Workshops

Pre-conference Workshops - Monday, March 21

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.

Morning Sessions - 8 a.m. – Noon

Ergonomic Principles and Trends for the Office Environment
Presented by Teresa Bellingar, Haworth, and Sheryl Ulin, University of Michigan

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How Do I Choose the Correct Ergo Assessment Tool(s)?
Presented by Jim Potvin, McMaster University

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Applied Anthropometry for Practitioners 
Presented by Thomas Albin, High Plains Engineering Services LLC

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Ergonomics Programs: Strive for the Possible, Implement the Practical, Continuously Improve
Presented by Nancy Larson, Nancy LJ Larson Consulting LLC, and Peter Budnick, Ergoweb Inc.

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Afternoon Sessions - 1 – 5 p.m.

Cost Justification for Ergonomics
Presented by Ben Zavitz, Bath Iron Works/General Dynamics 

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The Bad Ergonomics of Order Fulfillment in Distribution Centers
Presented by Jim Galante, Southworth Products Corp.

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May the FORCE Be with You: Improving Your Methods to Quantifying Forces in the Workplace 

Joel Cort, University of Windsor

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Leadership in Ergonomics: Overcoming the Hurdles of an Ergonomics Program
Presented by Davana Pilczuk, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.

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Full-day Workshop – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Ergonomics Certification Review: Determining What You Do and Do Not Know
Sheree Gibson, Ergonomics Applications

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