Wednesday, August 24 | 3:00 pm ET
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Join us for a free webinar hosted by the HFES Training Technical Group in which our distinguished panelists, Laura Militello and James Belanich, will discuss their work and engage in open discussion.
Designing Augmented Reality Training for Recognition Skills by Laura Militello, Unveil, LLC & Applied Decision Science, LLC
Understanding Research, Applications, and Opportunities for Training with Augmented and Virtual Reality by Dr. James Belanich, Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA)
- Laura Militello is co-founder of and Chief Scientist at Unveil, LLC, a company that delivers recognition skills training to combat medics, emergency responders and others. She is also co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Applied Decision Science, LLC, a research and development company that studies decision making in complex environments. She is a recognized leader in the naturalistic decision making community. Ms. Militello contributed to the development of a set of applied cognitive task analysis methods (Militello & Hutton, 1998) for use by practitioners, and coauthored a text-book on cognitive task analysis (Hoffman & Militello 2009). She has published widely on the use of decision-centered design (e.g., Klein & Militello, 2013).
- Dr. James Belanich has been a research psychologist conducting applied research projects for the Department of Defense for the past 20 years. Since 2012, at the Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA), he has conducted research analyzing human behavior, investigating workforce issues, evaluating STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education program, assessing training technology, and modeling intermediate force capabilities. He was also a member of the U.S. Army’s Education Advisory Committee (2015-2021). From 2001 to 2012 he was a research psychologist at the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI), managing ARI’s research program, coordinating institute-wide activities, and conducting research on advanced training methods. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology – Learning Processes from the City University of New York in 2001.
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