REGISTER BY MARCH 8, 2013 TO GET A T-SHIRT!!REGISTER BY MARCH 17, 2013 TO GET A NAMETAG.
CONFERENCE AGENDAFriday March 22, 2013 4:00 – 6:00 Hotel check-in
* Holiday Inn or Hilton Garden Inn 6:00 – 10:00 Informal Welcoming Event - Come meet the Pitt Student Chapter at a favorite campus bar!
* Fuel and Fuddle (212 Oakland Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
Saturday March 23, 2013 8:30 – 9:30 Conference registration/Continental Breakfast/Info packet and t-shirt handout at conference venue * Ballroom of the William Pitt Union (corner of Bigelow Blvd and Fifth Ave) 9:40 – 9:45 Welcome - Annie Jones, Conference Head Chair
9:45 – 10:15 First plenary speaker - Manufacturing Realm
* Ann Samler, Vice President of Solution Design at GENCO
10:15 – 10:45 Second plenary speaker - Healthcare Realm
* John Innocenti, President of UPMC Presby of Shadyside 10:45 – 11:15 Third plenary speaker - Retail Realm * Dan May, Senior VP, Supply Chain at Giant Eagle 12:00 – 1:15 Break for lunch - explore Pitt's Oakland campus! 1:15 – 1:30 I.I.E. update - President of the I.I.E * Doug Rabeneck
1:30 – 1:45 I.I.E. Young Professionals * Emily Forcke 2:00 – 3:00 Breakout Session #1 * Q-and-A/Advice Panel held by recent IE grads * Hands-On Process Improvement Activity * Resume critique/workshop 3:00 – 4:00 Breakout Session #2 * Q-and-A/Advice Panel held by recent IE grads * Hands-On Process Improvement Activity * Resume critique/workshop 4:00 – 5:00 Presentation of paper competition contenders 5:15 – 6:15 Formal dinner (included in registration) * Transportation via Molly’s Trolleys to the LeMont, a Pittsburgh landmark! 6:30 – 7:15 Dinner service 7:15 – 7:35 Dr. Bopaya Bidanda 7:40 – 8:25 Final plenary speaker * Mel Schubert, Site Director, Lockheed Martin, Retired 8:30 – 10:30 Professional networking event
Sunday March 23, 2013 9:30 – 10:00 Breakfast offered at conference venue 10:00 – 10:30 Paper competition winners and awards presentation 10:30 – 11:00 Conference closing remarks
PAPER COMPETITION DETAILSSubmissions of technical papers will be accepted for review until 11:59 PM on March 8, 2013.Paper submissions will be reviewed by a pannel of judges consisting of University of Pittsburgh faculty and members of the Pittsburgh IIE Senior Chapter.The authors of the submissions will have the opportunity to give a ~10 minute presentation of the paper on Saturday March 23 to the conference attendees and the pannel. The overall winning paper/presentation will be announced the following day at a short awards ceremony.Please submit entries as an attachement to email@example.com specifying your school and the submission title in the subject of the email. Be sure to include the author's name on the paper submission.Please reference http://www.iienet2.org/Details.aspx?id=863 for layout and criteria requirements and rules. HOTEL DETAILSHoliday Inn @ Pittsburgh University Center100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213Ph: (412) 682-6200 Fax: (412) 681-4749Check-In Time: 4:00 p.m.
Check-Out Time: 11:00 a.m. Nightly Parking Charge: $18.00In order to make a reservation, the hotel must be either directly contacted at (412) 682-6200 or emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org. The group name that the hotel requires is "University of Pittsburgh Department of Industrial Engineering" and the group code is IIE.**The group code must be entered to receive discounted rates.
Hilton Garden Inn3454 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213(412) 683-2040
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