HICSS features a number of special speakers and special events as part of the conference program. These include a distinguished lecturer and plenary speakers, special task forces, advanced seminars, and tutorials.
The HICSS Distinguished Lecturer Series features truly outstanding leaders in computer science, information systems, and other computer-related fields. Distinguished Lecturers have been Nobel Laureates, National Medal of Science awardees, and winners of the Turing Award, McDowell Award, Goode Award, Piore Award, and Eckert-Mauchly Award. Several have been members of the National Academy of Science and National Academy of Engineering. The HICSS-31 Distinguished Lecturer will be announced on this web page.
A HICSS Plenary Speaker is chosen for individual accomplishment, expertise and experience in important emerging topics that cut across the boundaries of our traditional disciplines. recent speakers have introduced topics that have far reaching implications for future developments in the system sciences. Pamela Samuelson is one of the Plenary Speakers for HICSS-31. the other two speakers will be announced on this web page as plans are finalized.
Special Paper Session - A Vision for a New Discipline
Wednesday Plenary Session - Pamela Samuelson
"Intellectual Property And The Information Society"
HICSS Distinguished Lecture - Norman Abramson
"ALOHA To The Web"
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