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Call for Workshop and Tutorial Proposals

Call for Workshops and Tutorials Proposals

We invite proposals for two-day, full-day and half-day workshops at HHAI 2024, the Third International Conference on Hybrid Human-Artificial Intelligence. We also invite tutorials to run alongside the workshops.

The workshops and tutorials will form part of the first edition of the HHAI Summer School.

The HHAI 2024 workshops and tutorials provide a platform for discussing a topic related to Hybrid Human-Artificial Intelligence with an audience specifically interested in that topic in an informal setting (compared to the main conference).

We invite submissions for events that foster cross-disciplinary interaction, scientific discourse, and creative and critical reflection, rather than just being mini-conferences. We offer organizers flexibility on formats that best suit the goals of their event. We also welcome submissions from research communities that may not be prominently featured in AI events and conferences.

Types of Events

We welcome three types of contributions: traditional workshops, creative events, and tutorials.

Traditional Workshops

Traditional workshops typically match the topics and challenges of the general call for papers to the main conference. In a traditional workshop, the organizers may consider a program involving one or more invited talks combined with presentations of accepted papers around a certain theme.

Creative and Reflective Events

In the spirit of reflection and community-building, we invite academics from all disciplines and people representing different communities of practice (including journalism, advocacy, activism, education, art, law and policy) to contribute creative and reflective events related to HHAI.

The format for these events is flexible. Alternative formats include but are not limited to:

  • Lightning Talks,
  • Debates or Rump Sessions,
  • Unconference,
  • Open space or world cafe sessions,
  • Interactive Workshop,

Art Exhibit or Other Artistic Intervention.


As opposed to the workshops and creative events, tutorials are intended for reasonably well-established topics. However, considering that HHAI is an emerging research topic, we particularly welcome tutorials that connect well-established topics in AI and other disciplines to HHAI topics. We encourage tutorials to be interactive to engage the audience.

Important Dates

Workshop and tutorial proposals due: February 9, 2024  (January 31, 2024)

Proposal acceptance notification: February 14, 2024 (February 7, 2024)

Deadline for announcing the Call for Contributions to the workshops: February 21, 2024 (February 14, 2024)

Recommended deadline for submissions to the workshops: April 10, 2024

Recommended deadline for notifications on the submissions: May 2, 2024

Workshops and tutorials (Malmö, Sweden): June 10-11, 2024

Main conference (Malmö, Sweden): June 12-14, 2024

All deadlines are 23:59 AoE (anywhere on Earth).

Submission Guidelines

Your proposal should not exceed 8 pages (excluding references) in the IOS format, and must include the following information:

  • Title and abstract of the workshop or the tutorial.
  • Name, affiliation, and short bio of each organizer.
    • We recommend at least two organizers, who are knowledgeable in the field but have complementary expertise.
    • In addition to the main organizers, workshops can employ additional organization, e.g., a program committee for evaluating the contributions.
  • The topics and issues on which the workshop or the tutorial will focus on.
  • The intended workshop or tutorial duration (two-hours, half-day, full-day event, two day event).
  • A link to the prior iteration of this workshop or tutorial, if applicable.
    • You can also discuss other closely related workshops.
  • A brief description of the workshop or tutorial format, e.g., the mix of events such as paper presentations, invited talks, panels, and general discussion.
  • The targeted audience size.
  • A brief description of your plan to attract people to your workshop
  • Special requirements, such as equipment, if any.
    • Include a note if you have any special requirements for your session that are not addressed elsewhere.
  • Supporting material, if any.

If you have additional materials which would support your proposal, such as a video example of the facilitation, a website, or written workbooks, you can also include that in your proposal.

Proposals must be submitted via Easychair.

Evaluation Criteria
  • Connection to and relevance for the objectives of the HHAI conference and the objectives listed in this particular call.
  • Scientific quality: The potential of the proposal to generate stimulating discussions and useful results about scientific problems related to HHAI
  • Clarity, coherence, and comprehensiveness of the plan
  • Diversity and inclusion: Thoughtfulness in the approach detailed to ensure engagement and participation of a broad audience. Diversity in backgrounds of the workshop organizers and intended presenters/contributors.
Workshop and Tutorial Proceedings

We plan to collect and compile a collected volume of HHAI 2024 Workshop and Tutorial proceedings under the CEUR-WS umbrella after the conference, which, while not mandatory, we encourage workshops to contribute to.


Petter Ericsson, University of Umeå

Nina Khairova, University of Umeå

Marina De Vos, University of Bath

For any questions, please contact the workshop chairs via workshop@hhai-conference.org .