AHFE Newsletters
February 2017
- Number 55


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• Exhibit at AHFE 2017

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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/in/ahfe-conference-b5b40569 


Submission Deadlines

- Final Deadline for receiving the camera-ready (full papers): Friday, 10 March 2017.
- Poster/ Demonstration: 300 words 10 March 2017
- Special Interest Group: 500 words 10 March 2017

Download Call for Papers

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 Angele

Monday, July 17, 2017- (8:00 – 12:00)

T-1: An introduction to Cognitive Work Analysis
Presenter: Neville Stanton, University of Southampton
T-2: Human Use Failure and Hazard Management: A Systems Approach
Presenter: Dean Hooper, HE Consulting
T-3: Introducing Leaner UX: Getting the benefits of lean, with techniques your manager will actually let you use
Presenter: Everett McKay, UX Design Edge
T-18: Dealing with the Role of People in Barrier Management Systems
Presenter: Ron McLeod, Ron McLeod Ltd.

Monday, July 17, 2017- (13:00 – 17:00)

T-4: Neuroergonomics: The Human Brain At Work
Presenter: Carryl Baldwin, George Mason University
T-5: Smart Human Centered Service System Design: Recent Trends and Advances 2014-2017
Presenter: Vincent Duffy, Purdue University
T-6: Digital Human Models (DHMs) in today’s and future product and production design
Presenter: Thomas Alexander, Fraunhofer-FKIE
T-17: Interaction Design and Ergonomics
Presenter: Fernando Moreira da Silva, University of Lisbon

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (8:00 – 12:00)

T-7: Cognitive Neuroscience for the Human Factors Practitioner: fNIRS Principles and Applications
Presenter: Hasan Ayaz, Drexel University
T-8: Dead Tired: What You Need to Know to Manage Worker Fatigue
Presenter: Mike Harnett, Six Safety Systems
T-9: Human Factors and Cyber-Security
Presenter: Abbas Moallem, San Jose State University
T-10: A Practical Guide to Doing Task Analysis
Presenter: Neville Stanton, University of Southampton
T-16: 3D Ergonomic Product Development and Assessment
Presenter: Denis Coelho, University of Beira Interior

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (13:00 – 17:00)

T-11: Design, User Experience and Usability (DUXU)
Presenter: Javed Sheikh, University of Lahore
T-12: Effective design reviews: how to give and receive meaningful, actionable design feedback
Presenter: Everett McKay, UX Design Edge
T-13: Design of User-Friendly Dashboards
Presenter: Abbas Moallem, San Jose State University
T-14: Prototyping Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) for Partially and Highly Automated Vehicles: From Human Centered Design towards balanced Human Systems Integration
Presenters: Marcel Baltzer (Fraunhofer FKIE), Nikhil Gowda (Renault Innovation Silicon Valley) and Eugen Altendorf (RWTH Aachen University)
T-15: Beyond Ergonomics: How to Safeguard Users of Health Information in Online Media
Presenter: Thomas Wetter, Heidelberg University and University of Washington

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

“Paralyzed patients communicate thoughts via brain-computer interface,” Reuter, Jan 31, 2017.

“The Numbers Don’t Lie: Self-Driving Cars Are Getting Good,” Wired, Feb. 1, 2017.

“The merging of humans and machines is happening now,” Wired, Jan 27, 2017.

“Scientists use Microsoft Bands and Bing to link lack of sleep to cognitive impairment,” Geek Wire, Jan 24, 2017

“For Driverless Cars, a Moral Dilemma: Who Lives or Dies?,” Associated Press, JN 18, 2017.

States Wire Up Roads as Cars Get Smarter,” The Wall Street Journal, Jan 02, 2017.

“The Edge Desk System Review, This Is What Your Back Wants,” Huffington Post, Dec 12, 2016.

Specialized Journal and Newsletters

Volume 14 Number 10 (February 2017)

January 10, 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

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

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