Indian Society of Ergonomics (ISE) has started a series of conferences on the theme of "Humanizing Work and Work Environment" (HWWE), aimed at developing a common platform for exchange of ideas concerning improvement in work and work environment towards alleviating health and safety of persons at work.

The first HWWE2001 was held with national and international participation at IIT Bombay in 2001.
The second, HWWE2004 was at National Institute of Training in Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai.
The third HWWE2005 was held in IIT Guwahati, from December 10, 2005 to December 12, 2005.
The fourth HWWE2007 was held in the Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal from December 10 to 12, 2007. 
The fifth HWWE2008 was held at VIT, Pune, India, between 22nd to 24th of December 2008.
The sixth HWWE2009 was held at Dept. of Physiology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India, between 17th to19th December 2009.
The seventh HWWE2011 was held at IIT-Madras, Chennai between 13th to17th December 2011.
The eighth HWWE2012 was held at GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar between 6th to 8th December 2012.
HWWE2013 was held from 4-6 December 2013 at Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal.
HWWE2014 was held from 3-5 December 2014 at IIT Guwahati.

HWWE2015 was held during 7-9 December 2015 at I.I.T. Bombay, Mumbai
HWWE2016 was held during 9-11 December 2016 at N.I.T. Jalandhar, Punjab
HWWE2017 was held during 8-10 December 2017 at A.M.U., Aligarh
HWWE2018 was held during 14-16 December 2018 at College of Engineering Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram

HWWE2019 was held during 8-10 November 2019 at N.I.T. Jalandhar, Punjab
HWWE2020 was held during 10-12 December 2020 VIRTUALLY, hosted by Theem College of Engineering, Boisar, Mumbai
HWWE2021 was held during 1-3 December 2021 VIRTUALLY, hosted by IIT Guwahati
HWWE2022 was held during 24-26 November 2022 at Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab.
HWWE2023 was held during 14-16 Dec
ember 2023 at IIM Mumbai (jointly with the 4th ACED Triennial 2023 and BRICSplus HFE 2023).

  HWWE2024 will be held at University of Calcutta, Kolkata, in December 2024                     Download the brochure here - Click for the payment QR code

Conference Date: 13th - 15th December, 2024
Conference Theme: Ergonomics for Everyone: Future challenges in Health, Safety and Design
Conference Venue: University of Calcutta
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ISE invites bids for future HWWEs. Click here for details

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