February Program Meeting

Unleashing Your Organization’s Knowledge for Improved Performance


Breakfast Meeting  Tuesday, February 14, 2017


3M Innovation Center
2350 Minnehaha Avenue East
Maplewood, MN 55119

Before Noon on 02/05/2017– Early Bird Discount

$30 Members/ $40 Non-Members / $10 No Meal Option

After Noon on 02/05/2017 – Regular Price    Registration Closes: Wednesday 02/08/17 @ Noon.

$35 Members/ $45 Non-Members / $10 No Meal Option

Registration closes on Wednesday, February 8th.  Due to 3M security requirements, there are NO late registrations, same day registrations or walk-ins for this meeting.

7:30 A.M.  Registration
8:00 A.M.  Breakfast
8:50 A.M.  Welcome, Announcements
9:00 A.M.  Workshop:
10:00 A.M.  3M Innovation Center Tour
10:55 A.M. Closing Notes


About Our Presentation

Barry Dayton, President and Founder Dayton and Associates LLC will present the business case for Knowledge Management, review the elements and principles of the subject, describe some examples of actual implementations and their results, and then share a practical framework that can be imbedded into the workflow of your organization.

About Our Speaker

Barry K. Dayton retired from 3M in 2013 with 42 years of service. Today, he pursues his passion for aviation by flying missions for Angel Flight Central, towing gliders for Red Wing Soaring Association, and serving on the Board of Tailwinds Flying Club. Barry is available for consultation and presentations when he’s not flying or traveling with his wife. Barry led the Knowledge Management Program Office (KMPO) for 3M, which was based out of Strategy and Corporate Development, and served as a corporate center of expertise and internal consultancy for improving 3M’s business performance through the mindful application of KM tools and practices. KMPO had over twenty engagements at a time, spanning all functions, several businesses and forty countries. Prior to 2002, when Barry began to focus on KM for 3M, he developed and implemented guidelines for improved identification and hiring of 3M’s future innovators, and programs for improved leadership of innovation. Barry has held various positions in R&D, manufacturing, and human resources. He has experience with technologies such as non-wovens, micro-replication, and injection molding, and with products such as audio tape recorders, respirators, and contact lenses. Barry has presented at various KM conferences, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, the University of St. Thomas, and the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology. Barry participated in joint research with organizations such as ICEX Digital Innovation Accelerator, and he is past president of the Twin Cities Knowledge Management Forum. Barry earned his Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University.

Meeting Location and Directions

3M Innovation Center
2350 Minnehaha Avenue East
Maplewood, MN 55119

From the East: Take I-94 East to exit 246C McKnight Road. Turn right on Minnehaha Ave E.

From the West: Take I-94 West to exit 247 for MN-120 N/Century Ave N. Turn left on Minnehaha Ave E