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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Events List Navigation
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…Find out more »
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,…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »