2020 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care


Platinum Level Sponsor

Platinum Level Sponsor


The best in human factors research
for the health care industry…

The 2020 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care offers cutting-edge presentations, posters, and workshops on emerging issues in health care human factors and the challenges facing the industry in the near future. Expand your knowledge of human factors/ergonomics applied to health care devices, environments, and end users in a format that allows for interaction and exchange of knowledge among participants and presenters.

  • Get insights on the latest science and best practices

  • Understand innovations in the safety of health care providers and patients

  • Sharpen the focus of your HF/E initiatives

  • Improve your regulatory approaches

The symposium offers leading human factors experts, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, biomedical engineers, health care providers, FDA representatives, and patient safety researchers the opportunity to discuss real world examples and experiences, and find solutions for issues and challenges in health care.


“Collaborative and a great networking experience.”

2019 HCS Attendee


a word from our symposium chairs…

We look forward to welcoming everyone to the 2020 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care on March 8 - 11, 2020 at the beautiful Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in downtown Toronto. We are hard at work on preparing a world class program for our attendees, packed with the education and applied science techniques that our symposium is known for. Stay tuned for more announcements on when we’ll begin accepting abstract proposals for this year’s event. We look forward to putting together an excellent program full of cutting-edge research, practice, and guidance at the forefront of HF/E and healthcare representing a diverse mix of researchers, practitioners, regulators, engineers, designers, and program managers from around the world!


Joseph R. Keebler

Symposium Chair


Anthony D. Andre

Symposium Co-Chair


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