SOURCE: iSixSigma

iSixSigma

November 11, 2010 12:47 ET

Call for Speakers: Retail Forum for Process Excellence, Minneapolis 2011

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA--(Marketwire - November 11, 2010) - iSixSigma, the leading provider of content for the Lean Six Sigma community, is searching for engaging speakers to help shape the inaugural Retail Forum for Process Excellence, March 28-31 in Minneapolis, Minn., USA.

The purpose of the forum is to bring together business leaders who are charged with improving their organization's performance through proven methodologies, such as Lean and Six Sigma.

"Retail organizations present a unique environment for process excellence professionals," said Katie Barry, publisher of iSixSigma. "The Retail Forum will give these leaders an opportunity to share their tried-and-true strategies and learn from other organizations."

As the second-largest industry, retail is a staple of the U.S. economy. It is a prime area for leaning out processes to help the bottom line and improving operations to grow market share. On the heels of a growing economy, now is the time for process excellence professionals to be an integral part of the equation.

iSixSigma is looking for presentations from experienced professionals on the following topics related to retail:

Topics

  • Marketing and branding
  • Logistics and transportation
  • Sustainability and energy efficiency
  • Loss prevention
  • Supply chain and inventory management
  • Customer focus and satisfaction
  • Human resources and labor costs
  • Software and IT
  • E-commerce
  • Project prioritization
  • Metrics and dashboards
  • Deployment approaches
  • Innovation

For more information on the Forum, visit http://live.isixsigma.com/retail2011. Speaking proposals are being accepted here until Nov. 30:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RMY38RT

Speaker proposals will be reviewed by industry experts, and submitters will be notified of their speaking proposal status in late December.

About iSixSigma
iSixSigma is the leading provider of content for the Lean Six Sigma community through its websites, magazine and live events.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Jessica Harper
    Editor in Chief and Conference Programmer
    iSixSigma
    (847) 919-0922, ext. 8850
    Email Contact

    Heather Tollefson
    Director of Events
    iSixSigma Live!
    (847) 919-0922, ext. 8841
    Email Contact