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Human factors engineering consideration in the design of display devices for dismounted soldiers

In January 2015, the Gordon Center for Systems Engineering at the Technion conducted its Annual meeting. This year the meeting was dedicated to Human Factors and how it is relevant to system design.

During this day, lectures focused on the importance of integrating human factors into systems design. Two communities: human factors practitioners and researchers and system engineers from leading Industries in Israel had the opportunity to interact and learn. Clearly there is a need for better integration of the human factors engineering discipline in product and project development Read the rest of this entry »

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Traffic Safety: Current Issues and Emerging Directions – conference program now available

Conference program is now available.

If you plan to attend don’t forget to register at the conference website no later than September 30, 2012.

click here to download the Traffic Safety conference program

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Traffic Safety: Current Issues and Emerging Directions

Save the date!!!!! October 16, 2012

Traffic Safety: Current Issues and Emerging Directions
Conference in Honor of David Shinar

A conference to honor David Shinar upon his retirement will be hosted by the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) on Tuesday October 16, 2012. The conference is co-sponsored by Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Ran Naor Foundation, and the National Road Safety Authority. Leading invited scientists in the different areas spanned by David Shinar’s research will present their work in a one-day conference. A reception with David Shinar will follow the conference.

  • List of speakers (in alphabetical order):
    • Dr. Hillel Bar-Gera (Israel)
    • Prof. ShlomoBekhor (Israel)
    • Prof. Liisa Hakamies-Blomqvist (Finland)
    • Prof. Shalom Hakkert (Israel)
    • Prof. Ezra Hauer (Canada/Israel)
    • Prof. Richard van der Horst (The Netherlands
    • Prof. John D. Lee (U.S.A.)
    • Dr. Tsippy Lotan (Israel)
    • Dr. Tal Oron-Gilad (Israel)
    • Dr. Adi Ronen (Israel)
    • Prof. Dov Zihar(Israel)
  • The conference organizers welcome participation by any members of the scientific and traffic safety community
  • The conference and reception will be held at Ben Gurion University, Senate Building auditorium.
  • Registration to the conference is free of charge. However, because space is limited attendees must register by September 30, 2012 at the conference registration website:

For additional information contact Tal Oron-Gilad at or Adi Ronen at

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