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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

BHamel

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

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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

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Technische Universität Berlin
Berlin, Germany
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Wolfram Burgard

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University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany
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Allison Okamura

Allison Okamura

Stanford University
Stanford (CA), United States
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Mike Stilman

 

Georgia Tech
Atlanta (GA), United States
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Michael Yu Wang

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
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Raja Chatila

RAS President

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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 2013

The 9th annual IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE 2013), sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), will be held from 17-21 August 2013, in Madison, WI, USA. 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 will be held in the spectacular Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club, situated in downtown Madison, next to the State Capitol, State Street, and University of Wisconsin campus. Madison has been chosen as the Best City to Relocate to in America, Safest City in America for Kids, Top 10 Midsize U.S. Metro Areas for Quality of Life, and America's Best Bike Cities.

For additional information see: www.case2013.org/index.html 


 Town Hall Meeting Announcement

IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
Town Hall Meeting

Saturday, 17 August 2013
4:30pm to 6:00pm at Wisconsin Ballroom

Background: IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Ad Hoc Committee on Automation

RAS President David Orin created the above Ad Hoc Committee in January 2011 with the charge to "review the status of Automation Science and Engineering in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and make recommendations to strengthen the area." 


 IEEE RAS will sponsor two luncheons at CASE 2013

Lunch with the leaders: for GOLD (graduate of last decade) and students, 18 August 2013

Women in Engineering Luncheon: 19 August 2013

Participants should register in advance by clicking the following link: www.regonline.com/ieeeroboticsandautomationsocietyeventsaticra2013c

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.

If you have an idea for a conference or would like to have the support of RAS for a conference, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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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