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  • International Conference on Computer-Aided Ergonomics and Safety

    It may be of interest for BIOMCH-L readers to be aware of the Conference.
    Krystyna Gielo-Perczak, Biomch-L Co-moderator
    International Conference on Computer-Aided Ergonomics and Safety
    CAES '2001
    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 and
    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
    Please submit ALL abstracts electronically using the web site:
    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
    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
    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.
    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
    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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