Welcome to the 20th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference!

We're celebrating 20 years of improving ergonomics skills, gaining insights and connecting with a diverse community of ergo and human factors professionals from all over the world.

AEC 2017 Keynoter: Ben Zavitz

Ben Zavitz, C.P.E., owner and principal consultant of ErgoHP and 2014 Ergo Practitioner of the Year, has more than 20 years of experience implementing ergo solutions.

AEC 2017 Keynoter: Nancy Larson

A practicing ergonomist for over 25 years at companies like 3M and American Express, Nancy Larson, B.C.P.E., is now a consultant and University of Minnesota instructor.

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.

The 20th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference 2017 - Final Day - Thursday, March 30

Here are the final conference day highlights

Thursday's schedule

  • 7 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Registration Desk Open | North Registration Counter
  • 8 - 9:30 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions | Various rooms - see matrix in on-site brochure for details
  • 8 - 11:30 a.m. | Six Sigma Green Belt Workshop (Additional Fee Required) | Coronado T
  • 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. | Break | Coronado Ballroom Foyer
  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions | Various rooms - see matrix in on-site brochure for details
  • 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Lunch & Awards Ceremony (Advance Purchase Required) - Ergo Cup® Competition and Practitioner and Student Awards | Coronado Ballroom L
  • 1:45 - 5 p.m.| Facility Tour: Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical Center | Departs from the Coronado Springs Convention Center Porte Cochere

AEC Online Schedule

Awards Ceremony
Recipients of the Creativeness in Ergonomics Awards and the Tom Waters Award as well as the winners of the Ergo Cup® competition and Ergo Excellence Awards will be recognized at this annual luncheon ceremony.

Wireless Internet Access
Complimentary wireless internet will be available to attendees throughout the convention center and in all guest rooms. To log in on your device, please select one of the following networks and accept the terms and conditions. No password is needed.

  • Convention center: Public Space Guest WiFi (Disney)
  • Guest rooms: In-room Guest WiFi (Disney)

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