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Leading Through Excellence: COE Summit 2015

April 8-10, 2015 | Fawcett Center, Columbus, OH

Committing to improving processes and building a problem-solving culture at your organization takes dedication and resources, but time and money often are in short supply these days. COE offers a low-cost, high-value opportunity to hit “pause” on your team’s frenzied schedule, taking a deep dive into operational excellence best practices and industry leading research: Leading Through Excellence.

Leading Through Excellence is SOLD OUT - waitlist is open

This year's Leading Through Excellence summit will be our biggest yet, with more than 300 process excellence practitioners coming from around the globe to hear the latest insights and research in the field. Our event is sold out, but we are accepting wait-listed registrations and make slots available in the event of cancellations.

Whether you're signed up or joining the waitlist, be sure to check out what we're offering:

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Meet this year's keynote speakers

The keynote lineup for this year's summit includes a programmer-turned-Forbes cover story, a leader praised by none other than Seven Habits of Highly Effective People author Stephen Covey, and a top researcher in the field of organizational behavior. COE is pleased to welcome to this year's summit as keynote speakers: David Marquet, retired U.S. Navy captain and author of Turn the Ship Around! (pictured, left); Huggy Rao, Stanford University professor and co-author of Scaling Up Excellence (pictured, right); and Rich Sheridan, CEO and founder of Menlo Innovations.

Click here to read more about each speaker.

Top innovator Rich Sheridan hosting keynote, workshop at LTE

 From kid programmer in 1971 to Forbes cover story in 2003, "outlier" Richard Sheridan has never shied from challenges, opportunities nor the limelight. While his focus has always been around technology, his passion is actually process, teamwork and organizational design, with one inordinately popular goal: The business value of joy. His software design and development team at Menlo Innovations didn't invent a new culture, but copied an old one: Edison's Menlo Park New Jersey lab. Menlo's remarkable story has brought Sheridan invites to the White House, speaking engagements around the nation, numerous articles and culture awards and high demand for tours of his Menlo Software Factory™.

Sheridan not only will be opening the first full day of summit programming on Thursday, April 9, but will be hosting a half-day session on the Menlo Way April 8. Register now to secure your seat!

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