2009 National Ergonomics Conference Opens in Las Vegas November 17 With Hundreds of Industry Leaders in Attendance
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16 The 15th Annual National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (ErgoExpo) at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, November 17 - 20, will focus 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 will be coupled with tracks specifically for those working in offices and call centers, industrial, lab, healthcare, and uncontrolled environments including energy, utility, maintenance and construction.
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. Products from AliMed, Details/Steelcase, Equipois, ErgoCentric Seating Systems, ErgoGenesis, Euro Office Americas, Fellowes, Herman Miller, Humanscale, Knoll, Neutral Posture, REDpoint International, Smartfish Technologies, SpaceCo and others will be on the official Attendees' Choice ballot. 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 are hundreds of attendees from 40+ states across the nation and overseas already pre-registered, 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 opens 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. The Expo opens Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 11:15 AM, registration for the Expo and Keynotes is free when attendees register by Nov. 17.
Contact: Lenore Kolb, VP, Sales & Marketing Continental Exhibitions, Inc. - owners/producers of ErgoExpo P: 212-370-5005 x23, Email: lkolb@ErgoExpo.com
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