Early-Bird Registration for IEA 2015 in Melbourne Ends July 10

IEA 2015

You're invited to attend the 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2015), to be held from 9-14 August 2015 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. "Early-bird" savings are available if you register on or before July 10, 2015. The IEA holds one international conference every three years, and this year's event is jointly hosted by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA) and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand (HFESNZ). Centered around the theme Reaching Out, the organizers invite you to join leading ergonomists and human factor specialists at IEA 2015 meeting to exchange the latest in research, trends and proven methodologies. They promise the "IEA 2015 program will inspire and inform and ensure each attendee takes home actionable insights," and list 5 key benefits of attending:

  1. Network with peers from all over the world
  2. Be at the forefront of the latest research and analysis from the top researchers and specialists
  3. Stay informed of the latest ergonomic technology, products and designs
  4. Be part of the IEA 2015 community excelling the industry forward
  5. Benefit your career by engaging in international academic exchange
According to Christine Marks, the Organizing Committee Chair, "[The conference] will feature plenaries, panel discussions, concurrent workshops, and free communication sessions on burning local and international issues that will shape the future of ergonomics in this region and the rest of the world. The program will include a wide-range of topics from the traditional to various special interest streams to capture the attention of anyone with an interest or speciality in ergonomics and/or human factors." Marks further comments that, "IEA 2015 is an excellent opportunity for you to hear about the latest research, exciting new developments and practice in our field from a line-up of globally recognised speakers and experts. Additionally, you will also have a chance to meet new acquaintances and strengthen existing relationships with colleagues from our industry." And if those reasons are not enough to move you to register, she also notes that Melbourne is "the sports capital of Australia, also well known for its enchanting laneways, stunning waterfront precincts, trendy neighbourhoods, eclectic cuisine, endless shopping hot spots, as well as weird and wonderful tourist destinations." Learn more about IEA 2015, or take advantage of the early-bird registration today.