Here’s a press release we recieved about an upcoming meeting.
The public is invited to the Mississippi Valley Chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers’ October 9th meeting at The Brown Bottle, 1624 – 5th Ave., Moline, IL
The topic is “Using Simulation Models to Analyze Systems”. The speaker is Rainer Dronzek, Assistant Vice President of TranSystems, Chicago, IL.
There will be cocktails at 5:30, dinner at 6:30, and the presentation will begin at 7:30 pm. The cost is $20 per person. For Reservations, please contact Bonnie Thiede (309-756-1454 or firstname.lastname@example.org ) by Friday, 5 October 2007.
Through model demonstrations of actual project case studies, Rainer will provide an overview of various simulation tools and highlight their use in different applications and industries. Mr. Dronzek has held engineering and management positions in the consulting, aerospace and oil and gas industries. His background includes design engineering, project management, process analysis and operations. He specializes in simulation modeling of manufacturing, transportation, and service industry processes, including manufacturing lines, parts distribution, intermodal operations, supply chain networks, and traffic and pedestrian flow. Rainer is active in the Institute of Industrial Engineers (including serving as the simulation expert for their Ask the Expert program), the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
The Mississippi Valley Chapter of IIE is made up of 65 leaders of business, government, and education in the Quad-Cities, Eastern Iowa, and Western Illinois.
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