Russ Johnson Selling Blue Ocean Projects - Humberto R. Baptista
Even the Sky is Not the Limit – A Day with Dr K.; part 1 - Kelvyn Youngman What is blocking the real potential of TOC? - Lisa Ferguson and Mickey Granot  TOC and DBR Basics Workshop - Eli Schragenheim
11:20 to 12:20 Why-oh-why do so few managers know about TOC? - Ian Heptinstall
12:20 to 1:45 Lunch - Exhibition Hall opens
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
1:45 to 4:20 Med Lab Simulation: Applying TOC concepts to a complex hands-on environment - Russ Johnson  Reality Engineering and Magic Druids - James Powell
Even the Sky is Not the Limit – A Day with Dr K.; part 2 - Kelvyn Youngman
Demand Driven Workshop - Debra Smith
CCPM Basics Workshop - Joe Cooper
4:30 to 5:15 Boaz Ronen and Shimeon Pass
Frugal IT Management: the TOC Approach
7:00 to 9:00 Opening Day Reception (Prairie River Restaurant and Patio)

Day 2, Monday, July 15th - Click here for Day 2 descriptions

  DBR Track Ventures Track CCPM Track ThroughPut Accounting (TA) Track Basics Track
8:00 to 8:45  Registration and Breakfast
8:45 to 9:00 Morning announcements - TOC 2.0: Introducing the Alex Rogo levels - Kobus van der Zel
9:00 to 10:00 Edy Aparecido, Priscila de Souza Oliveira, and Marcelo Tocci Moreiral, Embraer
E-Jets E2 Program Development
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
10:10 to 10:40
Retail Market Offer - Investment Banking - Alan Barnard IT2X: Pursuing Aggressive Improvement at Scale - (CS) André Kriger and Michael Hannan The Case Study of TOC Equity Partners - (CS) Dr. Lisa Anne Ferguson and Henry Fitzhugh Camp Basic Supply Chain Management for newcomers to TOC part 1 - Eli Schragenheim
10:45 to 11:15 “Octopus for Coke Ovens” - A productivity innovation case for online flue temperature in Stamped Charged Coke Oven Operations - Abhishek Kumar and Ranjan Kumar Singh Paradigm shift vs. Shifting Paradigm and its application in implementing DBR - Mickey Granot ViAGO and Goldratt UK Joint Venture Results - Andy Watt
Piaget and Goldratt: Structuralism and Subordination - Making TOC Work for You - Kelvyn Youngman
11:25 to 12:10  Richard White, CEO WiseTech: Achieving Viable Vision
In this rare appearance, WiseTech CEO Richard White will discuss his journey from starting in his garage to achieving the Viable Vision multiple years in a row.
12:10 to 1:45 Lunch and Exhibit Hall
1:45 to 2:30 Mr. Sudhanshu Saraf, CEO, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.
Recently promoted to CEO, Mr. Saraf will tell the story of how he applied TOC principles and transformed JSPL.
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
2:40 to 3:20 Extreme DBR - Duncan Patrick and and Jack Warchalowski, CMS Montera Inc. A New TOC Decisive Competitive Edge (NK) - Henry Camp DevelFlow: Software Development Going Beyond Agile with TOC - Fabio Roseiro and Humberto R. Baptista TOC Consulting Best Practices, from the client perspective - Alejandro Fernandez Basic Supply Chain Management for newcomers to TOC part 2 - Eli Schragenheim
3:25 to 3:55 Using Dynamic Buffer Management (DBM) to reduce shortages and surpluses in book publishers' supply chain - Dr. Alan Barnard, CEO, Goldratt Research Labs
JacoBen Vosloo, Simulation Expert, Goldratt Research Labs
Janet Rache, VP at Macmillan Publishing
Kyle Marx, VP at Readerlink
TOC Consultants’ Adventure Through Cashflow Quadrant - (CS) Mindaugas Voldemaras and Gediminas Balodas
How to Tame a Dragon! Framing and delivering a complex and highly volatile Tech project on time in a short time with CCPM - (CS) Andrew Kay and Daniel Heerding Resolving The TOC (Balance Flow) Vs. Lean (Balance Capacity) Conflict - Russ Johnson
3:55 to 4:30 Exhibit Hall
4:30 to 5:15 Mr. SR Mukherjee, CEO, Tata Advanced Materials Ltd.
Tata Advanced Materials Ltd. used TOC principles to double its operational productivity, turn around from loss making to profit making, and sustained the profit increase over the last four years! 
5:30 to 6:00 General Membership Meeting
Evening Day 2 Fun Activities - Night Golf or Bowling

