Symposium – Keynote 1
Robotics – the Wave of the Past, Present and Future
Grant King will be discussing robotics in the workplace – how it started, where we are now and what the future holds.
Mr. King has been working in health and safety R&D at the Spokane Research Laboratory for the last 27 years. He is involved in the Center for Occupational Robotic Research (CORR). He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. During his career, Mr. King has designed, built and tested many kinds of mechanical and electro-mechanical prototypes, several of which have been commercialized.
Symposium – Keynote 2
Virtual Simulation as a Training Tool in Home Health Care Using Technology
Dr. Darragh will be describing the development of a training tool for home health care using virtual simulation.
Dr. Darragh is a licensed occupational therapist with a PhD in environmental health epidemiology. Her research has included work in injury and occupational epidemiology, injury prevention, and program evaluation research. She has expertise in research related to musculoskeletal disorders in health care workers, and safe patient handling and mobility.
The Working Population
Ergonomics and the Millennial Generation
Workplace Considerations for the Older Worker
The Human-Machine Interaction
Can You Automation-Proof Your Job
Adventures of an Ergonome in the Field of Medical Devices
Technology-Mediated Lived Experience of #ActuallyAutistic Individuals
Whole Body Vibration of Waste Collectors