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Message from IEA President Jose Orlando Gomes

  • April 25, 2022
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On behalf of the IEA officers and the Executive Committee, I would like to express thanks for the enormous effort, dedication, and resilience of all IEA members, federated and affiliated societies and their members, and regional networks, all of which were able to face the challenges brought by the pandemic in continuing the operation of […]

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Journal Club style Webinar on Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • April 25, 2022
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The Technical Committee on Musculoskeletal disorders is offering a webinar on two recent scientific publications, where the papers will be presented and discussed with the authors. It will take place on March 4 , 2022 (8 -9 pm UTC)  A flyer with further information can be found here. Register The Technical Committee on Musculoskeletal disorders […]

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IEA/Kingfar and IEA/Tsinghua Awards Announced

  • April 25, 2022
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On behalf of the IEA Executive Committee, Past President and Awards Chair Dr. Kathleen Mosier is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2021 IEA/Kingfar Award and the IEA/Tsinghua Award. The IEA/Kingfar award is given in recognition of outstanding student research in human factors / ergonomics (HFE) issues in industrially developing countries (IDCs). The purpose […]

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Fireside Chat Webinar

  • April 25, 2022
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The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of the USA is one of the biggest members of the IEA.  We co-hosted a webinar where the presidents of both organisations chatted with each other about what is HFE, what it offers in terms of career prospects and its added value to customers. They also discussed the current […]

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Recent IEA Society Activities in Spanish-Speaking Countries

  • April 25, 2022
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Argentina On 26 November 2021, the 3rd National Ergonomics Congress organized by the Argentine Ergonomics Association (AdEA) was held in the northeast region. After several months in remote mode, the association convened a hybrid congress: the interested parties attended in person in the town of Rosario, Province of Santa Fe, as well as virtually via […]

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IEA Webinar on Human-Robot Interaction Available on YouTube

  • April 25, 2022
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The recent IEA Webinar on Human-Robot Interaction is now available on You Tube:   Human factors and ergonomics are crucial topics for the future development of robotic technologies. The application of diverse robotic technologies in different settings such as manufacturing, healthcare, and others is increasing steadily. In particular, robotic systems that closely interact with humans […]

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SIGCHI Awards 2022

  • April 1, 2022
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The SIGCHI Executive Committee is delighted to announce the SIGCHI Awards for 2022. Our fantastic list of awardees for this year includes the following: Lifetime Research Award: Yvonne Rogers Lifetime Practice Award: Steven Pemberton Lifetime Service Award: Geraldine Fitzpatrick Social Impact Award: Liz Gerber,… Continue reading “SIGCHI Awards 2022”… The SIGCHI Executive Committee is delighted to announce the SIGCHI […]

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Gary Marsden Travel Awards Recipients (July, September, November 2021)

  • January 19, 2022
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We are excited to announce the recipients of the last three cycles of the Gary Marsden Travel Awards (GMTA) for 2021. The GMTA accepts applications from SIGCHI members who are students, early career researchers, or those experiencing financial hardship or… Continue reading “Gary Marsden Travel Awards Recipients (July, September, November 2021)”… We are excited to […]

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Open Session on Going Hybrid

  • December 16, 2021
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In late November, the SIGCHI Executive Committee conducted an open session to discuss going hybrid. This session was hosted by Cale Passmore (CP) and me, and aimed at surfacing concerns and priorities around transitioning from virtual to hybrid formats, as brought up in… Continue reading “Open Session on Going Hybrid”… The recording of the open session on YouTube, […]

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SIGCHI Equity Talks #10: Race & SIGCHI

  • November 15, 2021
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Adriana Alvarado, Angela Smith, Bryan Dosono, Cale Passmore, Ihudiya Finda Williams, Marisol Wong-Villacres, Neha Kumar Previous Equity Talk Summary: Making SIGCHI Sustainable All Equity Talks Available Here This roundtable began with us hearing an introduction from Neha Kumar (current SIGCHI President) about the Equity… Continue reading “SIGCHI Equity Talks #10: Race & SIGCHI”… Adriana Alvarado, Angela Smith, Bryan Dosono, […]

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