San Antonio, TexasApril 28th – 30th, 2020

FocusIn: Operational Excellence and Lean Leadership will be held in San Antonio, Texas in the Winter/Spring of 2020. Accommodations and conference rooms will be located in downtown San Antonio, just 15 minutes away from San Antonio International Airport (SAT). More details coming soon.

Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements to and from the conference hotel. During the event, ground transportation between venues is provided.

Attire during the event is business casual.

Included in the registration fee:

  • Executive Workshop Sessions with Mike Hoseus
  • Best-Practice Site Visits (Toyota Texas and others TBD)
  • Meals & Networking Mixers (Details to be confirmed)
  • Curated course content including a signed copy of Toyota Culture
  • Ground transportation during event
  • Optional Accommodation in a downtown San Antonio hotel

Why Texas

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas (TMMTX) opened in 2006 in San Antonio, Texas. The TMMTX assembly lines currently produce the Tundra full-size pickup truck and the Tacoma mid-size pickup truck. We will utilize the network of suppliers located in and around San Antonio to arrange best-practice site visits. Mike Hoseus was one of the first few hundred employees at the Toyota Kentucky facility, and he will share his first-hand experience from 13 years spent working at a Toyota plant.

Sample Event Agenda We are pleased to offer a blend of learning experiences

Tuesday, April 28th
Welcome & Lean Leadership System
Toyota Texas Visit
Reflection of Tour, Lessons Learned
Wrap Up
Wednesday, April 29th
Leading the Lean Work System & People System
Best Practice Site Visit and Discussion with Leadership Team
Reflection and Wrap Up
Group Dinner
Thursday, April 30th
Best Practice Site Visit and Discussion with Leadership Team
Leading the Lean Management System
High Level Lean Assessment

Event Highlights

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas

Explore one of America’s most advanced Manufacturing facilities with an in-depth tour of the factory floor in Toyota Texas.

After the tour will be a group debrief:

  • Group Observations and Question & Answer Session
  • Learn from Mike Hoseus’ unique perspective as a former corporate leader for 13 years at the Toyota Kentucky plant as Assistant General Manager in Human Resources and Manufacturing
  • Group Discussion comparing different elements of Toyota’s engaged workforce and their culture of continuous improvement

1 Lone Star Pass, San Antonio, TX 78264

Best Practice Sites TBD.

Visitor Information

San Antonio is home to the famous River Walk, San Antonio's most popular attraction! Walk, shop and dine along the winding path of the River Walk for a unique San Antonio experience. Also take in other attractions such as The Alamo, La Villita Historic Arts Village, Hemisfair Park and the historic Majestic Theatre.

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