What's New

  • A communication with a link to the 2020 election ballot  was sent to all eligible voting members of the Society on Friday, July 24.  If you are a Full or Emeritus member of HFES and have not received this communication,  please check your spam folder or contact info@hfes.org. In this year's election, ...

  • The IEA K.U. Smith Student Award honors deserving students responsible for contributions to human factors/ergonomics (HF/E). Awards will be presented during the IEA 2021 Triennial Congress in Vancouver, Canada. The Award winners each will receive a cash award of US $3,000. A travel stipend also may ...

  • Dear Training TG Members, The HFES Training Technical Group is pleased to announce a request for proposals for the 2020 Training TG Student Grant Award.  The recipient of the best proposal will be awarded $750 to help cover expenses including, but not limited to, research materials or equipment, research ...

  • By Lewis-Burke Associates The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a 5-4 ruling striking down President Trump’s 2017 attempt to dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.  DACA is a program, established by the Obama Administration in 2012, that protects nearly 650,000 undocumented ...

  • A video collaboration between AIHA and HFES examining the ergonomics of working (and schooling) from home.    View the YouTube page here

HFES is Open and Operational - 
HFES staff are working remotely from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. We encourage you to contact us by email at info@hfes.org.

Complimentary Webinar Recordings:
HFES Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Webinar: Listening and Acting 

HFES Town Hall Webinar: Facing the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Human Factors Considerations

New:  Read about HFES’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
HFES’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Action Plan

Ergonomics Summit Handouts Available
- View them here.    Purchase the Recording Here

Upcoming Activities:


64th Annual Meeting - October 5 - 9, 2020 

Since we can't meet in person for HFES's 64th Annual Meeting, we are bringing the meeting to you. Join us for the HFES 2020 Virtual Meeting! Social distancing  doesn't mean that you have to put your professional development and engagement with your colleagues on hold.

October 13 - 14, 2020
A Two-Day, Three-Track Activity Focused on
Exoskeletons, Robotics, and Cyber Security