Day 3, Tuesday, July 16th - Click here for Day 3 descriptions

  Government Track Health Track ThroughPut Accounting (TA) Track   Basics Track
8:00 to 8:30 Registration and Breakfast
8:30 to 8:45 Morning announcements
8:45 to 9:30 James Cox
Using the Theory of Constraints to solve ill-structured (wicked, chronic) problems: A healthcare example
9:30 to 9:40
Sponsor Message
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
9:45 to 10:15 Leveraging TOC in Texas Government – Our Productivity Journey - Alfredo Mycue How a doctor implemented TOC and improved his ophthalmologic practice over 50% in a few weeks - Gustavo Bacelar A TOC Throughput Accounting Practice Case Study  “Boosting sales, productivity and profits by 50% in less than 6 weeks and ongoing” Introducing Throughput Compression and a Pricing Decision Support Tool - (CS) Andrew Kay Demand Driven Concepts - Christoph Lenhartz
Basics of Throughput Accounting Workshop - Beau Ganas
10:20 to 10:50 Utilizing TOC to Improve Sub-Recipient Monitoring at the Texas Workforce Commission - Jonathan Coneby Using TOC to resolve long-standing resource and service issues in a large public hospital - Vicky Mabin Cost is not a dirty word:  Bringing procurement into the Throughput World - (HP) Ian Heptinstall Theoretical TOC vs. Practical TOC - Yaniv Dinur
10:55 to 11:05
Sponsor Message
11:05 to 11:50 Ian Visser and Alan Barnard
Viable Vision at Premier Foods
12:00 to 1:25 Lunch and Exhibit Hall
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
1:30 to 2:15 Justin Roff-Marsh
Why Management Attention can never be the Constraint and why "Constraint" and "CCR" must always be synonymous
2:20 to 3:05 Eli Schragenheim, Henry Camp, and Rocco Surace
Three complementing views coming from three different perspectives of TOC; "Management attention" as the ultimate constraint
3:10 to 3:40 Tools and techniques that could enable your vision for improvement and overall operations - Alfredo Mycue How I Used TOC to Guide My Daughter’s Healing Through The Worst Disease You Never Heard Of - (CS) Brian Delfield
Advanced Throughput Accounting Workshop - Beau Ganas and Brad Stillahn Thinking Processes Basics - Vicky Mabin 
3:40 to 4:25 Exhibit Hall
4:30 to 5:00 Hi-Heat Industries, Inc. Case Study - Debra Smith New insights on Good Constraints and Bad Constraints through the eyes of TOC and the Cynefin Framework - (NK) Steve Holt and Russell Field Better Than Before (B2B) - Ravi Gilani
5:05 to 5:50
Case study on the consumer products division of Bajaj Electricals Ltd.
6:30 to 9:00
Award banquet

Day 4, Wednesday, July 17th - Click here for Day 4 descriptions

8:00 to 8:30
Registration and Breakfast
8:30 to 8:45 Morning announcements
8:45 to 9:45 Gerald Kendall
Impact
9:50 to 10:35 Building on the Legacy of Eli Goldratt - Where is TOC today? Where will TOC be tomorrow?
Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
10:40 to 11:10 Increasing Productivity Through Use of Day-to-Day Thinking Process Tools - Kathy Austin Academics Round-table Meeting Open to Buy – Friend or Foe? - Fabio Roseiro and Humberto R. Baptista Prescription for Growth
Justin Roff-Marsh
Building a Sales Machine to Out-communicate your Competitors (Part 1)

11:15 to 11:45
Mind Your Mind - (NK) Deepak Sethi Accelerating Results - Integrating TOC, Lean, and Six Sigma to achieve leadership alignment and buy-in - Max Krug

11:45 to 1:00 Lunch and Exhibit Hall
Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Room 5
1:05 to 1:35 Improving quantitative reasoning skills one student at a time - (NK) Danilo Sirias Japanese and TOC, POOGI start from "Harmony Building" - (CS) Satoru Murakami Fast Tracking a new product in Finance - (HP) Robert Bolton Prescription for Growth
Justin Roff-Marsh
Building a Sales Machine to Out-communicate your Competitors (Part 2)

1:40 to 2:10
Kaoru Watanabe
Best Marriage, TOC and Digital Technology
2:15 to 2:30  Conference Closing

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