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.

Choosing the Right Fit for Your Ergonomic Needs

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

Presenter: Elmer Lee, Ph.D., head of exploration, Conceptual Innovation LLC 

Material handling with carts is such a relevant industry topic. This webinar's aim is to clear some of the confusion by focusing on key components of caster designs, detailing the benefits of different design choices and the potential cost impact of those choices. 

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How to Win an Ergo Cup

Presented by AEC GOErgo Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Sept. 20 | 2 p.m Eastern time

Presenters: Brock Anderson, Coca-Cola Refreshments; Jeffrey Miller and Gino D'Aurizio, Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products

In this webinar hear from two previous winners of the coveted Ergo Cup® Award! Winners of the 2016 Ergo Cup® categories "Team-Driven Workplace Solutions (with Internal Competitions)" and "Engineering/Ergonomist-Driven Workplace Solutions" will share their insights on their projects and the process they followed that led to their victory.

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Lean Transformations — Learnings, Lessons and Tips

Presented by IISE Columbus Chapter and CISE
Sept. 27 | 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: D. Scott Sink, Ph.D., The Ohio State University; Victoria Jordan, Ph.D., MD Anderson Cancer Center; Walter Garvin, Jabil Corp.

The Columbus (Greater Ohio) Professional Chapter of IISE and the Council on Industrial and Systems Engineering are pleased to launch our Lunch and Learn webinar series. Our first webinar focuses on helping organizations better understand how to plan for, design, develop and then implement and deploy lean throughout the organization.

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Gemba: Managing for Daily Improvement

Presented by HSPI Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Sept. 29 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Sheena Butts, director organizational effectiveness, Lakeland Regional Health

Discuss how we have implemented Gemba Walks and have utilized Gemba Boards in order to align front-line staff to our True North-strategic priorities and how we are daily managing for improvement.

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Up the Ladder: Transitioning from a Technical to a Managerial Role

Presented by Society for Health Systems and Society for Engineering and Manufacturing Engineers
Oct. 4 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Wiljeana Glover, Ph.D., Babson College; Todd Schneider, OhioHealth; Rolf Jostad, Medtronic and Andrew Konkol, Harley-Davidson’s Powertrain

Many engineers as they progress in their careers will ultimately switch from a technical role in a company to a position in management. However, this transition may seem quite daunting. How does one's technical preparation relate to management? 

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SHS Annual Business Meeting

Presented by Society for Health Systems
Oct. 11 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Joyce Siegele, Northside Hospital and Ashley Benedict, VA Sunshine Healthcare Network

In this session, members will receive an update on the status of the society, as well as recent accomplishments and future direction as determined by the board of directors.

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PE License for ISEs - The Why and How

Presented by IISE's Industry Advisory Board
Oct. 13 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Mike Graul, Ph.D., Knowledge Based Systems Inc. and Joe Michels, Ph.D., Solomon Bruce Consulting LLC 

This webinar will present the features and benefits of becoming a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the Industrial and Systems Discipline, explaining why you wish to become a professional engineer and the benefits that accrue from it. 

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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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