Control Room Design training

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Control Room Design
 

Control rooms are highly specialised work spaces where experts monitor safety-critical equipment and take decisions that may have a great impact on precious equipment, vital resources and (in)directly on human lives. The design and equipment of a control room as a work environment comprises many aspects, pertaining to both physical and cognitive ergonomics: room layout, light and environmental conditions, set-up of a single work position, set up of multiple screens, interface design of the applications. All these aspects may support or hamper the required collaborative decision making processes.

Price
€ 700 (excluding VAT)
Schedule
9.00 AM - 5.00 PM. Lunch is provided.
Language
English
Location
Namahn studios
Next session
To be announced

Some of the questions that often arise are:

  • How useful is a large, shared display?
  • How to distribute operational roles over the control room?
  • How can several control rooms be merged?
  • How to enhance a comfortable, efficient and safe mode of operation within a control room?
  • How does the room function in case of a crisis?
  • How many screens are needed and how to position them?
  • How to maintain an operator’s level of vigilance and expertise in a highly automated environment?

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In this highly interactive training course, you will learn about key principles of control room design through real-life project illustrations, get introduced to guidelines and experience a hands-on approach through exercises and examples.

Participating in this training will help you to:

  • Analyse the needs and requirements of the users
  • Tackle a control room design project following a grounded, human centred methodology
  • Make principled decisions regarding particular aspects of control room design
  • Create a business case for a human-centred approach.

Target audience

Whoever is involved in control room (re)design projects: project managers, interaction designers, business owners, programme architects.

To ensure diversity, we accept at most two participants from the same organisation. To ensure a highly interactive session we accept at most eight participants.

Teachers

This course is a joint initiative of Namahn and Symbio, based on their extensive experience with control room design projects. Joannes Vandermeulen (Namahn) and Denis Javaux (Symbio) will be the teachers.

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Non-Belgian EC members: please note an additional 21% VAT is charged on your participation fee (rule of VAT exemption does not apply on fees for attending trainings in Belgium). Namahn’s account information can be found under administrative info.

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10% discount policy applies as follows:

  • Two participants of the same company can register for the same training at the same time. To ensure diversity, we accept at most two participants from the same organisation.
  • A person wanting to register with his/her colleague but end up on the waiting list because the masterclass is fully booked.
  • A person registering for several trainings.

Cancellation policy – Cancellation without charges is possible until 14 days prior to the workshop. When cancelling between 14 and 7 days prior to the workshop, 50 % of the total fee will be charged. No refund is issued for cancellations within 7 days of the start of the workshop. Note, however, that a registration may be transferred to another participant of the same company.

Namahn reserves the right to cancel a course due to insufficient enrolment. Such decisions will be made at least one week before the scheduled course date. Registrants will be notified via email.

Namahn reserves the right to replace the teachers based on availability. The replacement teachers will have an equivalent level of expertise in the field and participants will be notified ahead of time to the extent possible.


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