Pre-conference Workshops

Take advantage of the opportunity to enhance your skills and boost your learning by participating in a pre-conference workshop. Learn from experienced practitioners who will address your concerns about ergonomics. They are open to all registered conference attendees and require a separate fee.

Pre-conference Workshops - Monday, March 25

A.M. Pre-Conference Workshops

8 a.m. – Noon

Human Augmentation: Perspectives on How Exoskeletons are Positioned to Revolutionize the Industrial Worker
Kadon Kyte and Maureen Shea, The Boeing Company
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Ergo 101: Ergonomics Basics
Kimberly Monroe, KM Ergonomics, LLC, Madina Joshi, Raytheon
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A Deep Dive into Office Ergonomic Standards and Guidelines
Teresa A. Bellingar, Haworth, Inc.
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Applying Fatigue Modeling Research to Practice
Mike Sonne, My Abilities 
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P.M. Pre-Conference Workshops

1 – 5 p.m.

Ergo 102: How to Build a Program
Davana Pilczuk, Cintas, Kevin Barefield, Gulfstream Aerospace 
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Strategic Approach to Development of Ergonomics Design Standards Enabling Implementation
Patty Racco, Ford, and Kelly Hogan, Sandalwood 
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Ergonomic Assessments for an Upper Body Exoskeleton using Electromyography (EMG)
Jason C. Gillette, Iowa State University 
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Full-Day Workshops

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Ergonomics Certification Review – Determining What You Do and Do Not Know
Robert J. Smillie, Foundation for Professional Ergonomics
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