27th Industry Solutions and Industry 4.0
IEOM Industry 4,0 will have a dedicated focus on:
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Big Data
- Data Analytics
- Modeling, Simulation & Visualization
- Industrial Automation
- Integrated Systems
- Manufacturing Execution Systems
- Digital Factory
- Digital Twin
- Digital Manufacturing
- Smart Mobility and
- related topics
27th IEOM Industry Solutions sessions will showcase the industrial case studies and their impacts of the industrial solutions using IE / OM tools and techniques (lean, six sigma, FMEA, simulation, design of experiments, optimization, TOC, PLM, CAE, statistical analysis, safety, reliability, etc.) IEOM 2022 Istanbul Conference will have a dedicated session for the Industry Solutions where distinguished practitioners provide their presentations including their experiences and journey to be successful. Each speaker needs to submit a title of the talk, abstract and a short bio as well as power point presentation prior to the conference. If you are interested to be an industry speaker, please contact email@example.com for details.
All speakers need to register for the conference. Please pay your registration fee ONLINE: https://www.xcdsystem.com/IEOM/attendee/index.cfm?ID=HaRnILA
Wednesday, March 9
Industry Solutions and Industry 4.0 – I
2:00 – 3:40 pm, Wednesday, March 9 – Virtual Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Ali Massaeli
2:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Ángel D. Delgado García
Global CL Green Project Manager
Propose Title of Talk: The Green Transition for a Global Logistic Company
Angel Delgado is an MBA & LSSBB Engineer. With more than 10 years’ experience in Lean and Logistics and now leading the Contract Logistics Green project globally in Ceva Logistics, a world reference company in third-party logistics.
2:20 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Ilkay Boduroglu, Ph.D.
CEO + Director of R&D
Ilkay Boduroglu is the co-founder of Riskoptima, the home of the portfolio managing robot. Boduroglu’s applied research interests include finding optimal hedge scenarios for SMEs under severe commodity price oscillations. Boduroglu received his PhD degree from Columbia University’s IEOR Dept in 1997. He worked for a successful Silicon Valley startup, Demandtec at the beginning of the millennium and then moved to Bogazici University to become one of the co-founders of B.U. Financial Engineering Executive Program in 2002.
2:40 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Chairman + Director of R&D
Mohitma International Company
Davood Navabiasl is Chairman and Researcher in Mohitma International Company with more than 10 years of experience. He earned a Master’s in Architectural Engineering from Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran. He is an Architect Member of The American Institute of Architects (AIA). Also, he Awarded “E-Learning Professional Real Estate Development” From the Stockholm University Centre for Regional and Educational Development, in 2010, and “Sustainable Development” from International Business Management Institute Berlin, Germany, 2021. He was a Reviewer in “The 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Operation Management” which was held in Istanbul Technical University, 3-6 July 2012. He has Published 7 Journals and 29 Conference Papers. He also Participated in The World Architecture Festival which was held in Spain in 2009. Until 2021 he was awarded 3 Architecture Awards.
He has Carried out Research and Industrial Projects: Industrial Town, Urbanization, Infrastructure Projects, Investment in Industry, Medical and Laboratory Devices, Manufacturing, Mines, Airport, Airline, Oil and Gas Industry Projects, Transportation and Transit, Communication and Information Technology, Water and Wastewater, Shipping, Bunkering Port and Green Energies in Central Asia and The Middle East.
3:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Tan Mei Fang (Ms)
B.Eng (NUS, Singapore), MBB (MA, USA), PMP (USA), PROSCI (USA), Member of ISSSP (USA)
Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Lecturer, Lean Consultant and Coach
Lean Applications in Healthcare
Mei Fang is a passionate Master Black Belt with 20 years of experience in the fields of Organizational Development, Management Consultancy and Project Management. As an experienced consultant and trainer, Mei Fang excels at understanding complex operational details, analyzing process efficiencies and driving pragmatic solutions for her clients. She spearheaded multiple Lean healthcare projects and was responsible to provide consultancy, training and facilitation for MOHH and its related clusters and operators to adopt lean design for healthcare facilities ranging from polyclinics, acute hospitals to nursing homes. Her efforts enabled transformative changes resulting in enhanced guidelines for future healthcare facilities. For a Clinical Diagnostics MNC, Mei Fang set up and led the consultancy for a new business area in providing Software-as-a-Service in the digital oncology space for the Asia Pacific region. Her clients included hospitals and clinical laboratories in the region. She was part of National University Health System overseeing the clinical operations of all public primary care clinics in the western region of Singapore. Mei Fang was invited to speak at various international Conferences, Workshops and Public Agencies to share case studies and applications of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies in Healthcare and Construction sectors.
3:20 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Ali Massaeli Ali is a Senior Expert in Industrial Inspection Department of National Iranian Gas Company, Tehran- I.R. of IRAN. He earned B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Azad University of South Tehran; M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering – System Management and Productivity from Azad University of Qazvin. He has several research activities such as publishing internal journal of IGU (International Gas Union) and international conference papers. He has several industrial training courses in Chem. and Industrial Engineering and co- authoring and the editor of process engineering in oil and gas industry. He was one of the senior experts in SCOE integrating executive committee of Petroleum Ministry of I.R. of IRAN. In the IEOM 2012(Istanbul-Turkey) he received Outstanding Industry Awards. He is one of the members Industrial Committee of IEOM since 2012 till now. Also he is member of jury team of International Management Conference since 2010 in managerial experience section.
Industry Solutions and Industry 4.0 – II
4:00 – 5:40 pm, Wednesday, March 9 – Virtual Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Saurabh Agrawal
4:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Dr. Cemal Ardil
National Aviation Academy
4:20 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Mr. Sarthak Sengupta (Ph.D. pursuing)
Senior Research Scholar and Teaching Assistant
Indian Institute of Information Technology
Uttar Pradesh, India
Sarthak Sengupta is a senior research scholar and teaching assistant. He is a computer engineer and MBA graduate as well. He has work experience in the industry and academia. His research and teaching interests include human resource management, higher education development, organizational behaviour, management information systems, conflict management, data mining, machine learning, economics, marketing management, forecasting, social media analytics, digital marketing and business analytics. He has published 26 research papers in leading journals, conferences, book chapters, a book along with 1 patent. He has worked in different parts of the world and this has helped him in becoming a highly adaptable individual. He likes working in challenging environments and this has helped him develop a dynamic personality with cross-cultural sensitivity. He had participated in JENESYS (Economics batch) which is a people to people exchange program promoted and funded by the Japanese Government to foster international cooperation and economic partnership. He is the recipient of the American Finance Association Travel Grant Award, Young Scientist Award, and 4 best paper awards. He has a Diploma in Cyber Law. He is a Certified System Security Analyst and the Chairperson of the IEEE Student Branch, IIIT-A. His international exposure includes Malaysia, Japan, China, Thailand, and the United States of America. He has been an effective guest speaker in numerous sessions.
4:40 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Mamunur Rahman, PhD
Post Doctoral Fellow
Idaho National Laboratory
Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA
Proposed Title of Talk: A Self-Configuring Digital Twin for E-Waste Recycling Process Optimization
Md Mamunur Rahman works as a postdoctoral research fellow at Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington, USA in 2020. His research interests include agent-based modeling, discrete event simulation, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning with applications in transportation, supply chain resilience, green logistics, healthcare, and process improvement. To date, Dr. Rahman has authored 15 scientific articles in leading journals, and conferences with 2 book chapters. One of his articles received the best paper award in the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers annual conference 2019, and another one received the best paper finalist award in the Computation Social Science Society of the Americas 2018 annual conference. Dr. Rahman is the author of “PyEmission”, a Python library for vehicular emission estimation, and the lead developer of the software “Recycle Planner”, an optimization tool for electronic waste recycling processes. Besides academic work experiences as a full-time faculty, Dr. Rahman worked for several fortune 500 companies in various supply chain and manufacturing roles.
5:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Dr. Saurabh Agrawal
BE(IIT,Roorkee), MTech(IIT, Delhi), MBA(OSU, USA), PhD(DTU, Delhi)
Delhi School of Management
Delhi Technological University
Title of his talk; “Role of Industry 4.0 in the area of Legal Informatics”
Saurabh Agrawal works as Associate Professor in Delhi School of Management, Delhi Technological University (DTU), Delhi, India. He has vast experience of academics, research and the industry both in India and USA. He has completed his PhD in reverse supply chain from DTU. His research interests include supply chain management, Industry 4.0, and Circular economy. He has completed his undergraduate degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. He has received his MBA from Oregon State University, USA, and Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India. He has published more than 30 research papers in international journals of repute including Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Journal of Cleaner Production, Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, and Journal of Industrial Engineering: International.
5:20 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Noman Husain is the founder of TRANSFORMability, a business excellence, digital transformation and human capital development consulting company with a primary focus on operations turnaround. He is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur and change agent who galvanizes companies, communities and individuals to thrive upon disruption and achieve excellence. He believes, practices and teaches effectiveness and efficiency through his work to deliver end-to-end transformation.
Mr. Husain has over twenty years of industry and consulting experience in analyzing value chain, crafting business strategy, leveraging organizational resources and leading change for sustainable profits & growth in production & project organizations. His experience include strategy, product development, operations, quality and business transformation.
Among his experience in industrial automation, Mr. Husain worked as Head of Comau Academy and championed the development and growth of an innovative business unit, specializing in STEM and industry 4.0 based education programs including executive Masters, short courses and hands on workshops for companies, professionals and students. Before that he worked at Chrysler for 12 years with various positions including Process Improvement Manager. Mr. Husain received MSIE – Industrial Engineering and MSME – Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from NED University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan.
Industry Solutions and Industry 4.0 – III – Innovation
6:00 – 7:40 pm, Wednesday, March 9 – Virtual Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Christopher Cox, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina USA
6:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Hossein Ali – Taghi Tehrani, Ph.D.
Planning and Development Director Deputy, DAY Tejarat Electronic Co. Affiliated to DAY Bank, Iran
Managing Director and Member of the Board, Iranian Tourism, Cultural Heritage and Hand crafts Cooperation
Managing Director of Tamin Ejtemaie International Trading Co.
Managing Director of KISH Science and Technology Institute
Managing Director of Delta Noavaran Investment and civil Construction Co.
Director of International Affairs, Center for Strategic Research
Operation Management Development in the Third Millennium
Hossein Ali Taghi Tehrani is a future studies researcher and project developer. He has translated and published several books on management, economy, social economy, and political sciences. Mr. Tehrani has been working as a manager of different giant companies and local banks in Iran. Mr. Tehrani holds a Bachelor of Art degree in English Translation from Islamic AZAD University and a Bachelor of Art in French Traslation from Allameh Tabatabaie University and he has a Master of Art degree in Political Sciences from AZAD university/Tehran. Mr. Tehrani has a Ph.D. in Management and a Ph.D. in Political Sciences . He is a Certified Management Consultant with over 20 years of experience in working with top business and investment companies. He has operated his own investment consulting company for 5 years. He published numerous articles on small business, entrepreneurship and strategic thinking , problem solving issues. He has received several awards and recognition by local, and state for his work in entrepreneurship and CRM.
