Networking Events

Join your colleagues at various networking events during the conference.

Saturday, May 19

Volunteering Opportunity

Looking for a way to give back to the city before the conference starts?

What: Join IISE SDD and use your ISE skills to support the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Orlando. ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used home accessories and building materials to the public at a fraction of the retail price, with proceeds benefitting the larger Habitat for Humanity mission. We will be working with this ReStore to optimize its pricing and donation process in order to improve inventory turns.

Who: IISE conference attendees and guests 

Why: Use your ISE skills for a good cause while networking with fellow conference attendees

Where: Habitat ReStore (1649 Florida Mall Ave, Orlando, FL 32809)

When: Saturday, May 19, Depart from Loews Royal Pacific by bus at 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m. -1 p.m. volunteer shift, and optional lunch after.

Sign up by May 11: Click here to sign-up

Additional Information: Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes (tennis shoes or work boots), long pants, and t-shirts. Water and snacks will be provided. 

Networking Reception
Sponsored by the University Sponsors
6 – 7:30 p.m.

Meet old friends and make new ones at the Networking Reception.

Sunday, May 20

IISE Morning Eco-Walk

Do you want to start the day off with a brisk walk?

Back by popular demand - the IISE Sustainable Development Division is planning a morning walk again prior to sessions. 

Every morning before the conference sessions begin, meet by the swimming pool in the main level of the IISE Conference Hotel – Loews Royal Pacific Resort at 6:40 a.m.

We will depart at 6:50 a.m. and return at 7:30 a.m. Just show up at the meeting location in time, dressed to walk briskly (3.5-4 mph).

For more information, please click here.

Student Networking Mixer
Sponsored by Flexsim, the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute at Northeastern University and  LogistiPoint Consulting.
5 - 6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception
Exhibit Hall
6:15 – 8 p.m.

This is a great opportunity for networking and a chance to visit the exhibitors to see the latest and greatest products and services.

Monday, May 21

IISE Morning Eco-Walk

Do you want to start the day off with a brisk walk?

Back by popular demand - the IISE Sustainable Development Division is planning a morning walk again prior to sessions. 

Every morning before the conference sessions begin, meet by the swimming pool in the main level of the IISE Conference Hotel – Loews Royal Pacific Resort at 6:40 a.m.

We will depart at 6:50 a.m. and return at 7:30 a.m. Just show up at the meeting location in time, dressed to walk briskly (3.5-4 mph).

For more information, please click here.


Book Signing Event
1:30 to 3:30 in the Exhibit Hall at the Taylor & Francis Booth

Join Elizabeth A. Cudney and Tina Kanti Agustiady at the Taylor & Francis booth as they will be signing their book - Design for Six Sigma - A Practical Approach through Innovation.  

Please click here for more information – order your book online and save $$ 


Honors & Awards Dinner and Ceremony
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Honors & Awards Dessert Reception
9:30 – 10:30 p.m.

IISE formally recognizes the accomplishments of prominent practitioners and students with a variety of awards. Additional fee and advance purchase required. 

Tuesday, May 22

IISE Morning Eco-Walk

Do you want to start the day off with a brisk walk?

Back by popular demand - the IISE Sustainable Development Division is planning a morning walk again prior to sessions. 

Every morning before the conference sessions begin, meet by the swimming pool in the main level of the IISE Conference Hotel – Loews Royal Pacific Resort at 6:40 a.m.

We will depart at 6:50 a.m. and return at 7:30 a.m. Just show up at the meeting location in time, dressed to walk briskly (3.5-4 mph).

For more information, please click here.