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.

On behalf of the NES2016 organizing committee, you are cordially invited to present your own work, experience, views, on some of the main themes or any other area that you experience as relevant, at the conference.

After accepting

Accepted papers must be re-submitted in revised form. The revised paper should be minimum of three pages and maximum of five pages. The final version of the paper will be included in the electronic Conference Proceedings Book with ISBN number ("Publications of the University of Eastern Finland. Reports and Studies in Health Sciences").

See details for revising from here

Instructions for authors

About oral presentations: Each session includes a maximum of five oral presentations. Each presentation is 20 minutes, including the conference chairs introduction of you and a few minutes for questions. Each session has a chair, who will introduce each speaker to the audience. The session chair will give a reminder (yellow card) when you have three minutes left.

About poster presentations: The recommended size for poster is 70x100. There will be an area marked for your poster.  The poster can be put up from Sunday, August 14th, after 4 p.m.
Authors who are presenting the poster are requested to stand by their poster during the poster session on Tuesday August 15th between 10.15 - 10.45 a.m. Also notice that the posters are available during all breaks.
The poster must be brought by the author personally and may not be submitted by mailing in advance.
The poster can be supplemented by hand-outs of one A4 sheet of paper (front and back) describing the poster. The authors are responsible for bringing such material. It is recommended to bring a plastic case for the handouts to be attached to the poster stand.

Instructions for oral and poster presentations as pdf file

If you have any questions about the scientific part, do not hesitate to contact the General Secretary of NES2016 Conference, Dr. Susanna Järvelin-Pasanen susanna.jarvelin(at)


We look forward to meeting you in August 14th-17th 2016 in Kuopio!