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Annual ergonomics meeting set for September in Las Vegas (6/30)

Registration has opened for the HFES 55th Annual Meeting, to be held September 19-23 at the Red Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. Early bird discounts end on August 8. 

The HFES Registration Information page has complete registration details, including accommodations, technical tours, workshops, and more. You can register online or download a printable form that must be returned by September 9. 

Non-members who have never been HFES members receive complimentary Affiliate membership through December 31, 2012, with payment of the regular full-week nonmember registration fee. (Not applicable for student registrants.) Membership includes online-only subscriptions to five periodicals, complimentary access to monthly webinars, and discounts on other HFES publications and services. View a complete list of membership benefits

From the HFES:

“Rooms at the Red Rock are available at the special HFES rates.

View the online preliminary program to find sessions and papers of interest to you. Browse without logging in using keywords in titles and abstracts, author names, date/time, and technical group. To compose a personalized itinerary, set up a login ID. Search results can be exported. Note that changes may occur in the program, so be sure to check back often. 

“If you're planning to interview candidates for available positions, go to the Onsite Career Center page. Interview booths and tables can be reserved using the form that can be found there. “


About the HFES 

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is the world's largest nonprofit individual-member, multidisciplinary scientific association for human factors/ergonomics professionals, with more than 4,500 members globally. HFES members include psychologists and other scientists, designers, and engineers, all of whom have a common interest in designing systems and equipment to be safe and effective for the people who operate and maintain them. Watch science news stories about other HF/E topics at the HFES Web site. “Human Factors and Ergonomics: People-Friendly Design Through Science and Engineering”

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