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A mixed sensor smart chair system for real-time posture classification and chronic low back pain detection

  • August 4, 2023
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19th September, 2023 – 23:30 UTC (8:30 KST on 20th September) IEA is thrilled to present an exciting new webinar, organized by the MSD Technical Committee. In this engaging session, Professor Woojin Park, a distinguished expert in Industrial Engineering from Seoul National University, will delve into the latest breakthroughs and methodologies for real-time posture classification. Date and […]

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The future of work and the challenges for HFE from the UK perspective

  • August 3, 2023
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Aug 29, 2023 12:00 Universal Time UTC This IEA webinar will again delve into the challenges that Human Factors and Ergonomics professionals may encounter as the future unfolds, this time from the unique perspective of the United Kingdom. This engaging session will be presented by two esteemed professionals in the field, Nigel Heaton and Rob […]

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IEA2024 Call for Papers coming soon

  • July 29, 2023
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Begin preparing your abstracts as the first Call for Papers is expected to be opened in August 2023.  The first round of submissions will be due by 31 October 2023 and authors will be notified of the results by the end of November, 2023. A second round will take place afterwards with notification of acceptance […]

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Stover Snook

  • July 29, 2023
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The IEA regrets to inform that Stover Snook, an IEA Fellow, passed away on July 8, 2023 in Florida, his home. Stover entered the new field of human engineering in 1956. He participated in the human factors design and evaluation of military missile systems, command and control systems, weather observing and forecasting systems, and aircraft cockpit […]

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The FY24 SIGCHI Budget

  • July 9, 2023
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TL;DR: This blog post details the financial commitments of SIGCHI for the fiscal year that just started (July 1, 2023 — June 30, 2024). What is the SIGCHI Budget? Around the start of the calendar year, the ACM asks all… Continue reading “The FY24 SIGCHI Budget”… TL;DR: This blog post details the financial commitments of […]

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Martin Helander

  • June 15, 2023
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It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Professor Martin Helander, President of the IEA from 1994-1997. An Obituary can be found here. It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Professor Martin Helander, President of the IEA from 1994-1997. An Obituary can be found here.

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IEA Webinar with Paul Salmon on Artificial Intelligence

  • May 26, 2023
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The IEA is pleased to announce that Paul Salmon will be presenting on the challenges for the future of work that will result from the application of artificial intelligence. The webinar will take place on 28th June at 8 am UTC but will also be available on the IEA YouTube channel afterwards. See the link […]

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Impact Grants

  • April 7, 2023
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FPE announces the availability of the 2023/2024 Impact Grants that aim to support small projects in the quest of developing professional ergonomics around the world. The funding preference will be given, but not limited to, applicants from the developing countries (as defined by United Nations) or proposals that help develop or grow professional ergonomics in the developing […]

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IEA/Kingfar Early Career Researcher Awardees

  • April 3, 2023
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Although somewhat delayed due to the extension of deadlines in the past, the IEA is pleased to announce selections for the 2022 IEA/Kingfar Early Career Researchers Award.  The awardees are representative of our global membership and include: Gabriela Garcia – SOCEERGO (Ecuadorian Scientific Society for Ergonomics) Carlos Aceves Gonzalez – SEMAC (Society of Ergonomists of […]

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