Events

Speaker Profiles

Each track will contain multiple simultaneous sessions throughout the two days of the symposium. Details regarding the presenters and lectures that one may attend are listed below.

Please note all times are listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST).  Purchase Session Recordings here

 Monday

 Time

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

 11:00 AM

Pascale Carayon

John Lee

Robert R. Hoffman

Peter A. Hancock

 1:00 PM

Nancy Cooke

Tom Sheridan

Wendy A. Rogers

Tonya L. Smith-Jackson

 3:00 PM

Gary Klein

David D. Woods

Eduardo Salas

 

5:00 PM 60 min break with opportunity to network in GatherTown where attendees can talk directly to speakers

  Tuesday

Time

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

11:00 AM

Don B. Chaffin

Najmedin Meshkati

Deborah A. Boehm-Davis

1:00 PM

William S. Marras

Mica R. Endsley

 

3:00 PM

Colin G. Drury

Andrew S. Imada

Christopher D. Wickens

5:00 PM 60 min break with opportunity to network in GatherTown where attendees can talk directly to speakers


Each speaker has provided an autobiography to share how they entered the HF/E profession, how they developed their key contributions, and to discuss those who were instrumental in their development into a HF/E titan. These videos offer an unique opportunity to get to know our titans.  Click the blue cc button in the bottom right corner for closed captions.

Monday, February 7, 2022


11:00 AM EST

 

Pascale Carayon
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Transforming Health Care for Patient Safety - Past, Present and Future of HFE Research

Moderated by Christopher Mayhorn, North Carolina State University
 
 

John Lee
Emerson Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Safety, Trust and Acceptance of Complex Human-Machine Systems

Moderated by William Horrey, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
 
 

Robert R Hoffman
Emeritus Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
Title: Cognitive Systems Engineering: A Paradigm in Search of a Theory?

Moderated by Barry Goettl, Air Force Research Lab
 
 

Peter A. Hancock
Pegasus Professor, Provost Distinguished Research Professor, University of Central Florida
Title: Human-Tool Symbiosis: Past, Present, and Future.

Moderated by Carolyn Sommerich, The Ohio State University
 

1:00 PM EST
 

Nancy Cooke 
Director, Center for Human, AI, and Robot Teaming
Professor, Human Systems Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University

Title: Interactive Team Cognition for Humans and Machines

Moderated by Carisa Harris-Adamson, University of California, San Francisco
 
 

Thomas B Sheridan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT
Title: Telepresence: Origins and Issues

Moderated by Barbara S. Chaparro, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
 
 

Wendy A. Rogers
Khan Professor of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Title: Human Factors Design of Robots to Support Successful Aging

 

Moderated by Julie Gilpin-Mcminn, Spirit AeroSystems
 

Tonya L. Smith-Jackson
Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Title: From Isolation to Innovation to Inclusion: My Human Factors Journey from 1994 to 2021

Moderated by Blake McGowan, VelocityEHS
 

3:00 PM EST
 
Gary Klein
ShadowBox LLC
Title: The Cognitive Dimension: Why it matters more now than ever.
Moderated by Philip Kortum, Rice University
 
 

David D Woods
Faculty Emeritus, Integrated Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University
Title: Fundamentals about How People (& Human Systems) Adapt to Cope with Complexity

 

Moderated by Thomas Ferris, Texas A&M University
 

 

Eduardo Salas
Allyn R. & Gladys M. Cline Professor of Psychology,  Chair, Department of Psychological Sciences, Rice University
Title: The science and practice of team effectiveness: Decades of progress and the road ahead.

Moderated by Elizabeth Blickensderfer, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Tuesday, February 8, 2022


11:00 AM EST
 
Donald B. Chaffin
Distinguished University of Michigan Professor Emeritus
Title: Occupational Biomechanics—Some Past and Future Issues
Moderated by Paul Green, University of Michigan
 
 

Najmedin Meshkati
Professor, Departments of Civil/Environmental Engineering  and Industrial and Systems Engineering
Professor, International Relations, University of Southern California, Associate (ex- Research Fellow), Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Title: Athena Wisdom or Cassandra Curse: What we have learned about complex systems disasters for preventing the next one

Moderated by Ram Maikala, National Safety Council

 

Deborah A. Boehm-Davis
Facebook Meta (Reality Labs Research)
Title: Please Stop Interrupting Me!

Moderated by Camille Peres, Texas A&M Univesity
 

1:00 PM EST
 

William S. Marras
Spine Research institute, College of Engineering, The Ohio State University
Title: Our Journey to Understanding Causal Pathways for Low Back Disorders

Moderated by Niki Howard, Safety & Health Assessment & Research for Prevention, WA State Department of Labor and Industries

 

Mica R. Endsley
SA Technologies
Title: Situation Awareness: State of the Art and Future Directions

  Moderated by Elease Mclaurin, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute
 

3:00 PM EST
 
Colin G. Drury
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University at Buffalo: SUNY
Title: Human Factors in Inspection and Beyond
Moderated by Susan Kotowski, University of Cincinnati
 
 

Andrew S. Imada
A. S. Imada & Associates
Title: Improving Systems and Changing Lives

 

 

Moderated by Ranjana Mehta, Texas A&M University
 
 

Christopher D. Wickens
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, Colorado State University
Professor Emeritus: Aviation, Psychology and Mechanical/Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Title: Attention to attention: the world, data, models and back to the world.

Moderated by Tony Andre, Interface Analysis Associates

 

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