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.

Healthcare Simulation: Innovative Techniques for Application

Presented by Society for Health Systems (SHS) Young Professionals
Aug. 23, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Alice Gittler, EwingCole; Ali Hobbs, Catalyst; Laura Silvoy, Array Advisors; and Muyuan Li, Ph.D., BayCare Health Systems

Healthcare organizations can utilize discrete event simulation (DES) to help them make decisions. In this webinar, we would like to share innovative techniques used at different stages of a simulation study, from initial stakeholder engagement through the presentation of results. Each technique will be discussed through the lens of a business case.

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Refining Your Soft Skills to Accelerate Career Progress and Success

Presented by Columbus, OH Chapter, CISE, Young Professionals - OPEN TO ALL
Aug. 28, 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: D. Scott Sink, Ph.D., The Ohio State University and David Poirier, The Poirier Group

This webinar is focused on consolidating a great deal of research, experience and wisdom-sharing literature into practical bite-sized chunks, which will help you balance your ISE knowledge and skills with "bedside manner," soft, change leadership and management, and persuasion skills.

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Seven Effective Lean Six-Sigma Principles for the Modern Enterprise

Presented by Engineering Lean & Six Sigma (ELSS) Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Aug. 30, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Merwan Mehta, Ph.D.,  professor, East Carolina University

In this presentation how for profit and not-for-profit enterprises can become world-class using the seven salient principles of lean Six Sigma will be discussed.

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Senior ISE Leaders Share Learnings from Career and Life Choicepoints

Presented by Columbus, OH Chapter, CISE, Young Professionals - OPEN TO ALL
Sept. 6, 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: D. Scott Sink, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Kelli Franklin-Joyner, UPS, Jim Dobson, Walt Disney World, and Rudy Santacroce, CallisonRTKL

The Council on Industrial and Systems Engineering is a small group (22) of very senior ISE Leaders that meet twice a year to benchmark and continue to learn and develop. One of the ways CISE serves the profession, institute and our members is to provide periodic webinars where a small group of CISE members share Life and Career learnings, lessons and tips.  

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The Fatigue Phenomenon®

Presented by Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) Committee and sponsored by Applied Ergonomics Society (AES) - OPEN TO ALL
Sept. 6, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Lance S. Perry, P.E., principal lean director, my ergo365

Fatigue is literally destroying our workers right in front of our eyes. Although it is occurring right in front of us, it is occurring so innocuously that most of us cannot see it. Well-rested, alert employees are critical to safe and productive operations. Virtually everyone experiences some level of fatigue from time to time.

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Graduate School: Questions and Opportunities in M&D

Presented by Manufacturing & Design Division
Sept. 11, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Iris Rivero, Ph.D., Iowa State University, Richard Wysk, Ph.D., North Carolina State University and Pedro Huebner, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Targeted at an undergraduate audience, the webinar addresses a variety of topics ranging from the advantages of holding masters or doctoral degrees in the area, choosing the program that best suits you, current research and industry trends, and alternatives to fund your education.

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Whetting your Appetite ("Aperitivo"): All you Need to Know about Industry 4.0

Presented by Columbus, OH Chapter, CISE and Manufacturing & Design Division - OPEN TO ALL
Oct. 11, 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: D. Scott Sink, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Jack Feng, Commercial Vehicle Group, Curt Burnett, John Deere and Paul Cohen, NC State

IISE is a very diverse professional society with many young/early career professionals. Our Manufacturing and Design Division has teamed with Chapter #1 (Columbus) and the Council on Industrial and Systems Engineering (CISE) to provide a “foundational” webinar on Industry 4.0 and National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI).

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