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HFES 2011 registration is now open

HFES invites you to register to attend the 55th Annual Meeting, to be held September 19-23 at the Red Rock Hotel in Las Vegas

HFES invites you to register to attend the 55th Annual Meeting, to be held September 19-23 at the Red Rock Hotel in Las Vegas! Early bird discounts end on August 8, so register soon.

Visit the Registration Information page at http://www.hfes.org/web/HFESMeetings/2011registration.html for complete registration details, including accommodations, technical tours, workshops, and more. Online registration is available at http://tinyurl.com/3drb8hz. You can also download a printable form at http://tinyurl.com/3o7rw9r. Printed forms must be received by September 9.

Nonmembers who have never been HFES members receive complimentary Affiliate membership through December 31, 2012, with payment of the regular full-week nonmember registration fee. (Not applicable for student registrants.) Membership includes online-only subscriptions to five periodicals, complimentary access to monthly webinars, and discounts on other HFES publications and services. To view the complete list of membership benefits, visit http://www.hfes.org/Web/Membership/membership.html.

Rooms at the Red Rock are still available at the special HFES rate, but they're filling up fast: more than 50% of the rooms in our block have already been reserved. Book your room today! (http://tinyurl.com/3rcnvv2)

View the online preliminary program (http://submissions.miracd.com/hfes2011/Itinerary/login.asp) to find sessions and papers of interest to you. Browse without logging in using keywords in titles and abstracts, author names, date/time, and technical group. To compose a personalized itinerary, set up a login ID. Search results can be exported. Note that changes may occur in the program, so be sure to check back often.

If you're planning to interview candidates for available positions, go to the Onsite Career Center page (http://www.hfes.org/web/CareerCenter/Placement.aspx). Interview booths and tables can be reserved using the form that can be found on the Career Center Web page.

For more information, contact HFES Communications Director Lois Smith (lois@hfes.org, 310/384-1811).

We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!

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The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is the world's largest nonprofit individual-member, multidisciplinary scientific association for human factors/ergonomics professionals, with more than 4,500 members globally. HFES members include psychologists and other scientists, designers, and engineers, all of whom have a common interest in designing systems and equipment to be safe and effective for the people who operate and maintain them. Watch science news stories about other HF/E topics at the HFES Web site. "Human Factors and Ergonomics: People-Friendly Design Through Science and Engineering"

Plan to attend the HFES 55th Annual Meeting, September 19-23: http://www.hfes.org/web/HFESMeetings/2011annualmeeting.html

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