The topics of the abstracts may address, but are not restricted to:



• Accessibility and usability


• Activity Theories for Work Analysis and Design


• Ageing


• Architecture and positive work environments


• Agricultural ergonomics


• Cognitive ergonomics


• Company case studies


• Chronic diseases and work


• Design for all


• Education and training


• Ergonomics in small and medium sized enterprises


• Ergonomics in healthcare and social sector


• Green workplace


• Human Computer Interaction (HCI)


• Human Simulation and Virtual Environments


• Measurement of workload


• Musculoskeletal health


• Musicians ergonomics


• Occupational health and wellbeing at work


• Safety at work


• Sleep and recovery


• Slips, Trips and Falls


• Stress factors at work


• Sustainability in work environments


• Transport Ergonomics and Human Factors (TEHF)


• Visual ergonomics


• Voice ergonomics


• Work place health promotion



Early bird registration by 15th April 2016,



Welcome to Kuopio!


The Organizing Committee

We are pleased to invite you to the Nordic Ergonomics and Human Factors Society's (NES) 48th annual conference "NES2016 –Ergonomics in Theory and Practice" scheduled to be held from 14th to 17th August 2016 in Kuopio, Finland:


NES2016 conference brings together researchers and practitioners with an interest in the field of ergonomics and human factors and occupational health. This facilitates sharing of experiences and results that help the development of research, work and ideas, the formation of networks as well as increasing the quality of the joint fields of ergonomics and human factors and occupational health.


Call for abstracts

You are invited to submit your abstract for an oral or poster presentation. Abstracts within the listed topics are particularly welcome. Abstracts should not exceed 400 words. Abstracts will be reviewed by International Scientific Advisory Board.


Accepted papers must be re-submitted in revised form. The final version of the paper will be included in the electronic Conference Proceedings.


Dead line for submitting NES2016 conference

abstracts has been extended until 18th April


Early bird registration: 30th April

Welcome to

NES2016 – Ergonomics in Theory and Practice




NES President

Kasper Edwards, SAM




Hanna Skoog Rowa, EHSS,





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