Upcoming Webinars

IISE webinars are FREE one-hour presentations by knowledgeable professionals and experienced volunteers who provide deeper insight into topics and issues involving industrial and systems engineers and ISE-related disciplines.

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IISE will award continuing education units (CEUs) if you attend the entire webinar. Send your request to IISE customer service at cs@iise.org.

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

Webinar Recordings 

IISE Annual Conference: The Performance Excellence Track Detailed Overview

IISE Performance Excellence Series
Feb. 8, 11:30 a.m. ET

The Council on Industrial and Systems Engineering is comprised of Senior ISE Leaders from leading firms across a wide spectrum of industries (Boeing, Intel, GM, John Deere, Flex, Emory Health Care, Duke Healthcare, Stanley Black and Decker, Sobey’s, The Poirier Group, Meta, Ruan, a top Florida theme park, UPS, Consumers Energy, Chick-fil-A, IBM, Simio, Virginia Tech ISE, KTPacer)

Each year, CISE organizes a Track for the Annual IISE Conference. This year our conference will be held May 21-24 in Seattle. This webinar will share specific details on each of our eight specially designed sessions for this conference and track.


A Team's Journey to the Ergo Cup Competition

Feb. 10, 2 p.m. ET
Presenters: Davana Pilzcuk, Dudley Rogers and Brian Tollison, CINTAS

The internationally recognized Applied Ergonomics Conference Ergo Cup competition provides exciting opportunities for companies to highlight their successful ergonomic solutions. We will be talking with past participants and winners of the Ergo Cup competition. Tips on completing the requirements to apply, become finalists, and how to create a winning booth will be discussed. they will share their journey behind the scenes to get the competition and the excitement of winning.


Tips on Transitioning from Academia to Industry

A Webinar presented by the Data Analytics and Information Systems (DAIS) Division
Feb. 11, 11 a.m. ET
Presenter: Andres Uribe-Sanchez, Ph.D.

After more than 8 years of working in academia, the transition to an industry environment was particularly difficult. In a blink of an eye, daily routines needed to be adjusted, the lens of my understanding had to change in to answer business related questions, as well as lost some freedom/time to explore/investigate novel approaches. In this seminar I would like to share some good practices I have seen and tried to mimic from managers and successful data scientists.


Integrated LeanSigma: How to Ensure You Are Tapping into its Full Potential

IISE Performance Excellence Series
Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m. ET

We’ll overview how to design, develop, implement and deploy successful Integrated LeanSigma programs. We’ll provide case examples from successful initiatives/deployments, cover program design elements and then provide case examples of exemplary ILSS projects from a variety of different organizations.

You’ll come away with an appreciation for ILSS, the DMAIC and DfLSS (Design for Lean Sigma) methodologies work and can deploy systematically in your organization. We’ll also share how Lean, SixSigma, Op Ex, Operational Analytics, are now all becoming tightly coupled.


Model-Based Interactive Storytelling: Exploiting Convergence of Systems Engineering and Entertainment Arts

A Webinar presented by the IISE Body of Knowledge
Feb. 24, 12 p.m. ET
Presenter: Dr. Azad M. Madni

Dr. Azad M. Madni is an industry leader, researcher, educator, entrepreneur, and author. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, he is a Professor of Astronautical Engineering and the holder of the Northrop Grumman Foundation Fred O’Green Chair in Engineering in the University of Southern California. His specific areas of research include model-based interactive storytelling in virtual worlds, virtual reality-enabled distributed simulation for collective training and collaborative engineering.