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It may be of interest for BIOMCH-L readers to be aware of the Conference.
Krystyna Gielo-Perczak, Biomch-L Co-moderator
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ANNOUNCEMENT and CALL FOR PAPERS
International Conference on Computer-Aided Ergonomics and Safety
CAES '2001
http://www.ergonet.net/caes2001.html
July 28- August 2, 2001
Outriger Wailea Resort; Maui, Hawaii, USA
Sponsored by International Ergonomics Association

Organized in cooperation with
Department d'Organització d'Empreses, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya,
Barcelona, Spain
Department of Industrial Engineering, Dalhousie University, Canada
Human Tuch Ergonomics Laboratory, Department of Industrial and Systems
Engineering, Kwandong University, South Korea
Occupational Safety Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
The Professional Resource Network in Ergonomics and Safety Center for
Industrial Ergonomics, University of Louisville, USA
and supported by Ergoweb.com. and Prevencionlntegral.com
OBJECTIVES
The main objective of this Conference is to provide an international forum
to exchange information
about recent advances in computer-aided methods, techniques and tools for
human factors /
ergonomics, safety, and health applications.
Areas of interest
These are grouped into 24 themes as follows:
1. Computer-aided job analysis, man modeling & software tools
2. WWW, Internet, multimedia & safety
3. Human factors in telecommunication
4. Personal communicators and their interfaces
5. Computer-aided biomechanics
6. Automated analysis of texts; safety applications
7. Virtual worlds: human, social and safety issues
8. Virtual technology
9. Information systems for safety & health
10. Intelligent design systems
11. Ergonomic design applications & design for alternate abilities
12. Computer-aided ergonomics - applications in space
13. Assessment of physical workload
14. User interfaces
15. Postural analysis
16. Human cognitive modeling
17. Office ergonomics
18. Anthropometric models
19. Accident prevention & safety ergonomics
20. Environmental design issues
21. Macroergonomic design issues
22. Handtool design
23. Ergonomic job & workplace design
24. Human factors design
CONFERENCE SUBMISSION AND REGISTRATION DEADLINES
Please submit ALL abstracts electronically using the web site:
http://www.ergonet.net/caes/caes_abstract.htm
Abstract submission deadline: 1 February, 2001
Poster and demonstration submission deadline: 1 April , 2001
Notification of abstract review outcome: 1 March, 2001
Papers for Conference Proceedings due / Early registration deadline: 15
April, 2001
Late registration deadline to have the paper included in the Conference
Programme: 1 June, 2001
For questions please contact:
Prof. Biman Das, CAES 2001 Conference Chair
Department of Industrial Engineering, Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J 1B6
Int. phone: +1 902 494-3296; Int. fax: +1 902 420-7858
E-mail: Biman.Das@dal.ca
or
Prof. Young-Guk Kwon, Assistant Programme Chair, CAES 2001
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Kwandong University
215-800, Korea
Int. phone: +82 396 672-9277; Int. fax: +82 331 645-7805
E-mail: ieman@netsgo.com
Information for authors
- Proposals for participation may include panel discussions, technical
papers, posters and demonstrations (90x120 cm max),
workshops, software demonstrations, and other presentations.
- The language of the Conference is English.
- The Conference Proceedings will be published as an edited CD-ROM.
- Posters (90x120 cm max), books, computer software and measurement devices
will be exhibited.
- Exhibition stands (4x2.5 m) will be available for those wishing to display
products, services, hardware, software, literature relating
to the subject, etc.
PROPOSALS FOR PRESENTATIONS
Panel Discussions
A 500-word abstract should state the objectives of the panel, its scientific
or educational importance, and a brief summary of the area of emphasis for
each panel member. A separate page should identify names, affiliations,
addresses, and phone numbers of the panel chair and the panel members.
Technical Presentations
A 300-word abstract should state the objectives, theoretical framework,
methods, data source, results, and applications. A separate page should
identify the author(s) name(s), affiliation(s), address(es), phone, fax, and
e mail address.
Posters and Software Demonstrations
A 150-word abstract should be submitted. A separate page should identify the
author(s) name(s), affiliation(s), address(es), phone, fax, and e-mail
address.
Workshops
A 500-word abstract should state the objective, content, scientific
importance, methodology for conducting the workshop, and the target
audience. A separate page should identify the presenter(s) name(s),
affiliation(s), address(es), phone and fax numbers, and a brief biography of
the presenter(s).

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