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September 2022

The 34th EAAP Conference 26th-30th September 2022 »

Re-Building Bridges: Supporting human performance in the 'new' normal The EAAP Board is happy to announce that after some very careful financial planning the 34th EAAP Conference will be held from 26th - 30th September 2022 ON-SITE at the Sunborn... more »

October 2020

ISAP Call for proposals »

The 2021 International Symposium on Aviation Psychology will convene virtually, May 18-21. ISAP is a venue for research on human performance within aviation systems, and for design solutions tailored to human aptitudes and constraints. We welcome... more »

June 2019

Australian and New Zealand Societies of Air Safety Investigators Regional Air Safety Seminar »

Intercontinental Hotel Wellington, New Zealand Friday 7 June to Sunday 9 June 2019 Invitation The New Zealand Society of Air Safety Investigators is the host for the 2019 seminar, to be held again in Wellington. The seminar follows the usual... more »

September 2017

Harnessing Human Factors Data - Free AAvPA Workshop Canberra - 22 September 2017 »

The Australian Aviation Psychology Association (AAvPA) is pleased to host a free workshop on Harnessing Human Factors Data in high-risk industries such as aviation, maritime, rail, mining and defence. The safety management system of an organisation... more »

November 2016


We are delighted to announce that the call for papers and registrations are open for AAvPA 2016! Our theme this year is 'Assuring safety in complex future systems' and we have a great line up of speakers. As many of you know, this year we... more »

November 2014

2014 AAvPA Symposium »

AAvPA is holding the 2014 symposium in Melbourne. Confirmed dates are: 10-13 November 2014. The conference will be held at Amora Hotel (Richmond). 649 Bridge Road, Richmond, Melbourne VIC 3121 - Tel: (03) 9246 1200 more »

May 2014

Swinburne Aviation Industry Conference 4-6 June 2014 »

Leading figures in the aviation industry will be discussing a range of issues including balancing air traffic demand and capacity in Australia, the challenges facing remote airports, and contemporary human factors and safety issues impacting... more »

November 2011

PACDEFF Queenstown (NZ) »

THE PACIFIC and AUSTRALASIAN CRM DEVELOPERS' and FACILITATORS' FORUM meets from 24 and 25 November 2011 at the Rydges Lakeland Resort in Queenstown (NZ) more »

September 2011

55th Annual Meeting of the HFES »

Welcome to the main page for the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, to be held at the Red Rock Hotel, 11011 W. Charleston, Las Vegas, Nevada 89135. September 19-23, 2011 More info on more »

August 2011

ASA 2011 Going the Distance (Perth) »

31 August - 3 September 2011 The Aeromedical Society of Australasia's 23rd Scientific Meeting (ASA2011) will be held in Perth, Western Australia from Wednesday 31 August to Saturday 3 September 2011. ASA2011 promises to deliver a stimulating... more »

July 2011

Knowledge through Sharing (HFES Australia) »

09:00 – 16:00, Northcott Conference Centre, 1 Fennell St, North Parramatta Topics include: * The assessment & management of glare in the workplace * Managing the risks of slips, trips and falls * Case study of a manufacturing control room... more »

July 2011

Knowledge through Sharing (HFES Australia) »

09:30 – 15:30 Schiavello Showrooms, Metropol, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank Speakers include: * Andrea Shaw, Shaw Idea Pty Ltd * Chris Fitzgerald, Risk and Injury Management Services * Paul Salmon, Monash University Accident Research Centre *... more »

July 2011

Aviation Symposium 2011 New Zealand »

Massey University School of Aviation, the Royal Aeronautical Society, New Zealand Division, and the Aviation Industry Association of New Zealand have great pleasure in announcing the second Aviation Education and Research Symposium on 05-06... more »

June 2011

15th Annual Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) »

The Air Transport Research Society (Prof. Jason Middleton, chairperson of the ATRS 2011 local organizing committee and Prof. Anming Zhang, VP-Scientific and Programs of ATRS), would like to invite you to submit abstracts for papers to be presented... more »

June 2011

Knowledge through Sharing (HFES Australia) »

Venue: Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, cnr South Terrace & Peacock Rd Time: 09:30 – 16:30 Cost: * $195 HFESA, SIA & OTA Members * $295 non-Members * $95 full-time students To register now – click here This full-day seminar provides... more »

May 2011

16th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology 2011 »

May 2 – May 5, 2011 Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio Keynote Speaker: Dr. Key Dismukes For more information please visit the ISAP 2011 website below more »

March 2011

signalcharlie - Seminar 2011 »

This year we will examine human human performance and system implications of NextGen, and discuss application of those lessons learned to business and general aviation. We will focus on a systems approach to continuous improvement of safety,... more »

