Featured Speakers

Presenters with accomplished background, experience and expertise in the selected area as well as the field of ergonomics are invited by the Applied Ergonomics Conference Chairs to present on a specific topic that is of interest to attendees. Featured speakers for each of the 2016 conference focus areas are highlighted in the program. During these sessions, participants will hear about the strategies, tactics, successes, challenges and results from the speakers. These presentations run for 50 minutes with 10 minutes for Q&A's; no advance registration is required.

Tuesday, March 22

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Anthropometric Change in the U.S. Army: Using the 2012 Army Data for Civilian Design
Bruce Bradtmiller, Anthrotech, Inc.

Wednesday, March 23

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Effort: A Human Factor that Affects What We Choose to Do
Paul Adams, Applied Safety and Ergonomics Inc.

3:30 – 4:25 p.m.
Ergonomic Challenges and Solutions for Healthcare Industry
James McGlothlin, Purdue University

Thursday, March 24

8:30 - 9:25 a.m.
Impact of Thomas Waters on the Field of Occupational Ergonomics
Jack (Ming-Lun) Lu, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

10 - 10:55 a.m.
The Return of the Frugal Ergonomic Engineer
Leonard Walsh, Pratt & Whitney

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