6:20 pm, Wednesday, March 9
National Iranian Gas Company
The integrity approach of physical asset management systems in ISO 55000 standard
Emad Zarghami is a Superintendent in Physical Asset Management Department of National Iranian Gas Company, Tehran- I.R. of IRAN. He earned B.Sc. in Mechanical; M.A. in Management Business Administration (MBA) -Strategic Planning. He has several research activities such as publishing technical papers in the field of Physical Asset Management and holding seminars in this filed. He has several industrial training courses. He has a good background as Maintenance Manager in South Pars Gas Company. He is the head of research project for developing a conceptual model for Physical Asset Management for Iranian Gas Industry recently. He is the head of research project for developing a proper structure in governmental companies and Balanced Scorecard (BSC) of Physical Asset Management recently.
6:40 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Dr. Ahmed J. Obaid
Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics
University of Kufa
Ahmed J. Obaid, is a full assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Kufa, Iraq. He received his BSC in Information Systems (IS) in 2005, from faculty of computer science, University of Anbar in 2005. M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from SIT, JNTUH, India in 2012, and PhD in Web Mining and Data Mining from University of Babylon in 2017. His main line of research is Web mining Techniques and Application, Image processing in the Web Platforms, Image processing, Genetic Algorithm and information theory. Ahmed J. Obaid, is an Associated Editor in Brazilian Journal of Operations & Production Management (ESCI), Guest Editor in KEM (Key Engineering Material, Scopus) Journal, Guest Editor of MAICT-19 and ICMAICT-20 issues in IOP journal of Physics, Scopus indexed proceeding. Guest Editor in JESTEC journal (Scopus, WOS) Journal, Managing Editor in American Journal of Business and Operations Research (AJBOR), USA. Associate Editor in IJAST Scopus Journal. Ahmed J. Obaid also Reviewer in many Scopus Journals (Scientific publication, Taylor and Francis, ESTA, and many others). He is leader of ICPAS, MAICT-19, MAICT-20, IHICPS, IICPS Conferences. Ahmed J. Obaid has supervised several final projects of Bachelor and Master in His main line of work. He has edited Some books, such as Advance Material Science and Engineering (ISBN: 9783035736779, Scientific.net publisher), Computational Intelligence Techniques for Combating COVID-19 (ISBN: 978-3-030-68936-0 EAI/Springer), A Fusion of Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things for Emerging Cyber Systems (ISBN: 978-3-030-76653-5 Springer). He has authored and co-authored several scientific publications in journals and conferences and is a frequent reviewer of international journals and international conferences.
7:00 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Dr. Daw Alwerfalli
Professor and Director of Master of Engineering Management Program
A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, Michigan, USA
Prominent professor, senior technical industry consultant and manufacturing engineering educator with a tremendous expertise in program and curriculum development in higher technical education. Highly experienced and dedicated community leader with great ability to work with an array of constituencies and coalitions in developing shared organizational vision to create and implement strategies aimed at advancing common causes to accomplish goals in fulfilment of the organization’s mission. Highly perceived expert and industrial advisor. He is the founder of Manufacturing Engineering Solutions (MES) a consulting firm founded in 2000. He is senior technical consultant and strategist to the US manufacturing industry. MES developed executive training programs to numerous organizations such as Chrysler, Ford, GM, Exxon Mobil, Conco Philips, Marathon and Tier I and II suppliers to the US auto industry and other international companies. Published numerous research papers in many national and international conferences. Dr. Alwerfalli is a recipient of many prestigious awards including, the 2009 Arab American of the year in education, 1997 Lawrence Tech. Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004 Outstanding Engineering Faculty. He serves on many boards of directors, he also served on the Advisor Council of the Governor of Michigan for the Arab American and Chaldean Affairs Committee. He is currently serving on the steering committee of MAT 2 for dual education where he is a lead assessor to evaluate colleges for readiness in joining MAT 2 coalition of several German US based companies. Dr. Alwerfalli is also serving on the steering committee of “LIFT” Lightweight Innovation for Tomorrow, The committee is to develop innovative educational curriculum and skills for the next generation workforce for the Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee under $148 Million, a federal grant for the year 2015-2016. For several years, Dr. Alwerfalli served as the academic advisor of many doctoral students who obtained their doctorate degrees and are currently leaders in the US auto industry.
