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Krystyna Gielo-perczak
10-24-1995, 04:44 AM
The following announcement may be of interest to the readership of Biomch-L.
If you wish to be placed on the mailing list to receive Conference
announcements and another instructions please write to:

Abbas Moallem, Ph.D.
Conference Chair
Silicon Valley Ergonomics Institute
San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0180
Tel:(408) 924 4132
Fax:(408) 924 4153

Program updates about ErgoCon '96 will be regularly posted at

http://www-engr.sjsu.edu/ergocon96/

/Krystyna Gielo-Perczak, Co-moderator Biomch-L/


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ErgoCon '96
Silicon Valley Ergonomics Conference
organized by
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and Silicon Valley Ergonomics Institute
at San Jose State University
Palo Alto, California
May 12-15, 1996


The Silicon Valley Ergonomics Institute invites proposals for papers,posters,
workshops, or panel discussions for presentation at ErgoCon '96, the second
Silicon Valley Ergonomics Conference & Exposition. This interdisciplinary
convocation of professionals concerned with ergonomics, human factors and
related fields will take place in Palo Alto, California, May 12-15, 1996.
ErgoCon'96 will be similarly focused on the positive ways in which
the principles and methods of Human Factors/Ergonomics can be employed to
impact productivity, quality, health, accommodation, comfort, and safety.
Conference organizers invite presentations that highlight applications
of human factors/ergonomics principles and methods to a broad array of
concerns: health, safety, comfort, accomodation, productivity, and
product quality.

This interdisciplinary conference is intended to attract a broad range of
professionals, including human factors/ergonomics specialists, safety
engineers and managers, industrial hygienists, risk managers, industrial
designers, occupational health nurses, physicians practicing in occupational
medicine, occupational therapists, physical therapists and chiropractors
in occupational medicine.

Topic Areas
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1. Computer Applications

2. Design and Evaluation

3. Occupational Health and Safety

4. Manufacturing

5. Disabilities

6. Ergonomics in Computerized Offices

7. Organization and Management

8. Education and Training


The proposals should contain thee following information:
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Title (Please do not exceed 60 characters, including spaces)

Abstract ( A brief description of not more than 50 words)

Lectures, Posters and Demonstrations ( A summary of no more than three
pages, containing important points of the proposal in
succinct form)

Panel Discussions and Roundtable Topics ( A description of no more than
three pages, explaining the subject, its importance and relevance)


Deadlines
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Proposal Due: November 6, 1995
Acceptance Mailed: December 15, 1995
Final Manuscript Due: March 11, 1996