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Upcoming Events

LPPDE North America 2023 In-Person Conference

Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 2-5, 2023


Looking to participate with LPPDE at an event? We organize one European in-person conference and one North American in-person conference per year as well as eleven Virtual Summits (4 hours each month). Check out our Sponsorship Packages!

Virtual Summits 2023


Seeking Lean Development Learners

Seeking Lean Development Learners

John Dewey, one of the most influential educational philosophers of the 20th century, emphasized the importance of learning through experience and reflection. He believed that learning should not be a one-way transmission of knowledge, but rather a collaborative process of shared discovery.

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

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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


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

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

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