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Webinar: Making Technology Work for People: Challenge 2030

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine

Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Board on Human-System Integration
Virtual Fall 2020 Board Meeting

Webinar Agenda
Making Technology Work for People: Challenge 2030
December 10-11, 2020
1 – 4 p.m. (Eastern Time)
For more information, contact: Toby Warden at MWarden@nas.edu
More Details: https://www.nationalacademies.org/event/12-10-2020/making-technology-work-for-people-challenge-2030

Seminar Objectives
As part of its 40th Anniversary celebration, the Board on Human-System Integration (BOHSI) will be hosting a special seminar with a series of fireside chats moderated by BOHSI members. The chats will include experts discussing how human-systems integration and human factors are everywhere and in everything with special attention to such areas as: Military; High-Reliability Organizations and Safety; Future of Work; and Healthcare.

Day One: Thursday, December 10, 2020
1 p.m. Welcome

  • Dr. Toby Warden, Director, Board on Human-Systems Integration, The National Academies
  • Dr. Fred Oswald, Chair, Board on Human-Systems Integration, The National Academies

1:15 p.m. Past Chairs Chat
(Moderated by Dr. Fred Oswald, BOHSI Chair)

  • Dr. William S. Marras, Honda Chair Professor and Director, Integrated Systems Engineering Department, The Ohio State University
  • Dr. Nancy J. Cooke, Professor, Cognitive Science and Engineering, College of Technology and Innovation, Cognitive Engineering Research Institute, Arizona State University
  • Dr. Pascale Carayon, Leon and Elizabeth Janssen Professor and Director, Wisconsin Institute for Healthcare Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1:45 p.m. HSI for the Future of Defense
(Moderated by Dr. Mica Endsley, BOHSI Member)

  • Dr. Rajesh R. Naik, 711th Human Performance Wing, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
  • Dr. Corde Lane, Human Research and Engineering Directorate director, Army Research Laboratory
  • Dr. James Pharmer, Principal Scientist, Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation Department (GT50E), Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division

2:30 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. HSI for Safety and High Reliability Organizations
(Moderated by Dr. Najm Meshkati, BOHSI Member)

  • Hon. Robert L. Sumwalt, Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
  • Hon. Katherine A. Lemos, Chairperson and CEO, Chemical Safety Board
  • Additional Speaker TBD

3:30 p.m. Seminar Adjourns Until Tomorrow

Day Two: Friday, December 11, 2020
1 p.m. Healthcare and Human Factors
(Moderated by Dr. Edmond Israelski, BOHSI Member)

  • Dr. Irene Chan, Deputy Director, DMEPA, Food and Drug Administration
  • Dr. Joseph V. Cohn, Chief, Research Program Administration Division, Defense Health Agency
  • Dr. Molly Story, Senior Director, Global Usability Engineering and Risk Management, Sanofi

1:45 p.m. Break

2 p.m. Future of Work
(Moderated by Dr. Fred Oswald, BOHSI Chair)

  • Ms. Melissa Taylor, Senior Forensic Science Research Manager, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Dr. Ruth Kanfer, Director of the Work Science Center, Georgia Tech
  • Dr. Andrew L. Jones, Director, HR Policy and Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs)

2:45 p.m. General Discussion
Board member wrap-up discussion with participants on key themes and future directions for

3:30 p.m. Adjourn Seminar

Meetings and Activities of BOHSI are Sponsored By:
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; U.S. Army Research Laboratory; Air Force Testing and Survey Policy; Veterans Health Administration; and the Federal Aviation Administration

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