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2024 FlexTech Industrial

International Spring School

on Human-AI Teaming (HAT)

A Human Systems Integration Approach

intensive week-long training and exchange seminar

introduction to Human Systems Integration

integrating artificial intelligence (AI), systems engineering, human factors & ergonomics, and human-computer interaction

through incremental tangibilization of virtual prototypes

Radisson Blu Hotel, Biarritz, France

with the best senior scientists and practionners

limited to 60 participants worldwide

arrival Tuesday evening & departure Friday end-afternoon

29-31 May 2024 - Radisson Blu, Biarritz, Basque Country, France

Prof. Guy André Boy

Dr. Ondrej Doule

Dr. Mica Endsley

Prof. Gudela Grote

Dr. So Young Kim

Dr. Tom McDermott

Prof. Philippe Palanque

Dr. Norbert Streitz





Air & Space Academy

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Dassault Systèmes (3DS)


International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

International Ergonomics Association (IEA)

International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)

The FlexTech Chair


Situation Awareness & Decision-Making

Transparency, Explainability

Risk Taking, Prevention, & Precautionary Principle

Engineering Design vs. Systems Engineering

Human Factors vs. Human Systems Integration (HSI)

Natural Intelligence vs. Artificial Intelligence

Complexity Analysis & Emergence Phenomena

Human-In-The-Loop Simulation & Digital Twins

Training: Content & Support

Intelligent Support Systems & Maintenance

Collaborative Work, Trust, & Participatory Design

Uncertainty Management

Safety and Security, Life-Critical Systems

Control, Accountability, & Authority

Organization Design and Management

Advanced Interaction Media & UX

Complexity Management, Expertise & Experience

From Virtual to Tangible: The Society 5.0 Endeavor

Preliminary Program

Day 1. Introduction to Human-AI Teaming (HAT)

Day 2. Human roles & organizational setups

Day 3. Machine roles & organizational setups

Day 4. Teaming & human-in-the-loop simulations

Day 5. Synthesis on HAT: An HSI approach

Note. This entire HAT immersion will be supported by industrial use cases handled by groups of participants, supervized by instructors. A good mix of fundamental kowledge and skills (lectures by prominent experts in the HSI flied) will be cross-fertilized by hands-on exercises and meeting discussions. We will take several use-cases in aerospace, health care, oil-&-gas, railways, automotive...


Paticipation fees


     Early Bird*

     FlexTech Member

Note. Participation fees include lodging, on-site meals and coffee breaks during the entire school.

* Registration before March 15, 2024.

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