Professional Development Opportunities On-line
Student-oriented Webinar Series – Live and Recorded Sessions – Free to members of MORS and INFORMS-MAS
MORS and the Military Applications Society (MAS) of INFORMS collaborate on this series of informative presentations designed for our student and young analyst members…the future of the profession. Topics are selected based on participant and member interests and include a wide array of operations research interests such as job opportunities in government and industry settings, a typical day in the life of an OR analyst, internships, professional networking, the MORS mentorship program, to name just a few.
You DON'T need to be a MORS member to participate in the live sessions, but please consider joining MORS to get access to this and other valuable benefits from membership. Student membership is only $25. Membership benefits include a subscription to the quarterly Phalanx magazine, discounts on events and merchandise, online access to the MORS Journal, the Society’s peer-reviewed publication, recordings of previously presented information and direct access to meeting reports and more.
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For information about the Webinar series, contact Dr. Julie Seton, MORS Vice President of Member and Society Services at email@example.com
Webinar topics not yet scheduled:
- Internship Opportunities
- Fundamental Elements in Developing an Analytical Study
- How to Develop a Network of Professional Resources
- Getting Involved: Orientation to the MORS Communities of Practice
- Young Analyst Panel – Personal Paths to Operations Research Success
Completed Webinar Recordings
Presenters: Commander Harrison Schramm, US Navy and serves on the MORS Board of Directors,
Dr. Richard (Dick) Deckro, Director of the Future Operations Investigation Laboratory (FOIL) and Professor of OR, Air Force Institute of Technology, MORS Fellow, and Editor of Military Operations Research Journal
Lynda Liptak, Senior Analyst at Applied Research Associates and serves on the MORS Board of Directors
Come back soon to watch Webinar #6: - (A Google Hangout presentation). Online Networking and Mentorship
Presenters: Mr. Dennis Baer (FS), MORS Mentorship Program lead, offers offer tips for entering into a value-laden mentoring relationship and
Commander Walt DeGrange, US Navy and INFORMS-MAS Treasurer, provides an overview of professional online social media groups and how they can be used for OR networking
Watch Webinar #5: A Medley of Military Problems (and some of their solutions.)
Presenter: Dr. Alexandra M. Newman, Division of Economics and Business, Colorado School of Mines
Watch Webinar #4: Public Presentation Strategies Based on Setting:
Presenter: Dr. Julie Seton, Indelible Enterprises, LLC and serves on the MORS the Board of Directors presents strategies for the development and performance in popular public presentation formats: large conference, working groups, webinars and poster presentations.
Watch Webinar #3: How Does Industry Use OR to Support the Military
Presenters: Jack Levis, Director of Process Management, UPS and Vice President - Practice at INFORMS, presents "The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Analytics movement” and
Norman Reitter, Senior Director, Analytics, Syngineering, LLC and serves on the Board of Directors of MORS presents "Industry Consulting to Military Problems using Operations Research Methods". His talk includes several examples of work with the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, and NATO.
Watch Webinar #2: Prize Winners in Operations Research: Experiences and Perspectives
Presenters: Dr. James Morris, 2011 winner of the Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Military Applications and
MAJ Brady Vaira, 2012 winner of the James T. Moore Graduate Research Prize, AFIT.
Come back soon to watch Webinar #1: Operations Research Opportunities: Professional Communities, Defense, and Industry
Presenters: Dr. Julie A. Seton, CDR Walt DeGrange, Dr. Jim Morris, and Dr. Dan Behringer