[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Call for Papers: ROBOT'2015 - Second Iberian Robotics Conference

Luis Paulo Reis lpreis at dsi.uminho.pt
Thu Jul 2 05:05:51 PDT 2015

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                      Call for Papers
       ROBOT'2015 - Second Iberian Robotics Conference
                   November 19-21, 2015
                     Lisbon – Portugal

Conference Scope
ROBOT'2015 - Second Iberian Robotics Conference will take place at Lisbon,
Portugal, November 19-21 2015, http://web.fe.up.pt/~robot2015/ and follows
the First Iberian Robotics Conference held in Madrid in 2013. Robot’2015 is
Organized by: SPR – Sociedade Portuguesa de Robótica, SEIDROB – Sociedad
Española para la Investigación y Desarrollo en Robótica and GTROB - Grupo
de Robótica de CEA. The event is co-located with RoCKIn Competition 2015:

ROBOT'2015 main goal is to continue the precedent efforts in showing the
robotic research and development of new applications in the Iberian
Peninsula. Although focused on the works developed at Iberia the conference
is open for good quality submissions from any country in the world.

Conference Format

The conference is organized in a Main Track and 21 Special Sessions
proposed by recognized international researchers, on the following topics:
- Agricultural Robotics and Field Automation
- Autonomous Driving and Driver Assistance Systems
- Communication Aware Robotics
- Control and Planning in Aerial Robotics
- Educational Robotics
- Emerging UAV Technologies for Civil Applications
- Environmental Robotics
- Future Industrial Robotics Systems
- Legal, Social and Ethics aspects about UAVs
- Legged Locomotion Robots
- Machine Learning in Robotics
- Rehabilitation and Assistive Robotics
- Robot Competitions
- Robotic Applications in Art and Architecture
- Simulation in Robotics
- Social Robotics: Intelligent and Adaptable AAL Systems
- Surgical Robotics
- Urban Robotics
- Visual Maps in Robotics
- Visual Perception for Autonomous Robots
- XVI Workshop on Physical Agents
More details at: https://web.fe.up.pt/~robot2015/index.php/special-sessions

Keynote Speakers
We would like to highlight the presence of the following keynote speakers:
Manuela Veloso - Carnegie Mellon University, USA – “Symbiotic Autonomous
Mobile Service Robots”
Bill Smart - Oregon State University, USA – “How the Law Will Think About
Robots (and Why You Should Care)”
Jon Agirre Ibarbia - TECNALIA Research & Innovation, Spain – “Applications
in Flexible Manufacturing with Humans and Robots”

Paper Submission
Authors are invited to submit original research contributions, in English,
electronically in PDF format via EasyChair: Robot'2015 Submission System at
Easychair: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=robot2015
Papers must follow the Springer AISC template. Twelve pages in the Springer
AISC format are allowed for each paper, including all figures, tables and
references. Please check the Author Guidelines for the Preparation of
Contributions to Springer Computer Science Proceedings for more complete
As in previous editions we plan to publish the conference proceedings with
Springer - Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Series, indexed by
Thomson ISI Web of Knowledge and SCOPUS. Extended versions of the
conference best papers will also be published in Special Issues from
several top Journals.
Authors must remove their names from the submitted papers, and should take
reasonable care not to indirectly disclose their identity. At least three
program committee members will be assigned to review each paper. Acceptance
will be based on the paper's significance, technical quality, clarity,
relevance and originality.
Accepted papers will be scheduled for presentation, which requires that at
least one of the authors should register at the Conference and present the

Important Dates
Paper Submission: July 10, 2015
Notification: September 7, 2015
Early Registration: September 12, 2015
Camera Ready: September 12, 2015
Conference: November 19-21, 2015

Robot’2015 General/Program Chairs
Luis Paulo Reis – University of Minho, Portugal
António Paulo Moreira – FEUP/INESCTEC, Portugal
Pedro Lima – University of Lisbon, Portugal
Luis Montano - University of Zaragoza, Spain
Victor F. Muñoz - University of Malaga, Spain

Please check further details at the ROBOT2015 conference website (
Should you have any question please don‘t hesitate contacting us (
robot2015 at fe.up.pt).

Luis Paulo Reis
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4709-1718
ResearcherID: M-3202-2013 / Scopus Author ID: 13907511600
Associate Professor at University of Minho - DSI/School of Engineering
University of Minho, Campus de Azurém 4800-058 Guimarães
Member of the Directive Board of LIACC - Artificial Intelligence
and Computer Science Lab.
Tel. +351 253510312 / +351 919455251 / Fax: +351 253510300
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Don't open your eyes unless you can believe!"

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