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18 April 2014
1200 - 1300 Eastern Time

Five (5) Questions about Your Simulation Model

Presented by CAPT Jeff Hyink, USN

Space is limited!    Click here to register and reserve your space TODAY.
Our presenter is recently promoted Navy Captain Jeff Hyink.  He has taken on duties as the Operations Analysis Program Officer at the Naval Postgraduate School.  CAPT Hyink will discuss some basic simulation modeling concepts and how simulation output is used to support decisions.  

This presentation provides a primer for simulation modeling as a decision support tool for Department of Defense concerns such as combat systems, force strength, and inventory.  

Registrants will receive URL and call-in information on 16 April.  

This webinar series provides interactive learning and growth opportunities for students and young analysts…the future of the profession.

There is no charge for this event.  MORS Members will be required to login to register and non-members will be asked to create a MORS login to complete their registration.


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.

For more information about MORS membership, click here.

For information about the Webinar series, contact Dr. Julie Seton, MORS Vice President of Member and Society Services at julieseton2@gmail.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

Watch Webinar #7: Why and How to Get Published

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

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

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