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How to become a member

Membership in the Perception and Performance Technical Group is open to everyone who shares the PPTG’s interests, regardless of whether they are HFES members or not. Everyone is welcome to join. Your only obligation as a member of the PPTG is to pay your annual dues per calendar year to HFES. It is easy to join online using

Complete the following steps to join the Perception and Performance Technical Group. NON-HFES Members should first create an account at (no HFES membership required)

  1. Log in to
  2. Click “Memberships” > ‘Join A Technical Group’
  3. Search for ‘Perception and Performance’ and click ‘Add to Cart’

Benefits of membership

As a member of the PPTG, you can join the PPTG Community at Here you can find PPTG updates, start and participate in discussions with peers, and send and receive messages to PPTG members. You may also join and participate in our social media groups on Facebook and LinkedIn.  These and our PPTG website help foster communications among our members – providing interesting, useful, and time-sensitive information. You will also be able to participate in elections and nominate or serve as officers of the PPTG.

During the annual meetings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the PPTG sponsors several technical sessions, and offers opportunities for members to get together and meet peers in your field of research. The PPTG also periodically sponsors student grants, and financial awards for the best student submissions to the PPTG program at the annual meeting.

Whom to contact for questions

You can contact any officer of the PPTG if you have questions about how to become a member, would like more information about the PPTG, or any other questions you might have pertaining to the information on this site. You can find the list of current officers of the PPTG here.