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.

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 & Management Systems - OPEN TO ALL
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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Office & Institutional Furniture Seating Standards

Presented by AEC GOErgo Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Oct. 6 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Teresa A. Bellingar, Ph.D., C.P.E., Haworth Inc. and Randy Ruster, Herman Miller Inc.

The presenters will explain and clarify the array of seating standards and requirements for the office and institutional furniture industry. Attendees will learn about the various market segments and standards that pertain to each.

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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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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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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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