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 Meeting

"Tag 74 May 2020"

74th DoD HFE Technical Advisory Group

at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Port Hueneme Division (PHD), California – (Hueneme is pronounced hueh-nee-mee.)

Theme: “Resilience 2020: Are we ready?”

TAG 74 Abstract Submission Form Final.pdf (download pdf)

Visitor package with details for location, visit request, access, electronic devices, lodging, and airports can be located here.

Regarding the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease it causes (coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19), the HFE TAG Executive Committee has created a contingency plan.

Plan A: Postpone to the week of 20-24 July. We will reserve these dates now. We will revisit this plan in April.

Plan B: If the planning continues past the first week of April, then we will revisit this plan in the first week of June.

Plan C: If the week of 20-24 July is not feasible, then we will postpone to 2021.

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.