ICRA 2009 : IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Conference Series : International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Call For Papers
The 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
(ICRA2009) will be held in Kobe, Japan, during May 12 - 17,
2009. The theme of the conference is "Robotics and IRT for
Livable Societies", reflecting the ever growing interests in
research, development and applications in the dynamic and exciting
areas of robotics and automation. Kobe is a fascinating city, and its
attractions include one of the largest ports in the world, the beautiful
natural setting of the Rokko Mountains and picturesque streets.
Located in the central part of the Japanese archipelago, Kobe is 30
minutes from Kyoto and three hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen (the
super express train).
Prospective authors should submit their papers electronically in
PDF format. Six pages in the standard ICRA format are allowed for
each paper, including figures. A maximum of two additional pages is
permitted. Detailed instructions for paper submission will be available
soon on the conference website.
Invited sessions on new topics or innovative applications will be
considered, consisting of four to six related papers submitted
through the regular review process. Prospective organizers should
include a brief statement of purpose for the sessions as well as the
abstracts of the papers to be included.
Videos of 1.5 to 3 minutes illustrating new and exciting results are
sought for special video sessions. Videos should be submitted
according to the instructions on the website.
Tutorials & Workshops:
Proposals for half-day or full-day tutorials and workshops should be
submitted according to the instructions on the conference website.
Prospective organizers should include: statement of objectives,
intended audience, list of speakers, and list of topics.
There will be an exhibition site at the conference. Information for
prospective exhibitors will be available on the web site.
Submission of contributions: September 15, 2008
Notification of acceptance: January 7, 2009
All final contributions due: February 8, 2009