BestPractice Day 2018

CONFERENCE | July 3 | in Darmstadt
WORKSHOPS | July 4 | at and with our BestPractice partners
SMART FACTORY TOUR | July 4-5 | Bosch Rexroth, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, SEW-EURODRIVE, Lufthansa Technik LS

Review BestPractice Day 2017

There was a consensus among the 350 participants last year: Only those who take leadership and employee development seriously and implement it in their strategy will be successful.

CONFERENCE

THOSE WHO WANT TO BE AT THE HEAD OF THE PACK HAVE TO KEEP MOVING.

The rules of the game have changed. Those who want to be at the head of the pack have to keep moving.
This is why we want to invite you on behalf of all of our partners and contributors to take part in Europe's leading conference on Lean management.
The motto is LEARN. LEAD. DESIGN THE CHANGE

BestPractice Day has established itself as a platform where decision makers from the industry and business world can meet.

Become a part of this multi-facetted forum for exchanging information.
It was designed for members of the executive board and senior management, heads of facilities and operations, decision makers from the industry and the business world.

And last but not least, experts in the world of Lean. Become a part of European leading lean management event.

  • Over 350 corporate decision makers

  • Over 30 top-tier international experts

  • Over 20 corporate case studies

  • BestPractices you can experience up close

Speakers

Let us inspire you!

Over 30 top-tier international experts from business, the industry and research will present benchmark case studies from over 20 organizations. Let yourself be inspired by their valuable experiences which you can apply to your own path towards top performance.

You can look forward to the following speakers and many others on BestPractice Day!

LEARN. LEAD. DESIGN THE CHANGE.

OUR MOTTO FOR DISCUSSIONS ABOUT:

  • Answers to the question: lean, agile, digital?
  • Excellent processes throughout the entire value chain
  • Encounters and learning from each other “at eye level”
  • Benchmark examples of Lean and the digital transformation
  • Room for improvement — regardless of the industry, size of your business or position

Agenda

Top Topics 2018

CONFERENCE

JULY 3

 

  • INSIGHTS
    Are managers caught in the change trap?
    Learn. Lead. Design the change. – Leadership 2020
  • EXECUTIVE TALK
    Live, work, create – organizational models in transformation
  • CLASSICS
    Lean thinking – from Lean Toyota 1.0 to the Lean industry 4.0
  • TOOLBOX
    Operations excellence – excellent processes do not need an industry "corset"
  • PERSPECTIVES
    A plea for a new way of thinking – digital challenges for the industry
  • A LOOK AT THE BIG PICTURE
    Public speaking and confidence – anything but boring

EVENT PACKAGES

I. CONFERENCE

JULY 3, 2018
II. CONFERENCE +
WORKSHOPS
JULY 3 - 4, 2018
III. CONFERENCE +
BESTPRACTICE TOUR
JULY 3 - 5, 2018

Discuss future-oriented topics, trends and current challenges with over 30 speakers from the industry and the business world.



SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETING


German >> English, English >> German


Go in-depth in full-day workshops with our BestPractice partners. The focus is on an open exchange of ideas.



Full-day workshops:


MUNSCH, OTTO, SEW-EURODRIVE, LTLS, Carl Stahl, and many more.


We will take a look at a wide variety of different facets of practical application and make Industry 4.0 accessible by discussing experiences with pioneers in the field.



In Cooperation with:


Staufen Digital Neonex GmbH

990 EUR plus VAT1,690 EUR plus VAT2,290 EUR plus VAT

WHAT PARTICIPANTS THINK

Expand your network.

Thomas Pabst, Head of Operations Central Europe, KSB Aktiengesellschaft

Lean - learn - change: Excellent reports on these topics that depict the full context and clearly show that the only way to success involves all three pillars. An important emphasis on leadership as a vital component of achieving change readiness in a company.

Jochen Roth, Lean Experte Operations, Precitec Optronik GmbH

The topic "Go Further" was handled brilliantly. It was important to me that the relevance of employee integration and development was brought up repeatedly.

Michael Tregner, Geschäftsführer, Dometic Group

Well-balanced combination of professional focus and hands-on experience.

