HFEMC 2021

Sponsored by



“Ergonomics in OSHMP2025”

by Mr. Ishkandar Bin Md Yusoff

Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics Division, DOSH

“The Relationship Between Driver’s Mental Workload and Driving Performance”

by Ts. Dr. Ahmad Khushairy Bin Makhtar

SIG for Transportation, HFEM

“Bridging Gaps Between Engineering and OSH: Ergonomics Integration in Manufacturing Industry”

by Dr. Radin Zaid Radin Umar

SIG for Engineering, HFEM

“Safe Commuting with the Industry: A Community-Based Experience”

by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lilis Surienty

SIG for Occupational Ergonomics, HFEM



for the submission thru conference paper management system EasyChair

  • Full Paper Submission: June 30
  • Acceptance Notification: July 15
  • Final Manuscript: July 31


With the direction and support from our society members, we made the decision to host the HFEMC2021 both in virtual and face-to-face sessions due to the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19.

With this decision, we are thrilled to announce a hybrid session of the conference.

Please know this decision was reached with the well-being and safety of our members and participants as our top priority.


Submission guidelines. Download template for paper submission (125kb)


The submission and review of papers for HFEMC 2021 will be managed through an online conference paper management system called EasyChair.
This system gives you, the author, complete control over your submission.


All accepted papers will be published in the following list of journals, and high-quality papers will be considered for inclusion in the Scopus index.

List of Publication Journal

  • HFEJ – MyCite, Google Scholar
  • MJMHS – Scopus, EBSCOhost, ISC, & Rubriq
  • JKUKM- ESCI, MyCite, Cite Factor, DOAJ, Index Copernicus International, Google Scholar, etc.


Human Factors & Ergonomics Conference (HFEMC) is a biennial event organized by Human Factors & Ergonomics Society of Malaysia (HFEM) with the aim of inviting experts to share their experience and knowledge, expertise, skills, ideas, discuss current challenges and concerns related to HFE and, as a one-stop centre – bring together experts and OSH practitioners from various disciplines.

This year, HFEM is once again organizing a conference together with Ergonomics Product Design Competition (ErgoLympic2021) with one objective to instill the culture of ergonomics innovations and raising the awareness of ergonomics amongst Malaysian, the event highlighted the theme of “Optimization of Performance through Human Factors and Ergonomics’ Innovation and Intervention”.

This HFEMC 2021 is the third of its series, and previous events have been successfully held and combine experts from different countries to share their thoughts and current trends in ergonomics.

Date of event: 27th September 2021 – 28th of September 2021
Venue F2F: Consist College, Kuala Lumpur

Program Brochure

Program Tentative


HFEMC invites applications from eligible scholars and researchers to join the Editorial Review Board. The application deadline is 30th May 2021. Click Here to join us.


Registered conference participants are entitled to:

  • participation in the Opening  Keynote Speech and Plenary Session
  • participation in paper presentations ( presenter/non-presenter)
  • participation in poster presentations (presenter/non-presenter)
  • participation in ErgoLympic 2021 – Ergonomics product design competition

Program Fee Structure