What's New

  • Guest editors, Phil Kortum (Rice University) and Barbara Chaparro (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University), welcome submissions to a Human Factors special issue titled “The Science Behind Usability and User Experience. The field of usability helps us understand if people will be able to successfully ...

  • In order to better fit members’ needs, the Test and Evaluation Technical Group members recently approved changing the name of this group to the Usability and System Evaluation Technical Group.  The  Usability and System Evaluation Technical Group  focuses on the quantitative and qualitative methods ...

  • It’s time for members of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society to submit nominations for the 2019 elections.  We are seeking names of qualified individuals to run for President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer-Elect, and two At-Large members of the Executive Council. Full Members and Fellows of the Society, ...

  • IEA Invites Applications for the IEA/Liberty Mutual Medal Through this prestigious medal, the IEA seeks to recognize outstanding original research leading to the reduction or mitigation of work-related injuries. The main criteria include significant advancement of theory and understanding, innovation ...

  • By G. M. Hancock As part of their on-going efforts to promote leadership among future service officers across different fields, and particularly within HFES national, the HFES Leadership Development Committee continues to endorse and encourage the Emerging Leaders Program. As part of this professional ...

Upcoming Activities 


2019 Annual Meeting

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October 28 – November 1, 2019
Seattle, Washington



2019 ErgoX Symposium

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October 28, 2019
Seattle, Washington



2020 Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care Symposium
At the forefront of patient safety.  Cutting‑edge presentations, posters, and workshops on emerging issues in health care human factors.   

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March 8- 11, 2020 | Toronto, Ontario, Canada