Human Factors Research Group

Call for Papers - Human Factors in Complex Systems

The conference “Human Factors in Complex Systems” will remember Professor John Wilson’s work by gathering together a number of his colleagues and running a series of invited presentations, submitted short papers, panel discussions and workshops. The conference will take place on June 10 and 11 at the National College, Nottingham.


Papers can cover domains including transport, healthcare and advanced technologies, or could look at challenges associated with human factors/ergonomics implementation in general.

Particular themes include the challenges of design and implementation of complex systems, systems perspective, participation and collaboration, mental models, requirements specification, evaluation of human factors interventions and methods for translating theory into practice.

Papers can take the form of novel human factors research contributions, practice-based case studies, or critiques of theories and methods.


Submission deadline 28.2.2014 via online form. 

Programme Committee: Sarah Sharples, Barry Kirwan, Peter Buckle, Pascale Carayon, Harshada Patel, Arzoo Naghiyev, Nastaran Dadashi

Submissions are invited in several forms:


1. Presentations with 500 word abstracts, to be selected for presentation as either short (10 minute) oral presentation or poster

2. Panel proposals of 300 words, including list of panel membership and topic

3. Workshop proposals of 300 words, including list of workshop leader and target audience/numbers

For further enquiries please contact James Walton on 01509 234904 or by email

Posted on Friday 31st January 2014

Human Factors Research Group

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham

Telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 4040