International Congress on
Humanising Work and Work Environment

December 11 - 14, 2001
IDC, IIT Bombay

The Congress had participation by more than 300 delegates from over 20 countries.

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     HWWE 2001
About HWWE
Abstract form

"Hope to see you in December at Mumbai"

Gaur G. Ray
Professor and Secretary,
HWWE-2001 Organizing Committee

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Congress Topics
Guidelines for Abstract
Dead Lines for Receiving Abstract and Full Paper
Contact details for Abstracts and papers
Important Dates
Registration Fees
Cancellation of Registration
Payment Details
Medical Care

Congress Topics

- Agricultural Ergonomics
- Consumer Ergonomics
- Women at Work - Household Ergonomics
- Sports Ergonomics
- Accident and Injury Prevention
- Cross Cultural Ergonomics
- Job Analysis and Design
- Physiology of Work
- Automotive Ergonomics
- Ergonomics for the Disabled & elderly
- Cognitive Ergonomics
- Office Automation
- Industrial Ergonomics
- Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Management of Change
- Human Computer Interface Design
- Environment Design and Ergonomics
- Product Design and Product Liability
- Occupational Health and Safety
- Musculo-skeletal Injuries at Workplaces
- Quality Management and Ergonomics
- Child Labor and Child Education
- Environmental Pollution and work hazards

Guidelines for Abstract

Official Language: English

The abstract should be within 300 words in the prescribed format. The abstract should clearly state the objectives, methods followed and summary of the results achieved. Key words should be restricted to five words.

One delegate can present only one paper but may be Co-author of other presentations. The presenting author's name must be underlined.

Deadlines for Abstract

The deadline for submitting camera-ready copy of the abstract is April 30, 2001.
Acceptance of the abstract will be notified by May 31, 2001.
Only accepted abstracts will be presented by delegates who have registered latest by August 31, 2001.
Final paper (camera ready copy) must be received by August 31, 2001
. Full paper received after August 31, 2001 will not be considered for incorporation in the Conference Proceedings. However, the Abstract of those papers will be published in the congress.
Abstract and full paper, sent in floppy or e-mail, should be typed by using Office 97.

The full paper (both oral and poster presentation) should have the following specifications;
Maximum of eight A4 size pages including all tables, figures etc.
Format of the paper will be like papers published in the Journal 'Ergonomics', Taylor and Francis, London. Type font - Arial (normal). Text in 11 point, Headings in corresponding font size as appropriate.

The peer-reviewed full papers will be published in a CD, which will be available to all delegates. Hard copy publication of the full proceedings of the Congress may be made available, at a discounted price. The delegates may indicate their willingness to receive the hard copy proceedings.

Contact details for Abstracts and Full Papers

Professor G.G.Ray, Conference Secretary, HWWE-2001, Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076, India.
email : ergoasia@idc.iitb.ernet.in, ggray@idc.iitb.ernet.in

Important Dates

Last date for submitting Abstract : April 30, 2001
Notification of acceptance of Abstract : May 31
Last date receiving complete paper : August 31
Last date of Registration : August 31
Last date for Late Registration : November 15

Registration Fee

  Before August 31, 2001 After August 31, 2001


Accompanying person:

Research Students:

US$ 350

US$ 200

US$ 150

Rs 3,000/-



US$ 400

US$ 250

US$ 200

Rs. 3,500/-

Rs. 2,500/-

Rs. 2,000/-

Registration fee includes Conference material, Full paper Proceedings of the Congress, admission to opening and closing ceremony, admission to all scientific sessions, lunch and cultural program. Accompanying persons will be entitled for Conference material, admission to opening and closing ceremony, lunch and cultural program.

(Partial Registration waiver may be arranged, on request, for the participants from the SAARC countries)

Registration Cancellation

75% of the Registration fee will be available for cancellation before November 15, 2001. After that no refund will be available.


Payment should be made in the form of BANKER'S CHECK in favor of "THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE - HWWE2001"


Accommodations have been arranged in the nearby Hotels and Guest Houses. The delegates are free to arrange their own accommodation in any other hotel of their choice.

Hotel Renaissance:
However for their convenience Organizing committee has made special arrangements with Hotel Renaissance, a MARRIOTT group hotel, is situated on the picturesque bank of Lake Powai, surrounded by hills, opposite to IITB. The tariff is mentioned below
Room Tariff (Daily basis)
Single Room US$ 130 Rs. 5750/-
Double occupancy US$ 140 Rs. 6440/-
(on twin sharing, USD 70 per person or Rs. 3220/- )
Extra bed US$ 30
Tariff includes buffet breakfast and two way complimentary airport transfers. The tariff does not include tax (currently 20%). The Hotel Renaissanceis near to IIT and provides all modern amenities.
The delegates may contact the Hotel Authority directly for the mode of payment and booking. email: mahema.singh@mea-renaissance.com.
The delegates may also visit the MARRIOTT website (www.marriott.com) for other accommodation details. For direct hotel reservation call (91-22) 692 7080.
In case of difficulty, please do not hesitate to contact: ergoasia@idc.iitb.ac.in

The Residence Hotel:
Organizing Committee has made an arrangement with another Hotel - The Residence.
Room Daily Tariff (Rupees)
Single Room: Rs. 2,000 - 2,700/- (inclusive of tax and breakfast)
Double Occupancy: Rs. 2600 - 3000/- (inclusive of tax and breakfast)
(Twin sharing, tariff ranges from 1300-1500 per day per person).
The Residence hotel is situated on Saki-Vihar Road, surrounded by hills, and is close to IITB.

NITIE Guest House:
Few accommodations are also available in National Institute for Training in Industrial Engineering. The room rates are given below;
NITIE Guest House: Daily Tariff
AC, double bed - Rs. 1500/-
Non AC, double bed - Rs. 1200/-
AC, Single bed - Rs. 900/-
Non AC, Single bed - Rs. 700/-

Student Hostel accomodation at IIT Bombay:
Limited number of Student Hostel Accommodation (Rs. 200/- per person per day) is available on first-come-first-serve basis.

If Hostel accommodation is asked for and not available, the next available category of Guest House accommodation will be booked. Hotel, Guest House and Hostel bookings require at least one-day advance payment. For booking in Hotel the Residence, NITIE Guest House, and other student accommodations, please contact: ergoasia@idc.iitb.ernet.in

However, the delegates are free to arrange their own accommodation in any other hotel of their choice.


During December Mumbai climate is very pleasant. The air temperature will be around 25 degree C (75% RH) in the daytime and around 15 degree C at night.

Medical Care

IIT Bombay has a small hospital facility to cater the emergency needs of the delegates. However, Mumbai is well equipped with most of the modern medical facilities, if required.

If you have any queries, please contact: ergoasia@idc.iitb.ernet.in

Contact Details:

Industrial Design Centre
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Powai, Mumbai 400 076, India

Phone : 091-22-576 7821
Fax :     091-22-576 7803,              091-22-572 3480

email : ggray@idc.iitb.ac.in

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