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01-31-2008, 04:52 AM
XXth Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference 2008
June 12-13, 2008, Hilton Suites-Chicago Oak Brook Chicago, Illinois, USA
This conference is devoted primarily to occupational ergonomics and safety.
Areas of Interest:
* Design of work, workplace, and work environment for health and safety
* Applications of engineering anthropometry, biomechanics, and work
* Human factors in work measurement
* Manual materials handling
* Cognitive ergonomics
* Cumulative trauma disorders
* Hand-held tools: design and use
* Human reliability
* Postural strain and discomfort
* Job design for aging population
* Accident prevention
* Industrial injury prevention
* Computer-aided ergonomics
* Ergonomics in rehabilitation and health care
* Ergonomics in service industries, mining, agriculture, and forestry
* Advanced manufacturing systems
* Human and systems reliability
* Human-computer interaction
* Knowledge-based expert systems for ergonomics and industrial safety
* Applications of systems methodologies to ergonomics research
* Human performance in industrial and office environments
* International ergonomics standards
* Ergonomics and productivity case studies
* Participatory ergonomics
* Ergonomic in developing countries
* Ergonomics future directions
* Ergonomics education
* Transportation safety
* Transportation ergonomics
* Military ergonomics

Call for Contributed Papers:
Papers for the conference will be published in Advances in Occupational
Ergonomics and Safety. Copies of the CD will be available for the
Conference participants.

Please e-mail an abstract of about 300 words stating the topic area by March
17, 2008 to:

For more information, please contact the conference chair:
Tom Leamon, PhD (TLEAMON@hsph.harvard.edu)

or the organizing committee:
Patrick Dempsey, PhD (patrick.dempsey@cdc.hhs.gov)
Thurmon Lockhart, PhD (lockhart@vt.edu)
Anil Kumar, PhD (anilk@jfa-inc.com)
Jeff Fernandez, PhD (jf@jfa-inc.com)

All abstracts and papers submitted for publication in the Conference
proceedings will be reviewed by the International Program Advisory

Authors will be notified of acceptance by March 24, 2008. Full papers and
conference registration will be due by April 28, 2008.

For more information, please visit the conference website at