Agenda

March 27-28, 2023 at the Delta Hotel, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Monday March 27
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Registration & Information Desk Open
9:00 am – 9:15 am
Opening Remarks
Michel (Mitch) Raymond, Vice President (Nova Scotia Division), Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
9:15 am – 10:15 am
Keynote Speaker
Tyler Hayden, International Leadership and Team Consultant
 
The 14-Minute Mentor
Building a Structured Mentoring Strategy for: Talent Management, Retention & Engagement
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10:15 am – 10:45 am
Networking Break
10:45 am – 11:45 am
Concurrent Presentations
 
What future manufacturing leaders are building today
Darrin Mitchell, Mitchell Industries
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Agile/Scrum and Lean
Brenda Fay, Agile Facilitator, BrenDaniel Productions Corp.
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CLR Utilization & Efficiency Improvement, A Road Map to Improving Our Employee Engagement
Justin Patenaude, Production Manager, CKF Inc - Hantsport
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Does Continuous Improvement really work in an office environment?
Wade Kierstead, Manager of Service Transformation,
LSS Master Black Belt, City of Fredericton
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11:45 am – 1:30 pm
Keynote Speaker
Niru Somayajula, President & CEO , Sensor Technology Ltd
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Concurrent Presentations
 
Using Your Data to Build Visual Dashboard
Robert Newcombe, Associate Partner, The Barrington Consulting Group
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Achieving success with our most valuable asset – People
Andrew Hardman, President, Lean Results Consulting Inc.
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Connecting and collaborating in a multigenerational workforce
Laura Hopper, Senior Consultant, Talent, Culture & HR, Royer Thompson; Marion MacKenzie, Practice Lead, Executive Coaching, Royer Thompson; Jenny Ward, Senior Consultant, Royer Thompson
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From idea to implementation – How the Production Preparation Process (3P) can help
Blair Oickle, Associate Director, Operating System (CORE™), Pratt & Whitney Canada
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2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Networking Break
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Concurrent Presentations
 
Analyzing and Improving Supply Chain Resilience Part 1The Extended Value Stream
Jeff Young, P. Eng., Quality Manager, DRS Pivotal Power; Gary Cox, Senior Associate, The Barrington Consulting Group; Trish Calder, Associate Partner and Co-lead Operational Performance Services practice, Barrington Consulting
Note: While we encourage you to attend both Part 1 and Part 2, to maximize your learning experience, you may choose to attend only Part 1 or only Part 2 if you wish.
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How to Use Gage R&R in the Real World
Gary Cox, Senior Associate, The Barrington Consulting Group
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Utilizing Industrial Data: Breaking Current Process Ceilings
Nathan Field, Robotics and Automation Manager, Enginuity Inc
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Connecting People & Productivity
Troy Lenihan, Director of Continuous Improvement & Operations, Eden Valley Poultry
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4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Concurrent Presentations
 
Analyzing and Improving Supply Chain Resilience Part 1The Extended Value Stream
Jeff Young, P. Eng., Quality Manager, DRS Pivotal Power; Gary Cox, Senior Associate, The Barrington Consulting Group; Trish Calder, Associate Partner and Co-lead Operational Performance Services practice, Barrington Consulting
Note: While we encourage you to attend both Part 1 and Part 2, to maximize your learning experience, you may choose to attend only Part 1 or only Part 2 if you wish.
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Compressed Air Leak Surveys: Gateway to Industrial Efficiency
Sarah Mitchell, Efficiency Specialist, Efficiency Nova Scotia
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Improving the Workplace Experience with LEAN in Rural Manufacturers
Rob Stephenson, BusinessNOW Lead, Western Regional Enterprise Network; Evan d’Entremont, Evan’s Fresh Seafoods, ; Jill Inwood, HR Director, Digby Pines Resort; Juliette Kerr, Evan’s Fresh Seafoods; Gilles Theriault, President, A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd
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Create a Digital Twin of your Manufacturing Process to better Manage Capacity and Costs
Mike Haley, M.Sc., President, Landmark Decisions Inc.
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Tuesday March 28
8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Registration & Information Desk Open
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Keynote Speaker
Phil Jewell, Leadership Coach, Founder, Impact Leadership
 
Serve to Lead
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10:00 am – 10:30 am
Networking Break
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Concurrent Presentations
 
Analyzing and Improving Supply Chain Resilience Part 2Risk and Mitigation Measures
Jeff Young, P. Eng., Quality Manager, DRS Pivotal Power; Gary Cox, Senior Associate, The Barrington Consulting Group; Trish Calder, Associate Partner and Co-lead Operational Performance Services practice, Barrington Consulting
Note: While we encourage you to attend both Part 1 and Part 2, to maximize your learning experience, you may choose to attend only Part 1 or only Part 2 if you wish.
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The Coin Toss of Improvement – Heads or Tails, Waste or Value?
Roberta Rose, Owner, Stumped Strategic Consulting
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Lean Advanced Manufacturing (AM) – Accelerating Your Competitiveness and Growth for the Future
David Haire, Vice President, CME NL Division, Executive Director of Made Safe NL
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Analyzing your Processes Using Metrics Based Process Mapping
Robert Newcombe, Associate Partner, The Barrington Consulting Group
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11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Concurrent Presentations
 
Analyzing and Improving Supply Chain Resilience Part 2Risk and Mitigation Measures
Jeff Young, P. Eng., Quality Manager, DRS Pivotal Power; Gary Cox, Senior Associate, The Barrington Consulting Group; Trish Calder, Associate Partner and Co-lead Operational Performance Services practice, Barrington Consulting
Note: While we encourage you to attend both Part 1 and Part 2, to maximize your learning experience, you may choose to attend only Part 1 or only Part 2 if you wish.
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Thriving in a Hybrid Manufacturing Work Environment
Janice Tanner Ernst, Senior HR Consultant, KBRS
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Case Studies: Accelerating the Lean Journey using Digital Twin Technology
Mark Corker, Executive Director, MTechHub
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Cyber Security Presentation
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Lunch
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Facility Tours

Tours run concurrently so you may register for only one tour.

Irving Shipbuilding
Canada’s Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships
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Pratt & Whitney
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Port of Halifax
(various facilities)
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