KataCon Europe 2021
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KataCon Europe 2021

April 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

€225 – €395


3 Days – 3 Focus Topics


Tune in to this inspiring and helpful series of sessions for you and your team. From Tuesday, April 27th to Thursday, April 29th we will meet every day same time: 18:00 Dubai, 17:00 Riyadh, 16:00 Cairo. 

Each of the three days focuses on specific topis:

April 27: How to develop a true Learning Organization, combining Agile & Lean, and Flow as a System

April 28: How to develop Scientific Thinking and develop Leaders as Coaches

April 29: The Dojo Day – Develop and scale world-class coaching skill in your organisation 



What you will get at KATACON EU 2021

At KataCon Europe 2021 you can listen to selected keynotes, engage in deep-dive interviews with our keynote speakers, join the discussion on our panel of experts and step-up your coaching game in one of the hands-on Coaching Dojo sessions. In addition tune in to Kata Updates and learn from use-cases around the world.

And what is going to a conference all about? Right. Networking. Wit our special networking platform you can to make use of the online nature of this event and connect with interesting people around the world.


  6:00 PM – 8:30 PM (Dubai Time)

5:00 PM – 7:30 PM (Riyadh Time)

4:00 PM – 6:30 PM (Cairo Time)

Book Event

Amanda Colliander

Volvo Car Corporation

Amanda has worked as a leader within IT deliveries for over 10 years, with a focus on agile deliveries. She has also coached other leaders on how to support and promote a Lean/Agile way of working. Today she works as a line manager for several teams at Volvo Cars using the SAFe framework.


Andrea Wanerstrand


Andrea is Global Head of Coaching at Microsoft and Director on the board of the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is currently running a programme for over 16,000 managers across more than 100 countries.



Carl Starendal

We Are Movement

Carl Starendal, Founder, Partner and Senior Advisor/Trainer, We Are Movement With a background in game development and a decade of hands-on experience at the center of global Lean-Agile transformations across multiple industries, Carl co-founded We Are Movement, an Agile and Lean advisory team based in Stockholm. 


Gert Frick

JMAC Scandinavia

Gert is former Director Volvo Car Manufacturing System. He has more than 30 years of lean experience from various positions within Saab automobil, Scania, Volvo Cars, and as a consultant and CEO of Japan Management Association Consultants.


Jean-Marc Legentil

Bell Nordic Consulting

Jean-Marc is the Bell Nordic founder and president. After having worked for large companies such as supervisor, Plant Manager and VP operation, Jean-Marc devotes himself to training and consulting in the areas of operational excellence. He is a master trainer/consultant in Kaizen and is Certified Master Black Belt in Lean and Six-Sigma from HEC Montreal.


Jeff Liker

University of Michigan

Jeff is Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan. His articles and books have won 13 Shingo Prizes and is in the Association of Manufacturing Excellence Hall of Fame and the Shingo Academy.



Joakim Hillberg


Pia and Joakim are acknowledged leaders in the area of implementing lean, organizational change and creating system of continuous improvement with sustainable results. They have trained well over 1000 people and organizations in Europe and Asia.


Johanna Bergqvist

Jeppesen Systems AB

Johanna has worked in different roles within software development for the past 18 years. Her agile journey started ten years ago with a special interest in team development and continuous improvement. Currently she is working as a line manager at Jeppesen Systems AB coaching, mentoring and supporting four agile teams in a scaled agile setup.

Marc-Olivier Legentil

Bell Nordic Consulting

Marc-Olivier is responsible for process improvement and coaching projects using Toyota Kata. He is a co-author of the Toyota Kata Memory Jogger and was finalist for the award for the best master’s thesis at HEC Montreal in 2017 for his thesis on Toyota Kata. Marc-Olivier Legentil has worked for companies such as L’Oréal, Electrolux, Accedian and Belron.

Mike Rother

Mike Rother is an engineer, researcher, and teacher who works to develop scientific thinking in individuals, teams, and organizations. He shares his findings widely and is in the Association for Manufacturing Excellence Hall of Fame.




Nigel Thurlow

The Flow Consortium

Nigel is the creator of the award-winning Scrum the Toyota Way training course, and the co-creator of The Flow System.
He previously served as the first ever Chief of Agile at a global Toyota company, leading Lean and Agile practices at Toyota Connected.




Pia Anhede


Pia and Joakim are acknowledged leaders in the area of implementing lean, organizational change and creating system of continuous improvement with sustainable results. They have trained well over 1000 people and organizations in Europe and Asia.


Sarah Lethbridge

Cardiff University

Sarah is is the Director of Executive Education and External Relations at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. She has worked on numerous lean projects in hospitals, universities and public and private services and has taught lean and improvement to numerous organisations and consultancies. 


Sylvain Landry

HEC Montréal

Sylvain is a full professor and Associate Director of the Healthcare Management Hub at HEC Montréal.
His work covers supply chain management, process improvement, and Toyota Kata practices in various industry sectors.


Tilo Schwarz


Tilo is a leadership coach, researcher and co-founder of the Campus for Leaders at the University of Applied Science Ansbach. He was plant manager at Festool where he introduced Toyota Kata in 2007 being part of Mike Rother’s research. He has invented the Kata Coaching Dojo training format.


Tracy Defoe

The Learning Factor Inc.

Tracy is a Canadian adult educator, researcher and consultant who specializes in learning at work. An enthusiastic Toyota Kata geek who writes, fixes and delivers workplace training, her mission is to be smarter about learning.

Webinar Time Details:

- (Dubai Time)
- (Riyadh Time)
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Book Event


April 27, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
€225 – €395


Online Confrence


KataCon Europe