Exhibitors

Sponsors and media partners

5meter

5meter bietet alles aus einer Hand: Vom einzelnen Kickertisch bis zum kompletten Event – immer freundlich, flexibel und auf den Punkt. Tischfußball ist unsere Leidenschaft und unser Kerngeschäft. Doch auch das Drumherum spielt bei uns eine zentrale Rolle. Deshalb bieten wir neben einem breit gefächerten Spiel- und Unterhaltungsangebot mit Tischtennis, Tippkick, Billard, Mindball, Torwand, Menschenkicker, und Wii auch konzeptionelle Unterstützung bei der Planung und Ausführung Ihrer Veranstaltung.
Auf Basis unserer langjährigen Erfahrung mit vielen unterschiedlichen Kunden und Veranstaltungen erstellen wir gerne individuelle Vorschläge für Ihr Event ‒ von der passenden Location und dem idealen Catering für Ihre Geburtstagsfeier über das kongressbegleitende Rahmenprogramm bis zum aufmerksamkeitsstarken Messestand.
Und um unser Team immer optimal auf Ihre Bedürfnisse anpassen zu können, arbeiten wir eng mit vielen weiteren Top-Playern zusammen, wie Tischfussballprofis, Moderatoren, Eventfotografen und DJs.

brainLight GmbH

By today, brainLight GmbH has become an international market leader and a leading developer in the field of unique, holistic relaxation systems. The brain is helped to clarity through stimulation by advanced audio-visual technology, which is used simultaneously with a sophisticated Shiatsu-Massage Chair to provide deep physical regeneration. This combination of contemperaneous relaxation for body and mind is what makes the brainLight products unique in the world.

ESB Business School Reutlingen (RZI 4.0)

The Reutlingen Centre Industry 4.0 (RZI 4.0), a cooperation between the Fraunhofer Institutes IPA and IAO and ESB Business School at Reutlingen University, is setting up a knowledge and transfer centre for medium-sized enterprises in Baden-Württemberg.

By bundling the competencies in the area of Industry 4.0, the Centre will help small and medium-sized enterprises with the implementation of Industry 4.0 concepts and technologies. For the development and validation of application-oriented solutions, the most innovative infrastructure in the context of Industry 4.0 is available in the ESB Logistics Learning Factory in order to become exemplary best practices for industry, taking into account the special requirements and possibilities of medium-sized businesses. The Reutlingen Centre Industry 4.0 is financially supported by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing in Baden-Württemberg.

infpro Institut für Produktionserhaltung e.V.

The Institute for Production Conservation e.V. (infpro) deals with the preservation, development and promotion of production and development at high-wage European Union sites. The institute is interested in maintaining and sustaining production and development at European high-wage locations under fair competition. The institute is as an advocacy group for all manufacturing companies with integrated development / research.

A strong interdisciplinary orientation of the members with close ties to business and politics is the foundation of the institute. The focus on a competitive creation of value creation is the core theme of the institute. "It is important to develop from an export world champion to a world champion of value creation!"

noonee germany GmbH

noonee’s Chairless Chair® is a wearable, ergonomic seating and posture support for employees, that enables sitting everywhere. This Wearable Ergonomic Mechanic Device has been especially designed for the industry sector and backs up your workers’ backs.

peakboard GmbH

Peakboard is an all-in-one solution consisting of software and hardware for the aggregation of data from various sources and their visualization in real time. A central server is not required as each Peakboard visualizes the data independently.
Peakboard accesses a data source directly via WLAN or LAN, aggregates the data for visualization and transmits it via an HDMI cable to the desired (large) screen, for example in logistics, production or administration. Possible data sources range from machines, sensors, ERP systems such as SAP to Excel and cloud solutions.
The focus is to combine the simplicity and flexibility of a digital signage application with the complexity of business process data and metrics.

PTW Technische Universität Darmstadt

The Institut of Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools (PTW) teaches and researches in the fields of High-speed machining, design and dimensioning of machine tools and components, concept development and implementation of lean production systems as well as energy efficiency.

At the STAUFEN. BestPractice Day, the PTW provides information on the topics Lean Quality, Tracebility and Smart Maintenenace. Guided by the slogan “Synergy of Lean and Industrie 4.0” the PTW demonstrates how digitalization and connectivity provides new potentials for lean production systems. Questions like “how can tracebility concepts be used to realise poka-yoke systems?” or “how can connected sensors support a lean maintenance concept (smart maintenance)?” will be discussed. In addition, the PTW provides information on the offers of the “Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Darmstadt”.

Schallenkammer Magnetsysteme GmbH

Magnets are a functional solution for all applications where ferro-bearing surfaces allow reliable and releasable connections. The application area for the magnetic products of Schallenkammer Magnetsysteme GmbH is correspondingly large. They are used in logistics (shelf labeling) and processing technology, as well as in information technology (printed magnetic labels), in electrical engineering (contactors) or in packaging technology (security systems).

