2021 Lean in Design Forum - A Virtual Event

This year’s theme is Managing, Adjusting and Innovating through Disruption: Accelerating Forward. The 2021 LCI Lean in Design Forum will take place virtually from May 19-20, 2021.

The 2021 LCI Lean in Design Forum, in partnership with P2SL, is a unique event catered to the design industry where designers come together to learn about and advance Lean methods and approaches. Industry-leading design practitioners will present on how Lean techniques free up time for creative decision-making and innovative problem-solving on current topics affecting the design community.

Attendees will find immense value in:

  • Presentations by experienced Lean practitioners
  • Interactive learning roundtables
  • Networking virtually among Lean practitioners with passion for collaboration, creativity and efficient project delivery

Join your colleagues in the design community virtually at this year’s Lean in Design Forum!

Pricing for the virtual event is as follows:

Standard Registration (April 23 - May 19)

Core Program:

  • Corporate Member – Two-Day Program – May 19 & 20 – $325.00
  • Non-Corporate Member – Two-Day Program – May 19 & 20 – $425.00

Learning (add-on to core program):

  • Corporate Member – One Learning Session  – May 19 – $ 125.00
  • Non-Corporate Member – One Learning Session – May 19– $200.00

Note to all Design Forum attendees, general session presentation recordings will be available on a password protected page after the event.

2021 Lean in Design Forum Interactive Agenda

2021 Lean in Design Forum Printable Agenda (pdf)

2021 Lean in Design Forum Pricing Guide (pdf)

2021 Lean in Design Forum Speakers

Printable Lean in Design Forum Flyer (pdf)

2021 Lean in Design Forum Presentations



Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in getting your company’s name in front of the leaders in Lean design?
Become a Lean in Design Forum Sponsor! Contact Ilene Goldberg, [email protected], for more information.

Sponsorship Brochure

2021 Lean in Design Forum Sponsors


Promotional Item Sponsors

Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

International Partner


Available Education Credits

AGC of America recognizes LCI’ Virtual Lean in Design Forum as qualifying for continuing education hours towards the renewal of AGC’s Certificate of Management-Lean Construction (CM-Lean). Each hour of educational content is equal to 1 hour of CE credit. Attendees may earn up to 6.5 hours of CE credit by attending the core program, May 19-20.*

*Attendees may earn an additional 2.0 hours of CM-Lean CE credit for participating in the optional learning sessions on May 19, 2021.

Below is a breakdown of the CE hours for each learning day:

  • May 19, 2021 = up to 3.0 CM-Lean CE hours plus optional  2.0 CM-Lean CE hours
  • May 19, 2021 = additional 2.0 CM-Lean CE hours (optional learning sessions as add-on feature to core program)
  • May 20, 2021 = up to 3.5 CM-Lean CE hours


This conference is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. Credits are designated by individual session, whereas one hour of instructional content equals one credit. Attendance for the entire core program will earn a total of 7.5 CEU value, with 1 or 2.5 being designated as HSW, depending on your chosen agenda.

Learners with an IDCEC number should download the IDCEC mobile app prior to the Design Forum, in order to scan provided QR codes for reporting attendance.

AIA Continuing Education Provider

LCI is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number H561. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ([email protected] or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

The LCI Lean in Design Forum is registered with AIA CES for 6.5 HSW|LU.

Optional LCI Education courses are registered with AIA CES for 2 LU, each.

This conference is registered with the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Attendees for the entire core program will earn a total of 8.5 PDH units.


For questions about the 2021 Lean in Design Forum, please contact Joan Piccariello, Director of Program Development, at [email protected]