Ms. Iman Youssef, MA. ILC. CA
Ph.D., Candidate, California Intercontinental University, California, USA
CEO, Amour Fragrances
CEO, Best Canadian Liquidation (BCL)
LaSalle, Ontario, Canada
Ms. Youssef, is an Arab-Canadian woman-entrepreneur, community activist, CEO of two companies Amour Fragrances and Best Canadian Liquidation (BCL) located in Canada.
Ms. Youssef is a humanitarian activist, national and international volunteer who regularly manages sponsorships and raises funds to support international causes. She participates in humanitarian and voluntary community work and fully engaged in supporting many charity organizations.
Ms. Youssef is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Business Administration at William Howard Taft University with a research focused on Entrepreneurship among female immigrants; in collaboration with Windsor Women working with immigrant women WWWIW. Iman is fluent in Arabic, English and Sign language, she has applied these skills to pursue other opportunities in business. In 2007, Iman participated in hosting a health and beauty segment on My Second Home, a weekly television program through Rogers T.V. The purpose of this show was to help new immigrants to Canada by providing them with information to assist in the transition from the Middle East to Canada.
Ms. Youssef is a member of board of directors of Daughters for Life Foundation; a non-profit organization, providing quality education for young women of the Middle East to achieve lasting peace. Ms. Youssef has more than two decades of experience in entrepreneurship, and a member of the Canada Arab Chamber of Commerce who awarded her the Business Excellence Award in 2013.
Ms. Youssef was cited in the book titled SHEROES NEXT DOOR, When Ordinary women make extraordinary resolve by Subarna Gupta which was published by Next Century Publishing, Las Vegas Nevada, 2016. The book has helped thousands of people to think big. Iman has an interesting Entrepreneurship journey was one of ten inspiring stories published by the author.
Dr. Karen Sturtevant
CEO of Sturtevant & Associates, LLC
Professor and Dean of Doctorate Studies
California Intercontinental University
ID 854 Development of Quality Management Systems (QMS) for a Small Manufacturing Company
7:20 pm, Wednesday, March 9
Dr. Christopher Cox
Kimmel School of Construction Management
Faculty of College of Engineering and Technology
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, North Carolina USA
Christopher Cox, Ph.D., P.E. is currently an Assistant Professor of Construction Management in the College of Engineering and Technology at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee North Carolina, USA. Prior to joining the faculty of the Kimmel School Dr. Cox spent 38 years in the energy industry. During his career he held a variety of roles in engineering, corporate planning and strategy, mergers and acquisitions, production operations, and project management. He has lived in the Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait), North Africa (Egypt and Tunisia), Australia, and several US locations (Alaska, Illinois, and Texas). In addition to these residential locations, he worked in many other countries. Dr. Cox has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University, M.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Houston, an MBA from Alaska Pacific University, and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer.
ID 44 Project Management Challenges in a ‘Projectified’ World
7:40 pm, Wednesday, March 9
CEO / Principal Consultant
GSHA Quality Services
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
For over 25+ years, Shelia Harden is an accomplished quality leader in the manufacturing industry. She is known for training and mentoring others to revitalize and launch new processes and products using quality improvement tools and processes across 5 continents. With the majority of her career at Ford Motor Company and General Motors, she has worked to support 100’ s of automotive tier suppliers, aerospace OEMs, medical device, locomotive, and power energy manufacturers.
In her portfolio, she is credited for the quality launch of the 2002 Mazda 6 which was recognized by JD Powers IQS as the Best New Vehicle launch, increasing dealer satisfaction, and implementing e-learning technology for automotive mechanics in Southern Africa to name a few.
She holds a BSEE from Purdue University and MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, as well as certifications in lean, six sigma black belt, Six Sigma facilitator, and several ISO lead auditor certifications.
