Inaugural meeting of the Halifax Ergonomics Interest Group (HEIG)! - April 16, 2009

You are cordially invited to attend the first meeting of the Halifax Ergonomics Interest Group (HEIG).

5:00 - 6:00 pm Tour of the Usability and Groupwork Labs, Centre for Management Informatics, Dalhousie University

Location: Rowe Management Building, 6100 University Ave (across the street from the Dalhousie Arts Centre) and straight up the stairs to the 2nd floor, Suite 2010
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6:00 - 7:00 pm Networking social, University Club, Dalhousie University
Feel free to join us for one or both!

Parking can be found at meters on campus. See:

We are very excited to hold our first meeting in conjunction with the Usability and Groupwork Labs of the Centre for Management Informatics, Dalhousie University. The meeting will begin with a tour of the labs and an explanation of the type of research and projects undertaken by the researchers at the Centre. We will the move to the University Club for a networking social where we will have time to find out more about the type ergonomics related work, research, and practice people from the Halifax area are performing.

About HEIG

The purpose of the HEIG is to bring together, from the greater Halifax region, 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. Kinesiologists, sociologists, psychologists, 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. Note: This inaugural meeting of the Halifax Ergonomics Interest Group is being organized and sponsored by the Atlantic Region of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists.