Be a part of the 2019 Applied Ergonomics Conference!

You will have the opportunity to choose from more than 70 high-quality educational sessions relative to ergonomics in the workplace to improve health, human factors and safety in a variety of environments.

The conference also offers a variety of events from the Ergo Cup® competition to events designed specifically for networking that allow students to interact with the leaders of the industry. Business casual attire is required.

AEC offers students and early career professionals the unique opportunity to build and expand their professional networks through interaction with industry leaders.

Planned activities

  • Student Mentor program
  • Student Track, designed for students
  • First-time attendee orientation
  • Networking receptions with industry leaders and more

AEC Student Session Details

Join us for the Student Track Sessions at the AEC. Come learn how ergonomics is applied across all industries with Camille Major and a panel of industry experts.  Hear from Honda and how they are participating in the Ergo Cup this year and why it is important to them.  Take this opportunity to network with other students and professionals as you begin your journey into ergonomics.

Monday, March 25
5 – 5:30 p.m.
Student Welcome at the Welcome Reception

Tuesday, March 26
Student Sessions in the AEC Theatre in the Exhibit Hall - Sponsored in part by Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics:

3 – 3:30 p.m.
"Get to know Honda and the Ergo Cup," presented by Jose Banaag - Honda of America MFG. Inc.

3:30 – 4 p.m.
"Evolution of an Ergonomist with Camille Majors," presented by Camille Majors - Chevron

4 – 5 p.m.
"Panel Discussion with Industry Leaders"
Panel Members:

  • Catherine Rae, Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomics
  • Camille Majors, Chevron
  • Bobbie Watts, Michelin North America
  • Mark Benden, Texas A&M Ergonomics Center EOH Dept. School of Public Health
  • Bill Boyd, IISE

Volunteer opportunities

Interested students: Volunteer 10 hours of your time in exchange for a full conference registration. The time can be prior to the conference (e.g., kit stuffing and/or setting up registration) or during the conference (e.g., registration, room hosts, counting ballots, etc.). There are a limited number of slots available, so this opportunity will be offered to volunteers on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you would like to review a list of volunteer opportunities for various events at the conference, please contact Bill Gibbs at