In 2009, Ms. Harden established GSHA Quality Services LLC to provide quality control training and staffing solutions to reduce waste and to maximize performance in the manufacturing industry. Today, GSHA has expanded into an Employer Led Collaborative (ELC) by partnering with community agencies, training providers and employers to recruit, train, mentor and connect the skilled quality talent with jobs in the manufacturing industry.
Wednesday, March 9
Industry Solutions and Industry 4.0 – IV
8:00 – 9:45 pm, Wednesday, March 9 – Virtual Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Mehran Doulat
Ts. Dr. Mehran Doulat
Associate Researcher & Professor
Xiamen University, Malaysia Campus
Centre for Organisational Excellence Research (COER), Massey University, New Zealand
Editorial Board for the International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IJIEOM)
Dr. Mehran is a full-time Professor of Operations Management and Quality, also an Associate Researcher at COER, New Zealand. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering; double Master’s Degrees in Engineering Management (MEM) and Quality Management (MQM) and a PhD from University of Wollongong, Australia. Mehran has completed a 2 years Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the area of Innovation and Performance Excellence. He spent more than 15 years in industries, holding various executive and managerial roles in QA/QC, performance measurement, business excellence and benchmarking. He is a certified EFQM Excellence Assessor and a ‘TRADE’ Certification Best Practice Benchmarking from Belgium and New Zealand. He has served as a Senior Assessor for the Dubai Quality Award (DQA) program since 2007. Mehran has also been actively involved in a number of academic–industrial projects and research in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, India, China and UAE. Mehran is also serving as the Editorial Board, Advisory Review Board and Guest Editor of special issue for International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management (IJQRM); International Journal of Lean Six Sigma (IJLSS); International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IJIEOM), Journal of Industrial Engineering & Management Systems (JIEMS), International Journal of Organizational Business Excellence (IJOBEX), Middle East Journal of Operations Management (MEJOM) and the Best Practice Improvement Resource. Mehran has been working as a visiting professor and senior research fellow at University of Wollongong, Australia; National University of Singapore; Meiji University, Japan; Massey University, New Zealand; University of Pune, India; Universiti Teknologi Malaysia; and Xiamen University, China, University of Derby (UK) and Simon Fraser University (SFU), British Colombia, Canada.
Dr. Bill Bellows, Ph.D.
President, InThinking Services, Inc.
Deputy Director & Member of Advisory Council
The W. Edwards Deming Institute
Los Angeles County, California, United States
Adjunct Professor, California State University, Northridge, California, United States
Dr. Bill previously served as an Associate Trustee on the Board of The Deming Institute and as a staff team member, in the role of Deputy Director. Prior to joining The Deming Institute, Bill was employed by Aerojet Rocketdyne as an Associate (Technical) Fellow, focusing on “thinking about thinking” with applicability to the design, development, and production of liquid rocket engines. In a 26-year career that spanned ownership of Rocketdyne by Rockwell International, Boeing, United Technologies, and Aerojet, Bill Provided insights to the advantages of thinking, learning, and working together. While integrating the management methods of Dr. Deming with Genichi Taguchi’s “Quality by Design” system and Russ Ackoff’s systems thinking, coupled with Edward de Bono’s thinking tools, he pioneered the development and application of ideas that include Mixed Model Management, Macro System Models, Micro System Models, Purposeful Resource Leadership, Category & Continuum Thinking, and Investment Thinking. Bill’s teaching has included time at Northwestern University, as well as corporate, university, and public classes across the United Kingdom. Bill earned his BS, MS, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. In addition to his employment by Rocketdyne, Bill worked as a heat transfer engineer in the gas turbine industry for Textron Lycoming in Stratford, Connecticut.Bill serves as chairman of the Deming Medal Committee for the American Society of Quality and is a columnist for the UK’s Lean Management Journal. He lives in Santa Clarita, California with his wife, Monica.
