Presentations highlight research and applications on making systems, tools, products, and environments user-friendly
The HFES 49th Annual Meeting, to be held September 26-30, 2005, at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida, showcases the work of hundreds of human factors/ergonomics researchers, designers, engineers, and other professionals who focus on making systems, tools, products, and environments safer and more effective.
Sessions and papers will cover current issues such as homeland security, patient safety, driver distraction, automation, simulation and training, human performance modeling, computer systems, and usability methods and techniques.
To search the program using keywords in titles and abstracts, go to http://submissions.miracd.com/hfes2005/Itinerary/login.asp
Eleven hands-on workshops will take place on Monday. More than 100 technical sessions follow Tuesday's opening plenary session, during which Disney Parks and Resorts Director of Global Safety Emmett Peter will present the keynote address.
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