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May 03-05, 2022

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Hybrid: Join live or online from wherever you are.

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Online - April 27 - 29, 2021

The Best Conference about

Practising & Coaching Scientific Thinking.

For You & Your Team.


Jeff Liker


Beth Carrington


Nigel Thurlow


Amanda Colliander


Mike Rother

Carl Starendal


Sarah Lethbridge

Tracy Defoe


April 27-29


We're back, online and better. Join from wherever you are!

As you all know COVID-19 has changed our schedule. But don’t worry. We will gather online unlike any other format you know from webinars and conferences and it’s going to be great!

If you can't make it to all the session, don't worry.
Recordings from the keynotes, interviews, and panel discussions on Tuesday and Wednesday will be available after the conference to all ticketholders with a 2-day or 3-day pass.

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.

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: 15:00 MEZ

Make sure to block your calendar right now. You have a daily appointment form April 27 to 29 at 3:00 PM MEZ.

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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. 

Inspiring Talks

Toyota Kata: Meeting the 21st-Century Management Challenge.

How to develop a true Learning Organization.

How to develop a Scientific Mindset through Coaching.

Agile and Lean Thinking in an Age of Complexity.

Exceptional Usecases

Toyota goes Agile.

Developing managers as coaches at Microsoft.

Helping people to grow with Toyota Kata at VW.

Toyota Kata in Healthcare

Deep Dive Interviews

We will engage in live deep-dive interviews with the experts and influencers we have invited for our keynotes to get the most out of their experience and knowledge.

In the Q&A session, you can get your questions answered by the expert.


The Coaching Dojo's

Learn about the powerful Coaching Dojo approach and step up your coaching game with one of our hands-on Dojo's.

The Kata Coaching Dojo

The Agile Coaching Dojo

The A3 Coaching Dojo

The Kata Coaching Dojo FRENCH

Panel Discussion

Join the discussion with our panel experts to connect the dots after each talk.


Reflect, get even deeper insight plus participate and contribute in this fully interactive format.

Toyota Kata Online

Get to know ways of practising and teaching Toyota Kata with new collaborative online exercises. Ideal to use in times of social distancing. 

New to Toyota Kata? This is also a good path to get to know the fundamentals in a fun and hands-on way.

Available in English and French.


The Kata Week 2021

KATACON goes Kata Week:

Build a unique experience for you and your team.

April 26 - Meet Up

15:00-16:00 MEZ

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To warm up for Kata Week 2021 we will have some updates and use-cases from different industries as well as some fun networking activities to build your network.

Free for all ticket holders.

Details soon to be announced.

April 27 + 28

15:00-17:30 MEZ

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Two keynotes a day. Refreshing and inspiring thought exchange for you and your team. Tune in the same time every day.


Get more insight from the keynote speakers and place your questions in the deep-dive interviews.

Participate in the panel discussion with our experts connecting the dots between the keynotes.


Before and after the streaming session our online conference centre will be open for you to engage with other participants from around the world on our fun networking platform.

April 29 - The Dojo Day

15:00-18:30 MEZ

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We will focus on the Coaching Dojo concept, an effective approach to develop world-class coaching skill with individuals as well as scaling throughout all levels of an organization. 

Accelerate your Kata coaching skills in the famous Kata Coaching Dojo. Available in English and French.


Step up your coaching skills as an Agile Leader or Coach in the Agile Coaching Dojo.


Bring A3 to the next level in your organization by practising to coach in the A3 Coaching Dojo.

Alternatively, you can get to know ways of practising and teaching Toyota Kata with new collaborative Kata Online Exercises.

Available in English and French.

April 30 - Your Kata Day

up to you

The Friday of Kata Week is up to you.


How about running a short reflection session with your team or in your organization?

Make use of the rich and insightful content of KATCON EU 2021 by immediately transferring it into everyday actions.

Or you could run a Kata Practitioner Session in your region and language.


That could be online or even meeting people for real. By April local in-person activities could very well be possible. 


Bring your favourite food!


KataCon Europe 2021 is supported by:

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"Listen and learn from a panel of Kata, Agile and Lean Experts including

Mike Rother & Jeff Liker"

This is KataCon 2021







April 27 to 29, 2021

Inspiring Talks

Deep Dive Interviews

& Q&A Sessions

Panel Discussion


Coaching Dojo Workouts

Learn about the power of the Coaching Dojo

Toyota Kata

Online Exercises

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