[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] ICRES 2019 - 4th International Conference on Robot Ethics and Standards

Manuel Silva MSS at isep.ipp.pt
Thu Feb 28 09:38:58 PST 2019

ICRES 2019
4th International Conference on Robot Ethics and Standards,
London South Bank University, London, UK
29-30 July 2019

[Apologies for any cross-posting]


Dear colleague,

Due to popular demand and numerous requests the ICRES2019 organising committee decided to extend the deadline for submission of draft/full papers to Monday 11 March 2019.

We are pleased to inform you that ICRES 2019 will be held within the premises of London South Bank University, London, UK, during 29-30 July 2019.

The conference will feature technical and social programs. The technical program will comprise plenary, regular, and special/invited sessions. All articles submitted for inclusion in the conference will be peer reviewed before acceptance. It is envisaged that all accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, to be published by CLAWAR Association and indexed in SCOPUS, subject to registration of at least one author for presenting their paper. A selection of presented papers will also be recommended for possible publication in reputable ISI-indexed scientific journals. ICRES 2019 will also feature Robot Exhibition.


The ICRES conference series provides a multidisciplinary forum for discussing the fundamental and pressing safety, ethical, legal, and societal issues in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and the scope is not limited to physical robots.

Key dates

21 Dec 2018: Proposals for workshops & special sessions

15 Feb 2019: Submission of full/draft papers

11 March 2019: Extended deadline for submission of full/draft papers

01 April 2019: Notification of paper acceptance

01 May 2019: Submission of final (accepted) papers

01 May 2019: Author and early bird (reduce fee) registration

15 June 2019: Preliminary program

29-30 July 2019: Conference

We would like to invite you to submit your contributions according to the key dates given above.

Submission of Papers

The technical program of the conference will feature Regular Papers, Special Session Papers, and Poster presentations. Authors are invited to submit their full draft papers in PDF format from

the paper submission page of the conference web-site by the indicated deadline for consideration for inclusion in the relevant category (special/regular paper).

All papers will be peer reviewed before acceptance, and all accepted papers (subject to registration) will be published in the conference proceedings. Final accepted papers will be limited to 8 pages in length in the prescribed style and format given in the paper submission web page.

A selection of presented papers will also be recommended for possible publication in reputable international journals.

Workshop and Special Session Proposals

Proposals should be submitted to the Conference Secretariat and a copy sent to dr Khaled Goher (k.m.gober at gmail.com) or Professor Gurvinder S. Virk (gsvirk at clawar.org). Each proposal should be limited to one A4 page in length and must include title, aims/objectives, brief outline/scope, name and affiliation of the organizer(s).


Organisations and research groups can promote their robots and robotics research work by exhibiting these at the conference. Those wishing to participate in the exhibition programme of the conference are invited to seek relevant information via the conference web-site.


Organisations wishing to sponsor the conference in any way and gain the corresponding benefits, by promoting themselves and their products to the robotics community through conference publications, conference web-site and conference publicity, are invited to view relevant information on the conference web-site and further to contact the conference secretariat to discuss the terms of sponsorship and necessary arrangements.

Conference web-site: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.icres2019.org&d=DwIFAw&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=U4H2F6RqwjOTIE6bQhHxKNhnmvQd5Yg94MjXwlJZYdw&s=euSqFI_1r10PmwS3aYf7tj7ztEaTxEFTo3iVy2AD4no&e=


ICRES 2019 Secretariat Email: contact at icres2019.org

Kind regards

M. Osman Tokhi and Isabel Ferreira, Conference Co-Chairs

Naveen Sundar G, International Scientific Committee Chair

Gurvinder S. Virk, International Advisory Committee Chair

Endre Kadar and Sarah Fletcher, Organising Committee Co-Chair

Manuel Silva
Professor Adjunto
Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica

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