Humans, Technological Innovations and Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Consequences

Since 1974, the Human Choice and Computers (HCC) conference series has consistently fostered innovative thinking about the interfaces between society and technology.  

To be held in Phuket, Thailand from 8-10 September 2024, HCC16 will focus on “Humans, Technological Innovations and Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Consequences” and welcomes inputs from members of academia and research, civic society, computing associations, industry, and the IT professions on the following (and related) themes:

  • Ethical and legal issues for generative AI technologies
  • Social accountability and responsibility for computing and data utilization
  • The daily life applications of new intelligent technologies
  • How did we get here? Precedents, and lessons from the past
  • Personal autonomy in information systems: where is the human in our models?
  • Culture and technology: Can we shape a more human-centric computing environment?
  • Personal freedom and in the real world and the metaverse
  • How can new technological innovations spur genuine environmental impact?
  • AI for Development: What are the potential application areas?
  • How will AI and innovative technologies take or change our jobs?
  • What is the future of business organizations in an AI-powered environment?
  • Global or local? How are the lived experiences of the marginalized and dispossessed citizens of developing countries affected by new technological innovations?
  • New technology, generative AI and fun! Working, playing, entertaining and relaxing in our working and private digital lives

Paper Submission

The conference is open to attendees at all stages of career and education, whether you are at the start, middle or peak of your career, either as academics or practitioners. Submitted papers should be approximately 3,000-5,000 words in length.  Please return your paper, using the appropriate format, through 

There are no video conferencing facilities at the venue.  Remote presentation via Zoom will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please be sure to indicate whether you are submitting to the conference general theme, or to one of the specific workshops.  Papers must be anonymized for blind peer review.

Important Dates

  • January 31, 2024 – Submissions due
  • March 31, 2024 – Notification of acceptance/rejection
  • April 30, 2024 – Submission of camera-ready papers
  • July 31, 2024 – Deadline for early bird registration
  • September 8 – 10, 2022 – Conference dates


  • Conference Chairs: David Kreps, Robert Davison
  • Programme Committee Chair: Endrit Kromidha
  • Organizing Committee Chair: Siripan Deesilatham
  • Proceedings Editor: Robert Davison
  • Proceedings Co-Editors: Endrit Kromidha, Siripan Deesilatham, David Kreps

HCC16 welcomes co-located TC9 Working Group Workshops