Date: May 26, 2006
Location: Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University, Houston, TX USA.
The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for sharing information among a community of human factors engineers, designers, developers, and students who are working in the region. The meeting is designed to provide time for people to share ideas in a variety of formats and to socialize with other ergonomic and human factors professionals.
Bob Helmreich, Ph.D., FRAeS
Professor of Psychology, Director, The University of Texas Human Factors Research Project, Austin, Texas
Dealing with Danger in Aviation and Medicine
The three cultures (national, organizational, and professional) that influence behavior in aviation and medicine are described. Threats to safety in aviation and medicine are identified. The University of Texas Threat and Error Management Model (UT-TEMM) is presented along with its applications for analyzing accidents and incidents as well as superior performance are presented. An organizational strategy to build a fourth, safety culture is outlined.
|Event||Time||Itinerary / Speaker|
|Registration / Continental Breakfast||
8:00 - 9:00am
|Welcome and Keynote Speaker||
9:00 - 10:00am
|Keynote: Bob Helmreich, Ph. D.|
10:00 - 10:15am
10:15 - 11:15am
|Lunch and Poster Session||
11:15 - 12:45am
12:45 - 1:30pm
|Afternoon talks I||
1:30 - 2:30pm
2:30 - 2:45pm
|Afternoon talks II||
2:45 - 3:30pm
3:30 - 5:00pm
Aerospace Systems, Aging, Cognitive
Engineering & Decision Making, Communications, Computer Systems, Consumer
Products, Education, Environmental Design, Forensics Professional, Human Error
and Performance, Individual Differences in Performance, Industrial Ergonomics,
Internet, Medical Systems and Rehabilitation, Macroergonomics, Perception
and Performance, Safety, Surface Transportation, System Development, Test
and Evaluation, Training, Virtual Environments.
Additionally, the Houston Chapter of HFES is interested in expanding awareness and promoting the education of human factors and ergonomics in the community.