Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Houston Chapter

Houston Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Tenth Annual One-Day Symposium of
Human Factors and Ergonomics

Join us on May 3, 2013 from 8 - 5 for our biggest event of the year!
This year at the Marathon Oil Conference Center

Keynote Address:
Frank Durso, HFES National President-Elect

Frank Durso is Professor of Psychology at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Coordinator of its Engineering Psychology program. He received his Ph.D. from SUNY at Stony Brook and his B.S. from Carnegie-Mellon University. Frank currently is President-elect of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, a member of the National Research Council’s Board of Human Systems Integration, co-editor of the forthcoming Handbook of Human Systems Integration, and coauthor of Stories of Modern Technology Failures and Cognitive Engineering Successes. Frank has served as editor of Wiley’s Handbook of Applied Cognition, as associate editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, and on several editorial boards and panels. He was on the American Psychological Association (APA) Presidential Task Force on Psychology in the STEM disciplines and served as an advisor on NextGen to the GAO. He has been funded by NSF, DOE, and the FAA, the latter for over 20 years. He is currently working on a multi-year contract with CSX Transportation. Frank received the 2011 Franklin Taylor Award for Outstanding Contributions to Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology from APA. His current research interests focus on cognitive and strategic factors responsible for understanding, managing, and updating dynamic situations such as those found in air traffic control, rail transportation, and critical care nursing.

Frank Durso

Where:                 Marathon Oil Conference Center <information about the location>
When:                  Friday, May 3, 2013 from 8am to 5pm <registration website>
What:                   Presentations & posters <program website>

We invite you to attend the 10th Annual Houston Human Factors Symposium to be held Friday May 3rd at the Marathon Oil Conference Center. This one-day symposium in Houston brings together human factors and ergonomics professionals and students across Texas.

This is a forum for sharing information, case studies and new ideas within our community. This community consists of human factors and ergonomics engineers, designers, developers, designated company specialists and students in and around Texas. A variety of presentation formats have been identified to facilitate both information sharing and socializing within the group. Hosted by the Houston Chapter of HFES.

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