For more information please see our website: www.cpe.vt.edu/ilean.

A two half-day virtual cross-industry conference covering basic continuous improvement and Lean methodology knowledge as well as best Lean practices across various sectors including but not limited to manufacturing, local government, nonprofit, education, etc.

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Section Title
Lean Conference 2022 - CANCELLED
T, W, Th
9:00AM to 3:00PM
Feb 22, 2022 to Feb 24, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Virginia Tech - Roanoke Center
Early Fee Starts at non-credit $339.00
Section Notes

Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Ave
Roanoke, VA 24016

Directions:  Hotel Roanoke website: https://www.hotelroanoke.com/southwest_va_hotel/directions/ 

Lodging: A room block is being held at the Hotel Roanoke for the nights of February 21-24. Rooms are $166 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 25, 2022.

Program Schedule: On Tuesday afternoon (pre-conference), the group will depart the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center located in the Roanoke Higher Education Center on the 7th floor in the afternoon. Transportation to the manufacturing plant is provided to pre-conference registrants. The plant tour details will be provided to the group the Friday before the tour. Participants must wear closed-toed shoes and no photography of any kind is permitted while on the tour. 

Wednesday and Thursday will begin in the mornings at the Hotel Roanoke. Breakfast will be served each morning. Lunch will be served only Wednesday. Specific details are provided on the program website as well as the know-before-you go email, which will be sent out to participants the week prior. 

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be received 14 calendar days prior to the program start date. A $30 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.

Additional 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 registration team via email at cpeinfo@vt.edu  

COVID-19 Requirements for In-person Programs: I acknowledge that preventative measures will be in place to mitigate my risk of exposure to COVID-19. However, I understand that my voluntary attendance at this program may increase my risk of exposure to COVID-19, regardless of the care and reasonable efforts taken to avoid and mitigate that risk.  To learn more, please visit: https://register.cpe.vt.edu/contentManagement.do?method=load&code=CM000008

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