2017 Colorado Lean Summit

Join us for the 2017 Colorado Lean Summit hosted by the City of Arvada!
Experience the full Lean Journey: Honor yesterday, Improve today, & Invest in tomorrow.

Post-Event Recap

Thank You Event Sponsors

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You Will Need

Please pack light as we will not have access to the main venue after lunch.

  • Business cards for networking activities (30+)
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Funds for after hours networking (lunch provided)

Dress Code

Business casual with comfortable shoes

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Inspiring Innovative Solutions

Learn how Lean practitioners from the City of Arvada, members of the Colorado Lean Network, and world renowned Lean leaders embrace change and inspire innovative solutions throughout the Lean community in Colorado and beyond. Then meet us afterwards for a happy hour networking session!

Featuring a Gemba Walk through Olde Town Arvada!

This year we are switching things up with the addition of a self-guided Gemba Walking Tour through the Olde Town Arvada business district. Enjoy your journey through a full process improvement experience that honors yesterday, improves today, and invests in tomorrow.

Summit Itinerary


2017 Colorado Lean Summit Venue Details


Arvada Summit Map

  • Date: September 14, 2017
  • Location: Start at the Hilton Garden Inn, 5455 Olde Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, CO 80002
  • Time: 8AM – 4PM (MDT)
  • Parking available at the Hilton (65 spaces) and at the Landmark Theatre Olde Town 14 (overflow) parking lot across the street ​
    • Please fill Hilton’s front lot first
  • Book a room at the Hilton Garden Inn

Happy Hour after the 2017 Colorado Lean Summit

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  • Location: Kline’s Beer Hall, 7519 Grandview Ave., Arvada, CO 80002
  • Time: 4:15PM – 6PM (MDT)

Mobility transport

Arvada ShuttleThe Gemba Walk is approximately 1 mile round trip with slight elevation gains.

The City of Arvada will be providing mobility transit at a limited capacity.

Please reserve this resource for those in need.

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Special Thanks to the Planning Committee

Led by: Rosa Kougl, City of Arvada2017 CLSummit Logo

Alicia Montero, Arvada Police Department; Barb Morger, City of Arvada; Chloe Sanders, CO Dept. of Transportation; Cynthia Christie, Manufacturer’s Edge; Ezequiel Vasquez, City of Arvada; Grace Wilcox, Pinnacol Assurance; Jason O’Keefe, City of Arvada; Jeffrey Weide, Medical Care Providors Network; Karen Harrington, City of Aspen; Kelley Hartman, City of Arvada; Kim Shokouhi, MillerCoors; Louise Kuipers, Denver Human Services; Michael Shull, CO Dept. of Healthcare Policy and Financing; Randa Awada, SCL Health; Sarah Camacho, Camacho Insights; Sarah Washburn, City of Arvada; Sophia Ernst, Denver Zoo; Todd Allen, Department of Energy

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