Aim of conference
The Sixth International Human Factors Rail Conference will be held in London between 6 and 9 November 2017. The conference is the only event worldwide focusing solely on rail human factors.
The conference is the leading forum to bring together those in the industry who need to apply the expertise, methods, tools and knowledge of rail ergonomics/human factors. The aim of this conference is to provide an opportunity to bring together scientists, consultants, regulators, operators, infrastructure managers, manufacturers and suppliers to share rail human factors knowledge. The conference will focus on:
- In-cab signalling
- Traffic management
- Non-technical skills
- The platform-train interface
- Safety culture.
However topics on all aspects of rail human factors are welcome.
The conference is jointly organised by RSSB, Network Rail and the University of Nottingham, and in association with the European Union Agency for Railway (ERA), the International Union of Railways (UIC), the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB).