Keynote Speakers – IEOM 2019 Pilsen
July 23, 2019 (Tuesday)
Welcome Address: Tuesday, 9:30 am, July 23, 2019
Opening Keynote I: Tuesday, 9:40 am – 10:20 am, July 23, 2019
Dipl. Ing. Wolfgang Weissler
CEO Digital Factory & Process Industries and Drives
Siemens Czech Republic
Wolfgang Weissler started working for Siemens in 1986, right after graduating from University Erlangen as Electrical Engineer in Drives Technology. Since that time, he worked in different managerial roles across the world – as a CRM Director in the USA, General Manager Electrical Drives in Australia, Head of Business Development Large Drives in Germany and Head of Division Drive Technologies in India.
Since October 2014 his responsibility is leading Siemens divisions Digital Factory & Process Industries and Drives in the Czech Republic. He has a professional interest in digitization and Industry 4.0 and made several presentations and key note speeches on conferences.
Opening Keynote II: Tuesday, 10:20 am – 11:00 am, July 23, 2019
July 24, 2018 (Wednesday)
Wednesday Morning Keynote I, 9:40 am – 10:20 am, July 24, 2019
Dr. Seifedine Kadry
Professor of Applied Statistics
Director of Applied Statistics Center
Coordinator of Continuing Education Program (CPE)
Beirut Arab University
Dr. Seifedine Kadry received in 2007 the Ph.D. degree in Computational and Applied Mathematics from the Université Blaise Pascal (Clermont-II) – Clermont-Ferrand in France, and completed in 2013 the Higher Doctorate in research from INSA university, France. Currently, he is a Professor with Beirut Arab University, Lebanon. His research focuses are system prognostics, stochastic systems, and probability and reliability analysis. In addition, he serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Research Journal of Mathematics and Statistics and the ARPN Journal of Systems and Software, as well as an IET Fellow and IEEE Senior Member. He has published many books and more than 90 papers on applied math, reliability analysis, and stochastic systems in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He is an ABET program evaluator.
Wednesday Morning Keynote II, 10:20 am – 11:00 am, July 24, 2019
July 25, 2018 (Thursday)
Thursday Morning Keynote I, 9:40 am – 10:20 am, July 25, 2019
Professor Thong-Ngee Goh, PhD, PE
Former Head of Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management
Former Dean of Engineering
Former Director of the University Office of Quality Management
National University of Singapore
New Paradigm of Quality Engineering for IEOM Professionals
GOH, T N obtained his BE from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada and PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a former Dean of Engineering at the National University of Singapore, former Head of Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management, and formerly Director of the university’s Office of Quality Management. He was the Founding President of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (U.S.) Singapore Chapter which subsequently was named the Singapore Institute of Industrial Engineers. With numerous professional memberships and qualifications, he is Founding Fellow of the Academy of Engineering Singapore, Registered Professional Engineer, and GE-certified Six Sigma trainer. In 2005, he was named “Educator of the Year” by the IEEE Engineering Management Society.
Prof Goh is internationally renowned for his expertise in Quality Engineering and Management Systems. He is on the editorial boards of some ten international research journals (including that for Body of Knowledge of the International Statistical Engineering Association), has published more than three hundred technical papers, and authored or co-authored six specialized books. In particular, he is the recipient of the International Academy for Quality Masing Prize for co-authoring the book Six Sigma: Advanced Tools for Black Belts and Master Black Belts (John Wiley, 2006). Prof Goh received the William G Hunter Award of the Statistics Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), and was the recipient of the Eugene L. Grant Medal, the highest honor bestowed by ASQ on an academic internationally.
Prof Goh was a Project Specialist for the Singapore Air Force Skyhawk program at Lockheed Aircraft in the US. He is a former board member of the Singapore Productivity Board and of the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA). He has also served as the CEO of Design Technology Institute International, a joint venture between Singapore and the Netherlands. Prof Goh has served variously as advisory board member, external examiner or reviewer for academic institutions and government agencies in Asia, Europe, North America and Australia. With several decades’ track record in training and consulting in a wide spectrum of organizations, Prof Goh is a frequent invited speaker at professional conferences and corporate meetings.
Thursday Morning Keynote II, 10:20 am – 11:00 am, July 25, 2019
Conference Awards Dinner, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Thursday, July 25, 2019
Awards Keynote (Thursday), 7:30 – 7:45 pm