Best Paper Competition

The Engineering Lean & Six Sigma Conference (ELSS) is pleased to announce the ELSS Best Paper Awards presented at the 2018 conference which took place at the American Hotel - A Doubletree by Hilton in Atlanta on Sept. 24-26.

Three finalists, David Reid, Chick-fil-A Inc., Hilda Cecilia Martinez Leon, Clarkson University and Merwan Mehta, East Carolina University, were selected from among the Best Paper competition submissions using a blind review process. Cash award prizes totaling $600 were distributed to three finalists based on their finishing position first place, first runner-up and second runner-up. All others received honorable mention.

UCF Healthcare MSHSE

The paper competition awards were sponsored by the generous support UCF Master of Science Healthcare Systems Engineering Track.

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2019 Best Paper Competition Winner
David Reid, Production Process Design Senior Consultant, Chick-Fil-A Inc.
From Lean Modules to Lean Mindset"

Entering the Best Paper Competition affords you an opportunity to gain additional recognition for your research and add to your CV/resumé. To compete in the competition an abstract is require and your abstract must have been selected for presentation at the 2019 ELSS Conference in Houston. 

General Rules and Guidelines

2019 ELSS Paper Guidelines
Submit Your Paper

Important Dates

  • Deadline: Final paper due no later than June 30.
  • Deadline: Finalists will be notified by July 15.
  • Early bird registration deadline: July 31
  • Deadline: PowerPoint of the Presentation: Aug. 30

Awards

  • First Place: $300 cash award
  • First Runner-Up: $200 cash award
  • Second Runner-Up: $100 cash award
  • All Others: Honorable Mention

Don’t miss out – submit your paper to the 2019 ELSS Best Paper Competition today.

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