The Department of Defense Human Factors Engineering Technical Advisory Group (DoD HFE TAG) is composed of technical representatives from the Department of Defense (DoD), National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with research and development responsibility in human factors and related disciplines. There is no limitation on the number of uniform or civilian representatives from the above governmental entities. Representatives from organizations and activities with allied interests and technical experts in special topical areas are also invited to attend specific meetings.

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Also participating in the HFE TAG are official representatives of technical societies or industry associations with a stated interest in human factors. These representatives must be credentialed by the HFE TAG before attending. Refer to the Technical Society/Industry (TS/I) section of the SubTAG page for more information.

TAG meetings are not open to the general public. In addition to Government employees, Government contractors, employees of private industry and academia may attend meetings if they are credentialed members of TS/I or have an invitation to attend a specific meeting from a current TAG member. The invitation must be submitted to the TAG Chair for approval at the time of registration.

2020 Virtual Meeting

"Tag Fall 2020"

DoD HFE Technical Advisory Group

Dates: Wednesday & Thursday, 18 & 19 November 2020 @ 1230-1630 (ET) / 0930-1330 (PT)

Location: Virtual Platform TBD

As promised, the HFE TAG Chairs and the OUSD(R&E) TAG Proponent have continued to monitor the situation regarding COVID-19, and at this time have decided to cancel the in-person event in Port Hueneme, CA planned for July.

Although the in-person event has been effectively postponed to Spring 2021, plans are underway for a virtual DoD HFE TAG event that will occur in the Fall of 2020. Details are forthcoming!

Continue to check this website and social media (@DoDHFETAG) for updates.

The Save the Date can be located here.

On January 16, 2020 the Acting Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Research and Technology approved the 74th DoD HFE TAG meeting.

All detailed meeting information is available on the Meeting Information page.