• Important Dates

  • May 18: Discount Early Registration deadline
  • June 8: Discount Late Registration deadline (Regular onsite registration still open)
  • July 5: Workshops
  • July 6–7: Main Conference
  • July 8: Doctoral Consortium
  • Conference Location

HCOMP 2018 will be held in Zurich, Switzerland at the University of Zurich.

KOL Building
Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich, Switzerland

  • Conference Registration

Please visit the Registration webpage for more information.

  • Code of Conduct

The organizers of HCOMP and the HCOMP council aim to make this conference a welcoming and safe environment for all attendees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or age. HCOMP does not tolerate harassment of any kind. See the Code of Conduct for more information.

  • Accommodation

AAAI has arranged discounted rooms through Zurich Tourism, at reduced conference rates. Space is limited so please be sure to reserve well in advance of the cut-off date of May 31.

Conference Rates available:
Tuesday, July 3 - Sunday, July 8, 2018

Disclaimer. In offering Zurich Tourism and all other service providers (hereinafter referred to as "Supplier(s)" for The Sixth AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP-18), AAAI acts only in the capacity of agent for the Suppliers that are the providers of the service. Because AAAI has no control over the personnel, equipment or operations or providers of accommodations or other services included as part of the HCOMP-18 program, AAAI assumes no responsibility for and will not be liable for any personal delay, inconveniences or other damage suffered by conference participants which may arise by reason of (1) any wrongful or negligent acts or omissions on the part of any Supplier or its employees, (2) any defect in or failure of any vehicle, equipment or instrumentality owned, operated or otherwise used by any Supplier, or (3) any wrongful or negligent acts or omissions on the part of any other party not under the control, direct or otherwise, of AAAI.

  • Workshops

Workshops will be held on July 5, 2018.

  • W1: CrowdCamp (full day) (CANCELLED)

Unfortunately, the CrowdCamp workshop had to be cancelled for HCOMP 2018.


  • W2: CrowdBias: Disentangling the Relation between Crowdsourcing and Bias Management (full day)

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: KOL-G-204

Organizers: Alessandro Checco (University of Sheffield), Gianluca Demartini (University of Queensland), Ujwal Gadiraju (L3S Research Center, Leibniz Universität Hannover), Cristina Sarasua (University of Zurich)


  • W3: Subjectivity, Ambiguity, and Disagreement in Crowdsourcing (SAD 2018) (full day)

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: KO2-F-174

Organizers: Lora Aroyo (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Anca Dumitrache (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Praveen Paritosh (Google), Alex Quinn (Purdue University), Chris Welty (Google)


  • W4: Work in the Age of Intelligent Machines (full day)

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: KO2-F-156

Organizers: Jeffrey V. Nickerson (Stevens Institute of Technology), Matt Lease (University of Texas, Austin), Kevin Crowston (Syracuse University School of Information Studies), Ingrid Erickson (Syracuse University)


  • W5: Advancing Human Computation with Complexity Science (3/4 day)

Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location: KOL-G-212

Organizer: Pietro Michelucci (Human Computation Institute)


  • W6: Project Networking Workshop (1/4 day)

Time: 3:30 - 6:30 pm

Location: KOL-G-212

Organizers: Elena Simperl (University of Southampton), Lora Aroyo (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)


  • Open Planning Meeting for the Human Computation journal

Time:1:45 - 2:30 pm


The editors of the Human Computation journal (HCj) will be holding an open community meeting to discuss how the journal can best serve the community. Please attend if you would like to have a voice in this, learn about the journal’s scope, or find out how you might contribute the journal’s activities.

  • Doctoral Consortium


July 8, 2018 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)




The Doctoral Consortium provides doctoral students with a unique opportunity to meet each other and experienced researchers in the field. Students will be mentored by a group of faculty who are leaders in the diverse specialties that make up the HCOMP field.

Visit the event's webpage to learn more about it.