Symposium Program

Wednesday, August 14, 2024

8:00 AM Registration/ Continental breakfast (included)
9:00 AM Welcome Address
10:15-11:30 AM Starting Your Ergonomics Journey: Key Building Blocks for a Sustainable Program
Sheila Geissenhainer, Director of Safety & Worker’s Compensation-NAM, SKF USA, Inc.
Lisa Brooks, Principal, NexusHSE

10:15-11:30 AM

Sustaining and Elevating Your Ergonomics Program: Ergonomics in Design
Anthony Banks, Sr. Fellow & Corporate Ergonomics Functional Lead, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Jonathan Drum, Operator Experience Lead, John Deere Corporation

11:45-12:45 AM Lunch (included)
1:00-2:15 PM Participatory Ergonomics Programs
Charlene Cornish, Senior Engineer Staff, ESHS, Lockheed Martin Corporation
1:00-2:15 PM Office Ergonomics for Today’s Workforce
Patricia Holdaway, Senior Ergonomics Specialist, SAS Institute
2:30-3:45 PM Emerging Technologies in Ergonomics: Moving Into the Future
David Brodie, North America Lead Ergonomist, Cargill, Inc.
Anthony Banks, Sr. Fellow & Corporate Ergonomics Functional Lead, Lockheed Martin Corporation

2:30-3:45 PM

Ergonomics, DEI, and Universal Design
Dr. Bobbie Watts, Innovation Leader, Michelin North America
Dr. Sharon Joines, Associate Dean of College of Design, NC State University

4:00-5:00 PM 30th Anniversary Networking Reception (included)

Thursday, August 15, 2024

8:00 AM Registration/ Continental breakfast (included)
9:00-10:30 AM Industry Priority Round Tables
  • Applied Research
  • Practitioners Tools
  • Student Education & Project Skills
10:45-12:10 PM ISE Lab Tours
  • AR/VR Lab
  • Biomechanics Lab
  • Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics Lab (CAMAL)
12:20-1:30 PM Closing Luncheon (included)