KSMI Training Series - Module 3 Events

Webinar 3: Culture for Innovation to achieve Sustainability

February 8, 2018, 11am-12pm EST

This free webinar will provide an overview of key cultural ingredients within organizations to facilitate and enhance sustainability performance. Examples from companies who have been successful will be presented.

Topics to be introduced:

– Employee engagement approaches
– Lean culture extended to sustainability
– Best practice examples

Benefits of participating:

– Learn key cultural aspects to enhance sustainability
– Engage employees, and generate ideas to enhance sustainability
– Facilitate teamwork, enhance morale
– Identify and establish daily operational improvement approaches

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Workshop 3: Sustainable Manufacturing, Moving Forward

February 22, 2018, 9am-4pm EST, Location TBD

This workshop will focus on moving forward in a successful way by incorporating sustainable manufacturing principles. Participants will first learn where Kentucky has had some success in improving environmental performance. Companies will also share their approaches to sustainable product development and learn from others. Improving energy efficiency, water conservation and wastewater management will be discussed, as they present opportunities for cost savings and business advantage.

Participants will also be exposed to success stories related to the technical approaches that have been discussed throughout the Kentucky Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative, and will be engaged in a discussion of plans for being successful with sustainable manufacturing moving forward.

Topics to be addressed will include:

– Kentucky energy & environment successes
– Energy efficiency & energy management
– Water conservation and wastewater management
– Kentucky sustainable manufacturing case study examples

Benefits of participating:

– Learn about successes within the manufacturing community in Kentucky
– Share and learn best practices with sustainable product development
– Identify opportunities with energy efficiency, water conservation and wastewater management
– Hear best practice success stories in sustainable manufacturing

Approaches for incorporating sustainability into new product development processes will be a major emphasis of this workshop.

Workshop location:

To be determined

Cost to attend is $35 per person (credit card only) and includes continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks at the facility. Professional development hours (PDH) will be available for all workshop attendees.

Registration for this workshop will open in January 2018.