IEEE RO-MAN 2021 (virtual) - call for papers, workshops, and tutorials

人とロボットとのコミュニケーションに関する国際会議 Ro-Man2021




IEEE RO-MAN 2021 (virtual) - call for papers

=== Important dates (FULL PAPERS) ===

Submission Deadline: March 21, 2021
Notification of Acceptance: May 25, 2021
Final Submission: June 20, 2021

=== Important dates (Workshops and Tutorials) ===
Proposal Submission Deadline: March 28, 2021
Notification of Acceptance: May 11, 2021
Final Submission: June 20, 2021

Active Website Link for Workshop/Tutorial Due: June 1, 2021

Conference dates: August 8 - 12, 2021 (workshops tentatively Aug 8, Aug 12)

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for IEEE RO-MAN 2021 (**will be held virtually**), with the theme =“Trustworthiness and Cooperation”=. Topics of interest include innovative results, latest developments and future perspectives relating to robot and human interactive communication. For a full list and more detail, visit

We do not know what the summer of 2021 will bring in terms of global travel restrictions, local gathering norms, and personal desires to risk venturing from our respective bubbles. Given the uncertainties, we have decided to hold this conference virtually. But no matter the format, the Organizing Committee for RO-MAN 2021 is committed to delivering a rich and dynamic conference.

=== Full Papers ===

Authors should submit their papers electronically in PDF format via Papercept (; *NOTE* that all authors must be registered in the system ahead of time. Submissions can be 6-8 pages in length (including references), where 6 pages are standard with 2 additional pages allowed with an extra charge at publication time. Papers do not need to be anonymized.

All papers submitted to RO-MAN 2021 will be reviewed by at least two external (anonymous) reviewers. If the paper is accepted, the authors will submit a revised ("camera-ready") version. The review process is managed by the program chair, the program co-chairs, the editors, and the conference associate editors.

Authors should use the US Letter format templates provided by the electronic submission system (

=== Workshops and Tutorials ===
Template files can be downloaded from the workshop website:

The proposal must be submitted through the Papercept Conference Site:


General Chairs
Stephen L. Smith, University of Waterloo, Canada
Machiel Van der Loos, University of British Columbia, Canada

General Co-Chair
Kerstin Dautenhahn, University of Waterloo, Canada

Program Chairs
Praminda Caleb-Solly, UWE Bristol, UK
Michelle Johnson, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Kazuyoshi Wada, Associate Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Workshop Chairs
Jonathan Kelly, University of Toronto, Canada
Alexander Aroyo, University of Waterloo, Canada