Printed magnets and magnetic shields from Schallkammer Magnetsysteme support the CIP, Lean and Kaizen processes. They are used for labeling in office and warehouse and for the visualization of value streams, it can be printed with text and logos or as headings for information boards. Magnetic symbols are produced in various shapes, individually produced and printed as desired.

St. Galler Business School

The St. Gallen Business School (SGBS) is one of the largest and most renowned management seminar providers in the German-speaking world. As a privately organized, independent and neutral institution, 90 highly qualified speakers and trainers train more than 3000 leading personalities from business and administration each year.

Highly qualified participants are to be taught the latest findings from research and teaching in a very practical and thus clear, translatable form. The St. Gallen management concept allows the diversity of business knowledge to be divided into modularly structured units without losing the overall overview.

Staufen AG

Inside every company is an even better one. This is the conviction which Staufen has applied in consulting and training companies and employees around the world for over twenty years. Markets are in motion, and competitive pressure is massive. Staufen helps you implement the appropriate changes quickly, increase productivity, improve quality and optimize innovative strength.
International Lean Management Consulting provides the right strategies and methods to create rapid and measurable successes. To leverage the potential that exists in every company, Staufen’s consultants work with managers and employees to achieve a dynamic and sustainable culture of change. The Staufen subsidiary Staufen Digital Neonex assists mid-sized manufacturing companies along their path towards digital transformation. The Staufen Academy also offers certified hands-on training programs.
Staufen has over 280 employees who serve clients all over the world. In 2017, Staufen won the "brand eins Wissen" award for Best Consultant for the fourth time in a row. According to the highly regarded industry study Hidden Champions 2018, the company was named Germany's best Lean management consultant, and the economic magazine "Wirtschaftswoche" has awarded it the "Best of Consulting" prize numerous times.

Staufen Quality Engineers GmbH

In jedem Unternehmen steckt ein noch besseres. Mit dieser Überzeugung berät und qualifiziert die Staufen AG seit über 20 Jahren Unternehmen und Mitarbeiter weltweit. Märkte sind in Bewegung, der Konkurrenzdruck enorm. Staufen hilft, die richtigen Veränderungen schnell in Gang zu bringen, die Produktivität zu erhöhen, die Qualität zu verbessern und die Innovationskraft zu steigern. Mit integrierter Akademie bietet die Staufen AG zudem zertifizierte, praxisorientierte Schulungen an. Von den 13 internationalen Standorten betreuen mehr als 280 Mitarbeiter Kunden auf der ganzen Welt. Die Tochtergesellschaft Staufen Quality Engineers, findet Produktionsfehler nicht mit Glück, sondern mit High-Speed. Dabei beherrschen Staufen Quality Engineers sämtliche Methoden der jeweiligen Quality Management-Denkschulen und deren Einzelwerkzeuge. Dazu zählen Qualitätsstrategie, Prävention, Überwachung und Management sowie schnelle Reaktion auf operative Qualitätsprobleme und technische Problemlösung. So werden Kontrollaufwände reduziert, Rückrufzahlen minimiert und dabei geholfen, Ausschuss und Nacharbeiten drastisch zu senken.

STAUFEN. DIGITAL NEONEX GmbH

STAUFEN.DIGITAL NEONEX is THE consulting and qualification company for the Digital Transformation of the industry and B2B companies with a focus on Digital Strategy, Digital Portfolio, Smart Factory and Data Science.

As a subsidiary of STAUFEN. AG, STAUFEN.DIGITAL offer its customers an accustomed pragmatic approach to actively shaping their Digital Transformation and the resulting change. At the same time, they qualify companies, their management and employees, as well as the entire organization to meet the challenges of a digitalized economy within the Digital Transformation Academy. Together with STAUFEN.DIGITAL, set off for top performance!

ValueStreamer®

ValueStreamer® serves as a control tool for the simple and efficient management of your entire project environment. ValueStreamer®, the virtual Shop Floor Management tool, permits efficient top-down and bottom-up information in complex processes. In that way, this leadership tool allows management a drill-down across all levels.

ValueStreamer® is based on the Shop Floor Management system and virtualizes this methodology by the latest cloud technologies. Through optimum visualization, ValueStreamer® thus makes it possible to use this methodology particularly in decentralized projects and processes. This results in the transparent visualization of project status, performance indicators and required actions. Employees have clear access to all tasks at all times, and managers can identify the need for action at a glance.

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Location

Kongresszentrum in Darmstadt, Hessen