Take the Ergo Cup® challenge!

Launch your quest for a world-renowned AEC Ergo Cup® by submitting your innovative ergonomics solution for the 2019 competition. Entries are due by Oct. 26.

Save the Date!

Mark your calendar for the highly anticipated Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) on March 25-28, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. #AppliedErgo2019

AEC Free Webinar Series

The Applied Ergonomics Conference Committee hosts a series of free webinars to showcase the valuable content at AEC. Check out the upcoming schedule and past recordings.

Big Ideas in the Big Easy

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 Applied Ergonomics Conference - Ergo Cup® Competition

The internationally recognized Ergo Cup® competition, sponsored by the Ergonomics Center of North Carolina and Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University and presented by IISE, provides an exciting opportunity for companies to highlight their successful ergonomic solutions. The general theme across all Ergo Cup® categories is innovation.

The goal of this competition is to recognize and encourage the development of innovative ergonomics solutions and education in the workplace. Any organization that can demonstrate an effective ergonomics solution or education initiative within the last 24 months (October 2016 – 2018) is eligible to compete. The ergonomic solution preferably should have been implemented at least 1 (one) full year and actual productivity, quality, and/or safety ROI results should be presented.

Application deadline is Oct. 26.

Submit your abstract for Poster Presentation

We are accepting abstracts for poster presentations until Nov. 9, 2018. Educators, students, professionals, researchers and others are urged to submit original contributions related to the fields of ergonomics, healthcare, safety, human resources and risk management that can be displayed in an educational poster format.

Creativeness in Ergonomics (CE) Student of the Year Award

Sponsored by CNA Insurance, this award recognizes achievements in ergonomics application or research, including process improvement, education, applied instrumentation and product development as submitted for presentation in a poster or oral presentation at the Applied Ergonomics Conference.

  • Awarded for a specific achievement or for a series of achievements submitted for presentation in a poster or oral presentation at the Applied Ergonomics Conference.
  • $1,000 awarded to four students, for a total of $4,000.
  • The award winners will receive complimentary conference registration and an awards luncheon ticket.
  • The award will be presented at the conference awards luncheon on Thursday, March 28, 2019.

All students who submit an abstract for a poster session (deadline Nov. 9) and are accepted to present at the 2019 Applied Ergonomics Conference will be considered for this award. The top finalists will be notified and may be asked to answer a short essay question.