Human factors lessons from design, planning and engineering experts ARUP

17 May 2017 Institute of Translational Medicine, Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital), Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2TH

The next Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors Midlands Regional Group event will take place at 4pm on Wednesday 17 May at the Institute of Translational Medicine at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB).

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists. At this event, you will learn how human factors contributes to the success of Arup, a world leader in delivering complex, strategic projects like the Channel Tunnel and the Singapore Sports Hub.

Kate Fairhall, Human Factors Lead, will present an introduction to Arup, the Human Factors Team and some case study examples of work completed. You will learn about Arup's approach to human factors integration in Smart Motorway design from Nic Bowler, Human Factors Consultant at Arup.

Working within a multidisciplinary Arup team, Fay Djemil, Senior Human Factors Consultant, will provide insight into how the team consider physical, behavioural and sensory aspects of building design. You will then have the opportunity to take part in a discussion with the speakers.

You will also hear about the UHB Human Factors Faculty from Dr Peter Isherwood, Consultant in Critical Care Medicine and Anaesthesia and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

Finally, there will be drinks and networking at The Plough in Harborne, 15 minute's walk away, for those that wish to continue the conversation. Book your free place now at the CIEHF website