Papers are welcomed on some of the topics that will be covered by the Lean SIX SIGMA London conference:

  • The fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma in organisational transformation
  • Barriers to Lean implementation
  • How to improve process efficiency?
  • What is the status of Six Sigma and Lean strategies in organisations today?
  • Lean and Six Sigma tools for sustainability
  • What factors are essential for the successful deployment of Lean and Six Sigma?
  • How to get started on the Six Sigma and/or Lean Journey?
  • Integrating Lean and Six Sigma into the daily process activity
  • Lean Six Sigma approaches across the global Supply Chain
  • The future of Lean

The Lean Six Sigma London Conference includes

The 2 day event, including a WORKSHOP, tea & coffee breaks, lunches, a conference dinner and conference proceedings, at an all inclusive price of £299 + VAT. Attendance at the conference is free for conference speakers.

Important dates for Lean Six Sigma London

17th January 2017
The Call for Sponsors is now open

9th April 2017
Call for Papers opens

13th June 2017
Close of the call for papers

21st June 2017
Early Bird Registration is now open

13th July 2017
Notification to Authors

6th August 2017
Early Bird Registration closes

6th August 2017
Call for Sponsors closes

12th August 2017
Receipt of Final Papers

Note to authors for Lean Six Sigma London

This is the 2nd Lean Six Sigma conference in England giving authors the opportunity to share their knowledge and current experiences, where a peer programme committee will review and select the "best" and most appropriate papers. Remember, also, that authors attend the conference for free!

Abstract Guidelines for Papers

Your paper will need to be submitted in Word, using the Harvard Referencing System. In the first instance, please submit either an abstract within a word limit of 300 to 500 words, or the full paper. Please additionally provide a short author bio. Ensure that the conference paper title describes the subject you are writing about. You should limit the length of the title to no more than 12 words, preferably shorter. With regards the body of the abstract you need to make a clear statement which of the conference topics your paper is addressing. Please state what the value of your findings are and to whom will they be of use. The abstract should briefly describe the work to be discussed in your paper and also give a concise summary of the findings. Your abstract should not include diagrams and in general, references are not required in the abstract. We strongly recommend that you ensure your abstract satisfies these points:
  • Is it well written in terms of language, grammar, etc.?
  • Does it engage the reader by telling him or her what the paper is about and why they should read it?
  • Does the abstract indicate the value of the findings and to whom they will be of use?
  • Keywords and Key Phrases

    Please provide key words at the same time as the abstract. Key words or phrases are used by Internet search engines to locate the paper. Somewhere between 5 and 10 key words are required and they should be the words which most closely reflect the content of the paper. Please email to submit your abstract or paper.


    Venue for Lean SIX SIGMA London

    The conference will be held in the Anatomy Building (JZ Young Lecture Theatre/Gavin de Beer Room) which is part of University College London (UCL). The Anatomy Building is situated on Gower Street which is only a short walk from Euston Sq/Goodge St tube stations.

    The conference dinner will be held at Senate House (Jessel Room & Court Room) which is an iconic Art Deco statement on the London skyline. The rich history and architecture of this unique venue in London inspired George Orwell and has made it an ideal location for a conference dinner. Senate House is situated on Malet Street which is only a short walk from UCL.

    Click here to view a large map showing both locations

    Full Addresses:

    JZ Young Lecture Theatre/Gavin de Beer Room
    Anatomy Building
    Gower Street
    WC1E 6DE

    Senate House
    Malet Street
    WC1E 7HU

    Contact Lean SIX SIGMA London

    About us

    The conference is organised by Harvington Management Solutions , a successful privately owned UK company which has been established for 6 years. The conference chairman is Dr. Stephen Foster, a lean evangelist and one of the earliest pioneers in Lean, having been trained in the Toyota Production System, Kaizen and 5S by members of the "Toyota Club" at Nippon Light Metals in Japan, at Nagoya, Kambara and Funabashi during 1987-1988.

    Company Location
    Harvington Management Solutions Limited
    103 High Street
    WR11 4DN
    Company Number 07160886
    VAT Number 985964346
    ++44 1386 871904

    Lean Six Sigma London Linkedin group / Lanyrd conferences

    Please join the Linkedin group to receive regular updates on speakers, sponsors and the timetable of events. To join visit Lean Six Sigma London at Linkedin or to track / express an interest in attending, please visit Lean Six Sigma London


    A fixed number of just 3 sponsorship packages are available for this highly prestigious 2017 conference. There are one Gold, one Silver and one Bronze package. If you wish to express an interest in sponsoring the Lean Six Sigma 2017 Conference please direct interest to:
    +44 (0) 1386 871904 or email