PRICAI is a biennial international event which concentrates on AI theories, technologies and their applications in the areas of social and economic importance for countries in the Pacific Rim. 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), Deagu (2010), Kuching (2012) ,Gold Coast (2014) and Phuket (2016).

The 15th PRICAI (2018) will be held in Nanjing, China. It will be co-located with the 15th Pacific Rim Knowledge Acquisition Workshop (PKAW 2018).