Stat-Ease is hosting an amazing group of speakers for the 2021 Online DOE Summit. Taking place on September 28 & 29, this conference will be accessible to technical professionals around the globe. Register to attend the live in-person sessions via GotoWebinar, or plan to watch the on-demand recordings after the conference. Registration is free of charge.
Here is the line-up:
Hour 1: (Keynote) Martin Bezener (President & Chief Technical Officer, Stat-Ease)
Stat-Ease 360 Reveal
Hour 2: Gregory Hutto (Wing Operations Analyst, US Air Force)
The Tooth Fairy in Experimental Design: White Lies We Tell Our Software
Hour 3: Drew Landman (Professor & Associate Chair, Dept of Mech & Aero Engr, Old Dominion University)
An I-Optimal Split-Plot Design for eVTOL Tilt-Rotor Performance Characterization
Hour 4: Jason Pandolfo (Research Scientist, Quaker Chemical)
Using Logistic Regression to Predict the Stability of Metalworking Fluid Emulsions in Varying Water Quality Conditions
Hour 1: (Keynote) Hank Anderson (VP Software Development, Stat-Ease)
Python Integration with Stat-Ease 360 - A Tutorial
Hour 2: Oliver Thunich (Statistics Consultant, STATCON GmbH)
Adjusting a DOE to Unpredictable Circumstances
Hour 3: Steven Mullen (Senior Scientist, Cook Medical)
Improving Process Understanding of an IVF Cell Culture Incubator via Response Surface Methodology
Hour 4: Gregory Perrine (Research Scientist, Georgia-Pacific)
Debonder Formulation Optimization Using a KCV Mixture/Process Design in Paper Handsheets
We look forward to seeing you!
Please send any questions to Shari@statease.com.
We just wrapped up our 2020 Online DOE Summit. What a successful summit. A group of influential speakers kicked off the discussion of design of experiments (DOE). Hundreds of attendees logged in to each talk and soaked up that knowledge. Thank you to everyone who participated.
We created the summit because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled for the middle of June, our 8th European DOE Meeting was canceled in January. So, after thinking about it for a bit, we decided to move the meeting online. This would be the only way to have a meeting for a while. Plus, the cost to the audience would be zero.
All the speakers who agreed to speak at the European meeting agreed to make the move to a virtual event. A schedule was set-up. We gave it a new name. We sent emails to everyone with dates. The 2020 Online DOE Summit was born.
Our first group of presentations consisted of a kickoff talk, three keynotes, and a tutorial. Many of these talks revolved around current directions in DOE. Even though DOE has been around for decades, it is an evolving practice with new techniques and advice coming up all the time. Each speaker discussed broad concepts in design of experiments.
[Click on the title of the talk for an abstract, slides, and video recording of the presentation.]
Kickoff: Know the SCOR for Multifactor Strategy of Experimentation
Mark Anderson: Principal of Stat-Ease, Inc.
Talk Topic: Laying out a strategy for multifactor design of experiments
Keynote: My Lifelong Journey with DOE
Pat Whitcomb: Founding Principal of Stat-Ease, Inc.
Talk topic: Pat explores his lifetime of design of experiments with a view to the future
Keynote: Some Experiences in Modern Experimental Design
Marcus Perry: Editor in Chief, Quality Engineering; Professor of Statistics, The University of Alabama
Talk topic: Handling non-standard situations in today’s DOE environment
Keynote: Innovative Mixture-Process Models
Geoff Vining: Professor of Statistics, Virginia Tech
Talk Topic: An overview of KCV designs that limit runs in experiments involving both mixture components and process variables
Tutorial: Strategies for Sequential Experimentation
Martin Bezener: Director of Research & Development, Stat-Ease, Inc.
Talk Topic: This presentation explores how it may be more efficient to divide an experiment into smaller pieces. Learn how to use resources in a smarter, more adaptive manner.
In the second week of the summit, we had a separate set of talks. Each one detailed real-world experiments. Presenters discussed the actual experiments they had worked on, and how they used DOE in each case.
