AME Back to Basics Summit 2023

Get back to basics with AME

Refresh your knowledge or lay the foundation for your lean journey at the virtual AME Back to Basics Summit. Join us March 8, 15, 22, and 29 from wherever you access the internet. Thought leaders and practitioners will share expert knowledge on the fundamental lean tools and concepts that you need to know. Participate in presentations and tours designed to help you with the essential building blocks for a lean transformation.


An essential summit covering all the essential topics

Whether you're taking your first steps, seeking new perspectives on foundational topics, or looking to refresh your knowledge, the AME Back to Basics Virtual Lean Summit will lay the groundwork for your lean journey. You'll hear directly from industry-leading voices on topics including:

  • Leadership / people-centric leadership
  • Standard work
  • AME Lean Sensei® and an AME Excellence Award winner's journey
  • Lean certifications
  • Gemba walk standard work tour
  • Problem solving / sustaining rapid improvements
  • Visual management / driving engagement
  • And more!

A virtual summit to fit your schedule

The AME Back to Basics Summit will be presented virtually on four Wednesdays in March. Join us March 8, 15, 22, and 29 from wherever you access the internet via AME's Zoom platform and hear foundational examples and information from lean leaders from around the globe. Each session will be two to two and a half hours, allowing you to balance your professional responsibilities and your professional development needs. You'll hear basic lean concepts and come away with actionable takeaways. 

Free registration for AME members

The AME Back to Basics Summit is available for free to AME members. This is the first of two summits available in 2023. The in-person AME Charlotte 2023 Lean Summit is available to members at a discount — all leading up to AME's 39th annual international conference: AME Cleveland 2023!

AME members must complete the free summit registration process in order to receive session login details and other important information.

Not yet an AME member? Join our thriving community of lean, continuous improvement practictioners today to gain access to the AME Back to Basic Summit and all of our membership benefits. You may also register for the AME Back to Basics Summit for $150.


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