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ISM-FGC invites Supply Chain Managers, Supervisors, Buyers, Planners, and Sourcing Analyst to this hands-on workshop – Value Stream Mapping – March 27. 2015


You will work in a project team to learn how to utilize lean techniques with value stream mapping to drive out costs and eliminate waste in the supply chain.   You will experience a real-time setting and review results/actual outcomes. This will not be a typical/ordinary class-room setting.

About our facilitator:

Bill is the Global Director of Continuous Improvement for ConMed Corporation. He has held several senior leadership positions with ConMed over his 22 years of employment, with concentrations within LeanSigma, new product development, business process optimization, production flow optimization and strategic planning.

He supports several professional organizations; Florida Medical Manufacturers’ Consortium (Director), FLATE – (Industry Advisory Board), Bioscience Education Consortium – Saint Petersburg College (Advisory Board). He also is involved with the Florida Sterling Council, the Florida High Tech Corridor Council and the Pinellas County Economic Development Council. He has served as Chairman of the Medical Device Industry Education Consortium (2007-2012), Business Advisory Council Chairman for Florida (2003).

 Bill holds 5 US Patents for Medical Devices.

 He is currently is an Adjunct Professor at Saint Petersburg College (Six Sigma – Black Belt) and is involved with the University of South Florida Industry Partnership Program (Industrial Engineering).

Prior to ConMed, Bill worked for Bristol Myers Squibb, Westinghouse Electric and Corning Glass Works in various roles including industrial engineering, quality & productivity and operations management.

Bill holds an Associates of Science Degree (ECC), Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (USF) and an MBA (UM).

Registration cost:
$99.00 for ISM/BAMA/APICS Members and Students
$129.00 for Non-Members
$10.00 discount for each attendee will be given for companies that have five or more participants.  A cancellation fee will be charged to registrants who do not cancel 48 hours prior to the event.
Limited to 40 participants and will be filled on a first come basis.
A light sandwich lunch is included.

Looking for Additional Committee Members!!

We are looking for additional Board Members for our 2015-2016 affiliate year – starting in July, 2015.

Do you have a five to ten hours a month to volunteer?
Want to add skills to your resume?
Ever wanted to know how to run a non-profit organization?

This is YOUR ISM affiliate. If you want to help us become The best affiliate in ISM, we need your skills and leadership experience.

It only takes five to ten hours a month to make new friends, learn about different companies or commodities, and give back to the profession that feeds your family. The variety of skills you can develop will support your upward progression throughout your career.

To Volunteer – please complete the Committee Member Volunteer Form


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ISM Florida Gulf Coast Sponsor

Affiliate Sponsor Meri M. Stockwell LLC

Affiliate Sponsor
Meri M. Stockwell LLC