Welcome to the largest industrial and systems engineering event of the year!

The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) is excited to invite you to New Orleans for an educational feast fit for the profession’s finest. At the IISE Annual Conference & Expo, you’re joining leaders in the field, up-and-comers and students to network, gather new ideas and learn about innovative tools and techniques. Prepare to make connections that will aid your career and build friendships that last a lifetime.

Presentations will cover overall content of the profession instead of focusing specifically on research or applied solutions.

Meet the 2020 Program Committee.

Thank you for joining us for another great year of the IISE Annual Conference & Expo! Leaders like you who participate in IISE Annual create the collaborative and enthusiastic environment that makes this conference so special.

Need a refresher on Annual? View the 2019 Conference Proceedings.

ABET - Preparing for ABET Accreditation Visits

The IISE Accreditation Advisory Council again will sponsor a workshop at the IISE Annual Conference & Expo to help industrial engineering and industrial engineering technology department chairs and assessment coordinators prepare for upcoming ABET accreditation visits. It will focus on assembling documentation and making arrangements in advance of an accreditation visit, with a specific emphasis on industrial engineering program criteria.

The session can accommodate up to 50 people, and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, email Bonnie Cameron at


The Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads (CIEADH) and the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) will host the 2020 New Faculty Colloquium and Doctoral Colloquium, May 30, preceding the IISE Annual Conference and Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Please click here for more details.

Pre-conference Workshops

Pre-conference workshops offer in-depth, skill-building tools and focus on the topics that you will require for career advancement and professional development. Enhance your learning experience and maximize your networking opportunities by attending one of our pre-conference workshops.

Vendor Presentations

Connect with the ideal resource for the latest in products and services for your projects. If you've been sourcing vendors for a special project, process improvement, training or new product development, be sure to make time to attend. It gives you time to get all your questions answered which will shorten your decision-making process. You're both at the conference, why not save on travel and time by meeting there?