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Philippe Palanque <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 17 Dec 2003 13:11:09 +0100
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                          CALL   FOR   PAPERS

                 HESSD 2004 (
    IFIP 13.5 Working Conference on Human Error, Safety and 
                            Systems Development 

   (Within IFIP World Computer Congress 2004
                   Toulouse, France, August 22-27, 2004
                 Deadline for submissions: January 31 2004.
      Previous events
Recent accidents in a range of industries have increased concern over the
design, management and control of safety-critical systems. Much recent
attention has focussed upon the role of human error both in the development
and in the operation of complex processes. This workshop will, therefore,
provide a forum for practitioners and researchers to discuss leading edge
techniques that can be used to mitigate the impact of human error on
safety-critical systems. Our intention is to focus the workshop upon
techniques that can be easily integrated into existing systems engineering
practices. With this in mind, we hope to address a number of different
- Techniques for incident and accident analysis;
- Empirical studies of operator behaviour in safety-critical systems;
- Observational studies of safety-critical systems;
- Risk assessment techniques for interactive systems;
- Safety-related interface design, development and testing.
- We would also encourage papers that cross these boundaries.
Finally, we are interested to encourage contributions from many diverse
sectors. These include but are not limited to aviation, maritime and the
other transportation industries, the healthcare industries, process and
power generation, military application.
The papers should address the topics of the workshop. Clearly cite one or
more of the following themes as keywords for your submission.
- Human error
- Aviation
- Incident/accident analysis
- Training
- System design maintenance
- Human Computer Interaction
- Design
- Documentation
- Process control
- Methodologies
- Vehicle control
- Formal methods
Submission Instructions
Authors should submit full papers not exceeding 6000 words.
Alternatively, there will be an opportunity to present more interactive work
in the form of posters. In this case, authors should send abstracts of their
proposed presentation not exceeding 2000 words.
Electronic Submission available:
Important Dates
Deadline for submissions: January 31 2004.
Notification to authors: March 31 2004.
Final versions due: April 30 2004.
Accepted papers will be included in the proceedings published by Kluwer.
Conference co-chairs
Prof. Chris Johnson, University of Glasgow
Prof. Phil Palanque - LIIHS-IRIT, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse 3
Programme Committee
Hans Andersen, Risoe, Denmark
Henning Andersen, Risoe, Denmark
Remi Bastide, University Toulouse I, France
Sue Bogner, Institute for the Study of Human Error, LLC, USA
Guy Boy, Eurisco International, France
P. Carlo Cacciabue, European Research Centre, Italy
Jan Davies, University of Calgary, Canada
Andrew Hale, TU Delft, The Netherlands
Michael Harrison, University of York, U.K.
Erik Hollnagel, Linköpings universitet Sweeden
C. Michael Holloway, NASA Langley, USA
Anne Isaac, Eurocontrol, Belgium
Denis Javaux, Human Factor consultant, Belgium
Chris Johnson, University of Glasgow, U.K.
Veronique de Keyser, University de Liège, Belgium
Floor Koornneef, TU Delft, The Netherlands
Peter Ladkin, University Bielefeld, Germany
Nancy Leveson, MIT, USA
Jari Nisula, AIRBUS, France
Anne-Sophie Nyssen, Univ. de Liège, Belgium
Mike O'Leary, British Airways, UK.
Philippe Palanque, University Toulouse III, France
Fabio Paterno', ISTI-CNR, Italy
Carmen Santoro, ISTI-CNR, Italy
Barry Strauch, National Transportation Safety Board, USA
Gerd Szwillus, Univ. of Paderborn, Germany
Tjerk van der Schaaf, T.U. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Peter Wright University of York, U.K

Contact Details
For further information you can contact: 
Prof. Philippe Palanque ([log in to unmask])
Phone: +33 561 55 6965 Fax: +33 561 55 6258