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Oct
23

Webinar from IEA Slips, Trips and Falls Technical Committee

Learn from two subject matter experts, Dr. Sophia Li (University Health Network) and Dr. Ruth Barclay (University of Manitoba), the critical elements of Wintertime Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention. This webinar will take place during a hybrid meeting at the KITE Research Institute of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network, Canada. KITE is […]

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Nov
09

What is Ergonomics and Human Factors (HFE)?

This webinar is aimed at people who wish to know more about HFE. It discusses the history of the terms “ergonomics” and “human factors” and explains the core principles of HFE. Examples are given to solve physical, cognitive and organisational issues at work. The session will be moderated by Andrew Todd, IEA Chair of Strategy […]

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Oct
07

From Algorithms to Emotions: Explainable Artificial Intelligence’s Affective Revolution

Artificial Intelligence (AI) remains a topical issue as society tries to figure out how best to integrate AI in a way that is most compatible with humans. Consequently, various sub-themes and paradigms have been emerging to help resolve some of the areas of concern and knowledge gaps. One of these is Explainable AI (XAI), which […]

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Oct
05

Researchers and Practitioners in Human Factors in Healthcare

The goal of this webinar series is to showcase excellent projects in Human Factors in Healthcare done by Early Career Researchers and Practitioners (ECR/Ps) across the IEA network. These are PhD students and those who are within 0 to 5 years post-PhD (including career interruptions) or practitioners who have been working in Human Factors in […]

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Sep
28

The future of work and the challenges for HFE from India

India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing economies globally. There is a lot to learn from India, which has used innovation to drive growth and technological advancements while tackling a variety of social ills that plague the country. It will thus be of value to understand, from the Indian perspective, the HFE challenges and […]

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Oct
23

HFES 67th International Annual Meeting

Taking place October 23 – 27, 2023 in the Nation’s Capital, HFES’ annual event continues to be the meeting for our community, and where you can connect with more than 1,500 academics, researchers, students, practitioners, and professionals interested in the latest research and advancements impacting our field and the interactions between humans, systems, and their […]

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Oct
23

2023 ErgoX Symposium

First held in 2015 and over time formalizing into a user-centered design meeting in 2018, the ErgoX Symposium has demonstrated that a symbiotic approach to improving the design of technology and equipment is possible. With the goal to improve safe and effective technology user adoption, ErgoX offers a virtual and physical space to showcase the […]

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Nov
19

HFESA 2023

HFESA 2023 is the national conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia – it’s our annual event that brings human factors and ergonomics professionals from around the world together to share ideas and insights from research, practice, and policy. The conference, held on Kaurna Country, will feature lectures, keynotes, paper presentations and workshops, […]

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