Healthy, Safe and Productive By Design
51st Annual Conference | 6-9 November | Gold Coast, Queensland
The 51 st annual conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia will be held 6-9 November 2016 at Crowne Plaza, Surfers Paradise on Queensland’s iconic Gold Coast. The theme is “Healthy safe and productive by design”.
The program for the HFESA 2016 Annual conference will consist of two keynotes, the Cumming Memorial Lecture, invited podium presentations, and up to 18 poster presentations and 6-8 half or full day workshops. Poster presentations will include a one slide, 3 minute, podium presentation.
Prof Sarah Sharples
Professor of Human Factors in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering and Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham.
With significant research in Network Rail, design and implementation of novel interfaces for railway control and rail simulation. Professor Sharples is President of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, and co-editor of the leading ergonomics/human factors text, Evaluation of Human Work, 4th edition (2015).
Prof Sharon Parker
Winthrop Professor at the Business School, University of Western Australia.
Sharon is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. She is also an Honorary Professor and past Director of the Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield. Professor Parker is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology. Professor Parker has published several books, including a Sage publication on job and work design, over 40 refereed journal articles, 35 book chapters, and numerous technical and practitioner publications.
Confirmed Invited Presenters
- Dr. Neelam Naikar, Scientist, Centre for Cognitive Work & Safety Analysis
- Dr. Jennifer Long, Visual Ergonomics
- AProf Maureen Hassall, University of Queensland
- Prof David Caple, Adjunct, Centre for Ergonomics & Human Factors, La Trobe
- Prof Geoff Cumming. FAPS, Emeritus Professor, La Trobe
- Ms Daisy Veitch, Anthropometrist, Flinders Medical Centre
- Dr. Anjum Naweed, Senior Research Fellow at CQU Adelaide
Call for Abstracts
You could be a part of this event delivering your message to advance the fields’ body of knowledge through the gathered HFESA academic and practitioner community. Abstracts are now invited for consideration for poster or workshop presentations.
Poster presentations will include a one slide, 3 minute, podium presentation scheduled for two sessions on the first morning of the conference (Monday, Nov 7), with the accompanying posters on display during subsequent breaks. A maximum of 18 posters can be accepted. Posters will be selected for presentation based on abstracts received by the deadline.
Case studies describing the outcome and process of the application of human factors and ergonomics principles are encouraged, as well as descriptions of completed research projects. Poster presenters are also invited to provide a full length paper for inclusion in the conference proceedings. Full papers received by the deadline listed below will be peer reviewed. Papers received after the deadline may be included in the proceedings but will not be peer reviewed.
Workshops will be presented on Day 3 of the conference (Wednesday, Nov 9). Workshop proposals may nominate a 1/2 day or full day. Workshop proposals should include a description of the workshop aims and intended audience, content and process.
May 1 - Poster and Workshop proposal abstracts due to email@example.com
June 3 - Selection of posters and workshops completed and feedback provided
Aug 28 - Full papers due for peer review
Sep 30 - Peer review completed and feedback provided
Oct 23 - Final papers due for proceedings
Nov 7 - Poster presentations
Nov 9 - Workshops
Questions regarding the HFESA 2016 scientific program should be directed to:
Robin Burgess-Limerick via firstname.lastname@example.org