November 18th, 2009

ErgoExpo — This Week in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16 – The 15th Annual National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo) at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, November 17 – 20, is focusing on the importance of workplace ergonomics in a time of economic recovery. ErgoExpo’s core educational topics of return on investment, the aging workforce, and safety are being coupled with tracks specifically for those working in offices and call centers, industrial, lab, healthcare, and uncontrolled environments including energy, utility, maintenance and construction.

Ergoweb will have a booth in the Exhibit area, and company CEO Peter Budnick, PhD, CPE will present "Simple Ergonomic Job Analysis and Improvement Tools for Lean & Six Sigma" at 8:30 am, Thursday, November 19, 2009.

Attendees have over 75 unique educational opportunities to choose from, and a wide variety of products to evaluate at the Expo, including 22 new products nominated for the 8th Annual ErgoExpo Attendees’ Choice Awards program. Attendees vote for the product they believe offers the best opportunity to increase productivity and profitability while improving workplace health and safety. Winners are announced on Nov. 19 during a reception and ceremony in the exhibit hall (Forum Ballroom) at 5:30 PM.

There were hundreds of pre-registered attendees from 40+ states across the nation and overseas, including those from Apple, Armstrong, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Boeing, BP, CDC, Chevron, Clorox, ConAgra Foods, Corning, the Dept. of Defense, Eli Lilly & Co., ExxonMobil, FBI, Gallo Wine, Kaiser Permanente, KIA, Levi Strauss & Co., Liberty Mutual, Marsh, NASA, Nintendo, Northrop Grumman, Office Max, Pepperidge Farm, Pitney Bowes, Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, Sealy, Travelers Insurance, US Army, US Dept. of Energy, US Marines, US Navy, USPS, Walt Disney Co., Zurich and numerous municipal and state government, healthcare facility, and utility company representatives.

On-site registration opened Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 8 AM, Caesars Palace Conference Center outside the Forum Ballroom. The full event schedule, speaker bios, and online registration is available online at www.ErgoExpo.com.



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