Global industrial and systems engineering conference & expo May 18-21 in Orlando, Florida, offers program depth and variety

NORCROSS, Ga. - April 4, 2019 - PRLog -- The top minds in the industrial and systems engineering (ISE) profession will gather May 18-21 in Orlando, Florida, to share ideas and best prac­tices at the IISE Annual Conference & Expo 2019 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel.

Now in its 70th year, the foremost educational event of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) continues to attract the world's largest gathering of industrial and systems engineers from all sectors, including professional and academic leaders and students. An informative program and ex­hibits will introduce attendees to the latest tools and techniques through workshops, vendor presentations, colloquia, competi­tions and awards.

Annual Conference Program Co-chair Rob M. Thomas of Intel Corp. confirms that the event's enduring popularity stems from its variety and mass appeal. "I truly believe that the Annual Conference is an excellent way to invest in yourself through professional development, networking, and the sharing of inspirational ideas. There's always something for everyone including academicians, practitioners, young professionals and students," he says.

"With yet another strong lineup of keynotes, contributed sessions and the 'new-for-this-year' invited track sessions," Thomas notes, "we expect to continue the long legacy of hosting the premier conference for ISE. You will walk away better positioned to contribute to your organization, with a broader understanding of major trends in the field of ISE, and with friendships that will last a lifetime."

The keynote speakers are U.S. Air Force Inspector General Lt. Gen. Stayce D. Harris; Pascal Van Hen­tenryck, the A. Russell Chandler III chair and professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineer­ing at Georgia Tech; and Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA.

Pre-conference workshops requiring separate registration begin May 18. The pro­gram includes a new faculty and doctoral colloquium, an executive roundtable, and an honors and awards dinner, ceremony and dessert recep­tion. Attendees can meet and greet colleagues at various network­ing events throughout the conference.

Online IISE Annual Conference registration is open through May 8 with optimal savings for those who register early by April 8. To learn more about #IISEAnnual2019, visit After May 8, registrations are accepted on-site at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel.

About the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers: IISE is the world's largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides knowledge, training, networking opportunities and recognition to enhance the skills and effectiveness of its members, customers and the profession.

For more information, contact IISE Chief Operating Officer Donna Calvert at (770) 349-1108 or, or visit the IISE website at

Karen Barnett

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