San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a place where old traditions are embraced as new industry is cultivated, and the IIE Annual Conference 2013 is all about applying the traditions and core concepts of industrial and systems engineering to modern global issues. All the valuable training and networking opportunities of our annual event will be as available as they always are – just in a beautiful island setting! Remember that Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, so U.S. citizens require no passport to travel there.
There will be hundreds of industry and research sessions targeted to the challenges of today’s IE professional who works in myriad organizations and industries to improve quality and productivity. Also, the event will provide an array of networking opportunities to get insights from the best and brightest professionals from around the world. Do not miss the exhibits showcasing the latest innovative applications and the pre-conference workshops (topics on lean, quality and leadership), the outstanding facility tours, and so much more.
The Lean Division will be at the conference with several new and exciting activities!
Sunday (8:00 a.m.)
Lean Healthcare Systems
Sunday (11 a.m.)
Lean Student Paper Competition
Sunday (12:30 p.m.)
Monday (8 a.m.)
Lean Best Practice Award
Monday (2 p.m.)
IIE Division Town Hall meeting
Monday (3:30 p.m.)
Monday (5 p.m.)
Lean Systems Design
Tuesday (8 a.m.)
Lean Six Sigma
Tuesday (11 a.m.)
Tuesday (2 p.m.)
Lean Manufacturing and other systems
Monday (4:10 p.m.)
San Cristobal D
Spreading Access to Health Care Quality Improvement Lean Tools
Streamline Material Transfer Agreement Workflow Using LEAN Methodology
Design of Engineering Education as a Manufacturing System
Tuesday (12:30 p.m.)
Success Stories of Lean Transformations in the Medical Device Industry
Optimizing Organizational Performance through a Closed Loop Hoshin Kanri System
Tuesday (2:40 p.m.)
Study of Flow in Lean Product Development
Tuesday (3:30 p.m.)
What Are the Effective Established Tenets for Enterprise Transformation? – Panel Discussion
Tuesday (5 p.m.)
A Lean Approach to Efficiency in a Biotech Manufacturing Setting
Wednesday (8 a.m.)
Lean Product Development Process Yields Huge Gains for Effective Leaders
Wednesday (10:50 a.m.)
Applications of the Lean Methodology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Make sure to check the conference website (www.iienet2.org/Annual2) for all the latest conference updates, and we’ll see you in San Juan!
Also, feel free to check for updates on the IIE Lean Division group on LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Lean-Division-4032305/about).