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.

Webinar Recordings

IISE’s Outstanding Service Systems Engineering Global Competition

Presented by Chapter #1 - OPEN TO ALL
July 7, 11 a.m. Eastern time

IBM, Mayo Clinic, Chick-fil-A, and Beijing Tongren Hospital — what do they all have in common? One answer is that they are the four finalists for IISE’s Annual Outstanding Service Systems Engineering Award. The webinar features these four finalists and will consist of four TED Talk style, 10-minute overviews, enough time to provide an executive overview of their projects, innovations, and results/outcomes. We will share how you will be able to see and hear more at our upcoming IISE Annual Conference & Expo 2020, Oct. 31 - Nov. 3 in New Orleans.

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Adjusting to Working at Home: How to Use Ergonomics to Help

Presented by Applied Ergonomics Conference - OPEN TO ALL
July 9, 2 p.m. Eastern time
Presenters: Teresa Bellingar, Haworth Inc. and Hank Austin, NL Austin Consultants LLC

Hank Austin and Teresa Bellingar will discuss considering ergonomics strategies and furniture selection criteria to set up home offices. Due to extended COVID-19 social distancing, people are experiencing aches and pains from working at home on a couch or kitchen table. Folks are thinking of how they miss the benefits of their office ergonomic furniture and wondering how to purchase the best furniture for their home office. Learn how Hank’s team reacted when the number of office employees they support zoomed to over 15,000 people working at home. Learn from Teresa about the ergonomic, safety & performance standards that furniture should meet. Understand which ergonomic features are the most important to consider when choosing a chair for your home.

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COVID-19: A Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Professionals

Presented by Chapter #1 - OPEN TO ALL
July 23, 11 a.m. Eastern time
Presenters: Mike Sherwin, University of Pittsburgh and Jon Carmona, The Poirier Group

Mike Sherwin from the ISE department at the University of Pittsburgh and Jon Carmona from the supply chain team at The Poirier Group will tag team to bring fresh, innovative ideas on how to adapt supply chains in the face of the waves of disruption that are ahead. During this webinar, Jon and Mike will share systematic thinking on how this "Black Swan Event" is impacting the way we think about, plan, design, and execute Supply Chains.

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