Dr. Payman Jula
Professor of Technology and Operations Management
Simon Fraser University (SFU)
Vancouver, British Colombia
Dr. Payman Jula is a Professor at Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University (SFU), Vancouver, Canada, where he teaches courses related to operations management, and decision making under uncertainty. Payman has a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, and an MSc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, both from the University of California at Berkeley.His research interests are in transportation and logistics, and applications of operations management in the manufacturing and service (particularly healthcare delivery) industries. Payman has studied the economics of Asia – North America supply chains. He has worked with many international high tech companies, including Samsung Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor, Micron Technology, and IMFlash Technologies on issues related to cycle time reduction, production planning, scheduling, and supply chain management. Payman has studied the economics of Asia – North America supply chains. His team has assisted several healthcare delivery institutes on their operations improvement.
Dr. Khurram Nawaz
Senior Advisor, Management Systems
Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Director for Canadian Institute of Organizational Excellence (CIOE) Inc.
Dr. Khurram is a Director for CIOE Inc., Canada, Ex-Managing Partner for ACTS, Dubai, and Advisor to many organizations with current at Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation. He possesses over 30 years of experience as an advisor, lead consultant and trainer, lead auditor and lead assessor from diversified industrial sectors such as Service, Manufacturing, Aviation / Airport Services, Banking / Financial, Nuclear, Construction / Contracting / Fabrication, Education and Oil & Gas. His expertise includes Leadership, Corporate Governance, Management Systems including ISOs, TQM, Excellence Models, Strategic Mgmt, Risk Mgmt, Knowledge Mgmt, BCMS, BSC, Benchmarking, Project Mgmt, BPM & BPR, Perception surveys, Service Excellence, Six Sigma & Lean, Performance Improvement teams, Suggestion schemes and various related subjects. Khurram holds PhD from UK, Master of Quality Management, Master’s in applied Geology, 6 Sigma BB and trained in Japan for TQM. He has been adjunct faculty for many universities and trainers for chambers of commerce. Khurram is a recipient of INAX Award for Out-standing Performance (Japan), Best Paper Award (UAE), Out-Standing Quality Manager Award (Pakistan), Fellowship-TQM College (UK), appreciation certificate by the MIAA, Government of Philippines and served as member for board of directors of Middle East Quality Association (MEQA).
Safety Manager at Arya Sasol Polymer Company
Port City of Assaluyeh
Southwestern Bushehr Province
Ali Amjadi is a Safety Manager with approximately 17 years of experience working alongside the executive team of Oil, Gas and Petrochemical based companies. He is responsible to oversee Process /Personal and Behavioral Safety of the entire company by planning and implementing an international safety management system to ensure that the company is complying and adheres to excellent safety performance. Ali is a powerful force in the workplace and uses his positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work in a safe manner to guarantee the Sustainable Safe Production. He graduated from the Sharif University of Technology-Iran in 2015 with a Master Degree in Industrial Engineering-System Management & Productivity. His professional interest focuses on safety improvement plan designing and implementation in Oil & Gas based companies. Currently he is working as a Safety Manager for one of the biggest ethylene and polyethylene producers in the middle east “Arya Sasol Polymer Company” (ASPC). It should be mentioned that ASPC was awarded in various national and international audits, competitions, assessments and congresses regarding the level of safety maturity, so the ASPC is a world- class benchmark of the domain of Oil & Gas section in Iran.
Past IEOM Industry Solutions / Industry 4.0
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- 2015 Dubai Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2016 Kuala Lumpur Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2016 Detroit Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2017 Bogota, Colombia – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2017 Bristol, UK – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2017 Rabat – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2018 Pretoria – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2018 Washington DC – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2018 Paris – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2018 Bandung – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2019 Riyadh – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2019 Toronto – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2019 Pilsen – Industry Solutions Speakers
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- 2020 Dubai – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2020 Detroit – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2020 Harare, December
- 2021 Singapore, March
- 2021 Sao Paulo, April
- 2021 Haiti, June
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