Not Just Business As Usual 2014 Event Overview

Not Just Business As Usual is presented by the Springfield Technical Community College Foundation. It's a new way of thinking. It's about helping the community, giving back. It's providing students access to opportunity though scholarships, technology, and career direction to enter our workforce. It's making a strong and lasting contribution to our area's growth. It's looking towards the future of Western Massachusetts. Not Just Business as Usual.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, MA
5:30-7:00 p.m., Cocktail/Networking Reception
7:00-9:00 p.m., Dinner Program/Keynote Speaker, Dr. Alan G. Robinson
Sellout crowd of 400 guests
$175 each or $1,500 for table of 10

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About the Speaker

Alan RobinsonDr. Alan G. Robinson specializes in lean production, managing continuous improvement, creativity, ideas and innovation, and is the co-author of six books, which have been translated into more than twenty languages. His new book, The Idea-Driven Organization (co-authored with Dean Schroeder) is scheduled to be released on March 31, 2014.

Robinson has advised more than 200 companies in fifteen countries on how to improve their performance. Some of his more well-known recent clients include: the Federal Reserve Bank, Lucent Technologies, Interbrew, General Electric, IKEA, Mass Mutual, UBS, Alcan, Volkswagen, Standard and Poors, The Washington Post, Danaher, Wyeth, Medtronics, Blue Shield of California, Toyota, Northeast Utilities, Millitech, Bemis, Pyosa (the Mexican chemical company), Fanuc (the Japanese robotics company), Schneider Electric, the Japan Industrial Training Association, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Coor Service Management, Lafayette 148 and the Applied Physics Laboratory.

Dr. Robinson is on the faculty of the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts. He received his Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A./M.A. in mathematics from the University of Cambridge.

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