its 45th year, the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
is one of the longest-standing continuously running scientific conferences.
This conference brings together researchers in an aloha-friendly atmosphere
conducive to free exchange of scientific ideas. Unique characteristics of the
structure of tracks and themes that enables research on a rich mixture of
computer-based applications and technologies.
days of research paper presentations and discussions in a workshop setting
that promotes interaction leading to additional research.
day of Symposia, Workshops, and Tutorials. See
Program Components for additional detail.
international experience with participants usually from over 40 countries,
(approximately 50% non-US).
published in the Proceedings by the IEEE Computer Society Press and carried in
the IEEE digital library Xplore. Access to HICSS papers is in the top 2% of
presentations and discussions which frequently lead to revised and extended
papers that are published in journals, books, and special issues.
keynote address and
distinguished lecture which explore particularly relevant
topics and concepts.
Paper Awards in each track which recognize superior research performance.
research that shows HICSS ranked second in citation ranking among 18
Information Systems (IS) conferences, ranked third in value to the MIS
field among 13 Management Information Systems (MIS) conferences, and ranked
second in conference rating among 11 IS conferences. See
The Australian Government's Excellence in Research project (ERA) has given
HICSS an "A" rating, one of 32 Information Systems conferences so honored out
of 241 (46-B and 146-C ratings). Data supplied by the Australian Research
Council, December 2009. See