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Oct. 10, 2020

#HFES2020 Retrospective

#HFES2020 Retrospective

Today is October 9th, 2020 and it's an all new Hu…

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Today is October 9th, 2020 and it's an all new Human Factors Cast hosted by Nick Roome and Blake Arnsdorff. In this special episode, we take a look back at HFES 2020 and give our overall thoughts on the conference, our preference for format, as well as our favorite discussions and presentations from this week. #HFES2020 Retrospective Follow Rose: Follow Yadrianna: Follow Nick: Follow Blake: Design Lab UX Courses WIth Blake: Join us on Slack: Human Factors Cast Merchandise Store: Support us on Patreon: Follow us on LinkedIn: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on Facebook: Follow us on Soundcloud: Follow us on YouTube: Our official website: Our Gear: Recorded with Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB: Microphone stand: Headphones: Audio software: Webcam (For conferencing): Logo design by E Graphics LLC: Take a deeper look into the human element in our ever changing digital world. Human Factors Cast is a podcast that investigates the sciences of psychology, engineering, biomechanics, industrial design, physiology and anthropometry and how it affects our interaction with technology. As an online source for human factors, psychology, and design news, Human Factors Cast is your essential resource for new, exciting stories in the field. Disclaimer: Human Factors Cast may earn an affiliate commission when you buy through the links here.

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Yadrianna Acosta-Sojo

Guest Host

Yadrianna Acosta-Sojo is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan. She is a recipient of the 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

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Rose Figueroa, PhD, CHFP

Human Factors | Accident Investigation | DEI Champion

Rose Figueroa is a goal-getter Engineering Ph.D. Latina, and an active equity and inclusion advocate who is passionate about mentoring, and impacting STEM students and professionals. Dr. Figueroa is a Board Certified Human Factors Professional and Principal at a global consulting firm where she investigates complex accidents throughout the U.S. and Mexico – regarding HF/E issues. Dr. Figueroa, is also Founder & CEO at belongIN, serving as a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) consultant, speaker, and workshop facilitator for national and international organizations.

Dr. Figueroa has served as HFES’ DCI AG Founder/Co-Chair, as a member of HFES' Code of Ethics Task Force and COAG, HFES-SHPE Liaison/Representative, SHPEtinas Regional Director, Chair of Advisory Board for Women of Color in the Workplace®, and Director for Board of Professional Ergonomists (BCPE). Dr. Figueroa holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico–Mayagüez and an M.S.E. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor.