Summit Schedule

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Wednesday Apr 9th, 2014
Thursday Apr 10th, 2014
Friday Apr 11th, 2014
Certified TapRooT® Instructor
Equipment Reliability Improvement & Troubleshooting
Human Error Reduction & Behavior Change
Improving Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety
Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis
Process Quality and Corrective Action Programs
Safety Improvement and Serious Injury/Fatalities Reduction
Special Topics
TapRooT® Software
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8:00am - 9:00am
Ready, Set, Go! Kickoff Session with Mark Paradies, Linda Unger, Ed Skompski, Ken Reed, Chris Vallee & Dave Janney
9:00am - 10:00am
Keynote Talk: Why Brainstorm When You Can Brain El Niño

Presenter: Christine Cashen
10:00am - 10:30am
10:30am - 12:00pm
Best Practices Session 1
Best Practices Session 1
12:00pm - 1:30pm
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Best Practices Session 2
Best Practices Session 2
2:50pm - 3:10pm
3:10pm - 4:20pm
Best Practices Session 3
Best Practices Session 3
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Keynote Talk: A Strange Way to Live

Presenter: Carl Dixon
6:00pm - 8:00pm
8:00am - 9:00am
Keynote Talk: World Class Performance Improvement

Presenter: Mark Paradies
9:00am - 9:10am
9:10am - 10:30am
Best Practices Session 4
Best Practices Session 4
10:30am - 10:50am
10:50am - 12:00pm
Best Practices Session 5
Best Practices Session 5
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 2:20pm
Best Practices Session 6
Best Practices Session 6
2:20pm - 2:40pm
2:40pm - 3:50pm
Best Practices Session 7
Best Practices Session 7
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Keynote Talk: OSHA: Be Prepared For Sweeping Workplace Safety Changes

Presenter: Edwin G. Foulke Jr.

8:00am - 8:50am
Best Practices Session 8
Best Practices Session 8
8:50am - 9:00am
9:00am - 10:20am
Best Practices Session 9
Best Practices Session 9
10:20am - 10:30am
10:30am - 11:30am
Keynote Talk: Be the Best You Can Be

Presenter: Rocky Bleier
12:30pm - 6:00pm
TapRooT® Golf Tournament

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TapRooT® Users Share Best Practices
Advanced Causal Factor Development
Character Driven Success

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Slips, Trips and Falls: The Science Behind Walking HSL
Maintenance & Safety Improvement - How They Are Related
Error Proof Health Care – How to Accelerate Your Improvement Efforts
Using TapRooT® for a Process Improvement
A Beginner's Guide to Investigation Using TapRooT® Single User Software

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Using TapRooT® to Prevent Serious Injuries and Fatalities
Where is Your Equipment Reliability Program? The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
How Good Communication Changes Human Performance
Systems Root Cause Analysis of Intergenerational Issues
Measure Your RCA System: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
TapRooT® Case Studies
Stump (and Advise) the Software Experts (TapRooT® Development Team)

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What's New in the TapRooT® Software
The Business End of Equipment Reliability, Part 1
The Emily Jerry Story: From Tragedy to Triumph
Why Exceeding Customer Expectations is Wrong
Do You Have What It Takes To Sell Safety?

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Get Your RCA PhD: Advanced Root Cause Analysis Using TapRooT®
The Business End of Equipment Reliability, Part 2
Slips, Trips and Falls: The Science Behind Walking HSL
Metrics & Trending
Medical Advisory Board

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TapRooT® Certified Instructor Recertification Workshop
The Foundations of Equifactor®, Part 1
Human Performance Tools & Organizational Factors
Expert Facilitation of Investigations Using TapRooT® Software
Driving Safety - Culture Leads to Success

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Infamous Accidents
The Foundations of Equifactor®, Part 2
Fatigue and Human Performance - The Tell-Tale Signs of Fatigue-Related Mistakes
CAPA Best Practices: Is Your Industry Really That Different?
TapRooT® Advisory Board Meeting
How We Implemented TapRooT® Enterprise Software

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Interviewing: De-Coding Non-Verbal Communication
Best Practices in Equipment Reliability
Wellness Programs
High Reliability Industry Lessons Learned for Healthcare
Test Drive the Version 6 Software

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Planning Your Improvements

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