AME Dine & Learn: Using A3 for problem solving

February 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 |
Member Fee: $30
Non-Member Fee: $30


The Adams Mill Restaurant
165 Adams St.
Manchester, Connecticut

Discover the critical elements of A3 problem solving and how you can immediately apply them to your organization. The A3 is a structured approach for problem solving and continuous improvement. Popularized by companies such as Toyota, A3 problem solving has been adopted by lean practitioners worldwide. By using A3 sized paper, 11” x 17”, the process guides users through the scientific method of Plan-Do-Check-Act.


Bob Wallner is the operational excellence leader for Hitchiner Manufacturing’s gas turbine operations. He has spent his entire career in manufacturing, working in supply chain management in the injection molding arena and in continuous improvement in metal grinding and fabrication. He is Lean Bronze Certified, a Six Sigma Black Belt and holds a Bachelor of Science from Westfield State University. He is currently working toward his Master’s in lean manufacturing from Kettering University.


6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Networking
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Buffet dinner
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Featured presenter, Q&A, and feedback
8:00 p.m.                     Adjourn


Attendees will learn how to utilize A3 thinking to solve problems within their organizations.

  • Problem solvers
  • Supervisors
  • Team leaders
  • Continuous improvement leaders
  • Manufacturing professionals
  • CI managers
  • Operations managers

You can become an AME member during the registration process for $150 per year and obtain the discounted AME member rate for this event. Your membership will also entitle you to a registration discount for all future AME conferences, seminars, workshops and webinars for one year. Additionally, you will receive a subscription to the award-winning Target magazine and much more.

Payment or purchase order must be received by the AME office five days prior to the event start date. If no payment or PO number is received, you will be asked to pay with a credit card or check at the event before entry.

Cancellation Policy: Enrollment fee less a $100 non-refundable registration charge will be refunded up to one week before the event. Substitutions may be made up to three days prior to the start of the workshop.

Notes: This event may be cancelled by AME for any reason. AME is not responsible for incidental costs incurred by registrants. By registering for this meeting, I hereby acknowledge and agree that AME or its agents may take photographs of me during events and may use those photographs for AME’s purposes, including but not limited to news and promotional purposes, without further compensation to me.