HEF 2011: Ergonomics & Human Factors (Apr 2011, Lincolnshire UK)

Website: http://www.ehf2011.org.uk.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 5 Sep 2010.

The theme for this year’s conference is “The 21st century, 10 years in.”  Papers should reflect the advances that have been made, the predictions that didn’t quite live up to expectations, or new and unforeseen breakthroughs.

Session topics

Papers are invited on, but are not limited to, the following session topics:

  • Human factors in industrial accidents
  • Ergonomics in education
  • Designing transport systems for users and operators
  • Ergonomics and the emergency services
  • Usability of military equipment
  • The designer’s role in maintenance
  • Human factors in modern manufacturing
  • Ergonomics in future computer use
  • Healthcare and ageing
  • Green ergonomics

Symposia

There will be a symposium on ‘The 24 hour society.’ We are calling for papers on working hours, shiftwork, fatigue and stress, or any other relevant topic. We are also calling for papers for a symposium on Telerobotics in Hazardous Environments.

Debate

We are also seeking proposals for a debate. This was a lively and well attended addition to the programme last year that we are including again.

Key dates

Abstract submission closes 5 September 2010
Authors will be notified by 4 October 2010
Provisional programme published 15 October 2010
Deadline for full papers is 1 November 2010
Final formatted papers by 3 December 2010

Download this information as the call for papers:

Call for Papers

Guidance for authors

The title of your abstract should be a maximum of 200 characters. The body of the abstract should be a maximum of 3000 characters. There is the option of including a further 500 characters in the references and extra text box. There is also the opportunity to include one table and one image with your submission.

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About Fil Salustri
I'm a design methodologist and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Adjectives that describe me include: secular humanist, meritocrat, and long-winded. Some people call me a positivist too, as if that were a bad thing. Go figure. My real home page is http://deseng.ryerson.ca/~fil.

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