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The AHFE International 2008 Conference Report
The Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2008 International was held in Las Vegas, Nevada USA from July 14 to 18, 2008.
With over 500 presentations in seven parallel sessions and 50 posters, 700 attendees from over 40 countries shared their research and experiences in all areas of human factors and ergonomics. The AHFEI 2008 International also featured an exhibition where 20 companies, institutions, and publishers allowed attendees to examine state-of-the-art ergonomics technology and interact with their representatives.
Through a variety of social activities, the conference was a privileged place to renew contacts with colleagues and make new friends from all over the world.
The 3rd AHFE International Conference will be held July 19-22, 2010 at Intercontinental, Miami, Florida USA The conference’s objective is to provide an international forum for the dissemination and exchange of scientific information on theoretical, generic, and applied areas of ergonomics, including physical ergonomics, cognitive ergonomics, social and organizational ergonomics, ergonomics modeling and usability evaluation, healthcare and special populations, and safety and ergonomics in manufacturing.
Please mark your calendar and plan early to submit abstract of your future work. For more information visit the conference website at
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Journal Review: Introducing the Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing
The Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing is edited by Wademar Karwowski and Gavriel Salvendy and published quarterly by Wiley with an extensive international review committee. The objective of the journal is to facilitate discovery, integration, and application of scientific knowledge about human aspects of manufacturing and system engineering. The journal covers a broad range of topics in ergonomics and human factors with a focus on design, operation, and management of systems.
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Sponsorship of the AE International 2010 Conference
Organizations wishing to sponsor a special event or to be a general sponsor of the conference are welcome to contact Dr. Abbas Moallem (Abbas.Moallem@sjsu.edu).
Specialized Journal and Newsletters
in cooperation with the Institute of Industrial Engineers, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and International Ergonomics Association
"Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Bulletin," Volume 51, Number 7, July 2008.
“IEA Newsletter from the IEA President,” 25 July 2008.
“The Health and Safety Report,” Volume 6, Issue 5- May 2008
“DoD Ergonomics Working Group NEWS,” Issue 81, July 2008.
“Architects are designing new facilities with stemming the spread of infection in mind.” The Los Angels Times
” Most surgery in wrong spot done on spine: 11 such cases found in state since 2006,” The Boston Globe on line, July 30, 2008,
“GPS pokes new peepholes into mobile screens,” CNN, Thu June 19, 2008
“Why Do Sick People Go To Work? Unhealthy Fear” NPR.org, July 28, 2008
“Study Explains How Stress Makes People Sick,” NPR.org , July 27, 2008 ·
“Scientist: Cell Phone Use May Increase Cancer Risk,” NPR.org , July 24, 2008
“Wrong bras' can damage breasts,” BBC.COM, July 24, 2008
“Say goodbye to the computer mouse,” BBC, July 17, 2008
August 5-9, 2008: North American Congress on Biomechanics, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
August 11 - 13 2008: 40th Nordic Ergonomic Society conference, ReykjavÃk, Iceland
August 12-14, 2008: 2008 Naval Science & Technology Partnership Conference, Washington, D.C., USA. http://www.onr.navy.mil.
August 18-19, 2008: Standards Engineering Society (SES) Conference, San Diego, California, USA.
August 31-September 4: Fourth International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, 2008, Washington, D.C. USA.
August 31-September 3, 2008: "Biomechanics '08": International Congress of the Polish Society of Biomechanics, Wroclaw, Poland.
September 17-18, 2008: 2008 Occupational Ergonomics Symposium, Seattle, Washington, USA. http://www.pshfes.org/symposium.htm.
October 13-15, 2008: Tenth International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
October 5-8, 2008: ACE Annual Conference, Chateau Cartier, Aylmer, Quebec, Canada.
December 5-13, 2008: The Fourth International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CISSE 2008)
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The Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International NEWS is a newsletter about Ergonomics and Human Factors topics, The Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International 2010 conference deadlines and activities, the Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International 2010 Exhibition, news in the area of Ergonomics and Human Factors, and more. If you have any questions or comments, or if you would like to contribute, please contact the editor, Dr. Abbas Moallem (email@example.com). The opinions that are expressed in this Newsletter are the sole responsibility of its authors and do not represent any institution or company.