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.

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Exploring Population Heterogeneity: A Bayesian Nonparametric Approach

Presented by Quality Control & Reliability Engineering (QCRE)
June 11, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Mingyang Li , Ph.D., assistant professor, University of South Florida

In healthcare application, due to the highly varied characteristics among elderly people, their functional limitation and performance degradation are also heterogeneous, thus generating heterogeneous needs of different long-term care settings. Successful modeling heterogeneous aging population will help develop more proactive and adaptive long-term care preparedness decisions.

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Chapter # 1 Annual Virtual Member Webinar

Presented by Chapter # 1 and Chapter #2 (Dayton/Cincinnati)
June 13, 12 p.m. Eastern time

Facilitator: D. Scott Sink, Ph.D.,P.E., The Ohio State University

This webcast is an experiment with a virtual chapter webinar, specifically, Chapter #1. All members of Chapter #1 are extended an invitation to participate. Region IV members from other chapters are welcome to attend. We will review chapter activities and offerings for the past year and highlight what’s ahead.

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Using Lean Six Sigma to Improve Patient Safety and Staff Satisfaction in a Pediatric Hospital

Presented by Engineering Lean & Six Sigma Conference Committee (ELSS) - OPEN TO ALL
June 18, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: James Swisher, president, Hawkeye Business Solutions, Jessica Rodriguez, Soriant Solutions

Lean Six Sigma, originally developed by Toyota to build highly reliable and consistent cars (lean) with powerful statistical tools to understand and improve business processes (Six Sigma), is far from just another fad improvement methodology.

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Transformational Leadership's Role in the Opioid Crisis

Presented by Society for Health Systems
June 20, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Christine Perez, thought leader, Philips Healthcare

Transformational leadership plays an integral role in creating necessary societal changes that are imperative to improve the overall health of the population. The opioid epidemic is a public health crisis impacting the perinatal environment with a substantial increase in opioid abuse among women of reproductive age, resulting in higher rates during pregnancy.

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Power System Voltage Stability and Advanced Technologies in Microgrid

Presented by Energy Systems Division
June 25, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Fengkai Hu, Ph.D., senior software engineer, GE Power

This webinar will cover the measurement-based, real-time voltage stability assessment for the electrical grid and advanced technologies used in microgrid system.

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Operational Analytics: Sustainable Visual Measurement Systems

Presented by Chapter #1, CISE and SEMS  - OPEN TO ALL
July 9, 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: D. Scott Sink, Ph.D., ,P.E., The Ohio State University 

This webinar is a continuation of our series in the area of operational analytics. In this webinar, part 6, Scott will focus on how to sustain visible measurement systems. Many ISEs work on process improvement projects and find visibility/transparency for performance to be lacking or non-existent. We know from job characteristics theory, that knowledge of results is one of the five core job dimensions for full potential performance. We’ll review that theory and model.

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Taking Charge of Your Professional Growth with the Power of Self-Mentoring

Presented by Society for Health Systems - OPEN TO ALL
July 23, 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Amanda Mewborn, executive director - project management, Piedmont Healthcare - Atlanta

As we progress in our careers, it can be difficult to find mentors. In addition, great leaders who would make great mentors for us are often too busy to mentor the people who request their mentorship.

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