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Aug
11

Message from the new IEA executive officers: José Orlando Gomes, Maggie Graf, and Thomas Alexander

    The new IEA executive committee is now confirmed and already starting to take over the work from the previous committee. In the past two months weekly online meetings have been held to decide on the standing committee chairs and the IEA strategy for the next three years. The emphasis has been on keeping […]

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Aug
09

Message from IEA Immediate Past President

Notes on the Pandemic Kathleen Mosier, IEA Immediate Past President This has been an extraordinary time to serve as IEA President. The role of human factors and ergonomics has never been more essential than it is today, as highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. I am pleased and honored to report that members of IEA–the Executive […]

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Feb
21

IEA Webinar: Preparedness and Pandemic

IEA will offer a free 90-minute webinar, “Preparedness and Pandemic: The role of human factors and ergonomics in responding to the Covid 19 healthcare emergency” on 4 March 2020 at 1730 UTC. Human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) specialists have supported healthcare organizations in responding to the Covid 19 emergency in many ways. In particular, they have applied […]

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Dec
23

Message from Executive Committee – December 2020

 Holiday Wishes from the IEA Executive Committee It is almost time to say good-bye to 2020, a year of unexpected challenges and turmoil across the globe. No one anticipated the disruption we experienced from a virus that turned into a pandemic. IEA responded to COVID-19 constraints by shifting to remote operations and conducting the first […]

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Jun
30

Message from the EC – 30 June 2020

Dear Members of the Global IEA Human Factors and Ergonomics Community, Greetings from IEA in this year of unexpected events and challenges.  The IEA Officers and Executive Committee Members hope that you, your families, and your members are staying safe and healthy. The IEA Member Societies met the challenges of 2020 and responded with courage […]

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May
13

Message from EC – May 2020

Midyear 2020 Update from the IEA Executive Committee (EC) The IEA EC sends heartfelt wishes for the health and safety of all of our members in these crazy times. Because of international travel restrictions, we held the first-ever virtual IEA Executive Committee meeting, 24-26 April 2020. We discussed the multiple activities that the IEA Officers, Standing […]

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Aug
10

Message from the Executive Committee January 2019

Date:Jan 2019 Dear Presidents and Members of the IEA Federated/ Affiliated societies and Networks, We feel very fortunate and honored to work with you all. This year has been very fruitful and full of achievements for our IEA community. Among the other initiatives and projects: 1) The realization of our Triennal Congress IEA2018 with the […]

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Dec
01

Report on IEA Representation and Outreach – Havana, Cuba, November 25– 30, 2018

Date:Dec 2018 A delegation of officers José Orlando Gomes, Kathleen Mosier, and Yushi Fujita conducted the first official IEA visit to Cuba to participate in the XIX CUJAE Engineering & Architecture Congress organized by the Technological University of Havana. Our immediate aim was to support the Cuban Ergonomics Society in their education, research, and industry […]

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