IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2016
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Applied Solutions Sessions

The conference program comprises two types of sessions: Applied Solutions, showcasing proven solutions and applications from industry, and the Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), featuring research from academia and industry scholars.

The purpose of the Applied Solutions sessions is to present proven solutions from applying industrial and systems engineering principles within industry, healthcare or service companies.

Meet the 2015 Applied Solutions Program Committee.

What's new for Applied Solutions for 2015!

Attendees will have the ability to select sessions from a dynamic list of presentations. These talks will include the following topics:


  • Advanced Technology (automation, additive manufacturing, robotics) 
  • Capacity Planning 
  • Data Analytics 
  • Engineering Economics 
  • Engineering Management 
  • Facilities Layout 
  • Human Factors & Ergonomics 
  • Logistics & Supply Chain 
  • Operations Research 
  • Process Improvement (Lean/Six Sigma) 
  • Production Support & Operations Planning 
  • Project Management 
  • Quality 
  • Resource Planning & Scheduling 
  • Safety 
  • Simulation 
  • Work Systems & Measurement 

Representatives from the following industries will make presentations in Nashville:

  • Aerospace 
  • Agriculture 
  • Airline 
  • Automotive 
  • Big Data 
  • Biomedical 
  • Construction 
  • Consulting 
  • Education 
  • Energy 
  • Entertainment 
  • Food & Beverage 
  • Government 
  • Healthcare 
  • Retail 
  • Semiconductor 
  • Technology 
  • Textile 
  • Transportation 

Within each industry topic we will have multiple conference sessions that range from highly engaging industry panel discussions on current topics to "how-to" sessions related to soft skills for IEs advancement, as well as others around hard analytical skills. Within all our Applied Solutions sessions, the common theme is to provide value to our professional members by presenting quality presentations to help them be better industrial engineers.

We encourage you to become an active participant within this conference, challenge yourself to look into something different, and expand on your own skills as an industrial engineer. We believe that each of us attending is an industrial engineer for life and by your active attendance, you contribute to the improvement of our profession.

Important information for Applied Solutions Speakers. 

IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2015 – Applied Solutions Chairs

  • Applied Solutions Chair
    Majid Abab, The Boeing Company
  • Outgoing Applied Solutions Chair
    Kazuo Takeda, Disneyland Resort
  • Incoming Applied Solutions Chair
    Sean Genovese, The Boeing Company