The International Maritime Human Factors Symposium (IMHFS)  is an annual event that brings together scholars, industry professionals, and regulators to enhance maritime safety and efficiency. The symposium focuses on the critical importance of Human Factors in the maritime sector.

A Commitment to Maritime Safety

The symposium explores the interaction between human and organisational factors in maritime systems. It provides an essential forum for sharing research, facilitating discussions, and establishing best practices to improve safety.

Multidisciplinary Collaboration

The event assembles a wide range of experts, including maritime psychologists, naval architects, industry leaders, and policymakers. This multidisciplinary approach ensures a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities that Human Factors introduce in the maritime sector.

Looking Ahead

As the maritime industry evolves with technological advancements, the symposium remains dedicated to spearheading research and dialogue on pressing issues such as automation, mental health, and the development of proactive safety cultures. Future events will continue to address these emerging challenges, ensuring the symposium’s relevance and impact.