[robotics-worldwide] The first announcement of IEEE ROBIO 2011 : IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics

Zhidong Wang zhidong.wang at it-chiba.ac.jp
Wed Jan 26 06:47:46 PST 2011

2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics
December 7-11, 2011,  Phuket, Thailand


The IEEE ROBIO 2011 conference will take place from December 7 to 11, 
2010 in Phuket, Thailand. The theme of ROBIO 2011 is “New Challenges of 
Robotics and Biomimetics”, reflecting the ever growing interests in 
research, development and applications in the dynamic and exciting areas 
of robotics and biomimetics. The host city Phuket island, Asia’s most 
popular beach destination in South Thailand, will provide ROBIO 2011 
attendees spectacular scenery, stunning tropical sunsets and warm blue 
sea. ROBIO 2011 promises to be a great event for researchers and 
scholars in robotics and biomimetics areas, with attractive technical 
and social programs. The ROBIO 2011 conference invites high quality 
original research and development papers in all areas related to 
robotics, biomimetics and related topics. 

Contributed Papers: Original papers are solicited in all related areas 
of robot¬ics and biomimetics. Full papers must be submitted in PDF 
format prepared trictly following the IEEE PDF Requirements for Creating 
PDF Documents for the IEEE Xplore. For detailed format information, 
please visit the conference website. All accepted papers will be indexed 
by EI and included in IEEE Xplore. 

Tutorials & Workshops: Proposals for tutorials and workshops addressing 
new topics in robotics and biomimetics are invited for submission to the 
T/W chair. 

Tour Packages: Tourist packages to Phuket attractions will be available. 

Important Dates: 
Jul. 21, 2011  Submission of original PDF full papers and video clips 
Jul. 21, 2011  Submission of proposals for tutorials and workshops 
Oct.  1, 2011  Notification of paper, video clip and T/W acceptance 
Oct. 20, 2011  Submission of final IEEE PDF papers and video clips 

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
Chiba Institute of Technology
Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Robio Foundation

Technical Co-Sponsors:
The Robotics Society of Japan
The society of Instrument and Control Engineers
The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

Advisory Committee Chair:
Tzyh-Jong Tarn, Washington University, USA

Advisory Committee Co-Chairs:
Paolo Dario, Scuola Superiore, Sant’Anna, Italy
Toshio Fukuda, Nagoya University, Japan
Shigeo Hirose, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Chih-Ming Ho, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Steering Committee
Wen J. Li, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Kazuhiro Kosuge, Tohoku University, Japan
Eiji Nakano, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
Ning Xi, Michigen State University, USA

Honery General Co-Chair
Kazuhiro Kosuge, Tohoku University, Japan
General Chair
Zhidong Wang, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
General Co-Chair
Wen J. Li, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Program Chair
Aiguo Ming, University of Electro-Communications, Japan

Organizing Committee Chair
Ren Lou, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Detailed up-to-date information will be appeared on the ROBIO conference 
web site: 

Zhidong WANG,  Ph.D, Professor
Dept. of Advanced Robotics
Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
Tel/Fax: +81-47-478-0142

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