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The University of California San Diego is honored to host the 2023 Lean in Higher Education International Conference, October 18-20, 2023. We are excited to bring our Lean HE global community back together in person for the first time in four years! We hope you will join us "On the Edge..." in our beautiful facility, The Robert Paine Scripps Forum, part of the UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

This annual conference supports the Lean HE community and provides unparalleled opportunities for attendees to share insights and solutions regarding continuous improvement to bring about increased effectiveness and efficiency and thereby support the transformative power of Higher Education.

  • In-Person Conference & In-Person Speakers
  • 3 Days of Sessions, Learning and Interaction
  • Pre-conference options at no additional cost
  • Beneficial for Individual or Institutional Lean Journeys
  • Inclusive for All Experience Levels
  • Engage and Create Lasting Connections with Colleagues

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Video Invitation

You are invited by the Mayor of San Diego and UC San Diego leadership to join us in person "On the Edge..." for the 2023 Lean HE International Conference!


Registered Attendees...

See more about these special events in the conference app - now live!

  • Conference app was released to attendees on OCT 3rd. Email us if you missed it.
  • Early Arrival Pizza Social, Tuesday, Oct 17th
  • Welcome Social, Wednesday, Oct 18th
  • Beachside Banquet & SIO Pier Tours, Thursday, Oct 19th