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2018 HFES International Annual Meeting, October 1–5, 2018, Philadelphia Marriott, Philadelphia, PA. View flyer

ErgoX Symposium: Exoskeletons in the Workplace, October 1, 2018, Philadelphia Marriott, Philadelphia, PA. View flyer

2019 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, March 25–27, 2019, Chicago, IL.
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Other Meetings                                

To submit information about meetings related to human factors/ergonomics, send details to HFES.


Resilience Week 2018, August 20–23, 2018, Denver, CO.

ITE 2018 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, August 20–23, 2018, Minneapolis, MN.

20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018), August 26–30, 2018, Florence, Italy.

2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2018-Fall, August 27–30, 2018, Chicago, IL.

27th ASME Annual Conference on Information Storage & Processing Systems (ISPS), August 28–29, 2018, San Francisco, CA.


PhyCS 2018: 5th International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems, September 19–21, 2018, Seville, Spain.

Human Mental Workload: Models and Applications (H-WORKLOAD 2018), September 20–21, 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

AutomotiveUI ‘18: The 10th International ACM Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, September 23–25, 2018, Toronto, Canada.

11th International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) International Scientific Conference, September 24–26, 2018, Washingto​n, DC.

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Annual Conference, September 30–October 3, 2018, Dallas, TX.


62nd Annual ASA/ASQ Fall Technical Conference, October 3–5, 2018, West Palm Beach, FL.

AAAM 62nd Annual Scientific Conference, October 6–10, 2018, Nashville, TN.

EPIC2018 - Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference, October 9–12, 2018, Honolulu, HI.

Frontiers in Optics: The 103rd OSA Annual Meeting and Exhibit/Laser Science Conference, October 13–17, 2018, Washington, DC.

SAFE Association 56th Annual Symposium, October 15–17, 2018, Reno, NV.

49th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) & 6th Conference of Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH), October 15–18, 2018, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

2018 BMES Annual Meeting, October 17–20, 2018, Atlanta, GA.

44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2018), October 21–23, 2018, Washington, DC.


International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation 2018 (IMETI2018), November 2–6, 2018, Taoyuan, Taiwan.

2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 4–7, 2018, Phoenix, AZ.

176th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and 2018 Acoustics Week in Canada (Canadian Acoustical Association), November 5–9, 2018, Victoria, BC, Canada.

2018 AAvPA (Australian Aviation Psychology Association) Symposium, November 7–9, 2018, Sydney, Australia.

American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting and Expo, November 11–15, 2018, Orlando, FL.

Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) Fall Conference, November 12–15, 2018, Schaumburg, IL.

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, November 14–18, 2018, Boston, MA.

2018 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC 2018), November 26–30, 2018, Orlando, FL.


36th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH 2018), December 1–5, 2018, Melbourne, Australia.


Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) National Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare, December 9–12, 2018, Orlando, FL.

35th International Test and Evaluation Symposium, December 11–14, 2018, Oxnard, CA.



Hawaii International Conference on System Science, January 8–11, 2019, Maui, HI.

2019 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, January 13–17, 2019, Washington, DC.


International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH 2019), January 26–30, 2019, San Antonio, TX.


American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) 2019 National Conference, April 8–10, 2019, Jacksonville, FL.


20th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, May 7–10, 2019, Dayton, OH.

Short Courses 


SRI•Ergonomics, The Ohio State University: Putting Ergonomics into Practice, October 9–12, 2018, Columbus, OH.

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand ergonomics principles through lectures, case studies, in-class demonstrations, and hands-on exercises

  • Learn the biomechanical and physiological bases of musculoskeletal disorders

  • Use a variety of ergonomics assessment tools to evaluate work processes

  • Improve work environments, assembly lines, lean manufacturing processes, and tools & equipment for safety and efficiency

  • Develop ergonomics processes for maximum benefit

  • Reduce debilitating and expensive occupational injuries, workers’ comp costs, and healthcare premiums

  • Decrease human error due to poor workstation design

  • Increase product quality and productivity, and your company’s profitability