Speaker: Laura Maguire

Cognitive Systems Engineer & Researcher

Laura Maguire is a Cognitive Systems Engineer researching human performance in digital systems to inform design and development of tools to support software engineers. She completed her doctoral studies with Dr. David Woods at the Cognitive Systems Engineering Lab at The Ohio State University and holds a Masters degree in Human Factors & Systems Safety from Lund University. She has over 10 years of experience in safety, risk and quality management in high risk/high consequence domains.  Laura has been an invited speaker at international conferences and company engagements on a variety of topics related to human factors, accident investigation, dynamic risk management and human performance improvement. In addition to her professional experience, Laura is an avid mountaineer and backcountry skier and conducts research of "cognition in the wild" for mountain safety.

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