Seminars & Webinars

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Sealing Your Success
e-seminars focus on technical topics, leveraging expertise from our Associate members and others to bring you the latest developments in sealing technology and back to basics sessions on manufacturing or fabrication processes – all designed to support the success of you and your employees. Each e-Seminar lasts 30 - 60 minutes and includes opportunities for Q&A.

Do you have a topic you’d like to share?  Please complete and submit this online e-Seminar Webinar Application.  All proposed programs are reviewed by the ISD Technical Committee.  Please contact Joanna Truitt, Director of Education and Training Programs at jtruitt@isd.org with any questions.


Current e-Seminar Schedule

July 2022

Wed
13
2022
July 13, 2022
3:00-4:00PM

UID Year-Round: Stop Today’s Hackers — What You and Your Company Need to Know

Presenter: Michael Foster, IT Best Practices & Cyber Security Specialist

Zoom

August 2022

Wed
17
2022
August 17, 2022
3:00-3:30PM

AEA Webinar Series: Winning the War for Talent

Presenter: Alex Chausovsky, Miller Resource Group

Zoom

September 2022

Fri
9
2022
September 9, 2022
1:00-2:00PM

Nipol® High Performance Elastomers in Specialty Applications

Presenter: Jeannie Holmes, Applications Development Scientist

Zoom

October 2022

Wed
19
2022
October 19, 2022
3:00-3:30PM

AEA Webinar Series: Winning the War for Talent

Presenter: Alex Chausovsky, Miller Resource Group

Zoom

November 2022

Wed
2
2022
November 2, 2022
3:00-4:00PM

UID Year-Round: Supply Chain Issues Update

Presenter: Matt Schreibfeder, VP of Research and Analytics Effective Inventory Management, Inc.

Zoom

December 2022

Wed
14
2022
December 14, 2022
3:00-3:30PM

AEA Webinar Series: Winning the War for Talent

Presenter: Alex Chausovsky, Miller Resource Group

Zoom

Past e-Seminar Recordings

AEA Webinar: Winning the War on Talent (June)

AEA Webinar: Winning the War on Talent (June)

Webinar Date: June 8, 2022 | Duration: 38 Minutes

The war for talent is escalating. Some organizations are ill-prepared to handle the challenges of an increasingly complex labor market, shackled by the “we’ve always done it this way” mentality.

Techniques and Manufacturing Methods for Cased PTFE Lip Seals

Techniques and Manufacturing Methods for Cased PTFE Lip Seals

Webinar Date: May 13, 2022 | Duration: 26 Minutes

Presenter: Chris Gruner, Eclipse Engineering Manager Participants will gain knowledge on the decision-making process that leads to a correct manufacturing process taking total cost and lead-time into consideration.

What You Need to Know Today About EPA's Agenda

What You Need to Know Today About EPA's Agenda

Presenter: Scott Boito, Eastman Chemical Co.

There has been a lot of activity on the regulatory front in both the US and Europe. Most significantly EPA is conducting 22 high-priority risk evaluations. It has proposed a complete reformat of its method of hazard and risk assessments on new and existing chemicals.

UID Year Round: Understanding the Concept of Inventory-Sharing

UID Year Round: Understanding the Concept of Inventory-Sharing

Presenter: Ted Henry, President, WarehouseTWO

Of all the challenges we've faced over the past two years, the ability to effectively manage inventory is one we might not have anticipated - at least not to the extent to which many companies are facing manufacturing and distribution disruptions.

AEA Webinar: Winning the War on Talent (April)

AEA Webinar: Winning the War on Talent (April)

Presenter: Alex Chausovsky

The war for talent is escalating. Some organizations are ill-prepared to handle the challenges of an increasingly complex labor market, shackled by the “we’ve always done it this way” mentality.

Equip Your Sales Team to Optimize Customer Pricing & Wallet Share

Equip Your Sales Team to Optimize Customer Pricing & Wallet Share

Presenter: David Bauders, CEO of SPARXIQ

Now more than ever, distributors have a wealth of data at their disposal. Are you making the most of it as a company? Are your salespeople equipped to make everyday decisions based on data?

Winning the War on Talent Webinar

Winning the War on Talent Webinar

Presenter: Alex Chausovsky

Savings4Members: Give Your Business a Better Bottom Line

Savings4Members: Give Your Business a Better Bottom Line

Presenters: Veronica Pratt and Melissa Thome

Rubber Elastomers and Compounds

Rubber Elastomers and Compounds

Presenter: Brad Kadue, Precision Associates

This Sealing Your Success Seminar will provide an overview of a variety of types of rubber elastomers and considerations for compound selection for your applications.

AEA Webinar: The New Normal in Freight Transportation

AEA Webinar: The New Normal in Freight Transportation

Presenters: Brent Hutto & Noel Perry

 ITR Economics Monthly Briefing - November

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing - November

Presenters: Lauren Saidel-Baker & Ian Heller

ISD is offering a monthly interview-style presentation series to help your company plan during these unpredictable times.

UID Year-Round: Creating a Happy, Optimistic & Productive Workplace

UID Year-Round: Creating a Happy, Optimistic & Productive Workplace

Presenter: Dr. Michael Mercer

You will benefit a lot by attending this immediately useful, practical, interactive presentation.  Reason = Your presenter – Dr. Michael Mercer – wrote the book “How Winners Do It” and co-wrote the book “Spontaneous Optimism.”  He even was interviewed on “Oprah” TV show – 2 times!!

Marketing Remains a Priority for Manufacturers

Marketing Remains a Priority for Manufacturers

Presenter: Roberto Naccarato, Elasto Proxy

Naccarato shares a marketing structure and what is needed to gain confidence in your business' marketing efforts and increase return on investment. 

 ITR Economics Monthly Briefing -  October

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing - October

Presenters: Ian Heller & Eric Post

ISD is offering a monthly interview-style presentation series to help your company plan during these unpredictable times.

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing - September

ITR Economics Monthly Briefing - September

Presenters: Lauren Saidel-Baker & Ian Heller

ISD is offering a monthly interview-style presentation series to help your company plan during these unpredictable times.

UID Year-Round: Fend Off Amazon with AI Strategies of Your Own

UID Year-Round: Fend Off Amazon with AI Strategies of Your Own

Presenter: Benj Cohen, Founder, Proton.ai

Amazon Business is projected to make $52 billion in sales by 2023. How are they doing it? With AI-powered product recommendations, search, and advertising. What can suppliers and distributors learn from Amazon’s success? Like Amazon, they can use AI to improve conversion and customer experience across their sales channels.

Quality Inspections and Verifications for Incoming Rubber Products

Quality Inspections and Verifications for Incoming Rubber Products

Presenter: Erick Sharp, Founder and CEO of ACE Products & Consulting

This webinar will equip you with methods and procedures to inspect and verify your incoming rubber products. In a time where raw materials are in short supply, verification of your products has never been more critical. At the end of this webinar, you will be able to establish an incoming rubber material approval procedure.

Sealing Your Success: An Introduction to Fluoroelastomers

Sealing Your Success: An Introduction to Fluoroelastomers

Presenter: Zach Sutliff, Eagle Elastomer, Inc.

Fluoroelastomers are called on for only the harshest applications. Their outstanding chemical and heat resistance make this material the go-to choice for long-lasting seals and gaskets.