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PAST / UPCOMING  SPEAKING EVENTS

 


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UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

"CULTURE'S ROLE IN OPTIMIZATION" - SME Fall Meeting, Tucson, AZ - December 8, 2013

"BREAKING WITH THE OLD: EXAMINING NEW WAYS TO INTEGRATE AUTOMATED TECHNOLOGY INTO YOUR OPERATION -  Optimizing  Operations Conference, Toronto, Canada - Pre-Conference Workshop - September 10, 2013

"TOO MUCH SUNLIGHT, NOT ENOUGH WATER - AN IMBALANCE THAT AFFECTS PROJECT SUCCESS" - Project Management Institute, Phoenix, AZ - August 21-22, 2013

 

 

LIST of PAST SPEAKING EVENTS and TOPICS

 

"TRUTH, TRUST & TONS - SOLUTIONS FOR THE HIDDEN COSTS OF REACTIVE CULTURES" - Haulage & Loading Conference, Phoenix, AZ, May 20 2013


"US vs. THEM and IMPROVEMENT SABOTAGE: THE HIDDEN COSTS OF POOR WORKING RELATIONSHIPS"BPI Summit, Pittsburgh, PA - May 16, 2013

"CORPORATE CULTURE SIMPLIFIED: AN EXECUTIVE'S PERSPECTIVE"BPI Summit, Pittsburgh, PA - PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP - May 14, 2013


"TRUTH, TRUST & TONS - Solutions for the Hidden Cost of Reactive Cultures" - MinExpo 2012, Las Vegas Convention Center, September 26, 2012


"The Truth About Change" - Executive Forums, CEO group, Tempe, AZ - July and September, 2012


"The High Cost of Mixed Messages" - Workshop  High Cost of Doing Nothing Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ - April, 2012


KFNX 1100am Radio Interviews About Challenges with Change, January, 2012. Three Topics, Different Dates:
1) Barriers to Change that Steal Management Credibility
2) Truth, Trust and "Change Revelation" - Their Impact on Management Effectiveness

3) Truth, Trust and Change Revelation


"From Reactive to Proactive - Operations' and Maintenance's Transformational Journey to Mining Excellence" - Industry Summit on Mining Performance:  How to Improve It, How to Sustain It, How to Reduce Costs  (BPI Conference, Penn State), Rapid City, South Dakota, May, 2011 


"Nothing Happens Until Something Moves - The Impact of Poor Execution on Improvement and Culture Change" - 21st ASQ Annual Quality Management Conference, Irvine, CA, March, 2009


"Are You Walking By The Most Important Things To Fix?" - Keynote - Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Annual Conference, December, 2008


"Defining Process Potential, Valuing the Gap, and Linking the Result to the Management System - The Triple Crown of Sustainable Improvement" - Arizona Rock Products Annual Conference, Laguna Beach, CA, June, 2008


"Su Doku Your Way to Organizational Effectiveness - Helping Departments "Think As One Mind" To Maximize Performance & Sustain Change" - Arizona Quality Alliance Annual Conference, April, 2008


"Identifying and Valuing Untapped Potential" - 4-Hour Technical Session, SME Annual Conference, Salt Lake City Convention Center, February, 2008


"In the Eye of the Beholder" - Case Studies on the Implementation and Sustainability of Best Practice Initiatives. Industry Summit on Mining Performance: How to Improve it, How to Sustain it, How to Reduce Costs (BPI Conference, Penn State), Tucson, AZ May, 2007


Two Sessions: Technical Program Keynote – “The Power of an Hour”, Drilling & Blasting Track – Opening Session – “Hidden Opportunities to Increase D&B Productivity” MineWest ’06 – November 8-9, 2006, Denver Convention Center (Mining Media)


"The Power of an Hour" - Haulage and Loading Conference, Phoenix, 2006 (Mining Media)


"Management’s Unintentional Sabotage of Continuous Improvement: Barriers That Hide Opportunity and Prevent Culture Change" - Industrial Minerals Association of North America Annual Meeting,  Tucson, 2006


Two Workshops: "The Power of Process Optimums, Connecting Dollars to Problems – Valuation of Improvement Opportunities" - Industrial Minerals Technology Workshop ’06, Industrial Minerals Association of North America, Pittsburgh, 2006


"The Role of Senior Management in Continuous Improvement" - Executive Forums, (CEO mentoring organization) Phoenix, 2005


Two Sessions: "Building a Productivity Culture – Surface and Underground Operations" - MineWest’05 – Improving Productivity, Denver Convention Center, 2005 (Mining Media)


“Building on Bentonite”– Hidden Factors that Sabotage Process Improvement Success" -
Industry Summit on Mining Performance: How to Improve It, How to Sustain It, How to Reduce Costs.(BPI Conference, Penn State), Denver, 2005


"Tracking Hidden Downtime – Delays Within the Maintenance Process" - Mincom North American Conference, Denver, 2004


"Maximizing Drill Performance through Proactive Delay Management" - MINExpo 2004 – Technical Session, Las Vegas Convention Center


"Connecting People to Performance and Profits – Measuring “What’s Not Working” to Sustain Improvement" - Industry Summit on Mining Performance:  How to Improve It, How to Sustain It, How to Reduce Costs  (BPI Conference, Penn State), Pittsburgh, 2004


"Mining Economics in Arizona, the U.S. and the World" - Minerals in Society (Annual State-Wide AZ Teacher Education Program - voted “Best Speaker” for 5 Consecutive Years)


"Using Liaisons to Improve Communications and Effectiveness of Mining Associations" - National Mineral Education Conference, Scottsdale, AZ.


"Copper 101" - Tempo International Convention, Scottsdale, AZ.


"Improving Your Business…and Your Life" - Mesa Chamber of Commerce, Mesa, AZ.


"Copper Processes and Equipment" - Phoenix Rotary Club


"Measuring What you Want to Change" -  Right Management Consultants, Phoenix Office


"Improving Your Business…and Your Life" - East Valley SCORE, Phoenix Metro Area


"Copper 101" - Arizona Prospectors Club


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