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HFES Virtual Environments Technical Group

Welcome to the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Virtual Environments Technical Group (HFES – VETG)! The HFES mission is to promote the discovery and exchange of knowledge concerning the characteristics of human beings that are applicable to the design of systems and devices of all kinds. The HFES – VETG is concerned with human factors related issues and advancements specifically associated with virtual, augmented, and extended reality technologies and applied applications.


VETG Happenings

Interested in what is happening in the Virtual Environments Technical Group? View current and past VETG newsletters and keep up to date.

Become a Member

Membership to the VETG has numerous benefits. Any current member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) can join the group. You can add a VETG membership at any time or during yearly renewal. Annual dues are $5.

Join the conversation!

You can stay up to date on current research related to Virtual Environments and Human Factors by joining LinkedIn groups. Join ours for discussions with fellow scientists, teachers, and practitioners working with virtual environments.


The 2022 HFES Annual Meeting will be held October 10 - 14, 2022 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. The call for proposals is now closed. Acceptance and rejection letter will be sent out soon.