HFES Events

HFES events offer unparalleled opportunites to immerse yourself in new discoveries and breakthroughs in the field of human factors/ergonomics and benefit from opportunities to partner with colleagues from around the world. Come to the next Annual Meeting or Health-Care Symposium to explore, network, and participate in programs presented by a community of distinguished professionals working in diverse areas of the HF/E field.

The HFES International Annual Meeting brings to the forefront:

  • Daily dedicated plenary sessions dedicated to innovation in critical HF/E areas

  • More than 130 technical sessions encompassing hundreds of panels, papers, and posters

  • UX experts during User Experience Day sessions and events

  • Hands-on experience with skill-building workshops

  • HF/E in action on technical site tours

The International Health Care Symposium offers knowledge of human factors/ergonomics applied to health-care devices, environments, and end-users through workshops, presentations, and interactive posters for the following audiences:

  • Consumer and clinical health-care information technology

  • Health-care environments

  • Medical and drug delivery devices

  • Patient safety research and initiatives​

The ErgoX Symposium is a full-day of education organized for the purpose of:

  • providing an update on human factors, safety, and ergonomics research methods for exoskeletons;

  • highlighting standards and technology on exoskeletons; and

  • informing and educating stakeholders (designers, users, and researchers) about exoskeleton types, applications, and their potential to reduce injuries and increase human performance (productivity, quality, etc.).

Annual Meeting

Future Annual Meetings

  • 64th International Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 5–9, 2020

  • 65th International Annual Meeting, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, October 4–8, 2021

Past Annual Meetings

  • 63rd International Annual Meeting, Sheraton Seattle, Seattle, Washington, USA, October 28–November 2, 2019

  • 62nd International Annual Meeting, Philadelphia Marriott, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, October 1–5, 2018

  • 61st International Annual Meeting, JW Marriott, Austin, Texas, USA, October 9–13, 2017

  • 60th International Annual Meeting, Washington Hilton, Washington DC, USA, September 19–23, 2016

  • ​59th International Annual Meeting, JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE, Los Angeles, California, USA, October 26–30, 2015

  • 58th International Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 27–31, 2014

  • 57th International Annual Meeting, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, California, USA, September 30–October 4, 2013

  • 56th International Annual Meeting, Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 22–26, 2012

  • 55th International Annual Meeting, Red Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 19–23, 2011

  • 54th International Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA, September 27–October 1, 2010

International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care

Future Symposia

  • 2021 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Orlando, FL, USA March 23-25, 2021

Past Symposia


Future ErgoX Events

  • 2020 ErgoX Virtual Symposium, October 13-14, 2020.

Past ErgoX Events