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PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Principal Sponsor – The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality seeks to end preventable harm, improve patient outcomes and experiences, and eliminate waste in health care, at Johns Hopkins and around the world. Committed to a transdisciplinary approach, the institute brings together clinicians, patients, human factors experts, psychologists, and others to develop safer care delivery systems.
 
Student Lounge Sponsor – Tuesday – Distinguish yourself. Established in 1990, BCPE's certification symbolizes excellence in the practice of human factors, ergonomics, and user experience. For information about certification and its benefits, stop by our exhibit.
 
PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Senior SponsorBresslergroup is a research-driven product innovation lab and consultancy. Our strategists, researchers, designers, and engineers work together to creatively solve meaningful design problems in unexpected ways. Our work runs the gamut from consumer products to scientific and medical equipment. We partner with U.S. and international clients who range from startups to global brands.
 
Clemson Industrial Engineering

PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Principal Sponsor – Industrial Engineering (IE) research at Clemson University focuses on healthcare, transportation, energy, security, and manufacturing challenges. Research in IE is supported by federal funding agencies, national laboratories, and local industries. The undergraduate and PhD programs are rapidly expanding, and IE students across all educational levels are actively engaged in research and experiential learning at Clemson.

 

Computer Systems Technical Group

UX Day Happy Hour Sponsor

 
PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Senior SponsorCore specializes in usability engineering for the health-care sector overall and for medical/drug-delivery devices in particular. Core provides device-related services from the initial conception of an idea through the market launch and beyond to help companies develop and market safe, usable, and desirable products. Some of the many services Core offers include task/risk analyses, heuristic/expert evaluations, formative/summative usability testing, competitive studies/analyses, and regulatory guidance. Core operates globally from its headquarters in the USA.
 
General Sponsorship – CRC Press – Taylor & Francis Group is the premier publisher of professional reference books, textbooks, journals, and electronic databases in the field of Human Factors & Ergonomics. View our latest offerings and get special savings ranging from 20–50% off at the HFES meeting or on line at www.crcpress.com.
 

Haydee M. Cuevas

Mentor-Mentee Lunch Sponsor
 
Design Science

PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Principal SponsorDesign Science has been providing human factors support as well as contextual inquiry for medical product development since its founding in 1991. Design Science has worked on a wide variety of devices and systems, including surgical instruments, diagnostic equipment, implantable devices, imaging systems, pharmaceutical packaging, drug-delivery systems, and software systems for Fortune 500 clients.

 
End to End User Research

PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Junior Sponsor – End to End User Research is a full service consultancy addressing all of your research needs, from beginning to end. From recruiting representative users to participate in your studies, to providing knowledgeable consultants with years of experience to plan and conduct research for you... our mission is to provide your team with all the resources you need to obtain valuable and actionable answers to all of your research questions!

 
Evans Incorporated

PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Senior Sponsor – Health-care organizations and staff need to be resilient and receptive in the face of continuous and ongoing disruption. With our proprietary blend of human-centered organizational improvement, staff alignment, process efficiency, and technology selection, Evans Incorporated assists health-care clients achieve ROI – Real Operational Impact™ as they navigate complex change.

 

HFES Council of Technical Groups

Alphonse Chapanis Best Student Paper Award Sponsor
 
Jay Pollack

PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Senior Sponsor

 
KK Women's and Children's Hospital

PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Senior SponsorKK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore, is a regional leader in obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, and neonatology. The 830-bed hospital is a referral center providing tertiary services to handle high-risk conditions in women and children. More than 600 specialists adopt a multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to treatment and harness compassion, medical innovations, and technology to deliver the best medical care possible. Accredited by Joint Commission International as an Academic Medical Centre, KKH believes that world-class clinical training and research are imperative in raising the standard of care.

 

PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Principal Sponsor – Located in Washington, DC, the National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare brings together human factors engineers, psychologists, industrial systems engineers, health services researchers, and clinicians to conduct basic safety science and applied research to improve healthcare safety, efficiency, and reliability.

 
Starship Health Technologies

PDTG/HCTG Networking Reception Principal SponsorStarship Health Technologies provides applied research, mHealth technology development, and user-centered design consulting. Today, Starship is conducting health services research to improve core processes such as care coordination and clinical communications; creating public health interventions to reduce health disparities and to empower patients; and applying advanced learning technologies to augment medical and patient education with virtual environments. Starship serves a national customer base from offices in suburban Philadelphia and is eager to talk to you about how we can work together.

UX Day Leadership Development Workshop Sponsor | UX Day Keynote Address Sponsor |
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State Farm is a Fortune 50 insurance and financial services company whose mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. With 65,000 employees and 18,000 agents, State Farm insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S.

Usability Associates

PDTG/HCTG 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.

UserWorks

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.

Waldemar Karwowski

Alphonse Chapanis Best Student Paper Award Sponsor
WeddingWire, Inc.

UX Day Guerrilla Usability ChallengeWeddingWire, Inc. is the leading global online marketplace connecting consumers with event and creative professionals. Operating within a $200 billion industry, WeddingWire, Inc. hosts 10 million monthly unique users across its mobile and web platforms. Consumers are able to read over 2.5 million vendor reviews and search, compare, and book from a database of over 400,000 businesses. Globally, it provides these businesses the technology they need to serve their clients through advertising, marketing, and business management tools such as Web sites, payment processing, invoicing, and contracts.

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Distinguish yourself. Established in 1990, BCPE's certification symbolizes excellence in the practice of human factors, ergonomics, and user experience. For information about certification and its benefits, stop by our exhibit.
 
CRC Press – Taylor & Francis Group is the premier publisher of professional reference books, textbooks, journals, and electronic databases in the field of Human Factors & Ergonomics. View our latest offerings and get special savings ranging from 20–50% off at the HFES meeting or on line at www.crcpress.com.
 
HCI International 2017 (HCII2017), jointly with the Affiliated Conferences, held under one management and one registration, will take place at Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, Canada, July 9–14, 2017. HCII2017 invites you 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.
 
miraSMART™ Conference Management Software is the complete solution for any organization in need of document handling, team collaboration, and session scheduling from launch and management through proceedings publication and distribution. With simple step-by-step setup and launch, miraSMART™'s intuitive tools allow even the most novice administrators to easily manage their meeting.
 
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offer competitive awards for Postdoctoral and Senior Research in US Federal Laboratories and affiliated institutions.
 
Located in Washington, DC, the National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare brings together human factors engineers, psychologists, industrial systems engineers, health services researchers, and clinicians to conduct basic safety science and applied research to improve healthcare safety, efficiency, and reliability.
 
The Office Ergonomics Research Committee (OERC) is a consortium of companies who work together to advance ergonomic research in the design and management of knowledge work places, systems, processes, and products. OERC members represent a diverse group of organizations with a common interest in complex human-machine systems, commonly referred to as office ergonomics.
 
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.
 
For 57 years, the University of Michigan has offered a two-week Human Factors Engineering short course covering the design of systems, products, and services to make them easier, safer, and more effective for human use. Topics include cognitive task analysis, occupational ergonomic methods, usability testing, root cause analysis, cognitive walk-throughs, and more.
 
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