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 Schedule of Events (subject to change)

MONDAY, JUNE 19
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop: Ergo Tools and Tips for the EHS Professional
Presented by Susan Kotowski and Sheree Gibson
Location: Meeting Room 2
 
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Registration Services
Location: Florida Ballroom Foyer
 
5:00 –7:00 p.m. Opening Reception
Location: Florida Salon I-III
 


TUESDAY, JUNE 20
 
7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Registration Services
Location: Florida Ballroom Foyer
 
8:00–8:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
Location: Florida Ballroom Foyer
 
8:30–10:00 a.m. Keynote Address: Prescient Ergonomics — A Strategy for Resurrection?
Presented by Alan Hedge
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
10:00–10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
Location: Florida Ballroom Foyer
 
10:15–11:15 a.m. Panel: Brave New World – The Promise of Wearable Sensor Technology in Ergonomics
Presented by Sean Gallagher
Panelists: Stephen D. Hudock, Christopher Reid, and Mark C. Schall, Jr.
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Return On Investment: From Money Pit to Strategic Initiative
Presented by David Alexander
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
12:00–1:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)
Location: Florida Salon I-III
 
1:30–2:30 p.m. Panel: The Current and Future State of the Workplace… Setting the Workplace Research Agenda
Presented by Scott Openshaw
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
2:30–3:15 p.m. Sit Vs. Stand Is the Wrong Debate — Technology-Induced Inactivity Is the Real Issue, and Technology Will Be the Cure
Presented by Mark E. Benden
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
3:15–3:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
Location: Florida Ballroom Foyer
 
3:45–4:15 p.m. Before and After: System-Focused Design
Presented by David Linkenauger
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
4:15–5:30 p.m. Spotlight Talks:
Location: Florida Salon IV
  1. Job Rotation to Prevent Back Pain: Help or Hindrance?
    Presented by Sean Gallagher
  2. A More Tired and More Obese Workforce: Implications for Injury Risk
    Presented by Lora Cavuoto
  3. Transforming Ergonomics Practice: New Opportunities for the Universal Design of the Workplace
    Presented by Victor Paquet
  4. Frugal Ergonomics: It Does Not Have to Cost an Arm and a Leg
    Presented by Susan Kotowski
5:30–7:00 p.m. Reception and Ergo Trivia (led by Susan Kotowski)
Location: Florida Salon I-III
 


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21
 
8:00–8:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
Location: Florida Ballroom Foyer
 
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Services
Location: Florida Ballroom Foyer
 
8:30–9:30 a.m. Liberty Mutual Keynote Presentation: Slips, Trips, and Same-Level Falls at Work: Latest Epidemiology and Approaches in Prevention
Presented by Santosh K. Verma and Fred Norton
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
9:30–10:15 a.m. Bionic Ergonomics: The Role of Exoskeletons in Materials Handling
Presented by Stephen D. Hudock, Christopher R. Reid, and Jason C. Gillette
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
10:15–10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
Location: Florida Ballroom Foyer
 
10:30–11:45 a.m. Master Class #1: Health-Care Industry Ergonomics: Who Needs Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Initiatives?
Presented by Mary W. Matz and Dee Kumpar
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
Location: Il Terrazzo
 
1:00–2:15 p.m. Master Class #2: Ergonomic Interventions for Workers in Extreme Environments in the Electric Utility and Construction Sectors
Presented by Richard W. Marklin, Jr. and Eric H. Bauman
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
2:15–3:30 p.m. Master Class #3: Posture Myths and Neuro Ergonomics For Modern Day Workplaces
Presented by Krista Burns
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
3:30–4:00 p.m. Refreshment Break
Location: Florida Ballroom Foyer
 
4:00–5:15 p.m. Master Class #4: The Bad Ergonomics of Order Fulfillment and Stocking in the Retail Industry... And What To Do About It!
Presented by James J. Galante
Location: Florida Salon IV
 
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