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Tuesday, July 19 • 8:00am - 10:00am
Plenary - Opening Session. DR. PAMELA MCCAULEY Innovation Nation: The Critical Impact of Innovation

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Plenary - Pamela McCauley 
In this dynamic keynote address, Dr. Pamela McCauley discusses the impact of innovation on individuals, nations, and the global society. She highlights her State Department HIV/AIDS Health Care Service Delivery work as an application example of the critical impact of science and technology innovation. Intertwined in her talk, Dr. McCauley highlights the crucial component of diversity and why successful innovation is dependent on all-inclusive collaboration. She shares high and lows of her own career as well as research-based practical strategies for individuals and organizations to propel their actions into useful products and services, both globally and collaboratively. 

Dr. Pamela McCauley is an ergonomics and biomechanics expert, a dynamic keynote speaker, a popular author, and an award-winning professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at the University of Central Florida where she serves as Director of the Ergonomics Laboratory.

Dr. McCauley is currently on assignment with the U.S. Department of State in her role as a Jefferson Science Fellow. The Jefferson Science Fellowship program serves as an innovative model for engaging the American academic science and engineering communities in U.S. foreign policy. Dr. McCauley is involved in technology assessment and policy, researching the globally critical Ergonomics of Ebola, HIV and Other Infectious Diseases for Healthcare Workers.

She is the author of over 80 technical papers, book chapters, conference proceedings and the internationally best-selling ergonomics textbook; Ergonomics: Foundational Principles, Applications, and Technologies. Many of her leadership, diversity, innovation and STEM education related talks draw from her research-based book Transforming Your STEM Career Through Leadership and Innovation: Inspiration and Strategies for Women as well as her personal story; Winners Don't Quit . . . Today They Call Me Doctor.


Tuesday July 19, 2016 8:00am - 10:00am EDT
Grand Ballroom InterContinental Miami