Capture and Leverage the Lean Advantage

October 16-20, 2017
Anaheim, CA


The 19th Annual LCI Congress features programs specifically designed for you! Just click a link below to learn what’s covered:

“I had a wonderful experience at the 2016 LCI Congress. This was my first Congress, and it was amazing to meet so many others who are interested in Lean innovation in the construction industry. The best part about it for me was listening to others who have actually delivered projects using Lean methods. This has opened up a whole new way of looking at the construction industry for me. I will definitely remain involved with LCI and in practicing Lean methods on our projects.”

Bob Riggs, Lean Innovation Foreman, Mortenson Construction

Join over 1,300 of your peers for the premier Lean event of the year! Designed for the design and construction industry, LCI’s 19th annual Congress 2017 will offer continuous education credits, cutting-edge Lean methods and countless networking opportunities.

Projects with high Lean Intensity are three times more likely to complete ahead of schedule and two times more likely to complete under budget.


  • Learn how to start your Lean Journey
  • Deepen your learning experience
  • Revitalize by meeting with other Lean Construction thought-leaders

When you attend Congress you learn from others on their Lean experience.

  • Learn about how projects have been completed on or under budget using the Design/Build Process
  • Hear from others how they used LPD to obtain better predictability, consistent on-time delivery and fewer change orders on their completed projects
  • Learn from our Congress sessions as well as other owners how to avoid claims and costly adjudication on your projects
  • Facilitate conversations with your peers about how to obtain improved design and building performance through Lean Project Design and Delivery


“[I] reconnected with Design and Construction colleagues who are committed to Lean.”

Sam Spata, Owner, Method Lean



(See what you were a part of, or what you don’t want to miss in 2017!)

Congress Recap Videos



“Once again, LCI has delivered its annual Congress beyond expectations! The week began with training courses that delivered to every knowledge level from intermediate to advanced! Realizing the value of the Gemba Day, the team went way outside the box to develop Gemba training/awareness to participants ahead of the Friday Gemba tours! Great innovation! The meat of the Congress was filled with outstanding keynote speakers and presentations by Lean practitioners. What an outstanding week of learning and connecting! I can’t wait to experience the LCI Annual Congress in Anaheim in 2017!”

– Denise Erminger, BP Whiting, at 2016 LCI Congress


Congress keynote speakers and presentation tracks are TBD, so check back often for the most current information!

Congress Overview

Monday, Oct. 16 – Tuesday, Oct. 17

Find out more about the Training Days

Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Thursday, Oct. 19

Find out more about The General Session / Core Program

Friday, Oct. 20

Find out more about Gemba Day

Exhibit Hall

Bringing value to every aspect of Congress is a top goal for LCI and we want our attendees to benefit from each minute they spend at our event. The contributions of the exhibitors are just another way to add value to the educational offerings of Congress. Owners, designers, general contractors and trades partners visit the exhibit hall to learn about the newest technology and find the best tool to lead them on their Lean journey. The LCI Congress exhibit hall continues to grow from year to year so be sure to visit the exhibit hall and find the best system to advance your Lean journey!

If you would like more information on exhibit opportunities at a conference of 1,325 attendees, please contact Ilene Goldberg at

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships of various levels are available for the 2017 LCI Congress in Anaheim, Calif.

Sponsorship Executive Summary

For more information, please contact Ilene Goldberg at

In addition to our industry-specific content based around research, lessons learned and best practices, our attendees find value in the networking opportunities LCI Congress provides with others in the Lean community. Attendance continues to grow as LCI expands our educational resources to make sure that we provide what attendees need most. So, be sure to join us in Anaheim, Calif. from Oct. 16-20 for the 2017 LCI Congress!

Sustaining Sponsors

Autodesk Oracle


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Lean Design and Construction FAQs

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For questions about Congress and programming, please contact Joan Piccariello, Director of Program Development, at

For questions about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ilene Goldberg, Manager, Membership and Corporate Engagement, at


To learn more about the benefits of being an exhibitor, click here.

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