The National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo seeks to provide relevant, applicable information and skills to help ergonomics and safety professionals improve productivity, product quality and profitability while reducing workplace-related injuries. Now in its 20th year, the conference has grown to become the largest, most important gathering of ergonomics professionals in the United States. Attendees include professionals interested in building a safer and more productive workplace such as:
Corporate Executives & Officers
Ergonomics & Safety Team Members
Facilities Designers & Managers
RTW & Workers’ Comp Managers
Insurance & Risk Professionals
Logistics & Distribution Specialists
Occupational Health Professionals
Patient Care Professionals
Physical & Occupational Therapists
We are looking for presentation proposals to speak at the 20th National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo. Proposed topics should be of an educational nature. New research, case studies with proven results, advanced level and innovative subject matter is encouraged. All sessions must include specific strategies for attendees.
The promotion or endorsement of particular products, services or companies is strictly prohibited. Vendor proposals are not eligible for presentation. Presentations from vendor clients are eligible.
Types of sessions and requirements:
ROI, budget management, gaining management/employee buy-in, multiple site and global programs, metrics and benchmarking, communications and team-building
Office and call center design, workstation set up, furniture and computer peripheral design, telecommuting/mobile workforce needs, accommodating a diverse workforce
Industrial Ergonomics & Material Handling
Ergonomics and safety for manufacturing, assembly, and logistics including: identifying and mitigating risk, hand tool use, material handling equipment evaluation and training, Six Sigma and Lean, standing work, occupational vibration, workstation design, processes and systems
Healthcare & Lab Ergonomics
Technology in healthcare environments, patient-centric and caregiver-centric design, safe patient handling, medical error reduction, pharmaceutical and lab ergonomics, slip and fall prevention
The aging and multigenerational workforce, reducing workers’ comp costs, OSHA and other compliance issues, workplace wellness and obesity, 24/7 operations and shift work, green ergonomics and LEED
Full-day Workshop (7 hours)
Half-day Workshop (3.5 hours)
Breakout Session (60 or 90 minutes including 10-15 minutes of Q&A time with audience)
Presentation materials: Chosen speakers must agree to present visuals in a compelling way with clear takeaways and action items. Presentations may not include copyrighted images or information. Additional presentation guidelines and submission deadlines will be provided upon acceptance of proposal.