Breakout sessions will be hosted in five blocks of five concurrent, one-hour sessions on Wednesday, April 10 (three sessions) and Thursday, April 11 (two sessions). Confirmed breakout presenters and asbtracts will be posted on a rolling basis, with final details available by the end of January 2019.

Confirmed breakout session hosts

Speaker title organization topic
Marc Ankerman Senior lecturer Fisher College of Business Communication best practices
Dr. Melissa Briggs-Phillips Psychologist Next Generation Behavioral Health G.R.I.T.
Aravind Chandrasekaran Associate Professor, Management Sciences Fisher College of Business Dealing with leadership disengagement
Bruce Evans SVP, Chief Customer Officer American Electric Power Customer experience
Ralph Greco Director, Business Analytics Initiative Fisher College of Business Data visualization
Jasmine Hu Associate Professor, Management and Human Resources Fisher College of Business When being a humble leader backfires
Sean Lane CEO Olive Artificial intelligence
Teresa McMahon Executive Director Iowa Lean Consortium Engaging middle management in lean transformation
Bethany Melitz Director, Lean Team City of Detroit 'Doing the Detroit Lean'
Kyle Mielke Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Cardinal Health Lean in sales and marketing
Diana Oreck Executive Vice President, Owner Experience NetJets Customer experience
Mike Orzen Founder, President Mike Orzen & Associates Coaching
Ellen Peters Distinguished Professor of Psychology The Ohio State University Decision making

Confirmed panel discussions

Topic Panelists
Corporate diversity and inclusion TBA
Collaborating with digital/global teams TBA