The forum, featuring Professor Alan Hedge, professor of Ergonomics for the department of Design & Environmental Analysis at Cornell University (USA), addressed the emerging discipline of Green Ergonomics: The integration of sustainable design to enhance human performance, productivity, health and wellbeing.

Professor Alan Hedge discussed the importance of green ergonomics, and how we are beginning to see this field revolutionise the green building industry. According to Alan, the next step for Australia is the future expansion of the role of ergonomics in sustainable design.