Engineering Lean & Six Sigma (ELSS) Conference presented in collaboration with the Lean Educator Conference combines innovative approaches to industry and educational practices. Contribute to the future of the field and foster collaboration among industrial engineering practitioners, educators and researchers when you submit your best practices, proven solutions, or cutting-edge research.

Lean Six Sigma Applications Track
Subtracks may include: Case Studies, Government, Healthcare, Industry-Academia Collaborative Application, Logistics and Supply Chains, Manufacturing, Retail, and/or Service Systems

Lean Six Sigma Research Track
Subtracks may include: Creating and Sustaining a Lean Six Sigma Culture, Emerging Topics in Lean Six Sigma, Future of Lean Six Sigma, Green and Sustainable Systems, Industry-Academia Collaborative Research, Modeling and Simulation, Performance Evaluation, Product and Service Development, Safety and Ergonomics, Systems and Process Design, Value Chain Management

Lean Six Sigma Education Track
Subtracks may include: Administrative Lean in Academia, Education in Industry, Experiential Games and Simulation, Going Big, Lean Six Sigma in the Classroom, New to Teaching Lean, Taking it Online, Using Lean to Teach Lean

Note: Subtracks, or topical areas, within each track will be detailed and finalized based on the submissions.

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Abstract and Paper Timeline
Deadline for abstracts (100-150 words): April 15
Abstract decision notification: April 30
Full paper submissions: June 30
Paper decision notification: July 31
Final paper submission: August 14
Early bird registration: before August 17

NOTE: To begin, click on the Create a Profile button. Once you create your profile, you will be logged directly in to submit your abstract. You will also receive a confirmation email with your password. You may update your password at any time by clicking on "Update Profile".

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