Reports from IEA Federated Societies


HFES International Symposium on Human Factors/Ergonomics in Health Care: Advance Program

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society   (HFES) has published the program for its virtual conference on the Human Factors and Ergonomics of Health Care, to be held 18-21 May 2020. The symposium offers leading human factors experts, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, biomedical engineers, health care providers, FDA representatives, and patient safety researchers the opportunity […]

By Aleksandra Gamper | Reports from IEA Federated Societies

CIEHF/ODAM Virtual Conference, 28-29 April 2020

The CIEHF/ODAM Conference will be held virtually on 28 and 29 April 2020. This joint conference is organized by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors (CIEHF) in partnership with the Annual Conference Programme Committee of the CIEHF and the International Ergonomics Association’s ODAM Technical Committee. The virtual conference will consist of presentations and […]

By Aleksandra Gamper | Reports from IEA Federated Societies

David Caple receives 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honour for ergonomics work

Former IEA President David Caple brought international attention to ergonomics when he was appointed ‘Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia.’ The citation reads: ” For significant service to community health through workplace health and safety reforms and ergonomic policy development.” Congratulations!


HFESA 2017 Conference Report

The Human Factor and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA) held their “Sustainable Ergonomics” conference from November 26-29, 2017. The roster of 135 delegates included participants from Australia, South Africa, Japan, Scandinavia, and Europe. Professor Glen Salkeld welcomed the attendees, and Stephen Ward presented the Cumming Memorial Lecture. Keynote speakers Professor Andrew Thatcher, Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, […]


ErgoAfrica 2017

1st ErgoAfrica Conference 13th to 15th September, 2017 Report by Andrew Todd The 1st ErgoAfrica conference was hosted on by the Ergonomics Society of South Africa (ESSA) in conjunction with the 3rd African Symposium on Human Factor and Aviation Safety and the 13th ESSA conference. The conference theme was “From reactive to proactive in safety […]