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HIKM 2023

Can Health Information and

Knowledge Management



The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly changed Health Care, Health Information and Knowledge Management – and our society in general. At the same time, the accelerating climate action has created unexpected opportunities and progress.

At our Conference 31 Jan. – 2 Feb. 2023 we will explore, review and assess these changes and their effects on the sustainability of healthcare and society.

Now in its 16th year, HIKM 2023 is a leading high-impact conference held annually in conjunction with the Australasian Computer Science Week and a premier event for Health Information Science researchers across Asia-Pacific and beyond. Accepted papers are published by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).


  • COVID-19-related research in Health Information Knowledge Management
  • Pandemic Health Information Management
  • Digital Health Workforce
  • Health Information, Knowledge Management and Sustainability
  • Health Information, Knowledge Management and Climate Action
  • Data Science and Analytics for Healthcare
  • Cyber-Security in Healthcare
  • Use and Integration of Information Technology (IT) in Healthcare
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare
  • Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)
  • Electronic Health/Medical Records (EHR/EMR)
  • Social Media In Healthcare
  • Workforce, Education and Capacity-Building
  • Telehealth and Mobile Health
  • Alternative Medicine Informatics

Presentation Formats

Poster (1pg) + 5m talk
Short Paper (4pg max) + 15m talk
Full Paper (10pg max) + 25m talk

Submissions extended to
5 December 2022

All submissions will be peer-reviewed.

Authors will be notified 3 weeks after paper submission.

Accepted Short Papers and Full Papers are published by ACM Press

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Digital Health Education and Workforce
Convenor: Kerryn Butler-Henderson
Panelists: …….

Digital Health as Enabler of Sustainability
Convenor: tbc
Panelists: …….

Conference Chairs
Pari Delir Haghighi – Monash University, Australia
Klaus Veil – Western Sydney University, Australia

Program Committee
Venki Balasubramanian – Federation University, Australia
Vicki Bennet – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Bernd Blobel – University of Regensburg, Germany
Karen Day – University of Auckland, New Zealand
Colin Fidge – Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Anupama Ginige – Western Sydney University, Australia
Iqbal Gondal – Federation University, Australia
Kathleen Gray – University of Melbourne, Australia
Ed Hammond – Duke University, USA
Inga Hunter – Massey University, New Zealand
Mary Lam – RMIT University, Australia
Guan Luo – Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Chris Lynch – Macquarie University, Australia
Charlynn Miller – University of Melbourne, Australia
Quang Vinh Nguyen – Western Sydney University, Australia
Giles Oatley – Federation University, Australia

Chun Ouyang – Qld University of Technology, Australia
Tony Sahama – Central Queensland University, Australia
Nikki Shaw – Algoma University, Canada
Leonie Simpson – Qld University of Technology, Australia
Jeffrey Soar – University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Jan Stanek – University of South Australia, Australia
Andrew Stranieri – Federation University, Australia
Zhaohao Sun – University of Technology, Papua New Guinea
Alan Taylor – Flinders University, Australia
Sylvia Thun – Berlin Institute of Health, Charité, Germany
Shahadat Uddin – University of Sydney, Australia 
Chukwuma Ukoha – Federation University, Australia
Ying Wang – Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Jim Warren – University of Auckland, New Zealand
Burkhard Wuensche – University of Auckland, New Zealand