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Description

Implementing Lean: The Lean Management Conference is a cross industry conference hosted by Virginia Tech Roanoke Center. Speakers from all over the U.S. share their knowledge about implementing lean principles, changing culture, tackling leadership challenges, and implementing continuous improvement projects. Come join us to learn more about best practices in lean while you enjoy high-energy networking and continued learning about building a culture of process improvement.

Early registration deadline- on or before 1/31/2020
Standard registration deadline- after 1/31/2020
Deadline to register- before or on 2/23/2020

Fees:
Conference Early Registration- $345
Conference Standard Registration- $399

Pre-Conference: *Note: cannot choose both options as they are concurrent
Plant Tour- $125
Lean Thinking Session- $125

Learner Outcomes

  • Best practices for implementing Lean.
  • Case studies of continuous improvement projects from business and industries, utilities, local government, manufacturing, consortiums, and universities.
  • Leadership strategies for creating a culture of change.
  • Insights on how cross-sector leaders teamed up to create a culture of operational excellence.
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Section Title
Implement Lean: The Lean Management Conference
Type
Discussion
Days
T
Time
7:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 03, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
W
Time
7:30AM to 6:30PM
Dates
Mar 04, 2020
Type
Discussion
Days
Th
Time
7:30AM to 1:00PM
Dates
Mar 05, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
8.0
Location
  • Off Campus
Fee(s)
Early Fees Starting at non-credit $345.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes

Fees:
Conference Early Registration- $345
Conference Standard Registration- $399

Pre-Conference: *Note: cannot choose both options as they are concurrent
Plant Tour- $125
Lean Thinking Session- $125

Location:
Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Ave
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 985-5900 or 1-866-594-4722

For directions and other information about the Hotel Roanoke please see their website www.hotelroanoke.com 

Lodging: A room block is being held at the Hotel Roanoke for the nights of March 2-March 4. Rooms are $159 per room per night based on single/double occupancy plus applicable taxes and $20 each additional person, per day plus applicable taxes. For reservations please contact the hotel directly at 540-985-5900 or toll free at 866-594-4722 between the hours of 8am and 5:30pm Monday-Friday and ask for the Lean Conference room block. The deadline to make a reservation is Friday, January 31, 2020.

Schedule: On 3/3/20 our pre-conference tour group will convene at 12:30 pm at the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center located in the Roanoke Higher Education Center on the 7th floor. Transportation to the Integer plant is provided to pre-conference registrants. The plant tour will begin at 1:00pm. Participants must wear closed-toed shoes and no photography of any kind is permitted while on the tour. 

The pre-conference Lean Thinking group will convene on 3/3/20 at 7:30am at the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center located in the Roanoke Higher Educations Center on the 7th floor and will include a light breakfast with refreshments. The workshop will start promptly at 8:00am.

All conference attendees are welcome to the networking event on 3/3/20 at Parkway Brewing which goes from 4:40pm-6:40pm. 

The first day of the full conference, 3/4/20, will begin at 8:00am and the second day, 3/5/20, will begin at 8:30am at the Hotel Roanoke. A continental breakfast will be served on 3/4/20 at 8:00am and a full breakfast will be served on 3/5/20 starting at 8:30am. Lunch will be served only Wednesday. 

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be received 14 calendar days prior to the program start date. A $60 administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Requests should be sent by email or by initiating a drop request through the student portal in our online registration system. As an alternative to a refund, you may send a substitute at no additional cost. Please contact us at 540-231-5182 or e-mail cpeinfo@vt.edu to request a substitution. Please note: refunds will not be issued for no-shows or for cancellations received on or after the program start date. 

In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

For More Information:
Implementing Lean: The Lean Management Conference- www.cpe.vt.edu/ilean 
Virginia Tech Roanoke Center website- www.vtrc.vt.edu 
Roanoke Higher Education Center website- www.education.edu

For weather or disaster related information, please call (540)231-9489

Should you have any questions concerning registration, please contact our registrar at (540)231-6735 or cpeinfo@vt.edu 

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