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Spring Meeting of the Halifax Ergonomics Interest Group: Thursday, May 20th at 5:00 pm

About the Halifax Ergonomics Interest Group (HEIG)

The purpose of the HEIG is to bring together, from the greaterHalifaxregion, anyone and everyone with an interest in any area of ergonomics and/or human factors. If you are interested in any area of design (physical, cognitive, organizational, social, etc.) and how design can either enhance or negatively impact human well being then please join us. Designers, industrial designers, product designers, kinesiologists, sociologists, psychologists, organizational behaviourists, engineers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, ergonomists, human factors engineers, usability specialists, human computer interaction experts, occupational health nurses, safety professionals, everyone with an interest is very welcome to join us.

HEIG is an informal group. There are no fees, no membership requirements, and no requirement to attend any or all meetings. The sole purpose of HEIG is to allow people with an interest in the full and broad scope of ergonomics / human factors to get together, chat, learn, network and broaden their understanding of how design can enhance the lives of people.

HEIG meetings will be scheduled approximately four (4) times a year. The Halifax Ergonomics Interest Group is being sponsored by the Atlantic Region of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists.

This meeting will be hosted by the Dalhousie School of Kinesiology and we will have an opportunity to tour the lab facilities and hear about the varied research activities being undertaken by the School’s faculty and students.

The agenda for the meeting is:

5:00 - 5:10 pm Welcome / HEIG

5:10 - 6:00 pm Presentations by Faculty and Students from

Dalhousie’s Kinesiology Department

-Current research areas and recent results

-Tour of lab facilities and an over view of the equipment and data collection instruments used

6:00 – 7:00 pm Networking session – location TBA

Please RSVP to jonathantyson@live.comif you plan to join us - and please pass this on to anyone you think might be interested in attending!