2020 Human Factors and Ergonomics Professionals Conferences

  • 2020 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • 11th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • 64th International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • NES2020 – Ergonomics and Human Factors in an Everchanging World
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia 2020 Conference

Human factors and ergonomics, oftentimes simply referred to as human factors, is the application of psychological and physiological principles to the design and engineering of products, systems, and processes. This is undertaken to enhance comfort and safety, to increase productivity, and to reduce human error. The specific focus is on the connection and interaction between a human or person and the thing of interest in a particular case or situation. There are a number of key human factors and ergonomic professional conferences to be held in 2020.

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2020 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics

The 2020 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics is focused on the healthcare industry and is one of the most important confabs in the human factors and ergonomics arena slated for the coming year. The conference will feature leading human factors experts together with pharmaceutical and medical device companies, biomedical engineers, health care providers, FDA representatives, and patient safety researchers. The conference will be held in Toronto at the West Harbour Castle Hotel.

11th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics

Slated for summer 2020 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, California, the 11th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics will feature a true international confab for the dissemination as well as the thorough exchange of scientific information on theoretical and applied areas of human factors and ergonomic. The conference will include various keynotes as well as breakout sessions of different types.

64th International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

The 64th International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is scheduled for downtown Chicago in October 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The conference will feature keynotes and breakout sessions presented by leaders in the realm of human factors and ergonomics. There will also be ample opportunity for networking, both at the convention site and at different venues in the downtown Chicago area.

NES2020 – Ergonomics and Human Factors in an Everchanging World

NES2020 – Ergonomics and Human Factors in an Everchanging World will be held at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Ås, Norway, in October 2020. The 2020 confab will focus on digitalization, organizational innovation as well as national and international regulation. The conference will include presentations of four or five important scientific papers and practitioners’ case studies in the field of ergonomics and human factors.

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia 2020 Conference

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia in 2020 will be held at the Macedon Ranges in Victoria. 2020 marks the 55th annual conference. Topics at the 2020 conference will include general human factors and ergonomics discussions, human factors and ergonomics in agriculture, rural healthcare, and transportation.

The reality is that if you’re in the field of human factors and ergonomics, you can benefit significantly by attending one of these professional conferences in 2020. These confabs provide excellent opportunities for learning and exchanging ideas as well as networking with other professionals.