Call: Presence-related tracks at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)

Call for Papers

54th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
January 5-8, 2021
Grand Hyatt Kauai, Hawaii

Paper Submission Deadline: June 15, 2020

We welcome you to one of the largest and most impactful communities of researchers in the field of MIS and system sciences. Throughout its 50 years of research co-creation, HICSS authors have generated a sustained stream of innovative research ideas with 19,000+ publications, and many of them have resulted in seminal work. Overall, acceptance rate for HICSS-53 was 48%.

Papers are blind reviewed by at least three referees and minitrack chairs. For accepted papers to be included in the Proceedings, authors are required to attend the conference to present them.

Accepted papers will be considered for best papers awards. Also, do not miss the opportunity to publish your HICSS work to journals affiliated with HICSS.

We thank you for being part of the HICSS research O’hana (the Hawaiian word for family) and we are looking forward to your continued contributions to HICSS.

Tung Bui, Conference Chair


June 15, 2020: Paper Submission Deadline (11:59 pm HST)
August 17, 2020: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
September 4, 2020: Deadline for A-M Authors to Submit Revised Manuscript for Review
September 22, 2020: Deadline for Authors to Submit Final Manuscript for Publication
October 1, 2020: Deadline for at least one author of to register for HICSS-54


July 15, 2020: Application deadline (11:59 pm HST)
August 17, 2020: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection


HICSS operates sessions with the following 10 areas of research concentration, known to the conference as tracks. Within each track are minitracks. Review each track here for details on minitracks. [I’ve highlighted two related to presence. –ML]

TRACK: Collaboration Systems and Technologies


  • Advances in teaching and learning technologies minitrack
  • Ai and future of work minitrack
  • Business intelligence and big data for innovative and sustainable development of organizations minitrack
  • Collaboration for data science minitrack
  • Collaboration in online communities: information processing and decision making minitrack
  • Collaboration with cognitive assistants and ai minitrack
  • Collaboration with intelligent systems: machines as teammates minitrack
  • Cross-organizational and cross-border is/it collaboration minitrack
  • Design, development, and evaluation of collaboration technologies minitrack
  • Distributed collaboration in organizations and networks minitrack
  • Emerging issues in e-collaboration distributed group decision-making: opportunities and challenges minitrack
  • Growing convergence research through next gen decision making environments minitrack
  • Human-robot interactions minitrack
  • It enabled collaboration in development minitrack
  • New potentials of mixed reality and its business impact minitrack
  • Open science practices in information systems research minitrack
  • Social and psychological perspectives in collaboration research minitrack
  • Social media and e-business transformation minitrack
  • Text analytics minitrack
  • The sharing economy minitrack

TRACK: Digital and Social Media


  • Big data-driven social media management minitrack
  • Critical and ethical studies of digital and social media minitrack
  • Culture, identity, and inclusion minitrack
  • Data analytics, data mining, and machine learning for social media minitrack
  • Decision making in online social networks minitrack
  • Digital and social media in enterprise minitrack
  • Digital methods minitracks
  • Games and gaming minitrack
  • Human and artificial learning in digital and social media minitrack
  • Mediated conversation minitrack
  • Network analysis of digital and social media minitrack
  • Social information systems minitrack
  • Social networking and communities minitrack
  • Streaming media in entertainment minitrack


Decision Analytics and Service Science
Digital Government
Electric Energy Systems
Information Technology in Healthcare
Internet and the Digital Economy
Knowledge Innovation and Entrepreneurial Systems
Organizational Systems and Technology
Software Technology


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