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Conference Agenda

November 16

Pre-Conference Workshops

9:00am to 2:00pm – Registration

9:30am to 3:00pm Demystifying Baldrige (See Description) This workshop includes a box lunch SOLD OUT

3:15 to 5:00pm Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Baldrige (See Description)  SOLD OUT

 Awards Banquet

4:00pm to 6:00pm Registration

6:00pm to 7:00pm Reception, Networking & Exhibits

7:00pm to 9:00pm Recognition of 2016 KAPE Award Recipients, Board of Examiners, Monitors, and Panel of Judges By:

  • Bob Bitner, KAPE Executive Director
  • Meg McGoldrick, Chair, KAPE Board of Directors, & President Administration, Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health

Dinner Speaker: Linda Martin, Vice-President, Tissue and Support Services, Mid-America Transplant, 2015 Baldrige Award Recipient

Commitment to Excellence: Leading a Journey to Save More Lives

November 17 Conference

7:15am to 8:15am Registration, Continental Breakfast, Networking & Exhibits

8:15am to 9:15am Keynote: Joe Massaro III, President & CEO, Massaro Construction Group, 2016 KAPE Excellence Award Recipient

From Family Business to Performance Excellence: Our Expedition

9:30am to 10:35am Keynote: Mary Searcy Bixby, Founder & CEO, Charter School of San Diego, 2015 Baldrige Award Recipient

Leadership for a Futuristic School

10:35am to 11:00am Morning Break

11:00am to 12:05pm Breakout Sessions

  • Tim Tuter, Executive Director & Tiffany Yandell, Operations and Technology Administrator, Charter School of San Diego —Transforming Lives Through a Student-Centered Approach
  • Joseph F. Scott FACHE, President & CEO, Jersey City Medical Center, 2015 EiMF Top Tier Award Recipient — Our Baldrige Journey: Jersey City Medical Center
  • Harry Zechman, COO, Stoner, Inc. 2003 Baldrige Award Recipient — Using Baldrige and Lean to Integrate Organizations and Cultures

12:10pm to 1:30pm Lunch & Keynote: Glenn Crotty, Jr,. M.D., Executive Vice President & COO, Charleston Area Medical Center, 2015 Baldrige Award Recipient

Transforming Care Together

1:45pm to 2:45pm Breakout Sessions

  • John F. Hedderich III, Director, ARDEC 2007 Baldrige Award Recipient — Culture:Key to Achieving Excellence
  • Bill Ruggles, Managing Partner, Ruggles^2 LLC  — Baldrige Cybersecurity Initiatives
  • Option 3 TBD

3:00pm to 3:30pm Conference Closing