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IIE Great Lakes Regional Conference


The College of Engineering and Industrial & Systems Engineering Department welcome you to Wayne State University and the City of Detroit!


On behalf of the Institute of Industrial Engineers – WSU Chapter, I am honored and thrilled to welcome you to the 2016 IIE Great Lakes Regional Conference website. We look forward to having you join us in February for this exciting and enlightening event! During the 2016 regional conference hosted at Wayne State University, you will have the chance to explore Detroit – the birthplace of the automotive industry and the city that continues to motivate worldwide.

The 2016 IIE Great Lakes Regional Conference theme is Venture IIE: Engineering Based Entrepreneurs, The New Generation. During this weekend, we will uncover the importance of Entrepreneurship – how entrepreneurship is a key driver of our economy and how to maximize your potential as an Entrepreneurial Engineer. We have the power to reinvent the world when we invest in new ideas and encourage innovation. This conference will be a great opportunity to learn more about entrepreneurship through collaboration, creativity and inspiration.

On this site you will find essential conference details including the conference agenda, locations, lodging, registration and more. We hope to make this conference an informative, stimulating and fun-filled event in the heart of Downtown Detroit! Your participation in this conference is extremely appreciated. We look forward to having you onboard for this exhilarating experience.


Joe Isho, Conference Chairperson