• Australia
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Mexico
  • Norway
  • Peru
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • Switzerland
  • UK
December 5, 2017 – December 7, 2017 all-day

Santiago, Chile, December 5-7

The Catholic University and the Ministry of Public Works of Chile will be hosting
the Lean in Public Sector Conference 2017 in Santiago, Chile
Details are provided below.

Lean in the Public Sector (LIPS) Conference, for the first time in South America!

Lean in the Public Sector (LIPS) is an international forum where practitioners share lessons learned during lean transformation in public sector and non-profit organizations.  Content that educates, informs, and inspires Lean Construction, Lean Government, Lean Service, and Lean Enterprise is a focus of the group.
A unique opportunity for sharing, debating and celebrating experiences on Lean in the public sector from all over the world!

Applying Lean Management in the Public Sector

The 3-day event includes a combination of presentations, case studies, experiential learning simulations and discussion by internationally renowned industry leaders. Applying lean thinking and lean production to the public sector aim to provide value for the government, companies and supply chain partners alike. In addition it aims to improve efficiency with a resultant increase in the profitability of the supply chain through a focus on eliminating waste and improving the reliability of planning and work flow. The conference will bring together case examples from around the world.

The topics to be addressed in the 2017 conference are:

  • Lean Government
  • Lean and BIM
  • Lean and Sustainability (economic, environmental and social)
  • How an organization gets started with lean

The aim of the conference is to provide public owners, as well as companies and multiple stakeholders serving them, a greater understanding of the current research and implementation of lean concepts and tools in the domestic and international public sector projects.

Information about program details, guest speakers, travel, accommodation can be found at, or by clicking the “Register” button above.

Luis F. Alarcón
Associate Dean of Extension
Director Production Management Center
School of Engineering
Universidad Catolica de Chile
Ph: 56 2 23544245
Cel: 56 9 98457365