Skip Navigation

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

About HFES
HFES Bulletin
Technical Groups
Public Policy Matters
HFES Meetings
Awards and Fellows
Educational Resources
National Ergonomics Month
Information for Students
Career Center
Consultants Directory
Links of Interest
Advertise with HFES
2015 Annual Meeting



About Search


Student Lounge Sponsor (Tuesday) – The Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE) provides opportunity for professional development and to demonstrate broad competency in the field of human factors/ergonomics. Become BCPE certified to join colleagues who stand out in the field by by being a certified professional.


HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Principal SponsorBresslergroup connects leading brands with their customers through meaningful new product innovations. We have more than four decades of experience developing breakthrough products for clients including Thermador, Black & Decker, Schick, Becton Dickinson, Glaxo, and many more.

Changi General Hospital

HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Senior SponsorChangi General Hospital (CGH) is an award-winning public hospital with over 1,000 beds caring for a community of 1.4 million people in eastern Singapore. CGH is a key partner and resource for the Eastern Health Alliance, the regional health system for eastern Singapore. CGH has been JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited since 2005.

Clemson University

HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Principal SponsorClemson's Industrial Engineering program has substantially increased its research profile over the last decade, and with recent investments in personnel and facilities, is becoming firmly established as a top destination for industrial engineering research and education. Clemson researchers are now responsible for groundbreaking studies in today's foremost engineering challenges, arising in areas such as supply chain and logistics, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation system design, information technology, automotive engineering, national security, and finance.

Core Human Factors

HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Senior SponsorCore Human Factors has the knowledge and expertise to apply "the human factor" to precisely fit your products to the physical, cognitive, and perceptual characteristics of your users. Successful product development requires a balance of usability, usefulness, and desirability. Core's human factors methodologies uniquely address this balance.


Council of Technical Groups

Alphonse Chapanis Best Student Paper Award Sponsor

Haydee M. Cuevas

Tuesday and Thursday Mentor-Mentee Lunch Sponsor
UX Day Leadership Development Workshop SponsorDesign Interactive specializes in measuring human behavior using biometric data to create adaptive training systems, multi-platform software programs and personnel selection tools.
Design Science

HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Principal SponsorDesign Science is retained by the world's leading companies to assure that their products fit user needs. We conduct rigorous research and design user interfaces to optimize usability, safety, and customer appeal of products. Founded in 1991, Design Science was one of the first consultancies to focus on the person/product interface.

UX Day Keynote Address SponsorEmerson Process Management provides automation expertise and technologies to help customers improve operations in industries from oil and gas production and refining to power generation, chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing, food and beverage processing, and metals and mining. Its measurement, analysis, control, and services offerings reflect deep understanding of customers' needs and experience in meeting them.
Badge Lanyards SponsorGfK is one of the world's leading research and design firms, with around 13,000 experts working to discover new insights into the way people live, think, and shop, in over 100 markets, every day.

HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Principal SponsorHuman Factors Consulting Services, Inc. is a full-service human factors research and design consulting firm with established specializations in medical devices and innovative consumer design.

Jay Pollack

HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Senior Sponsor


Waldemar Karwowski

Alphonse Chapanis Best Student Paper Award Sponsor
Wednesday Mentor-Mentee Lunch Sponsor (UX Day)Monterey Technologies, Inc. has provided industry leading Human Factors Engineering and Human-Systems Integration services, from Government to commercial clients, since 1984. The company was incorporated in the state of California in 1984 to provide professional services to government and industry customers in the areas of human factors research and engineering, systems analysis, simulation, and training.
UX Day Logo Competition Sponsor
UX Day Twitter Raffle SponsorMotorola exists to invent, build and deliver the best mobile devices on the planet, improving the lives of millions of people. We created the mobile communications industry. We invented most of the protocols and technologies that make mobile communications possible, including the first mobile phone, the first base station, and most everything in between.
HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Principal Sponsor – The National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare's mission is to apply human factors research methods and concepts to the medical domain, with a focus on information technology, device design, and systems design. The center is housed within MedStar Health, a large health system in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD area.

HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Principal SponsorNuance is reinventing the relationship between people and technology. Through its voice and language offerings, the company is creating a more human conversation with the many systems, devices, electronics, and services around us. Every day, millions of people experience Nuance through intelligent systems that can listen, understand, learn and adapt to your life and work.


Environmental Design/
Macroergonomics TG Meeting Sponsor
Occupational Ergonomics TG Meeting Sponsor
OERC members bring a wealth of diverse interests and backgrounds to a collaborative effort of developing and expanding the ergonomics knowledge base related to the interaction between office technologies, information, and communication technologies and the people who use them. OERC's focus of interest is the ergonomics of this human-machine system.

