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Call for Nominations for Ergonomics and HF Awards

Nominations are being sought for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) annual ergonomics and human factors awards. Included are the Distinguished International Colleague Award, the Paul M. Fitts Education Award, the A. R. Lauer Safety Award, the Alexander C. Williams Jr. Design Award, and the Jack A. Kraft Innovator Award. Descriptions and instructions for making nominations for the HFES annual awards follow.

Each year the HFES honors outstanding persons who have made significant contributions to the human factors/ergonomics discipline. Award nominees are not required to be HFES members.

HFES will present the awards during its 2003 annual meeting, October 13 – 17 in Denver, Colorado. Submissions should be sent to the appropriate subcommittee chair before April 1, 2003. Winners will be notified prior to the conference so arrangements to attend can be made.

Nominations are being sought for the following awards:

Distinguished International Colleague Award: This award recognizes a non-U.S. citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the field of human factors/ergonomics. Gathering supporting information on individuals who live abroad may be slow and difficult, so early attention by potential sponsors is suggested. A r