[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] ICRA 2016 First Call for Contributions

Dana Kulic dana.kulic at uwaterloo.ca
Thu Jul 2 05:50:34 PDT 2015

IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA) is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society's flagship conference and one of the leading international forums for robotics and automation researchers to present their work. ICRA 2016 will be held on May 16-21, 2016 at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre in Stockholm, Sweden.

Contributed Papers

This year, authors have a choice of submitting their ICRA 2016 paper as a regular conference paper or as a letter journal article to the new RAS journal, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), with option of presentation at ICRA 2016.

Important:  Authors should submit their paper either to RA-L (with ICRA option) OR as an ICRA conference submission, not both.

RA-L (ICRA option) submission deadline:  August 31, 2015

ICRA conference paper submission deadline:  September 15, 2015
Optional accompanying video attachment submission deadline: September 20,  2015

Details on the RA-L submission and guidelines for deciding on the submission venue can be found here:  http://www.ieee-ras.org/publications/ra-l

Details on the conference submission procedures can be found here:  http://www.icra2016.org/contribute/submission<http://www.icra2016.org/contribute/submission/>


Proposals for half- or full-day workshops will be reviewed according to instructions on the conference website. Prospective organizers should emphasize novelty of topics and relation to ICRA. Details on the workshop proposal submission procedure can be found here:  http://www.icra2016.org/contribute/instructions-for-workshop-authors/

Workshop proposal submission deadline:  September 15, 2015

Trailer Submissions

ICRA 2016 authors are invited to submit high quality videos to a trailer showcasing the conference highlights in an accessible format. The year's theme is "duckies-in-the-loop and duckie-robot interaction". Details on the trailer and the submission procedures can be found here:  http://trailer.icra2016.org/. Note: the trailer submissions are independent of the optional video submissions accompanying papers.

Trailer submission deadline:  October 15, 2015

Important Dates

31 August 2015: Paper submission deadline to RA-L with ICRA option
15 September 2015: Paper submission deadline

15 September 2015: Workshop  submission deadline
20 September 2015: Optional video attachment submission deadline (separate from trailer)
15 October 2015: Trailer contributions submission deadline (separate from video attachment)
15 January 2016: Paper acceptance notification
15 February 2016: Final contribution deadline

For up to date information on the conference:

Website:  http://www.icra2016.org

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/IEEE.RAS.ICRA

Twitter: http://twitter.com/icra16

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmymqth7GGJX667d_zJYUjw

Google+: https://plus.google.com/105228783995619846570

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