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An ergonomist brings knowledge of the capabilities & limitations of humans to systems so both the system & people work effectively.

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HFESA Events Calendar

TranSIG Journal Club Series: October

Tuesday 4 October 2016

VIC Branch AGM 2016 & PD event

Thursday 6 October 2016
Location: 1/126 Wellington Parade East Melbourne

SA Branch PD event with RTWSA: Incident Investigation

Wednesday 19 October 2016
Location: RTWSA 400 King William St Adelaide 5000

SA Branch AGM 2016

Thursday 20 October 2016
Location: Namaste Nepalese Restaurant, 41 George St, Parkside SA

TranSIG Journal Club Series: November

Tuesday 22 November 2016

HWWE 2016

Thursday 8 December 2016
Location: NIT Jalandhar, Punjab (INDIA)
Monday 27 March 2017
Location: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, in Orlando, Florida, USA

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Other events and conferences...

HFESA 2016 Conference
6-9 November 2016
Gold Coast

OzCHI 2016 Conference
29 November - 2 December 2016
Launceston, TAS

HFESA wins APAC Business Award 2015

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Other Conferences

OzCHI 2015

IEA 2015 Congress (Australia)

IEA 2018 Congress (Florence)

Special Interest Groups

Anthropometry Resource Australia SIG

Computer Human Interaction SIG

Design SIG

Defence SIG

Healthcare Ergonomics SIG

Occupational Health & Safety SIG

Resources & Energy SIG

Student SIG

Human Factors in Transport SIG


Dr Carmen LawrenceDr Carmen Lawrence

Read more about HFESA's patron, and her background in psychology and politics at state and federal levels.