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June 2016- Number 51


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AHFE International 2016, July, 27- 31, 2016,
Walt Disney World® Swan and Dolphin Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA

The Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International Conference Final Program is now available: http://www.ahfe2016.org/program.html


The number of rooms The Walt Disney World® Swan and Dolphin Hotel rooms is limited; participants are advised to make their hotel reservations as soon as possible to guarantee availability and AHFE participant room rate.

AHFE 2016 Tutorials

Register now for tutorials, more info available at: http://www.ahfe2016.org/tutorials.html  

T-1: Research Methods for Eye Tracking in Human Factors, Andrew Schall
T-2: Principles for Designing Interfaces Compatible with Human Cognition, Robert Proctor and Kim-Phuong Vu
T-3: Overview of Human Information Processing for HFE, Kim-Phuong Vu and Robert Proctor
T-5: Dead Tired: What You Need to Know to Manage Worker Fatigue, Mike Harnett
T-12: Human Systems Integration in Cooperative Guidance and Control for Highly Automated Vehicles, Marcel Baltzer, Eugen Altendorf and Frank Flemisch
T-14: Beyond Sketching Features: UI Design as Natural, Intuitive Human Conversations, Everett McKay
T-20: Human Factors and Cyber-Security, Abbas Moallem
T-21: Design, User Experience and Usability (DUXU), Javed Sheikh and Aneela Abbas
T-22: Rasmussen's risk management framework and AcciMap: A systems approach to accident analysis, Paul Salmon and Clare Dallat

Exhibit at AHFE 2016

AHFE 2016 will present state-of-the-art ergonomics products, systems and services for users, professionals, and researchers in the AHFE field. More than 1,500 participants who are in a position to make acquisition decisions about human factors and ergonomics products and services are expected at the conference.

Registered Exhibitors

  • CRS Press
  • Springer International Publishing AG
  • UMICH Center for Ergonomics
  • NEXGEN Ergonomics
  • Hippus N.V.
  • UMICH Center for Ergonomics
  • Noraxon USA, Inc.
  • Noldus Information Technology
  • De La Rosa Research and Design
  • DevonWay
  • Smart Eye
AHFE 2016 Proceedings

AHFEI 2016 Conference edited books with selected, peer-reviewed accepted papers and registered authors published by AHFE International is now available.
The AHFEI 2016 Proceedings and including previous years ones are available to purchase online on digital media or shipping option.

Interesting Articles

“Artificial Intelligence Is Far From Matching Humans, Panel Says,” New York Times, May 25, 2016.

“Meet Terrapattern, Google Earth's Missing Search Engine,” The New Yorker May 25, 2016.

“Women From Venus, Men Still From Mars on Facebook, Study Finds,” The New York Times May 25, 2016.

“Study Reveals Only 1 in 6 Drivers Want Fully-Autonomous Vehicles,” Computerworld, May 24, 2016.

“Checklist of Worst-Case Scenarios Could Help Prepare for Evil AI,” New Scientist, May 23, 2016.

“4 Big Plans to Fix Internet Security,” InfoWorld, May 13, 2016.  

“Google's Artificial-Intelligence Tool Is Offered for Free,” The Wall Street Journal, May 12, 2016.

“Imagine Discovering That Your Teaching Assistant Really Is a Robot,” The Wall Street Journal, May 6, 2016

Specialized Journal and Newsletters

Volume 14, Number 1 (May, 2016)

The Health and Safety Report, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), May 2016.

Human Factor sand Ergonomics Society Bulletin,| May 2016.


Call for paper: Special issue of MIT Press Journal
 CFP: "Arts, Aesthetics, and Performance in VR and Telepresence"
Special Issue of Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments.
Submission guidelines:
Submission deadline: November 1, 2016
More Info: Dr. Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon ( mjeon@mtu.edu)
Michigan Human Factors Engineering Short Course, Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) 2016.
Dates, Week 1: July 25-30, Week 2: August 1-5, Ann Arbor, Michigan
More information and registration: at: isd.engin.umich.edu/
RoCHI 2016 - International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction
8-9 September, Iasi Romania
SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2016 - IntelliSys 2016.
21-22 September 2016, London, UK.

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