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The Lean Kanban Global SummitMay 13-17, 2019 | Alexandria, VA

Presenting the Lean Kanban Global Summit

By janice linden-reed | September 24, 2018

Do traditional conferences work? There are so many conferences to choose from, and they seem to get bigger and broader every year.  Attendees sit and listen to packed programs in vast hotel ballrooms. They might get to ask a question after the presentation. Meanwhile, the same challenges persist in corporate or government workplaces. Are conferences…

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Register early for the best rates -- choose 1 event or both

Technique Sessions

Guidance that will change the way you work

Learning Labs

Experience hands-on learning in smaller sessions with Kanban experts


Two events in beautiful Old Town Alexandria, Virginia close to Washington D.C.

Lean Kanban North America conference

May 13 - 15, 2019    -     Westin Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia

Immerse yourself in 2 days of expert presentations or attend the Learning Labs, the best way to learn and get your specific questions answered while connecting to Kanban experts and enthusiasts.

Deep-dive on topics like how to talk about Kanban in your org, enterprise scaling, coaching with the Kanban Maturity Model, upstream Kanban, improving predictability and much more.

Personalized Attention

Get clear guidance from top Kanban coaches and trainers. Discuss your organization's challenges one on one.

Using Kanban Now?

Learn how to improve your Kanban system for better predictability and performance.

New to Kanban?

Learn the core concepts and the best approach to get started.


Monday & Tuesday:  Talks & Learning Labs

Wednesday:  Workshops

includes Keynotes, Lean Coffee, Coaching Clinic, Networking Reception and more!


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Kanban Leadership Retreat

May 15-17, 2019 (starts evening of May 15) - Morrison House, Old Town Alexandria

Leaders in the Lean Kanban space including coaches, trainers, consultants, thought leaders plus a limited number of practitioners. The agenda is planned on the first night of the event.  Bring the topics you want to discuss with Kanban world experts.

EXPLORE – Go deeper into existing concepts. Stretch the boundaries on Cost of Delay, Metrics, Flow, Games, Maturity Levels and more

CHALLENGE – Question and confront established ideas.  Present new material and advance the field of Kanban.

CONNECT – Put your heads together and create something new.  Or, come together to offer advice regarding a challenge.

Bond with others during the 5-hour mid-day break in the beautiful local region. Recommended recreational activities are waiting for you. Get active or just relax.

Kanban Leadership Retreat

Your Retreat registration includes

  • all Kanban Leadership Retreat sessions
  • hotel room for 3 nights
  • welcome dinner and reception
  • daily breakfast, dinner and snacks

Companion rates are available for friends or family that want to join the group meals


Lean Kanban Global Summit will be in Alexandria, Virginia

Explore the cobble-stoned streets in Old Town Alexandria to find unique shops, art venues and world class dining!  Take the free trolley on King Street to the waterfront where the luxury water taxi takes you to the Lincoln Memorial at the National Mall. Or cruise the Potomac River to Mount Vernon, George Washington's family estate.

Westin Alexandria

Lean Kanban North America conference

This modern, wellness-focused hotel is innovation-themed, inspired by the nearby US Patent and Trademark Office complex. Located by the George Washington Masonic Memorial and many other historic sites.

City of Alexandria seal

Morrison House

Kanban Leadership Retreat

Morrison House, built in the style of a Federalist mansion, blends into the surrounding historic Old Town neighborhood. Located just off of King Street in the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria.

Lean Kanban events

Providing pragmatic, actionable guidance for better performance and predictability

This conference features the state of the art in Kanban, drawing from the real experiences of hundreds of organizations worldwide.

Learn how you can take Kanban further.

The Lean Kanban North America conference is for technology managers, business leaders, and change agents who want to build quality, predictable delivery, and a culture of improvement into their organizations.

The sessions provide strong, data-driven content to address the interests of managers concerned with risk and governance, and with making sure change initiatives have lasting benefit.

This event is part of the Lean Kanban global conference series, events endorsed by Lean Kanban University.

Organized by: Lean Kanban Inc

Lean Kanban Conferences

Why Attend?

  • Connect with coaches and practitioners using the Kanban Method
  • Hear how organizations are using Kanban for better results
  • See how to apply Kanban in your organization for sustainable improvements
  • Join interactive workshops to answer your questions and address your challenges
  • Meet Kanban product and service providers

Who Should Attend?

The program of presentations and interactive workshops is appropriate for Executives, Operations Directors, Department Managers, Program Managers, Project Managers, PMO Heads, Process Improvement Leaders, Team Leaders and Team Members, Human Resources Managers involved in corporate development, and everyone interested in Lean Kanban.




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Seattle, WA 98119

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