Upcoming Webinars

Thank you for your interest in IISE's webinars, where knowledgeable professionals and experienced volunteers provide deeper insight into topics and issues involving industrial engineers and industrial engineering-related disciplines.

Most webinars are open to the public, and are so noted. To view, 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.

Webinar Recordings

Disruptive Innovation in Distribution: From Weeks to Days to Hours

Presented by IISE's Logistics and Supply Chain Division
Dec. 9, 1 p.m. Eastern time
Presenters: Bob Pudlo, Fed Ex; Rajiv Saxena, Kenco Group; Rodolfo Portillo, Amazon; Russ Meller, Fortna

Mike Sherwin with IISE's Logistics and Supply Division has arranged to have four industry experts share their insights and learnings on how disruptive innovation is taking place and can continue to take place to drive superior performance. Mike will be joined by Ravi Vendgadam from Target as our moderators for the discussion.

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Additive Manufacturing Deployment in the Aerospace Industry: Overcoming the Technical & Cultural Hurdles

Presented by IISE's Manufacturing & Design Division
Jan. 15, 1 p.m. Eastern time
Presenter: Dr. Ahmed El-Desouky, Eaton Aerospace

Dr. El Desouky leads the Additive Manufacturing (AM) portfolio for Eaton Aerospace's Fluid and Electrical Distribution Division. He is responsible for the deployment of various metal and polymer AM technologies across the aerospace product lines, including AM candidate part identification, business case validation, and qualification. Dr. El Desouky received his Ph.D. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, San Diego and has over 12 years of combined academic and industry experience in Metal Additive Manufacturing.

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An Introduction to the Fairness in Machine Learning, Fundamental Concepts, and Real-World Examples

Presented by IISE's Data Analytics & Information Systems Division 
Jan. 19, 11 a.m. Eastern time
Presenter: Na Zou, Ph.D., Texas A&M University

This talk is to firstly introduce the fairness in machine learning with real-world examples and fundamental concepts. The speaker will then discuss fairness in machine learning from a computational perspective, including fairness categorization and measurement, interpretability for addressing fairness problem, detection and mitigation of model bias. At the end, the speaker will provide a concrete example to illustrate how to mitigate gender bias in an image captioning system with details.

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3DEO's Intelligent Layering® and the Production 3D Printing Revolution

Presented by IISE's Manufacturing & Design Division
Jan. 27, 1 p.m. Eastern time
Presenter: Julien Cohen, 3DEO

3D printing cannot change the world until it scales to meet the demand of today's global challenges. Tune in to learn how 3DEO is driving the next industrial revolution.

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