The Industry Practitioner Track Orlando 2019: Sneak Preview

Thursday, March 21, 12 p.m. Eastern time | Register now

Presenters: D. Scott Sink, Ph.D., P.E., The Ohio State University; Jared Frederici, The Poirier Group; and Kaz Takeda, Disneyland

This is a sneak preview of the Industry Practitioner Track May 18-21 at the IISE Annual Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida. Active participants in the webinar will have a chance to win an additional $200 discount off the Early Bird Rate if they register before April 8.

The three track coordinators - Scott Sink from OSU, Kaz Takeda from Disney and Jared Frederici from The Poirier Group - will highlight, provide snippets from the majority of our 25 training and development sessions we’ll hold on Sunday, May 19 and Monday, May 20.

The topic categories, high level, are Industry 4.0, Service 4.0, Personal and Professional Mastery (Soft Skills Development) and Operational Analytics.

Specifically, in this webinar, you’ll get a glimpse at the broad and rich knowledge and skill development opportunity the track offers. It will give you a chance to see the line-up and decide if taking time out to gain altitude, refresh, learn, network, relax, have fun and grow at same time, makes sense for you based on the program we’ve developed for you.

The venue is fantastic, blending professional development, personal development, and a little time out for fun has been a smart choice for us over the years so join the webinar to see what our Industry Practitioner Track is all about.

Best of all, you will have a shot at a further discount on registration above and beyond the early bird discount of $170.

D. Scott Sink, Ph.D., P.E. heads up the Integrated LeanSigma Certification program in ISE at Ohio State. Scott was the vice president of business process improvement for MDS, a Global Life Sciences Company prior to joining OSU ISE. Scott is also the team lead for the IISE Columbus Professional Chapter and a member of the Council on Industrial and Systems Engineering. Scott worked with the Manufacturing and Design Division and the two speakers to create this webinar offering and will facilitate the webinar.

Jared Frederici is a skilled industrial engineer and lean Six Sigma Master Black with significant expertise in operations leadership, manufacturing, and performance-centric turnarounds. He is passionate about reducing complexity and solving multi-faceted problems, delivering projects with high return on investment and creating powerful portrayals of data to drive decision support.

Kaz Takeda is an industrial engineering and resort manager at Disneyland. Kaz is responsible for development, process improvement, work measurement, space allocation, asset utilization, work force planning, security and any area which will supports enhancing the guest experience to the Disneyland Resort with focus on hotels, security, facilities and asset maintenance.