16th Annual One-Day Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics




16th Annual One-Day Symposium of
Human Factors and Ergonomics

We are excited to invite you to attend May 8th, 2020 from 8am - 7pm
for our biggest event of the year!
This year at University of Houston - Clear Lake

Keynote Address:
Title to be announced
Mike Byrne, Rice University, Fellow of HFES

Mike Byrne is a Professor of Psychology and Computer Science at Rice University and the area chair of the Human Factors/Human-Computer Interaction program in the Department of Psychological Sciences. His primary research areas are usability of technological systems and mathematical/computational models of human cognition and performance. This includes basic scientific work on theories of human cognition and performance and applied usability testing efforts, particularly in the area of voting. His research has been funded by the NSF, NASA, the Office of Naval Research, and NIST. Mike received a B.S. in Engineering and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1991. The Georgia Institute of Technology awarded him an M.S. in Psychology in 1993, an M.S. in Computer Science in 1995, and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology in 1996. He has served as Associate Editor for the journals Cognitive Science and Human Factors, and on the editorial board of Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied and Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making. People Page


Garden Room, Bayou Building <information about the location>
(University of Houston - Clear Lake (UHCL), Houston, TX)


Friday, May 8th, 2020 from 8am to 7pm <registration website>


Presentations & posters <program website>

We invite you to attend the 16th Annual Houston Human Factors Symposium to be held Friday May 8th at the University of Houston - Clear Lake. This one-day symposium in Houston brings together human factors and ergonomics professionals and students across Texas.

This is a forum for sharing information, case studies and new ideas within our community. This community consists of human factors and ergonomics engineers, designers, developers, designated company specialists and students in and around Texas. A variety of presentation formats have been identified to facilitate both information sharing and socializing within the group. Hosted by the Houston Chapter of HFES.

February 20, 2020 On-Line Submissions Opens
March 1, 2020 On-Line Registration Opens
March 23, 2020 Deadline for abstract submissions
April 10, 2020 Notification of acceptance
April 15, 2020 Program available on-line
May 5, 2020 On-Line Registration Ends - Abstracts on-line
May 8, 2020 Houston HFES Symposium

Web Site: http://www.houstonhfes.org/conferences/conference2020/index.html
Please direct your questions to our submissions committee - submissions@hhfes.org

Claudia Acemyan, Conference Chair
Christy Harper, End 2 End User Research, President
Andrew Muddimer, OpenStax, Webmaster
Melissa Meingast, HPE, Treasurer
Nick Kelling, UHCL, Logistics
Steven Sutherland, UHCL, Volunteers
Phil Kortum, Rice U., Submissions
Sarah Acton, Baker Hughes, GE, Registration