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Call for Invited Sessions

Invited sessions provide a forum for focused discussions on new topics and innovative applications of established approaches. An invited session consists of at least five related papers that must be submitted through the regular review process.

Each invited session will consist of regular papers associated with a specific subfield of robotics. Invited session proposals have to be submitted by sending email to Prof. Kundong Wang, which will then reviewed by the committee. Once approved, authors can submit their papers as an “Organized / Invited Session Paper” to PaperPlaza, following the regular paper guidelines.

Note that papers submitted to invited sessions are reviewed exactly like all the other papers. Sessions are divided into six slots of 15 minutes each. The invited session proposals should include:

  • The names and affiliations of the organizers;
  • A brief abstract limited to 1 page describing the theme and content of the symposium;
  • The proposed format for the organized session including a list of invited talks and papers, with titles and authors.
  • If your session has an invited talk, a brief abstract limited to 1 page abstract by an invited speaker is needed.

Session organizers are also encouraged to start with an invited talk of each session that provides an overview of the specific area and the research challenges. This may be either just a short, 15-minute overview of the specific area given by one of the organizers or someone else in that session, or a longer 30 or 45 minute talk. Note that there is no support for the invited speakers.


Important Dates

June 24, 2016
Deadline for proposal of Invited and organized sessions

July 1, 2016
Notification of acceptance for IS&OS

All deadline are 23:59 China Beijing Time.


Invited and Organized Session Chair
Kundong Wang (Shanghai Jiao T ong University, China)