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Steering Committee for Technical Programs

This committee shall report to the Vice President for Conference Activities and be composed of the immediate past, present and next ICRA Program Chairs, a representative from each of the Publications and Technical Activities boards appointed by their respective vice presidents, at least three (3) AdCom members and other members appointed by the Vice President for Conference activities with approval of the President.

The SCTP shall be responsible for year-to-year consistency and coordination of the technical aspects of conferences such as:
paper reviewing system; reviewer management process; keyword, reviewer and reviewer performance databases; guidance on quality issues; conference review; and other matters pertaining to the technical aspects of ourconferences.

 

Vijay Kumar

Associate Vice President - Conference Technical Program

vijay-kumar

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia (PA), United States
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Markus Vincze

Vincze

Vienna University of Technology
Vienna, Austria
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Bill Hamel

Bill-Hamel

University of Tennessee
Knoxville (TN), United States
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Nancy Amato

nancy-amato

Texas A&M University
College Station (TX), United States
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Fumihito Arai

fumihito-arai

Nagoya University
Nagoya, Japan
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Antonio Bicchi

Antonio Bicchi

University of Pisa
Pisa (PI), Italy
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Oliver Brock

oliver-brock

Technische Universität Berlin
Berlin, Germany
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Wolfram Burgard

wolfram-burgard

University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany
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Allison Okamura

Allison Okamura

Stanford University
Stanford (CA), United States
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Michael Yu Wang

michael-wang

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
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Kazuhito Yokoi

Kazuhito Yokoi

AIST
Intelligent Systems Research Institute
Ibaraki, Japan
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Raja Chatila

RAS President

raja-chatila

ISIR - Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Paris, France
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IEEE Robotics & Automation Society Staff

 

Kathy Colabaugh

IEEE RAS Program Specialist

Kathy Colabaugh

Piscataway (NJ), United States
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Rachel O. Warnick

IEEE RAS Program Specialist

Rachel Warnick

Piscataway (NJ), United States
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Organizing Conferences

RAS Conference Sponsorship

To request RAS sponsorship, co-sponsorship, or technical cosponsorship of a meeting or to host ICRA or IEEE-CASE, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The web page IEEE Conference Organizers Webpage includes required forms, insurance, tax, and logistical information, useful contact information, and a guide to Conference Services available from IEEE. If you are planning to organize an IEEE conference of any size, check out this page!

RAS and IEEE Conference Calendars

See the RAS Conference Calendar for information about upcoming conferences sponsored by the Robotics and Automation Society

For a list of all IEEE-sponsored conferences see IEEE Conference search

RAS Sponsored and Cosponsored Conferences

Some conferences are held biennially. See the Conference Calendar for additional information.

  • AutoID: IEEE Workshop on Automatic Identification & Advanced Technologies
  • AIM: IEEE/ASME Int'l Conf. on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics
  • ARSO: IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts
  • BioRob: IEEE / RAS-EMBS International Conferenceon Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics
  • CIRA: IEEE Int'l Symposium On Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation
  • Humanoids: IEEE-RAS/RSJ International Conference on Humanoid Robots
  • ICORR: Int'l Conf. on Rehabilitation Robotics
  • ICMA: Int'l Conf. on Mechatronics and Automation
  • ICRA: IEEE Int'l Conference on Robotics and Automation
  • IEEE-CASE: IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
  • IROS: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
  • ISAM: Int'l Symposium on Assymbly and Manufacturing (formerly named ISATP: IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Task Planning)
  • MEMS: IEEE Conference on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems
  • MHS: International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science
  • ROBIO: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics
  • SSRR: IEEE Int'l Workshop on Safety, Security and Rescue Robots

Conference Organizer Resources

Archived CFPs for RAS Sponsored/Cosponsored Conferences

CASE 2015

The 11th annual IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE 2015), sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), will be held from 24-28 August 2015, in Gothenburg, Sweden. IEEE CASE represents the flagship automation conference of the IEEE RAS and constitutes the primary forum for cross-industry and multidisciplinary research in automation. Its goal is to provide a broad coverage and dissemination of foundational research in automation among researchers, academics, and practitioners.

The conference theme is Automation for a Sustainable Future.

The topics include but are not limited to:
Foundations of Automation; Discrete Event Systems; Scheduling and Optimization; Manufacturing Automation; Process Automation; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Sustainable Production; Life Sciences and Health Care; Power and Energy Systems; Smart Buildings; Automation in Meso, Micro and Nano-scale; Automation for Machine Tools; Mechatronics; Networked and Control Systems; Cloud Computing for Automation; Industrial Informatics; Big Data and Data Mining; and Emerging Topics in Automation.

Program:
The technical program of IEEE CASE 2015 will consist of tutorials/workshops, keynote/plenary speeches, automation forums, and oral/poster presentations. Papers describing original work on abstractions, algorithms, theories, methodologies, and case studies are invited. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings, and submitted for inclusion into IEEEXplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. IEEE CASE is an offspring of the journal IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (www.ieee.org/t-ase). The journal will publish a Special CASE Issue of top-rated papers.

Important Dates
15 February 2015: Special/Invited session proposal submission
1 March 2015: Contributed papers, workshop and tutorial proposal submission
15 May 2015: Paper acceptance notification
15 June 2015: Final paper submission
30 June 2015: Deadline of advanced registration

Other RAS Conferences

The IEEE Robotics & Automation Society financially sponsors approximately 10 conferences, cosponsors 20 more, and technically sponsors 30 others.

These events are held around the world and highlight a variety of topics that are timely and relevant to the RAS membership. For a complete listing of RAS supported conferences visit the conference calendar.

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IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)

The IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), one of the major international conferences in robotics and intelligent systems, is co-sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES), the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ), the Society of Instruments and Control Engineers (SICE), and the New Technology Foundation (NTF).

The IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems annually brings together an international community of researchers, educators and practitioners to explore the frontier of science and technology in intelligent robots and systems, and discuss the latest advancements in this fast growing and exciting field. In addition to technical sessions and multi-media presentations, IROS conferences also hold panel discussions, workshops, tutorials and exhibits to enhance technical communications among the attendees.

More detailed information about IROS Organization and Conferences can be found in http://www.iros.org

 

Detailed information about current and future IROS conferences can be obtained from the individual conference websites:

IROS 2012

7-12 October 2012
Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal

IROS 2013

3-8 November 2013
Tokyo Big Sight, Japan

IROS 2014

14-18 September 2014
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A

2015

Hamburg, Germany

2016

Korea

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