2017 Southwest Regional  Symposium



Program 2017 One Day Symposium

June 8th 2017 @ 11:30am to 4:15pm: Tours

Toyota Manufacturing: 12 noon tour (90 mins)

Center for the Intrepid: 3.30pm (45 mins)

Visit the Tours page for details and RSVP ASAP..!! Questions to swhfestours@houstonhfes.org


June 8th 2017 @ 5.30pm - 8pm: Pre-event Happy Hour information:

Location:  Mi Terra, Mariachi Bar.

Address: 218 Produce Row, San Antonio, Texas 78207

Website: Mi Terra Cafe

Open to all


June 9th 2017: The main event - Symposium - Buena Vista Building (BV) Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328)

7:30 - 8:30   Registration/Continental Breakfast - Sponsored by <Your Company>
8:30 - 9:30 Keynote Address - Valerie Rice, U.S. ARL Army Medical Department
Soldier performance and health - Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328)
9:30 - 10:30   Session 1: Usability Testing (Chair - Goettl)

- Guanlong Li, A Design Feature and Cross-Culture Based Comparative Evaluation of Web Maps
- James Flores, , A Dutch Junction that isn't Circular: a Case for Applying Human Factors to Bicycle Paths
- Jo Jardina, Customer Journey Mapping & Usability Methods Go Together Like Peanut Butter & Jelly
- Yueqing Li, Evaluation of Manual Typing and Speech Recognition-Based Typing in Microsoft Word for People with Visual and/or Motor Disabilities
10:30 - 10:45 Lightning Session A (Chair - Muddimer)
10:45 - 11:00   Coffee Break Sponsored by <Your Company>
11:00 - 11:30   Poster Session A (Chair - Muddimer)
11:30 - 12:30   Session 2: Safety (Chair - Dykes)

- Camille Peres, Signal Words and Symbol Designs: Importance in Safety Statements for Procedures
- Farzan Sasangohar, Improving the Understanding of Complex Nuclear Accidents: A Network Visualization Accident Modeling Approach
- Patrick Williams, Investigating Written Procedures in Process Safety: Qualitative Data Analysis of Interviews from High Risk Facilities
- Yueqing Li, Evaluation of a Holographic Head-Up Display to Enhance Driving Safety
12:30 - 1:30   Lunch Sponsored by <Your Company> - Assembly Room (BV 1.338)
1:30 - 2:00   Interactive Panel Presentation: Data-Driven UX Methodologies for Healthcare Technology - Elizabeth Pratt
2:00 - 2:15   Coffee Break Sponsored by <Your Company>
2:15 - 3:15   Session 3: Ergonomics (Chair -Li)

- Vishnu Mehesh, Effect of Motion Type and Inclination on Muscle Activity and Edema
- Saishyam Akurke, Effect of screen size of Smartphone on neck and arms
- Aditya Jayadas, Use of RULA to Analyze a Typing Task in Police Officers
- Paul Ritchey, Development and Validation of the Self-report Ergonomic Assessment Tool (SEAT)
3:15 - 3:30   Lightning Session B (Chair - Muddimer)
3:30 - 3:45   Coffee Break Sponsored by <Your Company>
3:45 - 4:15   Poster Session B (Chair - Muddimer)
4:15 - 5:15    Session 4: Human Performance (Chair - Farzan)

- Yalda Dabiran, Evaluating the effect of music on cognitive task performance
- Anirudh Juloori, Development of a Serious Game for the Visually Impaired
- William Althoff, Simple Strategies Outperform Decision Makers in an Automated Task
- Ian Robertson, Detecting Voting Errors--What's Personality Got to Do With It?
5:15 - 7:00   Awards Ceremony and Reception (Chair - Parker) Frio Street Building Terrace (FS 3rd Floor Terrace)
Best Student Paper Award sponsored by Anonymous
Best Paper Award sponsored by Parker Enterprises
Best Student Poster Award sponsored by Claudia Z Aceyman
Best Poster Award sponsored by Parker Enterprises
Poster Session A - Details

  13 posters

1. David Newton, Driver vigilance in automated vehicles:
2. Shivam Pandey, Usability assessment of a swim support device for a teenage boy with cerebral palsy.
3. Ben Widlus, Marking and Radial Menu Selection with Motion-Tracked 3D Pointing Devices in Virtual Reality
4. Alexandra Krenek, What Should Cybersecurity Students Learn in School? Results from Interviews with Cyber Professionals
5. Meiyuzi Gao, Psychometric Evaluation of the USE Questionnaire
6. Rachel Singleton, Simulating the effect of color filters and color adaptation on presented color appearance
7. Kunal Khanade, Passenger-Driver Identification Test for Location-Specific Augmented Reality Games Such As Pokemon Go
8. Sahinya Sisindar, Investigating the Location of an Interruption Recovery Tool for Supervisory-Level Command and Control Missions
9. Patricio Rodriguez-Paras, Evaluation of Microcontroller Wireless Technology to Enable a Smart Connected Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
10. Carolina Rodriguez-Paras, Utilizing Heart Rate Variability as an Indicator of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
11. Mahnoosh Sadeghi, Objective Assessment of Patient Portal Requirements
12. Jurkin Moon, Identifying Opportunities for Improvement in the Current PTSD Care System
13. Jurkin Moon, Defining and Measuring Team Cognition in Emergency Response
Poster Session B - Details  
13 posters

2. Yueqing Li, Evaluation of reading media
3. Yueqing Li, Comparison of three word processors
4. Valerie Rice, Effect of Mindfulness Meditation Training on Self-Rated Self-Compassion of Active Duty and Veteran U.S. Military Service Members
5. Tyler Duke, Im Lost: An Evaluation of An Interactive Wayfinding System
6. Michael Merta, Phase 1 SBIR: Autonomous Requirements Tester (ART)
7. Daniela Vazquez, Klisans The Development of a Passive Gaming Environment for Use in Undergraduate Psychology Classes
8. Pamela Fournier, Fault Management Viewer (FMV): A user centered approach to fault management
9. Changwon Son, Cognitive basis for defining and measuring resilience of emergency management systems
10. Rajiv Rai, Safety Analysis of Conceptual Intelligent Transportation System with Driverless PodCars at Airport
11. Brittany Neilson, Can the Dose Effect of Water Associated with Feelings of Restoration Be Replicated? Not Entirely.
12. Trey Roady, Recognition of Vibrotactile Melody
13. Yueqing Li, Evaluation of MOBAs New Player Training Tutorials