The Science of

Improving Innovation

Learning First, Knowledge Based Development

Innovation Excellence

Our mission is to bring the insights on lean process and product development together for you to learn and exchange


What is Lean PD

Lean PD and Lean Thinking is more of a cultural aspect than a set of methods and tools


Learn best practices from others and participate in workshops


LPPDE is a non-profit organization created to foster opportunities to grow and share Lean PD knowledge

Upcoming Events


Virtual Workshops & Conferences 2021


Make sure to mark your calendars for next year’s 2021 Virtual Online Conferences:

February 4-5, 2021, March 4-5, 2021, April 15-16, 2021

Featured Virtual Online Conference & Speakers

The second Virtual LPPDE 2021 is approaching!

Innovation is a concept that individuals and corporations alike seek to discover. What is Innovation and how can we successfully harness its power?

A unique conference format and experience – inspiring, interactive, and collaborative. This is not just a single conference, it is a global community, drawing from vast experience in the lean product development field.

Matt Albin

Chief Change Agent at Spark Performance Solutions

Bob Stavig

R&D Project and Program Manager,

Retired from HP 

Norbert Majerus

Lean Champion, Speaker, Consultant, Coach, Book Author and Shingo Prize Winner

Durward Sobek

Professor, Montana State University

REGISTRATION FEE for one Virtual Summit WS + Conference: 99 € + VAT

Registrations through Lean Association of Finland:


Are you ready to connect with the thinkers at the leading edge of lean improvement journeys?

It was great to learn so much and connect with so many people in a close & personal environment!


Laura Silvoy

Healthcare Systems Engineer, Array Advisors

Thanks to you and the rest of the board on delivering a successful event! I attended a couple of great sessions and learned new info to put to use in our product development system.

Matt Albin

Amway Corporation

The LPPDE conference has provided me with fantastic learning and networking opportunities, and has taught time more about LEAN PD than any training I have ever attended. Thank you for this excellent experience!

Faith Burndred

Lean Champion, Nestle

Excellent event. Very good speakers, time for exchange, and networking is really worthwhile.



Frank Vilgilant

Senior Manager, Mews Partners

Call For Papers

We are on the quest for exciting stories for our upcoming conferences!

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