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Submit a paper to Children's Issues TG/ HFES 2023


Dear CITG members/ authors,

Make plans to attend and participate in the 67th HFES International Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, October 23-27! 

We would like to invite you to submit a paper to the HFES Children´s Issues Technical Group by Tuesday, February 28th, 2023


  • The CITG proposals relating to HF/E issues affecting children up to 18 years of age include the following topics:

  • Child development; 

  • Child safety; 

  • Hazards/safety in environments where children live, play, and visit (i.e., home, school, vehicle, recreational, online); 

  • Injury prevention; 

  • Children’s motivation, behavior, physical and cognitive abilities, and limitations; 

  • Product design and usability; 

  • Caregiver behavior, including child supervision practices, caregiver workload, and decision-making.


Proposals for other formats are also welcome, such as a discussion panel, symposium, workshop, demo, or other alternative formats on related topics. You can read more at

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch with us! Contact us if you need help finalizing a proposal idea or recruiting more discussion panelists. You can reach us anytime - CITG Program Chair, Prof. Karen Jacobs , or the Web Communications Chair, Prof. Claudia Mont'Alvão, using HFES Connect.


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