Dear HICSS Participant,

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 20,000+ publications, and many of them have resulted in seminal works. Visit our homepage to interactively appreciate the various research topics from previous conferences with our visualization tools below the homepage

Look at the conference program to plan your conference. Also, the FAQ’s below should provide you with information you would need about the upcoming conference. Should you have further questions, please contact our office at .

We look forward to welcoming you at the conference.

Conference Chair


It is not possible to accommodate requests to schedule a paper or session for specific days or times. We respectfully ask you to understand that the schedule must be set with the assumption that Minitrack Chairs and Presenting Authors will be attending the conference the entire three days of paper sessions. Please make your travel plans to attend the conference at least those three days, 8am-5pm. Included in your registration fee are the Symposia, Workshops, and Tutorials which take place a day before the paper sessions. These sessions may supplement paper sessions later in the week, or offer new insights into other research areas.

For author: If your papers are accepted and you would like your paper to be included in the Proceedings, you or at least one of your co-authors must register by October 1.
For general participant: We strongly encourage all participants to complete the conference registration as early as possible so we can ensure that all of your registration requests/needs can be met.

The full conference registration fee covers your attendance at all conference sessions, symposia, workshops, tutorials, three lunches, refreshment breaks, and social events.

We are happy if we can honor your special dietary needs. Please select your meal request during the conference registration process. Religious requirements (e.g., Halal) must be confirmed prior to the conference. There may be extra charge.

A variety of Guest Passes are available through HICSS Online Registration system on a first-come-first-served basis. Please note that Guest Registration do not provide admission to any conference sessions.

Please complete and pay for your conference registration, then contact HICSS Conference Office via email at to request an invitation letter. As visa requests can take several weeks, registrants are strongly encouraged to contact us at least 3 months prior to the conference (October 1).

Requests for refund or cancellation must be received in writing to and are subject to the following schedule:

  • Received by October 15, full refund
  • Received by December 1, full refund less a $150 administrative fee
  • Received after December 1, not eligible for refund

If the original method of payment is check, a check refund will be made to the issuing party. If the original method of payment is credit card, a check refund will be made to the credit card holder. It will then be mailed to you.

Please note that if registration is cancelled, your paper will not be published in the Conference Proceedings. Hotel cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.

The presentation schedule will be published on HICSS website by December 5. Note that the schedule is subject to constant updates.

Although the paper sessions start on the second day of the conference, a full program of symposia, workshops, and tutorials is available on the first day starting at 9 AM. Symposia, workshops, and tutorials feature timely topics and latest developments in various research fields. We highly encourage you to attend these sessions.

Conference attire will be casual and comfortable. Meeting room temperatures may be cool. Layered clothing may provide the greatest comfort.

Free Internet access will be available for use by conference participants throughout the conference area and guest rooms.

There will be charges for parking at the conference hotel.

Self Parking – $62.00 per day plus 4.712% tax
Valet – $72.00 per day plus 4.712% tax

These rates are subject to change.