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The Physical and Psychological Impacts of Racial InjusticeProduct not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s)
Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Asian Heritage Stories: A Fireside Chat between the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)Product not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/26/2021
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. As part of our Listening and Acting Webinar Series, HFES members Drs. HeeSun Choi, Jing Feng, and Chris Pan sit down for a conversation with Mr. Khanh Vu, CEO and Executive Director of the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers for a conversation about origin stories, immigration, mentoring, and challenges facing people of Asian heritage in America today. Questions from the audience will be submitted via the chat feature on zoom and addressed by the speakers.
What to Know about Service as an Elected Director or Officer of HFESProduct not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/25/2021
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to serve HFES as a member of the Executive Council? Join us for our webinar to listen to past and current leaders of HFES to learn what motivated them to seek office, what was the process like, what were their challenges and rewards, and more! Whether you have interest in service to HFES as an elected at-large Executive Council Member or Officer or would just like to know more about service as a member of a nonprofit board, this webinar will be informative and perhaps even inspirational! Moderated by Ellen Bass, PhD, Interim Senior Associate Dean for Research & Professor, Information Science, at Drexel University and Secretary-Treasurer-Elect and Chair of the HFES Nominations and Elections Committee .
19th Annual User-Centered Product Design AwardProduct not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s)
Join us to hear directly from the winners of the 19th annual User-Centered Product Design Award. This special session will include presentations about the design and development of the award winning products from J&J Medical Devices Companies and Crossject. The award is named after Stanley Caplan, an HFES fellow, for all his efforts and accomplishments over the years at promoting the importance of user-centered design and research within industry while mentoring others to do the same.
The Future of WorkProduct not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s)
Presenters: Andrew Kun, University of New Hampshire; Orit Shaer, Wellesley College; Linda Ng Boyle, University of Washington Advances in technology, from vehicle automation, to artificial intelligence, hold the promise of increased productivity and wellbeing for workers. In this webinar we will discuss how these advances will impact work and wellbeing in cars and at home, and how to balance work and wellbeing in the presence of ever-advancing AI.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Child Education & EquityProduct not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/18/2020
Part of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Webinar Series: Listening and Acting This webinar is part of the new HFES Listening and Acting webinar series, which is dedicated to helping improve opportunities to engage our HFES community to listen, learn, and take action as appropriate and in partnership to address systems-level challenges that affect diversity, equity, and inclusion, within HFES and in the world around us. The seminar is focused on issues, experienced by communities, parents, and children, that are at the intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic, childhood education (pre-K through grade 12), social disparities, and potential overlaps with human factors and ergonomics.
Law Enforcement and Advanced Driving Systems: Effects on Road Safety (LEADERS)Product not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/15/2020
Original Broadcast Date: October 15, 2020 Presenters: Maryam Zahabi; Steve James, Washington State University; Tammy Trimble, VTTI
Disparities in Covid-19 Infection Rates and Mortality: Systems FactorsProduct not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/28/2020
Part of the Listening and Acting Webinar Series In the US there are disparities in race, age, sex and other demographic factors in Covid-19 infection and mortality rates. The webinar will begin with a review of relevant epidemiologic data, including an examination of systematic testing in local communities (e.g., the San Francisco Mission Study). This will be followed by a moderated discussion that considers societal and health care delivery systems that contribute to the observed disparities and how the disparities can be addressed through human factors methods?. Questions from the audience will be submitted via the chat feature on zoom and addressed by the speakers.
The Virtual Fit Test: A Practitioner’s Tool for Estimating Fit in Multivariate Anthropometric DesignProduct not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/27/2020
Original Broadcast Date: July 27, 2020 Practitioners are interested in estimating what percent of users will fit product or workstation designs. Generally multiple anthropometric dimensions are involved , for example, a standing workstation might be specified using standing elbow height, elbow to fingertip reach and forearm to forearm breadth. This webinar provides a brief review of why multiple dimensions require multivariate methods to estimate the percent of the intended users who will be accommodated. This webinar also introduces HFES’ free Virtual Fit Tool (VFT), which can be used to make multivariate accommodation estimates for a North American user population. The emphasis of the webinar is on demonstrating how to use the VFT spreadsheet tool to estimate multivariate accommodation through several worked examples.
HFES Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Webinar Series: Listening and ActingProduct not yet rated Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/17/2020
HFES Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Webinar Series: Listening and Acting
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