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All COE events are located at Fisher College of Business unless otherwise noted.

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Supply Chain Forum - May 16, 2014

Presenters: Jeff Zimmerman, President, Columbus Region Logistics Council; Patty Huddle, VP existing business services, Columbus2020

It's no accident the Columbus region this year climbed up two more spots in an annual Site Selection magazine ranking of the top major metros for economic development. The region's vibrant growth trajectory is creating both opportunities and challenges for work-force management, logistics channels, and supply chain management.

Join COE May 16 for an exclusive presentation from Jeff Zimmerman (right), director of the Columbus Region Logistics Council. Zimmerman, who will be joined by Columbus2020 VP Patty Huddle (left), will share insights on the regional logistics industry and a broader outlook on economic development.

  • Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Location: Mason Hall Rotunda, 250 W. Woodruff Ave., Columbus, OH

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Professional Development Meeting - Sept. 26, 2014

Morning Presenter: Alan Gleghorn, CEO, Christie Clinic

Afternoon Presenter: Walt Miller, Director of Operational Excellence, Cummins 

  • Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (lunch noon - 1 p.m.)
  • Location: Blackwell Ballroom, 2100 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH

Lean Into Agile Conference - Nov. 7, 2014

COE teams with the Central Ohio Agile Association for a one-day conference geared toward bringing new insights to information technology professionals pursuing process improvement.

Keynotes: Mike Keller, CIO, Nationwide Insurance; Mike Orzen, Mike Orzen & Associates, co-author, Lean IT

  • Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH
  • Cost: $224
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Professional Development Meeting - Dec. 5, 2014

Morning Presenter: 

Afternoon Presenter: Kevin Nolan, GE Appliances

  • Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (lunch noon - 1 p.m.)
  • Location: Blackwell Ballroom, 2100 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH

Leading Through Excellence summit - April 8-10, 2015

Site: Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH

COE's third-annual three-day summit once again will feature a fantastic line-up of keynote speakers, breakout sessions, plant tours, workshops, and networking events. Next year's featured keynote will be announced Sept. 26, 2014, with registration set to open Dec. 8!

Visit the official summit site to take a look at featured content during the 2014 summit, which brought nearly 250 process excellence practitioners to Columbus, Ohio.

Mark your calendar...

The following COE events are scheduled with more details to come, though dates are subject to change. Check back on our events page or look for an e-mail invite closer to the event.

  • Feb. 13, 2015 - Quarterly Professional Development Meeting
  • Sept. 18, 2015 - Quarterly Professional Development Meeting
  • Nov. 6, 2015 - Quarterly Professional Development Meeting