University Region Conference - IIE Western Region


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"University Region Conference - IIE Western Region" a team to help the INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERS INC...


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Alex Newman

2012 Western Regional Conference at OSU

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Michael Hogan

Support the 2012 Western Region Conference at OSU

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150 students building skills and knowledge for a successful college to career transition

This year's Western Region IIE Conference will take place in Corvallis Oregon, on the Oregon State University Campus.

The conference will be an opportunity for about 150 students from all over the western United States to build essential skill and knowledge. Friday will begin with several tours of local facilities to expand each student’s working knowledge of industrial engineering principles by showing them real world industrial engineering applications. The tours will also serve to expose some students to new industries they may not have been familiar with. Friday will also be concluded with student research paper competitions. This competition will foster the communication skills of students presenting their papers and expose all students to various areas of research; helping to form well informed, articulate students to lead research and industry in the very near future.

Saturday will further expose the students to new ideas with a series of speakers with backgrounds ranging from industry to academia. Team competitions will be used to create a team-based environment to stimulate critical and creative thinking to solve a series of problems presented to each team. Saturday evening will also include networking events to allow students to practice 1 on 1 networking and interviewing skills with industry professionals. Throughout the entire conference students will be building strong connections with other students from the 14 universities across 13 states.

This conference will give students the tools they need to form the future of industrial engineering and make major contributions to industry.

Visit the conference website for more information.

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Michael Hogan Michael Hogan