We want to help you understand what the science of Human Factors and Ergonomics involves, and how they can be successfully applied in all aspects of society. This site provides resource materials, and information about the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand (HFESNZ) as well as information about local and international events of interest, certified practitioners and information on how you can join and contribute to a growing industry in New Zealand.


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The Human Factors & Ergonomics Society of Australia's conference for 2015 is coming upon us quickly! Please visit their website for additional information. But here are some important dates...

  • 30 November 2014  —Deadline for submitting abstract

  • 23 January 2015  —Completion of abstract review process; individual feedback, general instructions on full paper completion and submission sent to authors

  • 6 March 2015  —Deadline for submitting full papert

  • 12 February 2015  —Registration open

  • 1 May 2015  —Full paper reviewing and revisions completed, all notifications of acceptance sent

  • 30 May 2015  —Earlybird registration deadline

  • 30 May 2015  —Camera-ready full paper deadline

  • 9 August 2015  —Congress Welcome Reception


What is happening NOW in the NZ Ergonomics and Human Factors Scene!

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What are the rules? There are only 4 rules at the moment:

  • keep it current
  • keep it NZ
  • keep it HF&E
  • no private advertising.

What is relevant? It can be research papers currently in print. New ergonomics or HF initiatives recently adopted by Business. Awards given to some of our Ergonomics.