September 2010

29EAAP: Performance, Safety and Well-being in Aviation »

This years 29th European Aviation Psychology Association (EAAP) conference will be held from 20 - 24 September 2010 in Budapest, Hungary discussing Performance, Safety and Well-being in Aviation. Visit the EAAP website for details and current... more »

August 2010

Just Culture Public Course »

The Just Culture Public Course will be held on August 24th-25th at the Grand Hyatt DFW. Led by David Marx and Scott Griffith, the Just Culture Public Course will introduce the cornerstones of a Just Culture, the Just Culture Algorithm, the... more »

June 2010

2010 Regional Air Safety Seminar »

Lakeside Rydges, Canberra 4 -6 June 2010 DAY 1 Speakers: * Martin Dolan * Paul Mayes * Peter Williams * Christine Negroni * Stephen Angus * Phil Sure DAY 2 Speakers: * Dr Geoff Dell * Joanne Delandre * Bret Molesworth * Michael Flannery... more »

May 2010

Human Factors in Flight Safety, Risk Management and Accident Investigation »

The next EAAP (European Association for Aviation Psychology) recognised course on Human Fators in FLight Safety, Risk Management and Accident Investigation will be held from 17-22 May 2010 hosted by NAV Portugal, the Portuguese Air Navigation... more »

April 2010

9th AAvPA 2010: Managing Safety - Maximising Performance »

From 18-22 April some 155 safety professionals, human factors experts, aviation psychologists and academics got together in Novotel Brighton Beach (Sdyney) to challenge current practise and reflect on our recent successes in aviation, healthcasre... more »

October 2009

AAvPA Forum 2009 »

Ground Handling and Ramp Safety, Melbourne Hilton Hotel The purpose of this forum was to showcase recent ramp safety projects in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region,and discuss regional initiatives to enhance the safety of ground operations.... more »

April 2008

8th AAvPA Symposium (2008): Making it happen »

8-11 April 2008 Novotel Brigton Beach (Sydney) 8th International Symposium Making it Happen - Human Performance - System Integration - Safety Outcomes Keynote speakers * Pat Croskerry * Erik Hollnagel * Ed Hutchins. Along side these and... more »

November 2006

7th AAvPA Symposium (2006): Evolving System Safety »

9 - 12 November 2006, Manly Pacific Hotel, Sydney Australia. more »

October 2005

AAvPA 2005: Emerging Approaches in Safety Analysis »

AAvPA is proud to present a seminar on new approaches to analysing safety-related information. Selected experts and practitioners from a variety of backgrounds will present their work on how to make sense of complex sets of data so as to enhance... more »

December 2003

6th AAvPA Symposium (2003): Setting the Standards »

The theme of the Symposium was 'Setting the Standards' in recognition that the academic, industry and regulatory environments are now beginning to progressively establish standards and guidance to assist more efficient and effective human... more »

November 2000

5th AAvPA Symposium (2000) »

The fifth Symposium was held in Manly. Dr Rob Lee awarded the Second AAvPA Aviation Human Factors Achievement Award. Invited Speakers included: * Prof James Reason (University of Manchester) * Capt Dan Maurino (ICAO) * Prof Bob Helmreich... more »

March 1998

4th AAvPA Symposium (1998) »

Invited Speakers included: * Capt Dan Maurino (ICAO) * Dr Bob Helmreich (NASA/UT/FAA ACRP) * Captain Azmi Radzi (Malaysia Airlines) * Prof Ron Westrum (Eastern Michigan University) * Capt John Bent (Cathay Pacific Airways) * Jean Pariès (DédaIle)... more »

November 1995

3rd AAvPA Symposium (1995) »

Invited Speakers included: * Capt Dan Maurino (ICAO) * Dr Bob Helmreich (NASA/UT/FAA ACRP) * Capt Neil Johnston (Aer Lingus) * Dr Curt Graeber (Boeing) * Jean Pariès (Dédale) * Dr Mica Endsley (Texas Tech) * Alan Hobbs (BASI) * Robert M.... more »

March 1992

2nd AAvPA Symposium (1992) »

The first five-day "Manly" international symposium. Invited Speakers included: * Dr Bob Helmreich (NASA/UT Research Project) * Capt Neil Johnston (Aer Lingus) * Prof Helen Muir (Cranfield University) * Dr Barbara Kanki (NASA Ames) * Dr... more »

September 1990

1st AAvPA Symposium (1990) »

A one-day Symposium held at Melbourne University as part of the Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society. Organised by Brent Hayward (Australian Airlines) and Andrew Lowe (RAAF Psychology Service). Invited Speakers included... more »