Simultaneous and Quick Determination of Two Ingredients Concentrations in a Solution Using a UV-Vis Spectroscopy Chemometric Model
Samd Guizani: Process Scientist, Ferring International Center
Use of DOE for 3D Printer Ink Formulation Development
Uri Zadok: Senior Research Chemist, Stratasys
Using Experimental Design to Optimize the Surfactant Package Properties of a Metalworking Cleaner
Mathijs Uljé: Development Chemist, Quaker Houghton
Optimizing Multi-Step Processes with DoE – A Cryopreservation Protocol for Plant Cells as a Case
Johannes Buyel: Head of Department of Bioprocess Engineering, Aachen University
In all, this was a great summit. The presenters were spot on with the current state of DOE, whether in modern concepts or real-life experiments. The audience took away many useful ideas and practices. It was a classic case of making lemonade from lemons.
Building from our successful 2019 analytics conference, co-hosted by Stat-Ease and Camo Analytics, we are once again partnering to bring you a full week of technical skills education! Start with the 2-day Experiment Design Made Easy workshop on March 9-10, focusing on factorial design of experiments (DOE). These highly efficient designs help you discover those key factors and interactions that bring about breakthrough achievements in this new year! Follow this up with the 3-day Multivariate Data Analysis – Level 1 workshop on March 11-13, where you will learn how to use methods such as Principle Components Analysis (PCA) and Partial Least Squares (PLS) to identify important relationships between variables. In both courses, learn to use top-notch graphical visualization to effectively communicate your results!
These courses have something for everyone – you do not need any prior experience to get significant value from them! They are designed for individuals working in R&D, product development, process optimization, and others from a wide variety of industries.
Our highly-experienced instructors will guide attendees through these powerful tools, with a high level of interactivity along the way. They provide hands-on instruction, with all topics illustrated by practical exercises using Design-Expert® and Unscrambler software packages.
Click on the links above for more information about either workshop. Register for either one, or both for additional savings. Early Bird and multi-student discounts may be available. Contact email@example.com if you have questions. We look forward to seeing you!
Don't forget to check out our 8th European DOE Meeting, held in Groningen, Netherlands in 2020.
European DOE Meeting
Do you have a story to tell? Share your design of experiments (DOE) success with us. We invite you to submit an abstract to speak at the 2020 European DOE Meeting.
Stat-Ease and Science Plus Group are partnering together to host the premier conference on the practical applications of design of experiments. Topics feature using the tools of factorial design, response surface methods, and mixture design to solve business problems.
The 2020 European DOE Meeting is the perfect venue to learn how others are using these statistical techniques to dramatically impact the bottom line. Industries include, but are not limited to: pharmaceutical, medical device, electronics, food science, oil and gas, chemical processes, aerospace, etc. Presentation length: approximately 25 minutes.
The program committee is looking for presentations that:
Speakers (one per presentation) will be given discounted registration rates.
The conference will include a pre-conference short-course, keynote speakers, and some fun evening events.
Abstracts must include:
Submit abstracts (up to 1 page) to the program committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2020
Expand your design of experiments (DOE) expertise at the 2019 Fall Technical Conference.
Martin Bezener will be teaching a pre-conference short course on Practical DOE and giving a session talk on binary data (abstracts are below). Shari Kraber will be hosting our exhibit booth and can discuss your DOE needs.
Short Course Abstract (Wed, Sep 25): Practical DOE: ‘Tricks of the Trade’
In this dynamic short-course, Stat-Ease consultant Martin Bezener reveals DOE tricks of the trade that make the most from statistical design and analysis of experiments. Come and learn many secrets for design of experiment (DOE) success, such as:
Session 6A Abstract (Fri, Sep 27, 1:30pm): Practical Considerations in the Design of Experiments for Binary Data
Binary data is very common in experimental work. In some situations, a continuous response is not possible to measure. While the analysis of binary data is a well-developed field with an abundance of tools, design of experiments (DOE) for binary data has received little attention, especially in practical aspects that are most useful to experimenters. Most of the work in our experience has been too theoretical to put into practice. Many of the well-established designs that assume a continuous response don’t work well for binary data yet are often used for teaching and consulting purposes. In this talk, I will briefly motivate the problem with some real-life examples we’ve seen in our consulting work. I will then provide a review of the work that has been done up to this point. Then I will explain some outstanding open problems and propose some solutions. Some simulation results and a case study will conclude the talk.
Be sure to mark these as must attend events on your FTC schedule!
Hurry – Early Bird Registration ends Aug 25. Hotel block ends Aug 27. Final Registration ends September 13.
Links for more info: