HFES Madness 2011

Will you be at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Annual Meeting in September?  If so, and you are presenting, consider doing a 25-second madness presentation.  The theme of “madness” is very appropriate for the conference locale:  Las Vegas!

This year the madness presentations will be right before the opening plenary so you’ll have a huge audience. The purpose of madness is to advertise your talk, panel, or poster.

During the conference we will upload a gallery of images from that session.

Here is the description:

HFES will hold its second “Early-Morning Madness” presentations at the 55th Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, offering exciting 25-second previews of full HFES sessions. This may sound like an impossibly short amount of time to present your work, but we promise that it will be fun and informative. If you are presenting a paper at the meeting, we encourage you to participate in the Madness session. We had a great time last year and are looking forward to applying all that we learned to make Madness even more informative and exciting!

Preparing Your Madness Presentation

In general, you will present a single slide and have 25 seconds to advertise your talk. You can even show a video, as long as it is 25 seconds or less in length. Feel free to be creative! If you exceed the time limit, we will stop you at the 25-second mark, and the next person will walk up to the microphone and begin. Your goal should be to give just the right amount of information so audience members will want to attend your full talk.

All authors will receive an e-mail containing the schedule, details, and requirements for Madness presentations. If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to HFESmadness@gmail.com. Don’t miss this chance to advertise your talk—take part in the Madness!