Day 1, 18th of April



Welcome to the official beginning of Katacon Europe 2018. We start the day together to get us ready to learn and share, before we split up for deep learning in workshops and study visits.

Plenary sessions

08:30–08:40 | Welcome and opening with Pia Anhede and Joakim Hillberg

Mike Rother, Pia Anhede, Joakim Hillberg

08:40–09:40 | Opening keynote by Mike Rother

09:40–09:55 | Practical information for the Katacon learning sessions

Study Visits & Workshops

Choose one of the study visits and workshops below.
Please note that the ending time may vary.

3. Reinier de Graaf Hospital—study visit

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4. City of Amsterdam—study visit

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6. Kata awareness training using the Domino simulation—workshop

Alina Muresan, Lean Partners

Alina Muresan
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7. Connect Kata with strategy deployment through Hoshin Kanri—workshop

Ralph Winkler, CEO of Lean Partners, Germany

Ralph Winkler
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8. TWI + Kata: Building a culture of respect for people—workshop

Jitka Tejnorová and Markéta Šimáková, DMC management consulting, Czech Republic

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9. The Kata Dojo: Develop world class coaches—workshop. FULLY BOOKED

Tilo Schwarz, Management Trainer and Kata Coach, Lernzone

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10. Culture and mindset for continuous improvement—workshop

Lindsie van der Horst and Emiel van Est, The Netherlands

Emiel van Est
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11. Kata at scale – a Toyota Kata Culture inspired case—workshop

Ingeborg ten Berge and David Bogaerts, Lean & agile coaches at ING Bank, The Netherlands

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Networking dinner

We meet at
Included for all participants.