[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] CfP 27th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2018)

Barakova, E.I. e.i.barakova at tue.nl
Thu Oct 5 00:45:45 PDT 2017

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                     *** Call for Papers ***
27th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2018)
               Jiangsu Conference Center, Nanjing,
Sheraton, Tai'an
August 27th - September 1st 2018


The 27th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, RO-MAN 2018, will be held in Nanjing and Tai'an, China, on August 27 to September 1st. This leading forum on Robot and Human Interactive Communication covers the state-of-the-art innovative results and the latest developments in a wide range of topics.

This year's theme is "Social Intelligence in Interactive Robots". The conference will look at the impact of friendly, open, ecological and useful cognitive robots in practical & real life applications in healthcare, industry, edutainment, and more, in the context of coexistence and cooperation.

The main conference will host presentations of original contributions including new methods, theories and applications of Human-Robot Interactive Communication Systems. Multi-disciplinary approaches and practical solutions are highly encouraged. The workshops, tutorials, and industrial sessions will provide an opportunity to participants from academia and industry to focus on specific and prospective topics. Three keynote speakers will give plenary talks about emerging technologies and methods in human-robot interactive systems and their future.

Regular papers. Prospective authors are invited to submit high-quality papers reporting original results under the broad theme socially intelligent robots.

Tutorials and workshops will provide half-day or full-day training or discussions in applied research and applications. Proposals for tutorials and workshops should include: objectives, intended audience, list of prospective speakers, and topic list.

Special sessions. Prospective special session organizers are invited to submit a proposal to the special session chair. Papers submitted to special sessions will undergo the same review process as the regular papers and will be included in the conference proceedings.

Poster Sessions. Prospective authors are invited to submit their recent applied research, innovative applications and work-in-progress to be broadly discussed in designated interactive sessions.

Video/ Demos/ Exhibit sessions. The conference offers an excellent opportunity for the industry to showcase their products and services. Startups and labs are also invited to present their prototypes and concepts.

Industrial sessions. Participants are invited to share their proof-of-concepts, advanced prototypes, and industrial applications to scientific and industrial audience.

Important Dates:

Special Sessions, Workshops & Tutorials:
Submission Deadline:           January 19, 2018

Notification of Acceptance:February 2, 2018

Regular Papers, Special Session Papers:
Submission Deadline:           March 19, 2018

Notification of Acceptance:   May 15, 2018

Camera-ready Deadline:     June 5, 2018

Interactive Poster Sessions, Video Sessions, and Demonstration Sessions:
Submission Deadline:           May 22, 2018

Notification of Acceptance:   June 5, 2018

Honorary General Chair
Kazuhiko Kawamura, USA
General Chair
Ryad Chellali, China/ Italy
Financial Co-Chairs
Honghai Liu, China
Lyn Lee, China
Program Co-Chairs
Fulvio Mastrogiovanni, Italy
Amit Kumar Pandey, France
Haoping Wang, China
Tutorial & Workshop Co-Chairs
Juan Rojas, China
Silvia Rossi, Italy
Exhibition Industry Co-Chairs
Pierre Blazevic, France
Yi Yang, China
Awards Co-Chairs
   Mary Anne Williams, Australia
   Marwala Tshilidzi, South Africa
Publication Co-Chairs
   John-John Cabibihan, Qatar
   Erdem Erdemir, USA
Publicity Co-Chairs
Emilia Barakova, The Netherlands
Yudong Zhang, China
Meiling Kate Shen, China
Contact: info at ro-man2018.org<mailto:info at ro-man2018.org>

Emilia I. Barakova, Ph.D., Faculty of Industrial Design, Eindhoven
University of Technology Laplace 32, 5612 AZ Eindhoven The Netherlands,
Head ID Social Robotics Lab,
Editor Personal and Ubiquitous Computing,
Associate Editor Journal of Integrative Neuroscience,

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