Upcoming Webinars

IISE webinars are FREE one-hour presentations by knowledgeable professionals and experienced volunteers who provide deeper insight into topics and issues involving industrial and systems engineers and ISE-related disciplines.

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IISE will award continuing education units (CEUs) if you attend the entire webinar. Send your request to IISE customer service at cs@iise.org.

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

Webinar Recordings

Supply Chain Management 4.0 in Periods of Disruption

Global Performance Excellence Webinar
11 a.m. ET Feb. 9

Presenter: Jared Frederici

Jared Frederici will provide the capstone webinar to our trilogy starting out the year. We'll focus in on innovative methods, approaches for better managing the supply chain, focus on critical success factors.


Machine Learning For End-To-End Power Systems Operations

Presented by the IISE Energy Systems Division
2 p.m. ET Feb. 21

Presenter:Pascal Van Hentenryck

This talk reviews progress in machine learning for power systems. In particular, it focuses on optimization proxies for market-clearing algorithms, including unit commitment, reliability commitment, economic dispatch, and end-to-end risk management. The talk will cover both novel methodology developments, as well as their applications to large-scale power systems. It will also review future research in this topic.


Doing More with Less: Cost-Effective Machine Learning for Manufacturing Quality Control

Presented jointly by the IISE Manufacturing and Design and Quality Control and Reliability Divisions
3 p.m. ET/2 p.m. CT Feb. 21

Presenter:Dr. Chenhui Shao

In the era of smart manufacturing, the “cost of data” accounts for an ever-increasing proportion of the “cost of quality.” Decision-making in smart manufacturing, especially quality control, calls for learning efficiency, responsiveness, and intelligent data collection. This webinar will present some recent advances in transfer learning, domain generalization, federated learning, and sampling design (aka active learning) that have promoted cost-effective decision-making for manufacturing quality control.


IISE Young Professionals (YP)/Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Networking Town Hall

Presented by IISE's' YP group and the IAB
12–1:30 p.m. Feb. 22

IISE Young Professionals is kicking off 2023 with a virtual networking town hall in partnership with the Industry Advisory Board focused on mentorship and professional development.


Strategy and Organizational Excellence

Presented by the IISE Operational Excellence Division
3 p.m. ET Feb. 23

Presenter: Dawn Ringrose, Principal of Organizational Excellence Specialists in Canada

Attend this session to learn how to:

  • Communicate with the C-Suite
  • Leave a good impression
  • Open up opportunities for growth and advancement

This webinar will cover topics that can be used to speak the language of business and communicate how your role will deliver value! Topics will include: Strategy, SWOT Analysis, Organizational Excellence, Performance Measurement and Results.
For members that have participated in the global research study, they can use their results to contemplate improvement goals for the upcoming year.


Machine Learning for Digital Transformation of Clinical Trials and Legal Review

Presented jointly by the IISE Data Analytics and Quality Control and Reliability Divisions
10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET Feb. 27

Presenter: Cao (Danica) Xiao

The digital transformation of healthcare and legal data presents remarkable opportunities for machine learning (and deep learning) technologies to revolutionize the healthcare and legal industries. To ensure research will be useful and thus have real world impact, it is desirable to study the industry expert workflow and identify meaningful tasks that machine learning can help automate or augment. This talk will cover examples of research works and products to show some initial success of machine learning in improving the success and efficiency of patient recruitment in clinical research and privilege and privacy redaction in legal review.


Special Virtual Event

Boosting your Career in Ergonomics: A Discussion and Networking Event
7 p.m. ET Tuesday, Feb. 28

Join us for a virtual panel and discussion/networking session targeted to students and young professionals entering the ergonomics profession.

This FREE online event aims to provide attendees with perspectives from varying paths within the ergonomics profession, including industry, consulting, academia and government roles.

We will have a panel of professionals to have a moderator-led discussion on the topic, which will include their paths in ergonomics, glimpses into their daily work and tips for a job search. The panel will be followed by breakout discussions where the audience members will be able to engage with the speakers and each other.


  • Justin Haney, research biomedical engineer, NIOSH
  • Rong Huangfu, senior research scientist, Amazon
  • Jim Mecham, owner/partner, Occupro
  • Akash Shettannavar, staff ergonomist, Tesla
  • Maryam Zahabi, assistant professor, Texas A&M University


OEE: Principles, Applications, and Analysis

Presented by the IISE Operational Excellence Division
9 a.m. ET March 9

Presenter: Mark Anthony Caro

In this webinar, you will learn how to measure current plant performance, determine areas of improvement, analyze losses, and identify profitable course of actions. Proper performance measurement and collaborative and collective action plans are the drivers towards achieving world class OEE.


Integrated LeanSigma: How to Train it and Do it

Global Performance Excellence Webinar
11 a.m. ET March 9

Learn how to train and deploy Integrated Lean & Six Sigma, as well as ILSS projects (both DMAIC and DCDOV).


Best Practice Case Studies: Flex Organizational and Operational Excellence Program Overview

11:30 a.m. ET March 28 

Join D. Scott Sink and Eduardo Toledo, VP Quality and Operational Excellence, Flex, for an overview of the Flex Organizational Excellence Program.