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.

2020 e-Seminar Schedule:

Seminars are scheduled for the 2nd Friday of the month from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) except where noted.

April 10, 2020
Topic: Devulcanized Rubber
Presenter: Erick Sharp, President & CEO, ACE Products and Consulting

May 8, 2020
Topic: TBA
Lloyd Aanonsen, President, General Rubber

June 12, 2020

August 14, 2020
Cleveland Research Industrial/Macroeconomic Update
Presenter: Owen Flanagan

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Topic: TBA
Pre-Summit Webinar

October 16, 2020
Topic: TBA
Post-Summit Webinar

November 13, 2020
It's All About O-Rings
Presenter: Dan Maydell,  Precision Associates

December 11, 2020

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 with any questions.

View Recordings: e-Seminar Series

4 Quick Wins in Pricing Management

Presenter: Senthil Gunasekaran & Pradip Krishnadevarajan Hosted live 2/14/20

Cleveland Research Industrial/Macroeconomic Update (38 Minutes)

Presenter: Owen Flanagan Hosted live 1/17/20

The Modern Distributor, 2020 and Beyond (40 Minutes)

Presenter: Andrew Johnson, CEO Shelf/Aware Hosted live 12/6/2019.

Innovate to Dominate: A Roadmap for Distributor Innovations (50 Minutes)

Presenter: Mark Dancer, Channel Innovation Hosted live 11/8/2019.

A.R.M.E.D. (60 Minutes)

Presenter: Mary Kelly, Phd, CSP, CDR, US Navy (ret), Hosted live 9/6/2019.

Standard Testing for Sealants (Partial Recording Available)

Presenters: Doug Foster & Frank Pappas, ACE Products & Consulting Hosted live 8/9/2019.

Cleveland Research: Industrial/ Macroeconomic Update (25 Minutes)

Presenters: Kieran Scally & Owen Flanagan Hosted live 7/12/2019

Sealing Application Working Session (40 Minutes)

Presenter: Cliff Goldstein, CEO, Eclipse Seals Hosted Live 5/25/2019.

Belleville Spring Washers Reduce Fugitive Emissions (50 Minutes)

Presenter: George Davet, VP & Chief Engineer, Solon Manufacturing Hosted live 5/10/2019.

What You Need to Know - Prop 65 Updates (53 Minutes)

Presenter: Palmer Schoening, Executive Director, Family Business Coalition Hosted live 2/13/2019.

Rubber Expansion Joint; From Basic Applications to Advanced Solutions (45 Minutes)

Presenter: Lloyd Aanonsen, President, General Rubber Hosted live 2/8/2019.