Submit Proposal

The purpose of the Human Factors and Applied Psychology (HFAP) Conference is to provide students the opportunity to present their research work in areas of human factors and applied psychology as well as a collegial environment to network with students and faculty from multiple universities with similar research interests. HFAP offers a welcoming and constructive environment in which students can present their research and hear presentations by Human Factors and Ergonomic (HF/E) professionals. HFAP is hosted by the University of Central Florida’s Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and has representatives from a variety of universities, including: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Flagler College, Florida Institute of Technology, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of North Florida, University of South Florida, University of West Florida, Rollins College, Stetson University, the University of Alabama at Huntsville, the U.S. Military Academy, and more.

Event Day/Parking

Parking is available on campus for $5/day in D class parking structures and lots (Garages A, B, C, D, H, and I).


UCF Student Union Key West Ballroom

Key Dates

Proposals due
(poster and oral presentations)
November 28th
December 20th
Acceptance letters sent December 20th
December 31st
Conference January 31st


  • Proposals must be written in the style of the APA Publication Manual (6th ed.) manuscript format.
  • A student must be first author, submitter, and presenter of the proposal.
  • Proposals must be at minimum a 500 word abstract (not counting references) and a maximum of 5 pages.
  • References (make sure to include references).
  • Paper Presentations will be for 10 minutes with a short question and answer after.
  • Poster Presentations will be for a 1 hour session.


  • Proposal submissions will be blind reviewed by members of the committee for acceptance.


  • Posters size limitation: 4′ x 3′ maximum.


  • Presentations will be 10 minutes with a brief period for questions after.


All submissions to HFAP grant the authors’ irrevocable permission to publish their work, with the understanding that the work will be published under Creative Commons. Authors retain their copyright of their work.