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IISE Announces Call For Abstracts
March 8, 2018

The Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineering has announced a call for abstracts for presentations at the Engineering Lean and Six Sigma Conference to be held September 24-26, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Presentations are being solicited for two conference tracks.

Lean Six Sigma Applications and Training Track
Presentations in this track will share how Lean Six Sigma can be used to achieve world-class performance in a wide variety of applications and industries. Meanwhile, new applications may require specialized process knowledge and careful selection and modification of Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques to be successful. Topics include:
• Manufacturing;
• Healthcare;
• Logistics and Supply Chains;
• Government and Nonprofit;
• Service Systems and Retail; and
• Lean Six Sigma Training.

Lean Six Sigma Research and Education Track
Problem-solving and process improvement education and research spans a wide array of techniques, concepts, and disciplines. There is increasing emphasis on cross-disciplinary approaches that address barriers to effective Lean Six Sigma implementation and long-term sustainability through a culture of continuous improvement. This track will explore education and basic research with a focus on clear and practical recommendations for advancing pedagogy and improving the conceptualization, effective implementation, and sustainability of Lean Six Sigma initiatives. Topics include:
• Process Improvement;
• Product and Service Design/Development;
• Creating and Sustaining a Lean Six Sigma Culture;
• Lean Six Sigma Education and Pedagogy;
• Administrative Lean in Academia; and
• Emerging Topics & the Future of Lean Six Sigma.

Deadline for abstract submissions is April 16, 2018.

For detailed topic information and submission instructions, visit the Conference website.

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