National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo Partners With Wearable Robotics Association

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Exclusive wearable technology and exoskeletons demonstrations will be featured at the 2018 event

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - July 18, 2018 - eTradeWire -- The National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo (ErgoExpo), the largest, longest running event of its kind, today announced its partnership with Wearable Robotics Association (WearRA) (, a group representing exoskeletons for use in manufacturing, material handling, physical rehabilitation and other work environments. The conference, taking place on August 21 - 24, will also feature sessions on exoskeletons and wearable technology.

At ErgoExpo 2018, the WearRA Pavilion participants include Ekso Bionics, Laevo, Noonee and GoX Studio. Each company will present live demonstrations and highlight the benefits and features of exoskeletons and other wearable technology.

"We're excited to have the Wearable Robotics Association, and their members Ekso Bionics, Laevo, Noonee and GoX Studio participating in ErgoExpo. These exoskeletons and wearable technologies are shaping the future of work, and the role of ergonomics and safety in manufacturing, material handling, warehousing and other workplace environments," said Rebecca McKenna, Vice President, Global Events and Publisher at LRP Publications.

WearRA assists small businesses and entrepreneurs that are transforming the next generation of wearable robotic systems. Led by Executive Director Joseph Hitt and founder of GoX Studio, WearRA also educates regulatory bodies and the public, while also connecting industry, academia and government participants to create holistic solutions for people in need of wearable robotics and exoskeletons.

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"We are pleased to partner with ErgoExpo on the Wearable Robotics Pavilion (booth #145)", said Joseph Hitt, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Wearable Robotics Association. "ErgoExpo attracts ergonomics, safety, occupational therapists, and other key industry decision makers that our exoskeleton manufacturers want to connect with. We look forward to educating the ergonomics community on the productivity and safety enhancements that wearable robotics can bring to their workplace."

In addition to live demonstrations, ErgoExpo will present sessions such as The Impact of Ergonomics, Wellness, and Emerging Technologies on an Aging Workforce ( and Using Wearable Sensors to Evaluate Exoskeletons in the Field ( to provide professional insights into the acute impacts of different types of industrial exoskeletons on new users. The conference will also explore critical factors attendees should use when testing wearable technology on workers.

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Professionals interested in attending ErgoExpo will save $200.00 when registering by midnight E.T. on July 24, 2018. For more information and to register, please visit or call toll-free 1-800-727-1227.

For all media inquiries, please contact Rennette Fortune at or by calling 561.622.6520, ext. 8674.


About National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo

National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo
, produced by LRP Conferences, LLC is the largest, longest running event of its kind. Professionals rely on ErgoExpo to learn how to build an effective ergonomics program or maximize an existing one, on any budget, in any industry. Ergonomists as well as health, safety, productivity and risk management professionals attend in search of innovative ways to increase productivity and profitability, while improving workplace health and safety through sessions that allow presenters to deep dive into topics that matter in the industry. ErgoExpo is also home to the industry's largest expo, featuring hundreds of exhibitors offering thousands of ergonomic and safety products — all under one roof. Attendees will be able to find and compare the products, tools and services available in the Expo to make their ergonomics program the best it can be plus, they have the chance to see and vote on new products in the Attendees' Choice Awards. For more information, visit ( or call 1-800-287-0257.

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