Upcoming Webinars

Thank you for your interest in IISE's webinars. These free one-hour presentations by knowledgeable professionals and experienced volunteers provide deeper insight into topics and issues involving industrial engineers and industrial engineering-related disciplines.

Most of these webinars are only accessible by IISE members. Those that are open to the public are so noted. To view many of our recordings, you may need to download this codec if the recording does not automatically start. To watch the recordings, users must be able to view Windows Media Files.

Upon request, IISE will award continuing education units (CEUs) to participants who attend the entire webinar. Send your request to cleblanc@iise.org.

IISE members and others qualified to view designated webinars can also review the webinar archive and access past presentations. 

Career and Life Choice Points

Presented by Columbus/Eastern Chapter-Region, CISE, Young Professionals - OPEN TO ALL
Jan. 23, 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: David Poirier, The Poirier Group; Michael Mueller, John Deere; and Rudy Santacroce, CallisonRTKL, Dallas

By member request, CISE offered a webinar on September 12 that focused on this topic presented by Joan Tafoya with Intel, Steve Savoie with GM and Scott Sink with OSU. CISE feels that this offering has extended value for our members and so we want to "cookie cut" the model and do three more for CISE members.  

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Live Simulation for an IoT-enabled Supply Chain

Presented by Modeling and Simulation Division
Jan. 25, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Raid Al-Aomar, Ph.D.,  professor, Abu Dhabi University

The presentation will focus on utilizing Discrete Event Simulation (DES) models within the framework of internet of things (IoT) for smart real-time decision-support and performance management. The application of DES-IoT in the presentation is for the increasing the effectiveness of next-generation supply chains.

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Transforming the Practice of Medicine

Presented by HSPI Conference and Society for Health Systems - OPEN TO ALL
Feb. 6, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Ryan Uitti, M.D., professor and consultant, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

The presentation will describe methods that are achievable for leveraging technology, teams, and scientific method to improve patient-centered outcomes, while continuing to honor the art of medicine in a manner that is sustainable for those providing care and affordable for those receiving this care.

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Demystifying Cost Justification for Ergonomic Solutions

Presented by AEC GOErgo Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Feb. 8, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Ben Zavitz, CPE, president and chief ergonomist, Ergo Human Performance LLC 

Have you been denied money for ergonomic improvements? Has your strategic ergonomic plan been unsupported by upper management? If the answer is Yes, you are not talking the language of business, known as Finance or “Show-Me-The-Money”!

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Proactive Maintenance for Lithium-ion Batteries

Presented by Energy Systems Division
Feb. 13, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Zhimin Xi, Ph.D., professor, Rutgers University 
Moderator: Yongpei Guan, Ph.D., professor, University of Florida

In this webinar, we will present the copula-based prognosis method for proactive maintenance of the lithium-ion battery by accurately predicting its remaining useful life. We will then focus on the battery model bias characterization and demonstrate that accuracy of the battery performance estimation can be significantly improved by simply including the model bias in the battery performance estimation using the traditional extended Kalman filter approach. 

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Evolution of Deep Learning: New Methods and Applications

Presented by Quality Control & Reliability Engineering (QCRE)
Feb. 15, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Chitta Ranjan, Ph.D., research data scientist, Pandora Media

Earlier known as neural networks, deep learning saw a remarkable resurgence in the past decade. neural networks did not find enough adopters in the past century due to its limited accuracy in real world applications (due to various reasons) and difficult interpretation. Many of these limitations got resolved in the recent years, and it was re-branded as deep learning.

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Engaging Employees in Lean: 2-Second Lean

Presented by by Columbus/Eastern Chapter-Region, CISE, Young Professionals - OPEN TO ALL
Feb. 27, 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Doug Shull, president, Transmet Corp. and Tim Gase, president, Peerless Saw
Moderator: Scott Sink, ISE, The Ohio State University

Effectively engaging employees in continuous improvement is a goal that most organizations aspiring for improvement want and need.  There are many ways to achieve this, Paul Akers has made 2 Second Lean popular and has provided great guidance on how to pull this off.  

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