AHFE Newsletters
August 2017
- Number 58


• Thank you for your participation in AHFE 2017

• Best Paper Awards at AHFE 2017

• Exhibit at AHFE 2018

• Interesting Articles

• Specialized Journals and Newsletters

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• About Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International NEWS

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AHFEI 2018, 21-25 July, 2018, Orlando, Florida, USA

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

Pictures from the 2017 conference are available at AHFEI Facebook page


Submission Deadlines

  • Paper presentations: 500 words 1 December 2017
  • Poster/ Demonstration: 300 words 1 March 2018
  • Special Interest Group: 500 words 10 March 2018
  • Tutorial: 300 words 1 December 2017

Download Call for Paper at http://www.ahfe2018.org/files/AHFE2018_CFP.pdf

Thank you for your participation in AHFE 2017

We thank all participants of the AHFEI 2017 Conference, held 17-21 July in Los Angeles, USA, and we are looking forward seeing you all in Orlando, Florida, USA for AHFE 2018, 21-25 July 2018.

AHFE 2017 was held under the auspices of 33 distinguished international scientific boards consisting of 675 members.

Over 1700 people attended this year’s conference.  AHFE 2017 has received 5518 submissions from academia, research intuitions and industry in 60 countries, 1515 papers were presented in 255 parallel sessions, and 235 posters were displayed.

Looking forward to seeing everyone in Orlando, Florida in 2018.


Best Paper Awards at AHFE 2017

Best Paper Award (1)
Title: The interaction of causal attribution of performance and compliance with decision support systems in cyber-physical production systems - An empirical study using a business simulation game
Authors: Philipp Brauner, Ralf Philipsen, André Calero Valdez and Martina Ziefle, Germany
Best Paper Award (2)
Title: Cultural and social determinants of working conditions in Europe
Author: Denis Coelho, Portugal
Best Paper Award (3)
Title: A wearable, flexible sensor network platform for the analysis of different sport movements
Authors: Marcus Schmidt, Sebastian Wille, Carl Rheinländer, Norbert When and Thomas, Jaitner, Germany
Best Paper Award (4)
Title: A wearable device supporting multiple touches- and gesture-based languages for the deaf-blind
Authors: Nicholas Caporusso, Giovanni Cinquepalmi, Luigi Biasi, Gianpaolo Trotta, Antonio
Brunetti and Vitoantonio Bevilacqua, Italy
Best Student paper (1)
Title: Transition from conventionally to remotely piloted aircraft – investigation of possible impacts on function allocation and information accessibility using cognitive work analysis methods
Authors: Max Friedrich, Anne Papenfuß and Andreas Hasselberg, Germany
Best Student paper (2)
Title: Enhancing user identification during reading by applying content-based text analysis to eye-movement patterns
Authors: Akram Bayat, Amir Hossein Bayat and Marc Pomplun, USA/Iran
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Exhibit at AHFE 2018

AHFE 2018 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 was in a position to make acquisition decisions about human factors and ergonomics products and services presented at the conference.

Thanks to following companies for their participation in the AHFEI Exhibition in 2017:

  • Springer International Publishing
  • CRC Press - Taylor & Francis
  • UMICH Center for Ergonomics
  • NexGen Ergonomics Inc.
  • Smart Eye
  • Noraxon USA, Inc.
  • Wearable Sensing
  • TREWGrip
  • 3dMD

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: http://www.ahfe2018.org/books.html

You can order printed copies online at Springer Link website springer.com.

Interesting Articles

"Hacker Cracks Voting Machine in Less Than 2 Hours," The Wall Street Journal, July 29, 2017.

"'Magic Bench' lets users see, hear and feel animated characters,” Science Daily, July 26, 2017.

"Microsoft Teams Up With Major Universities to Build the First Scalable Quantum Computer, International Business Times,
July 25, 2017.

"Bikes May Have to Talk to Self-Driving Cars for Safety's Sake," National Public Radio, July 24, 2017.

"Instead of Hacking Self-Driving Cars, Researchers Are Trying to Hack the World They See," Quartz, July 18, 2017.

"Mind-Reading Computer Moves Closer to Reality," Network World. July 19, 2017.

"Robot Physical Therapist Helps People Walk Again After a Stroke," New Scientist, July 19, 2017.

"Deer Caught in the Headlights? Your Car May Soon See Them," The New York Times, July 20, 2017.

"Beauty Spot or Landscape Blot? Computer Trained to Judge Scenery, The Guardian, July 19, 2017.

"Google Researcher Tackles Quantum Computing's Thorniest Problems," The Wall Street Journal, July 14, 2017.

"Forecasting How Humans Will Interact With Machines by 2030," eWeek, July 12, 2017.

Specialized Journal and Newsletters

Volume 15, Number 4 (August 2017)

July 25, 2017, the HFES Bulletin


20th Congress, International Ergonomics Associations, Florence, August 26th-30, 2018.

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The Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International NEWS is a newsletter about Ergonomics and Human Factors topics, the Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International 2017 conference deadlines and activities, the Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International 2017 Exhibition, news in the area of Ergonomics and Human Factors, and more. If you have any questions or comments, or if you would like to contribute, please contact the editor, Dr. Abbas Moallem (abbas.moallem@sjsu.edu) for support or other questions please contact (admin@ahfe.org). The opinions that are expressed in this Newsletter are the sole responsibility of its authors and do not represent any institution or company.

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