The MIT Master's Program in Engineering and Management
The WiSDM Symposium, sponsored by the MIT Women in System Design and Management (WiSDM), will be held on Tuesday October 23, 2012, as the afternoon session of the 2012 MIT SDM Conference on Systems Thinking for Contemporary Challenges.
WiSDM has invited accomplished female leaders across the industries of food and health, consumer products, and defense to discuss the application of systems thinking and systems engineering in their respective organizations.
You are invited to join us for this opportunity to learn about the benefits of systems engineering and to network with other women who are interested in engineering and management. If you would like to register for the full two-day conference, October 22-23, please select the SDM Conference Registration.
11:45–12:30 pm: Lunch, MIT Faculty Club
1:15–1:45 pm: Break
1:45–2:30 pm: Heidi Grenek, Western Hemisphere Post Sale Supply Chain New Product Launch Manager, Xerox Corporation
Business Transformation and Optimization through System Dynamics and Systems Thinking
2:30–3:15 pm: Dr. Ellen Ferraro, Director of Systems Architecture, Design & Integration Directorate, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
The Art and Science of Systems Thinking and Systems Engineering
3:15–3:30 pm: Tina Srivastava, Deputy Technical Director, Electronic Warfare, Raytheon; SDM Fellow 2011
Key Themes—Creating Value through Systems Engineering
3:30–3:45 pm: Joan Rubin
3:45–5:00 pm: Networking Reception Hosted by WiSDM