Dr. Steven Casey, CPE, IDSA
Most people, are surprised to learn just how many technology disasters, often attributed to human error, are actually the result of poor user-interface design. From his extensive experience in ergonomic design, noted author and Ergonomist Dr. Steven Casey will present a number of entertaining yet disturbing true tales of design, technology, and human error, and provide some cautionary words regarding emerging technologies and ergonomics.
Amy May, Director of Workplace Safety,
The Boeing Company
With a wide diversity of products and manufacturing processes, Boeing’s challenges in injury prevention, including ergonomics-related injuries, are numerous. But it has conquered them all with a company-wide initiative, “Go for Zero.” Find out how this comprehensive approach has driven preventive action at each stage of the production process, eliminating risk for injury now and in the future.
Robert Allen, Human Factors & Ergonomics Specialist, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Have you ever wondered how the fields of Human Factors and Ergonomics are applied within the Walt Disney Parks & Resorts? Learn the secrets of how risk factors are addressed for both cast members and guests, with respect to accessibility, safety and ride/show design. Hear the challenges of working in such a unique and diverse setting, and see how a focus on ergonomic issues plays a vital role in enhancing the Disney magic for all involved!
Jessica Cooper, Chief Commercial Officer,
International WELL Building Institute
The time has come to elevate human health and comfort to the forefront of building practices, and reinvent buildings that are not only better for the planet — but also for people. Hear about emerging innovations and evidence-based research into how we can design buildings specifically to support the health and wellness of the people who live, work and learn in them.
Professor of Ergonomics, Cornell University
Corporate Ergonomist, Cargill, Inc.
Director of Ergonomics, Exponent EHF