Be a part of the 2021 Applied Ergonomics Conference!

You will have the opportunity to choose from more than 70 high-quality educational sessions relative to ergonomics in the workplace to improve health, human factors and safety in a variety of environments.

The conference also offers a variety of events from the Ergo Cup® competition to events designed specifically for networking that allow students to interact with the leaders of the industry. Business casual attire is required.

AEC offers students and early career professionals the unique opportunity to build and expand their professional networks through interaction with industry leaders.

Planned activities

  • Student Mentor program
  • Student Track, designed for students
  • First-time attendee orientation
  • Networking receptions with industry leaders and more

Creativeness in Ergonomics (CE) Student of the Year Award

Sponsored by CNA Insurance, this award recognizes achievements in ergonomics application or research, including process improvement, education, applied instrumentation and product development as submitted for presentation in a poster or oral presentation at the Applied Ergonomics Conference.

  • Awarded for a specific achievement or for a series of achievements submitted for presentation in a poster or oral presentation at the Applied Ergonomics Conference.
  • $1,000 awarded to four students, for a total of $4,000.
  • The award winners will receive complimentary conference registration.
  • The award will be presented at the 2021 Applied Ergonomics Conference.

All students who submits an abstract for an oral presentation session (deadline Aug. 31, 2020) or a poster session (deadline Jan. 21, 2021) and are accepted to present at the 2021 Applied Ergonomics Conference will be considered for this award.

Join AES!

Students - we want to provide students the opportunity to network and develop in this profession. AES will help them share solutions and obtain professional certifications, as well as provide ongoing professional development.

  • Price: $39 for IISE membership and an additional $5 for AES membership
  • Price: $82 for AES only membership

New members - Join here! | Existing IISE members - Join here!