North American

Lego® Serious Play®

Annual Community Meeting 2020

 November 11 - 13, 2020 

Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, California USA

NALSP 2020

Greetings LSP Facilitators!  Registration for the 2020 North America Lego® Serious Play®  (NALSP) Community Meeting at Azusa Pacific University opens May 2020.

Help us help you by filling out the Save The Date form with your name, contact information, and what topics would you like to discuss at this year's community meeting


The NALSP review committee is actively seeking topics in these areas and are very broad allowing you to pursue ideas that are interesting to everyone in our community.


Each proposal will be evaluated on the following areas:

  • application to meeting theme (i.e., does this topic relate to the conference themes?)

  • novelty (i.e., what’s new about this topic in the LSP discussion?)

  • practicality (i.e., how easily does your concept lend itself to LSP practice?).


The deadline for topic submissions is 16 September. Feedback will be provided by a peer review panel by 23 September. Once all presentations have been approved and attendance of the proposal confirmed, a final Committee Meeting Schedule will be issued to the registrants in very early October 2020.

Submissions should be no more than 1-2 pages and follow the following format characteristics:

  • Font: 12 pt Times New Roman

  • Format: Title of Proposal (should capture reader’s interest)

  • Abstract/Executive Summary (Publishable summary of the topic and expected learning outcomes)


Presentation Value Proposition

  • Explain what the presentation concept is

  • Provide the value proposition or rationale for the idea or topic

  • Explain how the crowd will engage the presenter (e.g., will there be brick building involved)

  • What should each participate learn from this presentation?


Please send all proposals to Susan Barton at Please put this title in your subject line for ease of identification: NALSP 2020 Proposal-(LASTNAME of submitter)


We look forward to receiving and reviewing your proposals soon!

Our Speakers

Managing Director of Rasmussen Consulting and Chief Facilitator.

Mr. Robert Rassmusen is widely regarded as a master facilitator. A former employee of LEGO, Robert is a main architect of the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY methodology and co-author of the book "Building a Better Business Using the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Method", with Per Kristiansen.


After several years and more than 20 iterations, he and his team developed the concept into the reproducible and robust methodology it is today. He and Per Kristiansen are the master trainers in the LSP methodology.


Robert is co-principal for Rasmussen Consulting in US and in Denmark and on the advisory board for Rasmussen Consulting in Japan and Singapore. He has spent his career applying experiences and theories about play, learning, creativity and teaching business and organizational development.

Partner, Trivium

Mr. Per Kristiansen is one of two original master trainers (of facilitators) in LEGO SERIOUS PLAY. He has extensive experience not only as trainer of facilitators in LSP methodology, but also as facilitator/consultant in a variety of industries (and countries).

Per currently works as a consultant and facilitator within the field of strategy development and execution, change, organisational learning and leadership. Additionally, Mr. Kristiansen has vast inter-cultural and international experience in working with large organisations as well as start-ups.

Finally, Per has extensive experience and accreditation in methods such as scenario development, the Cynefin framework by Cognitive Edge, U-Curve/Theory by Otto Scharmer, the Leadership Foundations (5ht Discipline) with Peter Senge. Member of the Neuroleadership Institute. He is certified as Management Coach from Results Coaching Systems.

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Owner/Operator of Brickstorming

Trainer of Facilitators in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method and extensive experience using the methodology in both educational and business environments. An academic and entrepreneur, playing well in business and education.

Planning Committee

Susan Barton
Dr. Wendi Dykes McGehee
Dr. Jillian Gilbert
Dr. Edgar Barron



Azusa Pacific University

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California, that offers more than 150 degree options from bachelor’s to doctorate.

A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering bachelor’smaster’s, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.


901 E Alosta Ave.

Azusa, CA 91702



Registration opens May 2020.


Contact Susan Barton if you have any questions or concerns: