2015 International HFES Conference

Registration for this year’s HFES conference in Los Angeles has begun!

The conference will be from October 26-30th at the JW Marriott in downtown Los Angeles.

There is a discount for students who are registered members of HFES.

The HFES council will help coordinate room shares/transportation for those who are interested. If you are interested, please email any of the HFES council officers.


Volunteer Hotel Information

Also, there is a student hotel organized by the HFES student chairs for VOLUNTEERS at Hotel Figueroa on 939 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015. If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer, visit the following link for more information: http://www.hfes.org/web/HFESBulletin/May2015StudentVolunteers.html. Opportunities are limited.

“To make a reservation, call (213) 627-8971 and ask for reservations. Let them know that you are wi
th HFES to receive the discounted rate.

Cancellations must be received 72 hours in advance of arrival to avoid a no show charge.

Rate: $130 single / $159 double

Students: Share a Room and Save

Student Volunteer Cochair Thomas Gable has set up a student roommate-matching service for the Annual Meeting. If you need to find a roommate, please complete this survey: http://goo.gl/forms/Hii9ZhtRmD. You can view the responses of others after completing the survey, and you are responsible for contacting those who match your preferences and for making your own lodging arrangements. Please e-mail both Student Volunteer Cochairs, Thomas Gable (thomas.gable@gatech.edu) and Brittany Neilson (brittany.n.neilson@gmail.com), with questions.

Also, an HFES 2015 Conference Student Attendees Facebook group for Annual Meeting student attendees has been created to relay information, share travel tips, provide updates about social events at the meeting, and address any issues or questions that you may have.


Special Student Deal: 16-Month HFES Student Membership

HFES values the next generation of emerging HF/E professionals. The Society is offering a special extended 16-month membership (for the 12-month rate) through December 31, 2016, for students who join beginning September 1, 2015.

When you join HFES you become an important part of the world’s largest individual-membership organization for HF/E and allied professionals. Their membership includes:

Journals and Publications: Access to six scholarly publications and over 50,000 archived articles that keep them up to date with the latest research and applications in the field of HF/E.

Discounts on Premier Events: Three premier conferences feature hundreds of lecture presentations, panel sessions, and posters that highlight innovative and pioneering HF/E.

Global Network: The opportunity to build meaningful and lasting professional relationships with peers and HF/E experts from across the globe.

HFES Career Center: Job-searching and résumé-posting through the HFES Online and On-Site Career Center.

Webinars: Access to presentations on key topical areas and important research and information in a variety of domains.

For more information about the benefits of HFES student membership and to submit an application, visit https://www.hfes.org//Web/Membership/membership.html or contact the Member Services Department at 310/394-1811 or membership@hfes.org.

Hello from the new 2015-2016 HFES Council!

We are excited to bring you closer to all things Human Factors and Ergonomics! We’ve got a great year planned and sincerely hope that you’ll join us!

I’d like to introduce our newest council for the school year!

President: Tiffany Young
Vice President: Tiffany McKinley
Secretary: Samantha Ruivo
Treasurer: Gowa Wu
Director of Events: Michael Castagnolo
Director of Marketing: Mark Garibaldi

*Additions – Student Ambassador: Tiffany Wong
Photographer: George Komoto

Please feel free to approach us with any questions or help that you might need!

More posts with details about upcoming events, member registration and more are coming soon! Stay tuned for more!