AHFE Newsletters
April 2017
- Number 56


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AHFEI 2017, 17-21 July, 2017, Los Angeles, California, USA

Join AHFE International New Linked In at https://www.linkedin.com/groups/7068045

Pictures from the 2016 conference are available at AHFEI Facebook page


Submission Deadlines

Posters/demonstrations | 300 words | 1 May 2017
Special interest groups | 500 words | 20 April 2017

ATTENTION | ATTENTION| Hotel Accommodations

The Westin Bonaventure AHFE 2017 Conference Hotel is getting booked quickly! A limited number of rooms at the reduced group rate have been allocated on a first-come-first-served basis to AHFE participants. Hotel room reservation is highly recommended to ensure availability! More info available at

AHFE 2017 Final Program is now available.

The AHFE 2017 Final Program (technical sessions and rooms) are subject to change. Technical Sessions will be held on Wednesday, July 19, Thursday, July 20, and Friday, July 21, 2017. Registered participants are encouraged to attend all three days. View program at:

AHFE 2017 Tutorials

AHFEI 2017 offers 18 half-Day tutorials at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, covering the entire spectrum of the conference.

Tutorial will be offered on Monday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles

Exhibit at AHFE 2017

AHFE 2017 will present state-of-the-art ergonomics products, systems and services for users, professionals, and researchers in the AHFE field. More than 1,700 participants attended AHFEI conference in Orlando who were in a position to make acquisition decisions about human factors and ergonomics products and services presented at the conference.

Registered Exhibitors

  • Springer International Publishing AG
  • CRC Press - Taylor & Francis
  • UMICH Center for Ergonomics
  • NexGen Ergonomics Inc.
  • Smart Eye
  • Noraxon USA, Inc.
AHFEI 2017 Sponsorship

Sponsorship in the context of AHFE International 2017 is the ideal opportunity to expose your organization to an international audience of over 1800 researchers, professionals and users in the field of human factors and ergonomics.

Sponsorship is not limited to financial support, and thus can also take the form of material and service provision.
If you are interested in contributing to this international event as a sponsor or simply wish to receive more information contact: exhibits[at]ahfe.org

AHFE 2017 Sponsors

  • Japan Ergonomics Society (JES)
AHFE 2017 Proceedings

For a list of all AHFE 2017 Conference Proceedings Books and table of contents, visit:www.ahfe2017.org/books2016.html

Interesting Articles

“Brain-controlled muscle stimulation makes paralyzed man move limbs again" International Business Times, March 31, 2017.

“IBM Technology Creates Smart Wingman for Self-Driving Cars" Network World, March 30, 2017.

“Google Brain Wants Creative AI to Help Humans Make a 'New Kind of Art'," Technology Review, March 29, 2017.

“Scanners Can Be Hijacked to Perpetrate Cyberattacks" American Associates, March 28, 2017.

“Computers Learn to Cooperate Better Than Humans", Science, March 28, 2017.

“The Future of AI: 10 Scenarios IBM Is Already Working On', TechRepublic, March 23, 2017.

“New Brain-Inspired Cybersecurity System Detects 'Bad Apples' 100 Times Faster," Sandia Labs News March 21, 2017.

“A Robotic Revolution in Healthcare," BBC News, March 20, 2017.

“Using Big Data to Analyze Images and Video Better Than the Human Brain," Uni Research March 20, 2017.

“Robot Eavesdrops on Men and Women to See How Much They Talk," New Scientist, March 16, 2017.

“DARPA Plan Would Reinvent Not-So-Clever Machine Learning Systems," Network World,
March 16, 2017.

“It's Possible to Hack a Phone With Sound Waves, Researchers Show, The New York Times, March 14, 2017.

“Robots Could Look, Feel "Human" on the Outside," Wireless Design Magazine, March 7, 2017.

“Defining AI Beyond a Narrow Cognitive Computing View,” The Huffington Post, March 4, 2017.

Specialized Journal and Newsletters

Volume 14 Number 10 (February 2017)

March 15, 2017 the HFES Bulletin



SPECIAL ISSUE ON User Experience in Games
This special issue will bring together papers reporting research that explores a range of topics across the spectrum of user experience in video/computer/mobile games. We therefore

Paper submission deadline: April 10, 2017
Instructions for Authors can be found at
Special Issue Editor: Pei-Luen Patrick Rau (rpl@tsinghua.edu.cn)

22nd annual congress of the European College of Sport Science
ECSS Metropolis Ruhr 2017, 5. – 8. July 2017,

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