IHFES
The Irish Human Factors & Ergonomics Society

“Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theory, principles, data and methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and overall system performance”
International Ergonomics Association Council

Annual Conference 2024

Celebrating 30 years (1994-2024)

Human Factors for Optimising Human Wellbeing

& System Performance

Themes: Design & Sustainability

Invitation and call for submissions

Date: Full day conference, Tuesday 18th June 2024

Venue:  Durkan Lecture Theatre, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8, D08 NHY1

Programme

Registration

Registration is still open, please register here.

One presenter per paper will have free registration to attend the conference.

Publication of Proceedings

Submissions chosen for presentation will be allocated a poster presentation or an oral presentation. Extended Abstracts and full Papers will be subject to peer review and reproduced in a book of proceedings titled “Irish Ergonomics Review 2024”. Proceedings have an ISSN number and will be available internationally through the British Library.

Conference Contacts:

  • Prof. Marie Ward, Health Systems Research, St James’s Hospital & Centre for Innovative Human Systems, TCD
    maward@stjames.ie, maward@tcd.ie
  • Dr Joan Cahill, Occupational Health, Health and Safety Authority, Dublin 1, D01 KOY8. Joan_Cahill@hsa.ie
  • Dr Maria Chiara Leva, School of Environmental Health, Technical University Dublin. mariachiara.leva@tudublin.ie
  • Dr Mahnaz Sharafkhani, Health Systems Research, St James’s Hospital & Centre for Innovative Human Systems, TCD. MSharafkhani@stjames.ie, sharafkm@tcd.ie
  • Dr Diego Estrada Lugo, School of Environmental Health, Technical University Dublin. HectorDiego.EstradaLugo@TUDublin.ie

Membership Registration

Are you a professional working in the field of ergonomics?

Our society welcomes all levels to join. Read about the benefits and apply to become an IHFES member by completing the registration form.