IEEE/RSJ IROS2013 - Call for Participation (Advanced Registration: Sep 27th)



IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

November 3-7, 2013, Tokyo, Japan


The deadline for advanced registration is September 27, 2013,

offering discounts for IEEE RAS/IES, RSJ, SICE members.


Call for Participation

The 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots

and Systems (IROS2013) will be held in Tokyo, Japan, during

November 3-7, 2013.

IROS2013 is the premier conference and worldwide event across

academia and industry. In addition to the Technical Program, the

conference features a diverse range of activities including

Plenary Talks, Exhibitions, Workshops and Tutorials. Moreover,

IROS exhibitions are organized in collaboration with International

Robot Exhibition (iREX), which is the largest robot tradeshow in

the world. iREX is held every 2 years and 2013 marks the 20th

anniversary, positioning this exhibition as the “Greatest Robot Event”

both within Japan and abroad. (No. of overseas exhibitors in 2011:

43 companies/organizations/98 booths)


Technical Program


Technical program is now available online.


Plenary Talks


- Dynamic Robots: Mobility, Speed and Dexterity

Marc Raibert, Boston Dynamics, USA

- Robotics-Assisted Automatic Fabrication of Cellsheets

for Regenerative Medicine

Masayuki Yamato, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan

- Surgical Robotics: From application specific robots to automated

design and 3D-printing of patient-specific, disposable robots

Tim C. Lu"th, Technische Universita"t Mu"nchen, Germany


Special Session, Nov 6, 1:30-3:00 pm


The Uncanny Valley Revisited: A Tribute to Masahiro Mori

A new IROS begins in 2013. We can lead this unique and prestigious

conference towards a new era of intelligent robots and systems to

meet the needs of the changing times. --- IROS2013 New Horizon.

We all look forward to seeing you in Tokyo.

Yours Sincerely,

General Chair

Prof. Shigeki Sugano, Waseda Univ.

Program Chair

Prof. Makoto Kaneko, Osaka Univ.,


Kenji Suzuki

IROS2013 Publicity Chair

University of Tsukuba, Japan