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  • Announcement and Call for Papers ISOES2008

    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 physiology
    * 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 Full papers and conference
    registration will be due by April 28, 2008.

    For more information, please visit the conference website at