HAWAII INTERNATIONAL
CONFERENCE ON SYSTEM SCIENCES

Sponsored by the Shidler College of Business
University of Hawai'i at Manoa

 
 


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About HICSS
Now in its 48th 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 conference include:

  • A matrix structure of tracks and themes that enables research on a rich mixture of computer-based applications and technologies.
  • Three days of research paper presentations and discussions in a workshop setting that promotes interaction leading to additional research.
  • A full day of Symposia, Workshops, and Tutorials. See Program Components for additional detail.
  • A truly international experience with participants usually from over 40 countries, (approximately 50% non-US).
  • Papers 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 IEEE Conferences.
  • Paper presentations and discussions which frequently lead to revised and extended papers that are published in journals, books, and special issues.
  • A keynote address and distinguished lecture which explore particularly relevant topics and concepts.
  • Best Paper Awards in each track which recognize superior research performance.

  • HICSS is the #1 IS conference in terms of citations as recorded by Google Scholar.

Recent research that shows HICSS ranked second in citation ranking among 18 Information Systems (IS) conferences[1], ranked third in value to the MIS field among 13 Management Information Systems (MIS) conferences[2], and ranked second in conference rating among 11 IS conferences[3]. See References.

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 can be viewed at
http://lamp.infosys.deakin.edu.au/era/?page=cfordet&selfor=0806

 

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