STTG Business Meeting SponsorRealtime Technologies, Inc. (RTI) builds world class driving simulators for your research environments. RTI is the leading provider of autonomous vehicle simulators in the U.S. In addition to complete simulators, RTI provides custom engineering, hardware development and an advanced simulation software suite. Previous customers have included government, academia, and private entities.
HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Junior SponsorResearch Collective offers human factors & user research consulting, in-house testing facilities, and research participant recruiting. We are a turnkey solution for human factors challenges. Our methods of discovery, research, and analysis allows us to recommend strategies that help clients develop easy-to-use products that are intuitive, efficient and just the right fit for their consumers.

UX Day Best Paper Competition Sponsor
Student Lounge Sponsor (Wednesday)


HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Senior Sponsor – Established in 1926 by Walter Dorwin Teague, Teague is a full-service design and innovation consultancy specializing in product design, interaction design, environmental design, and mechanical design.


STTG Track Sponsor – For fifty years, UMTRI has been committed to making transportation safe and has carried out research that has had an impact on the lives of road users around the world. UMTRI research findings have influenced public policies, safety regulations, industry standards, and product design, all leading to safer highway travel and lives saved.

UX Day Design Challenge Sponsor – With nearly 85 years of research expertise, United Technologies Research Center has long been at the forefront of developing solutions, product improvements and technologies that revolutionize entire markets. UTRC partners with UTC business units and external research organizations to expand the boundaries of science and technology through research and innovation, delivering technology options that meet and anticipate the needs of the marketplace.
Usability Associates

HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Senior SponsorUsability Associates is a Human Factors consulting firm specializing in requirements definition, design, testing, and installation for product development. The firm was founded in 1998 by Stanley Caplan.


HCTG/PDTG Networking Reception Senior SponsorUserWorks is a Washington, DC, area corporation that has provided user experience design, usability engineering, and human factors research consulting services since 1989. Clients have included over 200 organizations spanning the government, nonprofit, and private sectors. Services include requirements definition, interaction design, user research including usability testing, accessibility analyses, human performance R&D, and participant recruiting.



You are cordially invited to participate in the 7th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2016 and the Affiliated Conferences, to be held at Walt Disney World® Swan and Dolphin Hotel, near Orlando, Florida, USA July 27–31, 2016. All distinguished Conferences are maintained jointly under one management and one registration. The conference objective is to provide an international forum for the dissemination and exchange of scientific information on theoretical, generic, and applied areas of human factors and ergonomics.
The Auburn University Graduate Certificate in Occupational Safety & Ergonomics is available to both degree and non-degree seeking students. A minimum of 15 hours of coursework including two ergonomics courses, two safety courses, and one additional course (Human Factors or Industrial Hygiene) are required. All courses are available online.
BCPE The Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE) provides opportunity for professional development and to demonstrate broad competency in the field of human factors/
ergonomics. Become BCPE certified to join colleagues who stand out in the field by by being a certified professional.
Battelle Battelle is the world's largest nonprofit research and development organization, with over 22,000 employees at more than 60 locations globally. Every day, the people of Battelle Memorial Institute apply science and technology to solving what matters most. At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, Battelle conducts research and development, designs and manufactures products, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers.
HCI International 2016

HCI International 2016, jointly with the Affiliated Conferences, held under one management and one registration, will take place at The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, Canada, under the auspices of 15 distinguished international boards. You are invited to participate and contribute to the international forum for the dissemination and exchange of up-to-date scientific information on theoretical, generic and applied areas of HCI, through the following modes of communication: Plenary / Keynote Presentation, Parallel Sessions, Poster Sessions, Tutorials and Exhibition.


ICTTP2016: Sixth International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology will be held August 2–5, 2016, in Brisbane, Australia. Held every four years, ICTTP has achieved a long-standing and highly-regarded reputation as the leading international gathering in the field of traffic and transport psychology. For information, visit

IEEE CogSIMA IEEE CogSIMA: Where Cognitive Science meets Computer Science. The CogSIMA conference series provides an annual venue for presenting multi-disciplinary research on complex heterogeneous dynamical systems – of interacting humans, machines, computer agents, and/or networks – whose individual and/or collective behavior depends on their situation awareness. Please join us in San Diego, California, March 21–25, 2016.
The Applied Ergonomics Conference is where global professionals gather to share best practices, case studies and research in human factors, safety, ergonomics and risk management. Gain insight into the latest ergonomics trends and techniques during oral and poster presentations and the renowned Ergo Cup® competition. Roundtable discussions and networking events promote knowledge sharing across industries.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are private, nonprofit institutions that provide expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and the world. Our work helps shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine.
Pacific Science & Engineering Group (PSE) specializes in human system integration, training, performance measurement, cognitive science, human factors, and related areas. Since 1985, PSE has received numerous contracts with defense and intelligence agencies, commercial companies, universities, and research organizations. PSE has earned an international reputation for excellence in addressing human performance in complex systems.
Go to TOP