Frequently Asked Questions

When and Where Will The Event Be Held?

Venue Location

The 2022 Lean Healthcare Academic Conference will be hosted at the Arrillaga Alumni Center at Stanford University (326 Galvez St. Stanford, CA, 94305). Please proceed to the Check-In/Registration table upon your arrival to the conference.


Please park in the Galvez Lot located at the corner of Campus Drive and Galvez Street. The cost is $8/vehicle/day when registering your vehicle information. Vehicles must be registered to avoid citation and is required to obtain permission to park in the designated reserved spaces. Please note: You must register your vehicle for each day you park.

Parking link for October 11, 2022:

Parking link for October 12, 2022:


Light breakfast and lunch will be served on both days of the conference. Please be sure to join us for our Networking reception at the end of Day 1 (Oct. 11).


To access guest wireless service:

  • Open a web browser and load any URL to display a Stanford WebLogin page.
  • Enter the following information:
  • Network Name: LEAN2022
  • Password: Stanford1

COVID-19 Policies

Currently, masking on campus is not required though strongly recommended. For more information about COVID-19 and Stanford’s Visitor Policy, please click here.

Who Should Attend?

This event will bring together leaders, clinicians, allied healthcare staff and improvement practitioners involved in deploying Lean Thinking in teaching hospitals across the world. Delegates will have the opportunity to network with like-minded colleagues and learn what is and what is not working as we strive to improve patient care.

What Are The Themes Of The Conference?

The conference aims to focus on Improving Together For All – Patients, Families and Healthcare Workers.

How Do I Register And What Will It Cost?

Conference registration has now opened. We offer reduced rates for early bird registration and student discounts apply.

Registration Category Price – Early Bird (Until September 24) Price – Standard (After September 24)
Two Day Registration Tuesday October 11 & Wednesday October 12 $890.00 USD $1055.00 USD
One Day Registration $525.00 USD $675.00 USD
Student/Trainee (Includes Introduction to Lean Workshop) $350.00 USD $350.00 USD
Organizations registering 10 delegates will receive a 11th registration free of charge.


How Else Can We Be Involved?

The conference organizers are interested in establishing closer links with several organizations to support the event. This support may include registrations of more than 10 delegates and support and guidance in event promotion. These organizations will be acknowledged as part of the event program. If your organization is interested in this concept please contact Lisa Warner at