STF Sendai 2022 held successfully held in hybrid format

The 14th International Conference on Slips, Trips, and Falls Sendai 2022 (STF Sendai 2022) was held on July 22-23, 2022 in Sendai, Japan. The conference was hosted ty IEA Slips, Trips, and Falls (STF) Technical Committee and endorsed by the International Ergonomics Association (IEA).

Four keynote lectures were given by specialists in neuroscience, assistive technology, sports science, and robotics. 45 oral presentations from diverse filed related to slips, trips, and falls, with 11 counteries.

The hybrid conference (on-site and virtual) was successful. We asked all the presenters to submit pre-recorded presentation videos and use them for the presentation at the conference, which was effective for running the conference on time. Both on-site participants and virtual participants enjoyed the live Q&A sessions and provided positive feedback.

We received strong support from the School of Engineering of Tohoku University, the Japanese Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the Japanese Society for Fall Prevention, the Japanese National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (JNIOSH), and the Japanese Society of Biomechanism.

For more information: Report of STF Sendai 2022