Gene Morales, Yumi Ishii talk at PIIE Congress


The Philippine Institute of Industrial Engineers (PIIE) held its 13th National Congress last December with the theme "Operational Excellence Towards Green Growth".  

 PwC Consulting Director Gene Morales, who serves as a member of the PIIE board of trustees, was one of the resource speakers at the conference. Gene talked about the topic "Business Continuity Management".

The other speaker from the firm was Japanese Business Development and Consulting Manager Yumi Ishii, who talked about the concept of a "Smart City".

PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (Philippines), Inc. was one of the sponsors of this three-day conference that was held in conjunction with the 14th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Society Conference (APIEMS). The participants represented the academe, companies and individuals, as well as institutional members of the PIIE. 

This year's congress theme highlighted the industrial engineers' resolve as productivity and quality improvement specialists in finding ways to pursue operational excellence efficiently and effectively with lesser negative impact on the environment.

Also in photo: Gene Morales discusses the topic "Business Continuity Management" and Yumi Ishii presents the concept of "Smart City".