For most of its history, the field's impact on design was achieved primarily through either the direct participation of HF/E professionals in the design process or the management thereof. In recent years, however, HF/E professionals and HFES have become more active at the public policy level, recognizing that decisions in that arena have a wide-ranging impact on everything from the nation's investment in HF/E research to the practices adopted by entire industries.
Learn more below about initiatives and updates from HFES and its partners.
HFES partners with Lewis-Burke Associates LLC to aid in promoting the importance of HF/E science among federal agencies and legislators.
Read the latest policy statements from HFES.
See the latest government updates from HFES and its partners.
Science Policy Fellowship Program
The Science Policy Fellowship (SPF) program provides a valuable opportunity for our members to learn to successfully advocate for human factors and ergonomics on the national stage.