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

Submissions by
27 November 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

Download Call for Papers

Submit to by 27 November 2022


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