Thank you for attending the 22nd Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference

Download conference presentations

Click here to visit the 2019 conference program, then select a session to see if its description includes a downloadable presentation files. Such files are only made available based on authorization by the presenters.

#AppliedErgo2019

If you attended the conference, then share your experience on social media with #AppliedErgo2019 on IISE Connect, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Here's a  social media guide specifically for the 22nd Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference 2019.

Conference photo album

Take a look back at the conference with this photo album that features many sights from throughout the week.

AEC 2019 Ergo Cup® Awards

If you missed the livestream on March 28, then you can click here to watch it on the IISE YouTube channel.

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.    

Ergo Cup® categories

Five Ergo Cup® awards are presented annually for outstanding solutions through training, engineering and teamwork:

2019 Ergonomics Program Improvement Initiative Ergo Cup® Winner
“Effective Leveraging Virtual Reality to Enhance Ergonomics Integration”
Lockheed Martin Space
Littleton, Colorado

2019 Workplace Solutions II Engineering/Ergonomist Driven Workplace Solutions Ergo Cup® Winner
“Auto-Bagger Easy Release Pole”
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Bristol, Pennsylvania

2019 Workplace Solutions II Engineering/Ergonomist Driven Workplace Solutions with Internal Competition Ergo Cup® Winner
“Harness Installation Hooks and Spool”
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation - Lockheed Martin
Stratford, Connecticut

2019 Workplace Solutions I Team Driven Workplace Solutions Ergo Cup® Winner
“Stepanquat GA-90 (Ammonyx) Handling
Estée Lauder Companies – Aveda Corporation
Blaine, Minnesota

2019 Workplace Solutions I Team Driven Workplace Solutions with Internal Competition Ergo Cup® Winner
“The Pit Crew”
Honda of America Manufacturing
East Liberty, Ohio

Ergo Excellence Awards

In addition to the Ergo Cup®, five Ergo Excellence awards are bestowed. The Ergo Excellence awards are chosen by ballot of all conference attendees. The criteria for these awards are the same as for the Ergo Cup.

2019 Ergo Cup® Excellence Award Winner for Innovation
“The Pup (IP Line Kit)”
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky
Georgetown, Kentucky

2019 Ergo Cup® Excellence Award Winner for Simplicity
“Chair Hauler”
Wegmans Food Markets
Rochester, New York

2019 Ergo Cup® Excellence Award Winner for Cost Savings
“3D Printed Self Lubrication Rail System”
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Inc.
San Antonio, Texas

2019 Ergo Cup® Excellence Award Winner for Ergonomics Risk Reduction
“Radar Love”
Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC
Greensburg, Indiana

2019 Ergo Cup® Excellence Award Winner for Presentation Quality
“Automatic Fabric Puller”
Cintas Corporation
La Ceiba, Honduras

Creativeness in Ergonomics (CE) Award

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.

The Creativeness in Ergonomics (CE) Student of the Year Award Winners are:

Robyn Reist
University of Saskatchewan
"Getting to the Bottom of Shoulder Pain: An Ergonomic Assessment of Bovine Rectal Palpatations"

Lucas Balbinotti
UNISOCIESC - Universidade Sociedade Educacional de Santa Catarina
Human and Ergonomic Impacts with the Advent of the Industry 4.0: Concepts Applied in an Automaker

Eboni Smith
Mississippi State University
Comfort Analysis of Using Smart Glasses During “Picking” and “Putting” Tasks

Kamrie Sarnosky
Texas A&M University
Can Ergonomics and Productivity be Impacted by Indoor Air Quality in Employees Working in Home Offices Full-time?    

Creativeness in Ergonomics (CE) Practitioner of the Year Award

Sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., this award recognizes achievements in the creative application of ergonomics, including process improvement, education, applied instrumentation and product development.

Creativeness in Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year Award Winner
Dr. Ranjana Mehta
Texas A&M University 

The Tom Waters Award

Sponsored by Liberty Mutual in recognition of the Best Manual Handling Presentation at the 2019 Applied Ergonomics Conference.

Tom Waters Material Handling Presentation Award Winner
Ben Zavitz
Ergo Human Performance LLC

Additional photos and video will be posted on this page soon, so watch this space!

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