Breaks and Social Activities

The Virtual HFES 64th International Annual Meeting starts Monday, October 5 with the opening plenary, awards, lectures and more including enjoyable activities for you to experience during breaks. Review some of our exciting offerings below and pre-register for them complimentary!

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Central Time

Find Your People - Affinity Groups and Technical Groups


Are you a woman who works mostly with men? Come meet other women in HFES during this break. Are you interested in meeting people in a specific technical group? You can do that during this break as well. There will be separate break "rooms" for the following with unique Zoom links:

 

  1. LGBTQ+ Affinity Group

  2. Women's Affinity Group

  3. Mid-Career and Aerospace  Passcode: 17762

  4. Perception and Performance

  5. Healthcare Technical Group

  6. Product Design  Passcode: 316750

  7. People of Color

  8. Education and Cognitive Engineering  Passcode: 449340

  9. Cyber Security Technical Group  Passcode: 614578

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Central Time

Meditation/Mindfulness

Needing to take a break from it all and remind yourself how to take a deep breath? Attend this break to experience a guided meditation to refresh you for the rest of the day.
Click here to participate.

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Central Time

Translating our Science: Academics and Practitioners Meet

This break will involve chatting with some academics and practitioners regarding how they worked together to translate the science of HF/E between them.  Christy Harper, Managing Partner of End to End User Research, represents practitioners in this session and Phil Kortum of Rice University will be our academic discussant today.

Entrance Link

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Central Time

Tasting Time!  (Offered with our compliments to attendees but we request pre-registration)

Tea Tasting

Learn about the origin and history of tea, different types of tea, and different ways to steep tea from Essencha Tea. Purchase a few teas ahead of time to try during the hour or just watch, learn, and have all your questions answered by a tea expert:   
Register for Tea Tasting

Beer Tasting

Cheers! Join a craft beer maker as they teach you about the beer making process, how beers get their flavor, and what to look for when sampling different styles. Sample a few beers along the way and enjoy the evening:

Register for Beer Tasting

Mixology

Have a little back or neck pain from sitting watching all those great sessions today? Grab a few ingredients and follow along as our mixologist makes a "Painkiller" drink while also learning about all things cocktail related:

Register for Mixology Session


Reminder, these "tasting" sessions are 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Monday, October 5 and complimentary preregistration is required.  Slots are limited!

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Central Time

Tasting Time!  (Offered with our compliments to attendees but we request pre-registration)

Tea Tasting

Learn about the origin and history of tea, different types of tea, and different ways to steep tea from Essencha Tea. Purchase a few teas ahead of time to try during the hour or just watch, learn, and have all your questions answered by a tea expert:   
Register for Tea Tasting

Beer Tasting

Cheers! Join a craft beer maker as they teach you about the beer making process, how beers get their flavor, and what to look for when sampling different styles. Sample a few beers along the way and enjoy the evening:

Register for Beer Tasting

Mixology

Have a little back or neck pain from sitting watching all those great sessions today? Grab a few ingredients and follow along as our mixologist makes a "Painkiller" drink while also learning about all things cocktail related:

Register for Mixology Session


Reminder, these "tasting" sessions are 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on Monday, October 5 and complimentary preregistration is required.  Slots are limited!

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