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Event: AME San Diego 2018 International Conference -

Get Ready for the AME San Diego International Conference, October 29 – November 1, 2018 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego!

The AME 2018 conference will explore the big changes making waves in manufacturing. From the “internet of things” to artificial intelligence, virtual reality, wearables and more, the AME conference is the gold standard for peer-to-peer shared learning on lean and continuous improvement, and the San Diego conference will be no exception. Share, learn and grow through interactive sessions, small group discussions and round-table forums on different topics.



Go to the gemba: AME San Diego offers tours throughout the week, providing an opportunity to see examples of excellence in leader standard work, strategic policy deployment, one-piece flow, employee idea systems and more!

Tour sites include:

  • Costco Optical Lab
  • General Atomics
  • HM Electronics
  • Illumina

Keynote Speakers

Hear from inspirational keynotes, thought leaders and continuous improvement pioneers including:

  • Jeremy Gutsche
  • Liz Wiseman
  • Joe Theismann
  • Mike Rother
  • Thomas Hartman
  • Dr. Ivan Joseph
  • Billy Taylor


AME San Diego 2018 will offers tours of industry leaders’ facilities. You will go to the gemba and tour facilities where practitioners showcase their leading-edge solutions and openly discuss their failures and challenges. Topics include:

  • Linking lean with business strategy
  • Driving cultural change
  • Implementing enterprise-wide lean

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