2019 Colorado Lean Summit: Game Changer


Download the agenda to choose your workshop before purchasing tickets 

Eventbrite - 2018 Colorado Lean Summit

  • The price is $19 per workshop ($38 for all day). You can select an available workshop when purchasing tickets. Workshops have limited seating. 
  • Refunds can be processed by you up to 7 days prior to the event. 
  • Ticket edits can also be processed by you. Change your name, title and even the workshop that you selected (if other workshops are available) after reading this help page.
  • Ticket transfers are easy, too. You can request to transfer your tickets to someone else up to 7 days prior to the event

Request for sponsors

We know that we can’t put on this great event without your help. If you are interested and able to sponsor the event this year, here are a few helpful links:

Request for case study poster presenters

Want to be a part of bringing the Summit to Life? We are looking for case study poster presenters.

  • Deadline to apply is August 22nd. 
  • Read more and apply here

CLN Excellence in Leadership Award (XL)

The CLN XL award recognizes and honors an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the Lean profession or its practice through leadership and/or success in the application of Lean tools and principles. 

Event Description

Join us at the 6th Annual Colorado Lean Summit to:

  • Learn and practice new skills through hands-on, interactive workshops
  • Discuss real-world case studies first-hand with improvement project leads
  • Explore local resources to support your journey
  • Build relationships with other practitioners
  • Celebrate the winner of the first annual CLN XL Award

It’s important to not just develop broad awareness of Lean concepts, but to develop targeted skills. You’ll have an opportunity to do just that with this year’s workshop-style Summit.

Agenda Overview

  • Check-In / Networking Breakfast
  • Summit Kick-Off
  • Morning Workshops
  • Lunch / Sponsor Showcase / Networking Marketplace Case Study Discussions
  • Afternoon Workshops
  • Post-Summit Networking Happy Hour

Workshop Descriptions

Eventbrite - 2018 Colorado Lean Summit


  • Friday, October 25th
  • 7:45am – 4:30pm

What Time to Arrive

  • Morning:  Arrive between 7:45am – 8:15am
  • If Attending an Afternoon Workshop Only: Arrive between 11:45am – 12:15pm

The Summit venue is a secured facility. Please arrive within the designated windows listed above.


  • Colorado Department of Public Safety
  • Training Facility
  • 15065 S. Golden Road
  • Golden, CO 80401

Parking and Public Transportation

What to Bring

  • Government-Issued ID or State of Colorado Employee Badge. 
    • The Summit venue is a secured building. If you are a state employee, you may use your employee badge for entrance. You are required to display the badge at all times.
    • If you are not a state employee, you are required to bring a government-issued ID (ex: driver’s license) to gain entry to the building. You may be required to wear a visitor badge at all times.
  • Your Ticket
    • Bring your ticket in mobile form on your phone or printed out. 
    • Please have your ticket and ID ready to use before you get to the building lobby–this will speed up check-in.
  • Water Bottle
    • To support sustainability practices, we will not provide bottled water at the Summit. Please bring a water bottle from home–you can fill it throughout the day.
    • Coffee and hot tea will be provided at breakfast. Iced tea and lemonade will be provided at lunch.

Learning & Networking Essentials

  • Consider bringing business cards, a notebook, and a pen. And of course, bring that open, refreshed, learning mind to get the most out of the Summit!
  • Attire for the Summit is Business Casual.
  • Wi-Fi will likely not be available so you might as well just leave your laptop at home  (unless you’re specifically asked to bring it by a workshop facilitator). 

Post-Summit Networking Happy Hour

Join us for refreshments, great conversation and relationship-building at our Post-Summit Networking Happy Hour!

Thank You, Sponsors!

The CLN is a member-driven organization. Without the financial support from our sponsors, the event would not be possible.

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