Note: Time slots are strict and include questions from the audience

Thursday 20th of September
08:00-09.00 registration + welcome coffee
09:00-09:30 Welcome address Dr. Luca Longo, Dr. Maria Chiara Leva, NLR Opening of the conference
09:30-10:00 Keynote Prof. Catherine Burns Understanding, supporting, and redesigning cognitive work
10:20-10:45 Coffee break

Session 1

Mental Workload, stress and fatigue

Edzard Boland Managing Startle and Surprise: An Operational Training Experiment
11:10-11:25 Jialin Fan, Andrew Smith Mental workload and other causes of different types of fatigue in rail staff
11:30-11:45 Michael Scott Evans, Daniel Harborne, Andrew Smith Exploring an Objective Measure of Fatigue: A Mobile Version of the Psychomotor Vigilance Task (m-PVT)
11:50-12:05 Dr Cahill, Paul Cullen, Keith Gaynor Estimating the Impact of Work Related Stress on Pilot Wellbeing and Flight Safety
12:10-12:25 Marielle Plat-Robain Human Resource Recovery: can Hypnosis technique help managing fatigue when increasing workload?
12:30-13:50 Lunch

Session 2

Mental Workload and its applications – 1

Aidan Byrne The Effect of Education / Training on Mental Workload
14:20-14:35 Ademar Crotti Junior, Christophe Debruyne, Luca Longo, Declan O’Sullivan On the Mental Workload Assessment of Uplift Mapping Representations in Linked Data
14:40-14:55 Héla MOURALI, Lassaad LAKHAL Mental workload measurement: the case of stock market traders
15:00-15:15 karim moustafa, Sarah Jane Delany, Luca Longo Analysing The Impact Of Machine Learning To Model Subjective Mental WorkLoad: A Case Study in third level education
15:20-15:35 Rolf Zon and I3B Measuring the Cognitive Human
15:40-16:15 Coffee break

Session 3

Mental Workload in aviation

José Cañas, Pedro Ferreira, Patricia Lopez de Frutos, Eva Puntero, Elena López, Fernando Gómez-Comendador, Francesca de Crescenzio, Francesca Lucchi, Bojana Bojana Mirkovic, Fedja Netjasov Mental Workload in the explanation of Automation effects on ATCo performance
16:40-16:55 Tanja Bos Interactive Head Up Display in the cockpit to reduce Workload
17:00-17:15 Thea Radüntz, Norbert Fürstenau, André Tews, Lea Rabe, Beate Meffert Does an exceptional event add load to the subjectively experienced workload of air traffic controllers?
17:20-17:35 Amine Laouar, Philippe Rauffet, Christine Chauvin, Marie-Christine Bressolle A step toward decision-making assistance: Understanding pilots’ decision making and workload impact
17:40-18:00 Day closing Dr. Luca Longo, Dr. Chiara Maria Leva Closing of the first day of conference
20:00-23:00 Informal conference dinner + awards
Friday 21st of September
08:00-00.00 registration + welcome coffee
09:00-09:10 Day Opening Dr. Luca Longo, Dr. Maria Chiara Leva Opening of the second day of conference

Session 4

Mental Workload in
automation, manufacturing and neuroscience

Lorenzo comberti, Micaela Demichela, Maria Chiara Leva An empirical approach to the workload and human capability assessment in manufacturing plant.
09:35-09:50 Aaron Novstrup, Terrance Goan, James Heaton Workload Assessment using Speech-Related Neck Surface Electromyography
09:55-10:10 Rolf Zon Eye tracking overview
10:15-10:30 Ivan Gligorijević, Bogdan Mijović, Pavle Mijović, Pavle Mijovic Electroencephalography Studies of Mental Workload – A Neuroergonomics Approach
10:35-11:05 Coffee break

Session 5

Mental workload: models and new perspectives

Giuliano Orru, Luca Longo An investigation of the evolution of Cognitive Load Theory in connection to a review of its intrinsic, extraneous and germane loads
11:30-11:45 Enrique Muñoz de Escalona Fernández, José Cañas Latency differences between mental workload measures in detecting workload changes
11:50-12:05 David Dearing, Aaron Novstrup, Terrance Goan Assessing Workload in Human-Machine Teams from Psychophysiological Data with Sparse Ground Truth
12:10-12:25 Alison Kay, Katie O’Byrne, Siobhán Corrigan, Tiziana C. Callari, Sam Cromie Development of an Observational Protocol for Reducing and Mitigating Workload and the Risk of Retained Foreign Objects
12:30-12:45 Maria Pediconi, Glauco Genga On the heart as well as in the sky. Facing the Risks Between Workload and Resilience:
a Psychoanalytic Point of View
12:50-14:15 Lunch

Session 6

Mental Workload and new technologies

Ferdinand Coster The new Industrial Revolution asks for Human Factors evolution
14:35-14:45 Catherine Burns The new workload of new technologies
14:50-15:00 Dave Board Artificial intelligence, augmented reality, analytics and machine learning in the process industry
15:05-15:15 Ferdinand Coster Situation Awareness modelling for adaptive automation
15:20-15:30 Adrian Kelly, Chiara Leva Transmission Control Centres and Human Interface Design: The need to support situational awareness in the face of increasing complexity
15:35-15:55 Coffee break

Session 7

Mental workload
and its application – 2

Avner Bendheim Automation Interaction from a Design-Thinking Perspective: The Case of Cockpit Automation in Commercial Aircrafts in Israel
16:20-16:30 Audrey E. Reinert Detecting Human Machine Interaction Fingerprints in Continuous Event Data
16:35-16:50 Tamsyn Edwards, Paul Lee The influence of mental workload in causes of system degradation in air traffic control
16:55-17:10 Kristen Fernández-Medina The real-world experiences of operators of highly automated vehicle systems
17:15-17:30 Ioannis Bargiotas, Alice Nicolai, Christophe Labordette, Pierre-Paul Vidal, Nicolas Vayatis, Stephane Buffat The complementary role of activity context in the workload evaluation of helicopter pilots: A multi-tasking learning approach.
17:35-17:45 Lisa Jeanson, J.M. Christian Bastien, Alexandre Morais, Javier Barcenilla Tell me how you kit, I’ll tell you how you think: the use of behavior analyses to optimize parts supplies in automotive industry
17:50-18:00 Dr. Gianluca Di Flumeri Neurometrics for Human Factor assessment in operational environments
18:00-18:10 Day closing Dr. Luca Longo, Dr. Chiara Maria Leva Closing of the conference