Calendar of Events & Professional Development

The HWC Calendar provides links to upcoming events, conferences and professional development opportunities for building a healthier workforce. If you have a related event you would like to add; please email the day, time, location, web link and brief description of the event to hwce@uiowa.edu.

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August 2018

2018 Safety Conference & Expo

August 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
SCC West Burlington Campus, 1500 W. Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655 United States

 Keynote Speaker Dr. Jim Withers has been an Industrial Hygienist & Safety Professional for over 28 years. His educational background includes a B.A. in Biology from Luther College and a M.S. in Preventive Medicine & Environmental Health (emphasis in Industrial Hygiene) from the University of Iowa. Dr. Withers also holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Technology from Iowa State University where his doctoral research focused on learning and retention differences between students taking chemical safety training on a computer versus in…

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2018 WELCOA Summit

August 16 - August 17
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, CA United States

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, there is an urgency for strong, productive and thriving employees in our organizations. Wellness as an industry is uniquely positioned to impact the humans behind the numbers and make a huge impact on organizational performance. This year’s WELCOA Summit is about creating thriving cultures by learning to implement actionable solutions for the problems that workplaces face today. All attendees are eligible for one WELCOA certification. CEUs pending for the following organizations: SHRM, HRCI, CHES,…

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20th International Conference of the International Ergonomics Association

August 26 - August 30
Firenze Fiera Congress & Exhibition Center, Piazza Adua, 1
Florence, Firenze 50123 Italy

The 20th International Conference of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) 2018 will be held at Palazzo dei Congressi, Firenze, Italy, August 26th-30th, 2018. The Italian Society of Ergonomics (SIE) is pleased to host the 20th international IEA conference. Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of the interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theoretical principles, data and methods to design in order to optimize well-being and overall…

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September 2018

2nd Intl. Conference on Sustainable Employability

September 12 - September 13

Building Bridges between Science and Practice Due to the economic and political tendency to raise retirement age, people will have to work longer. A policy of keeping people longer at work can only be successful if their employability is maintained in a sustainable way throughout their entire career. Inevitably, both private and public organizations will have to deal with the challenges of promoting and maintaining the employability of their workers. Occupational Health Services and Human Resource Managers are the protagonists…

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