The Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI) is a biennial international event for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences which concentrate on AI technologies and their applications in areas of social and economic importance for the countries in the Pacific Rim region. In the past, the conferences have been held in Nagoya (1990), Seoul (1992), Beijing (1994), Cairns (1996), Singapore (1998), Melbourne (2000), Tokyo (2002), Auckland (2004), Guilin (2006), Hanoi (2008), Daegu (2010), Kuching (2012), Gold Coast (2014), Phuket (2016), Nanjing (2018), Fiji (2019), and Yokohama (2020, online).

The 18th PRICAI (2021) will be held virtually in Hanoi, Vietnam.

The conference organisers invite proposals for workshops in all areas of Artificial Intelligence. Sessions can cover established topics in AI as well as emerging subfields.


Proposal Submission

Workshop Proposals should contain:

  • A title and brief (2-page max) description of the workshop topic and content. This description should include:
    • Workshop goals, the technical issues that it will address, and the relevance of the workshop to the main conference.
    • A discussion of why and to whom the workshop is of interest..
    • A list of related workshops held within the last three years.
  • The desired workshop length (full day or half day) and an estimate of the number of attendees.
  • A preliminary workshop format, including how the program will be assembled and promoted (e.g., invited talks, panels, etc.).
  • The names, email addresses and URLs of the organizers.
  • The brief CVs of the organizers.
  • A tentative list of the programme committee members.

Proposals for workshops should be submitted as a single pdf file to the workshop chair (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Important Dates

Workshop proposal submissions June 15, 2021
Notification of acceptance of workshop proposals July 10, 2021
Workshop webpages and 1st cfp due July 31, 2021
Workshop programs due September 30, 2021
Workshop dates November 8-9, 2021


For all accepted workshops, the conference organisers will be responsible for:

  • Providing publicity for the workshop series as a whole.
  • Providing logistic support and a meeting place for the workshop.
  • Together with the local organizers, determining the workshop date and time.

Workshop organizers will be responsible for:

  • Setting up a website for the workshop and promote the workshop timely.
  • Collecting and evaluating submissions, notifying authors of acceptance or rejection on a timely basis, and ensuring a transparent and fair selection process.
  • All workshop organizers are strongly advised to adopt the same deadlines for paper submissions and notifications of acceptance, as indicated in the schedule above


Workshop Chair 

Dengji Zhao, The School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, China, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Paper submission:

May 23, 2021

June 06, 2021

Acceptance notification:

July 31, 2021

August 09, 2021

Camera-ready: August 23, 2021
Conference: November 8-12, 2021






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