WHC 2021- Call for Papers Deadline

On 12 Feb, 2021

The IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC) is the premier international conference covering various aspects of haptics, including the scientific findings, technological developments, and applications. WHC is a joint gathering of IEEE Haptics Symposium and Eurohaptics Conference which takes place in alternate years and rotates among North America, Europe and Asia. The conference is a vibrant environment for sharing the most up-to-date research advancements in the field of haptics, leading to new collaborations, fruitful scientific discussions, engagement of young researchers, and charting the future role of haptic technology in enhancing human life.

Originally planned to take place in Montreal, Canada from 6-9 July 2021, WHC 2021 will be held as an online virtual conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference will use various virtualization tools to offer an exciting interactive program including cross-cutting challenge sessions, technical paper oral and poster sessions, work-in-progress sessions, demonstrations, industrial exhibits, workshops/tutorials, and other technical and social activities. 


Important dates

12 February 2021: Technical paper submission
9 April 2021: Technical paper acceptance notification
14 May 2021: Camera-ready paper submission

Technical papers should be prepared according to the formatting instructions available here. The paper should not exceed 6 pages in length including references. In addition, please limit your abstract to 200 words or less. For your convenience, the templates for technical papers can be downloaded in Word or Latex format. Documents should be formatted in US Letter size.

WHC2021 follows a single-blind review process. Therefore, authors should include their names and affiliations on the paper. All submitted technical papers will be peer reviewed. To ensure a good match between the papers and the reviewers, each submission will be considered by one of three subcommittees: Haptic Science, Haptic Technology, and Haptic Applications. Authors can indicate their preference of review subcommittee on the paper submission website by selecting keywords.

Authors may upload a video associated with their technical paper. Submission of a video is optional. The uploaded video will be reviewed along with the paper. Videos will be submitted for publication to IEEE Xplore, as well as used for promotional purposes at the conference. When submitting a video, please follow these guidelines: The maximum file size is 20 MB. Single file with the extension mpeg, mpg, avi, or mp4. If these guidelines cannot be fulfilled, please contact the editorial board.

Submit your technical paper via https://ras.papercept.net.


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