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2007 National Ergonomics Conference & Expo in Las Vegas to be Best Attended in the Event's 13 Year History; Expo to Feature Groundbreaking Product Debuts

Thursday, November 15, 2007 General News J E 4
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NEW YORK, Nov. 14 The National Ergonomics Conference andExposition (NECE) at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nov. 27 - 30 will be attendedby approximately 1,500 ergonomics and safety decision makers from Apple,Bayer, ConAgra, eBay, FedEx, GE, GM, HP, Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Permanente,Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, UAW, U.S. Departments of Energy and Labor, WaltDisney, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other companies from across theU.S and beyond.

Attendees have chosen Sessions and ErgoSchool "lunch and learns" from anexpanded program that includes over 85 educational opportunities, includingtwo new tracks of programming: Safety & Ergonomics, and Workplace Health &Wellness, as well as more in-depth Full-Day and Half-Day Workshops than everbefore. Additional conference tracks include: Ergonomics & Workers' CompProgram Management, Office & Call Center Ergonomics, Industrial Ergonomics &Material Handling, Healthcare & Lab Ergonomics, Design & Ergonomics, andErgonomics & the Aging Workforce. American Express, Boeing, Chevron, CVSPharmacy, General Mills, JetBlue, Liberty Mutual, Mayo Clinic, and others willbe sharing their latest research and workplace success stories. Attendeesthat hold certifications with the AAOHN, ABIH, BCSP and other professionalorganizations can apply for certification maintenance and continuing educationunits, and attendees that wish to take the BCPE exam can do so at CaesarsPalace on November 26.

Standing room only is expected at the program's three keynote addresses.November 28, Ford Brewer, MD, MPH, Medical Director, North America, Toyota Co.will share how their innovative health and wellness programs are cutting costsand boosting productivity. November 29, Alan Hedge, PhD, CPE, Director, HumanFactors and Ergonomics Lab, Cornell University, will deliver the 3rd AnnualState of the Industry Address. November 30, Michael Melnik, OTR, MS,President, Prevention Plus, Inc. will provide the concluding remarks sure toinspire attendees to put what they've learned at the NECE. "Attendees arevery excited about these keynotes. Dr. Brewer of Toyota is proving theergonomics community's long standing belief that proactive ergonomics, healthand wellness programs lead to increased productivity and profitability. Dr.Hedge's insights into the future of the ergonomics industry and MichaelMelnik's "train the trainer" concluding remarks will have NECE attendeesreturning to their workplaces well informed, energized, and ready to make adifference at their organization," remarked Walter Charnizon, President,Continental Exhibitions, Inc. owners/producers of the NECE.

Exhibitors are planning to unveil a number of groundbreaking products atthe Expo, November 28 - 30 in the Augustus Ballroom at Caesars Palace. 3M,BakkerElkhuizen, Ergotech Group, Fellowes, Herman Miller, Humanscale,Molecular BioProducts, Plantronics, WorkRite Ergonomics and many others willbe competing in the 6th Annual NECE Attendees' Choice New Product Awards withtheir new solutions for use in offices, labs, and manufacturing facilities.Attendees vote for the products they deem most likely to increase productivityand profitability, while improving workplace health and safety. "With 100exhibiting companies displaying thousands of products and services, NECEattendees will be the first to see what the workplace of the future will be,"commented Charnizon.

Registration, the full conference program and schedule, and the exhibitorlist are online at www.ErgoExpo.com . The working press can register free ofcharge by contacting Show Management. Those interested in exhibiting at theNECE, or speaking at future events should contact show management at 212-370-5005 or at information@ErgoExpo.com .Contact: Lenore Kolb, VP, Sales & Marketing Continental Exhibitions, Inc. P: 212-370-5005, Email: lkolb@ErgoExpo.com

SOURCE Continental Exhibitions, Inc.
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