Upcoming Webinars

Thank you for your interest in IIE'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 IIE 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.

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

Big M Manufacturing: Challenges and Opportunities for Industrial Engineering

Presented by IIE Annual Conference - OPEN TO ALL
April 23 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Ben Wang, Ph.D., executive director, Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute

Join us for this preview of a unique forum for IE practitioners, administrators and researchers that will take place at the 2014 IIE Annual Conference and Expo for identifying opportunities of participate in an emerging manufacturing renaissance.

What is happening in the U.S. industrial sector is nothing short of the genesis of a domestic manufacturing renaissance. Manufacturers are boosting output, building new facilities, increasing exports, and creating jobs that require new skills and knowledge.

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Using Six Sigma and Lean Tools to Reduce 30-Day Readmission Rates

Presented by Society for Health Systems
April 24 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Derek Murray, P.E., and Roque Perez-Velez, P.E., Management Engineering Consulting Services

The discharge process is defined as the transition to the next level of care. It incorporates actions on the day of admission, the days between the admission and discharge, the day of discharge, and after discharge. The presentation describes the process of how the presenters used Six Sigma and lean tools to facilitate a cross functional group in developing a standardized discharge process throughout the different stages of a patient’s care at the hospital.

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Big M Manufacturing of Small M Material

Presented by Manufacturing and Design Division
May 13 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Ben Wang, Ph.D., executive director, Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute

This webinar will provide an overview of the Big M Manufacturing at Georgia Tech – its intent, enablers and stakeholders. A case study that involves the development of carbon nanotube (CNT) buckypaper will be used to illustrate some aspects – processing, characterization, applications and supply chains – of Big M Manufacturing.

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Advanced Embedded Technology Systems

Presented by Process Industries Division
May 15 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Martin M. Stein, Ph.D., management consultant, Martin Stein Associates

The presenter will review recent developments in human machine interface technology (HMI) that enable data monitoring of industrial processes and communication of KPIs to management. The use of specialized software also will be discussed so that these machine output measures are converted into a database and real-time management reports of factors such as downtime and equipment performance.

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Data Driven Approach to Enhancing Efficiency and Value in Healthcare

Presented by Society for Health Systems
June 24 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Atul Vats, M.D., pediatric intensivist, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

The webinar will focus on projects that have improved efficiency, optimized resources, and improved satisfaction of stakeholders in the intensive care unit in this era of advancing technology and the introduction of the electronic medical record.

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