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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

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

Student Chapter Kick-off for Student Leaders and Faculty Advisors

 Presented by IISE's Regional Operations Board
Oct. 25 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Jennifer Cross, Ph.D., associate professor, Texas Tech University

The beginning of the academic year has arrived, and this webinar is provided to ensure your IISE Student Chapter meets its goals and your members get the most out of their membership.

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Ergonomics - Crossing Borders
Presented by AEC GOErgo Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Nov. 3 | 2 p.m. Eastern time 

Presenter: Katharine Metters, lean consultant, Posturite Ergonomic Office Furniture & Equipment

This webinar will explore the issues of working across borders, particularly in Europe, in relation to ergonomics. The bias will be in relation to office ergonomics and will consider the legal and practical issues faced when working in different countries. 

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Adding Sustainable Development to Your Resume
Presented by IISE's Sustainable Development Division
Nov. 10 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: John M. Corliss Jr., P.E., vice president, PEER Consultants 

The evolving importance of sustainability and the recent adoption of the United Nation's sustainable development goals created the need for qualified people to lead and support integrated systemic changes that balance technical, economic and social requirements.

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Reducing Hospitalizations Among "Super-Utilizers"

Presented by HSPI Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Nov. 15 | 1 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Roque Perez-Velez, director, University of Florida Health Shands

University of Florida Health Shands officials detail how they cut hospitalizations and reduced uninsured hospital admissions by 25 percent without hurting the system's bottom line. 

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IDDEAS - Innovating Design Decisions in Engineering and Applied Systems: The Case of Medical Devices

Presented by IISE's Manufacturing & Design Division
Nov. 17 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Lourdes A. Medina-Avilés, Ph.D., associate professor, University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez (UPRM)

Medical device development (MDD) is complex, with impact on different stakeholders and covering a wide range of technologies, intended uses and context of uses. Regulations along with the wide taxonomy of "users" provide additional levels of complexity for new designers entering this field.

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Ergo Successes in Manufacturing and Office Settings

Presented by AEC GOErgo Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Dec. 1 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Ben Zavitz, C.P.E., General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works, and Tom Albin, Ph.D., Office Ergonomics Research Committee

This webinar is divided into two sessions: “From OSHA Citation to Ergo Cup® Celebration" by Ben Zavitz and “Office Ergonomics”  by Tom Albin. Hear these conference speakers share their experience on leading an ergonomics programs in manufacturing and office environments. 

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