From The Ergoweb® Learning Center

Get Big Ergo Ideas at the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2013


Join us March 18-21 in Dallas for one of the most highly anticipated ergonomics and human factors events of the year. It’s the 16th annual Applied Ergonomics Conference 2013, presented by GOErgo and featuring the world-renowned Ergo Cup® competition.  

Discover how companies have implemented programs that ensure safe performance and provide a significant return on ergonomics investment. The conference focuses on practical applications of ergonomics in a variety of work settings. It also boasts two leaders in the ergonomics, human factors and safety field as keynote speakers: Janet Froetscher, president and CEO of the National Safety Council, and William Marras, Honda Professor Chair of the Department of Integrated Systems Engineering at the Ohio State University.

GOErgo is presenting a series of free webinars leading up to AEC 2013 on emerging issues and trends in ergonomics. The next webinar will be held Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. EST with presentations from Carol Stuart-Buttle of BCPE and Gary Allread of the Institute for Ergonomics at The Ohio State University. They will share insights on the fundamentals of credible professional certification and strategies for addressing injuries in office and production environments. There will be another one held on Jan. 8, 2013, at 2 p.m. EST featuring Peter Budnick of Ergoweb. Go to for access to past webinars, the upcoming schedule and details.

There are two important AEC 2013 deadlines coming up. The deadline to apply for the Ergo Cup® competition and the deadline to apply for the Creativeness in Ergonomics Student of the Year Award are both Nov. 30. So get your entries and nominations in soon.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the best practices in ergonomics and connect with global ergonomics professionals. Go to for details about the conference, free webinars, the Ergo Cup® and more.