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[robotics-worldwide] [Meetings] CFP: RoboSoft 2019 (RA-L with RoboSoft option Due Oct. 15)

Surya Girinatha Nurzaman
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Call for Papers  RoboSoft 2019

*The Second IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics*

April. 14-18, COEX, Seoul, Korea

*www.robosoft2019.org <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robosoft2019.org_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=dhzUX2TwqhHWPf8aaLhSAGkY_poI4JSfG0HQWdZDuwM&s=Sq1BVq1GS2EVB8jUKM_DOTKGFs6LJ-0vUAnQvs-PBBQ&e=>*



*Oct. 15, 2018*: Due date for RA-L with RoboSoft Option (*Submission site
is open!! <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robosoft2019.org_pwcms.html&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=dhzUX2TwqhHWPf8aaLhSAGkY_poI4JSfG0HQWdZDuwM&s=iVqiAWH8Vg0hwYncByBjaqw6S3pHBKudgj3BZq6fd0U&e=>) *

*Nov. 1, 2018*: Due date for Full conference paper/ Proposals for Workshops
and Tutorials

*Mar. 1, 2019*: Due date for Late Breaking Results

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Dear Robotics Colleagues,



The first IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robosoft2018.org_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=dhzUX2TwqhHWPf8aaLhSAGkY_poI4JSfG0HQWdZDuwM&s=9nYkgCxj3NFTajmHSud285_xS7yDfya6yU4hXZmuSzg&e=> was successfully launched in Livorno, Italy
earlier this year with more than 350 attendees.

This was an exciting event where the top researchers in the field of soft
robotics presented their latest results and discussed the potential of soft
robotics technology to solve the many problems that lie ahead of us.



To help this community grow, the second IEEE International Conference on
Soft Robotics <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robosoft2019.org_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=dhzUX2TwqhHWPf8aaLhSAGkY_poI4JSfG0HQWdZDuwM&s=Sq1BVq1GS2EVB8jUKM_DOTKGFs6LJ-0vUAnQvs-PBBQ&e=> (RoboSoft 2019
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robosoft2019.org_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=dhzUX2TwqhHWPf8aaLhSAGkY_poI4JSfG0HQWdZDuwM&s=Sq1BVq1GS2EVB8jUKM_DOTKGFs6LJ-0vUAnQvs-PBBQ&e=>) will be held in COEX
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.coexcenter.com_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=dhzUX2TwqhHWPf8aaLhSAGkY_poI4JSfG0HQWdZDuwM&s=GwgYQ0tM1Ri8MGjHZcDn0GD18_kVWeVU9r_DkwKyfDc&e=>, Seoul, Korea, on *April 14~18, 2019.  *



The field of soft robotics is a recent and exciting area of robotics
research that challenges traditional robotic designs by using soft
materials and highly deformable structures for building unconventional
robots that are capturing the imagination of the public.

Their high impact in the scientific community and their wide range of
potential application has made this field one of the most dynamic in the
field of robotics.

Given the young and interdisciplinary community working on the field of
soft robotics, RoboSoft 2019 aims at presenting recent progresses in this
field, for discussing new concepts, new technologies and new opportunities
for applications.



*[Submission Formats]*

There are four different options for submitting your work for presentation
at RoboSoft 2019.



*1. **RA-L* <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.ieee-2Dras.org_publications_ra-2Dl&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=dhzUX2TwqhHWPf8aaLhSAGkY_poI4JSfG0HQWdZDuwM&s=T8H7dmMhOs7SASbJFxo0BA56Y3YMvBS6BoSvrCLWNPo&e=>* with RoboSoft
option submission: * Due Oct. 15, 2018

Your work can be published as a journal paper in RA Letters, and also
present your work at RoboSoft 2019

When submitting to RA-L with RoboSoft option, please use one of the
following 4 keywords as your 1st keyword.



"Modeling, Control, and Learning for Soft Robots"

"Soft Sensors and Actuators"

"Soft Robot Materials and Design"

"Soft Robot Applications”



*2. Full paper submission:* Due Nov. 1, 2018

Normal 6 page conference paper, with 2 extra pages allowed with extra
charges.



*3. Workshops and Tutorials Proposals*: Due Nov. 1, 2018

Proposals are called for half-day and full-day Tutorials and Workshops.

Gather high quality speakers, and let them present their latest results
without being binded by publication by just submitting an abstract.

Tutorials and Workshops will be held on Sunday, April 14, before the
conference technical program.



*4. Late Breaking Results:* Due Mar. 1, 2019

Submit your abstract, and you can present your poster at RoboSoft 2019.



*5. Competition:* Proposal Due Jan.15, 2019

The theme of the 2019 Soft Robotics Challenge will be announced in October.

The competition will be on the last day of the conference.



*[About the Venue]*

COEX is a world-class convention center in the heart of Gangnam and whose
trade tower is a landmark of Seoul.

Aside from hosting over 200 exhibitions, conventions, and special events
every year, COEX is also connected to

the largest underground shopping mall(Starfield COEX
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__english.visitkorea.or.kr_enu_SHP_SH-5FEN-5F7-5F2.jsp-3Fcid-3D1984968&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=dhzUX2TwqhHWPf8aaLhSAGkY_poI4JSfG0HQWdZDuwM&s=mS1EDgjkv7Mnc3FVfUTD1hyHDgKfR3VEBam-9JlVOEo&e=>) in the
world and faces the Bongeunsa buddhist temple founded in 794.



*[Paper Presentation]*

RobotSoft 2019 has two types of presentation which will be determined by
the paper reviewers and the program committee:

* Podium Sessions (12-minute oral presentation + 3-minute Q&A)

* Interactive Sessions (1-minute plenary teaser + Interactive presentation:
poster/video/demo)



*[Important Dates]*

Submission of RA-L with RoboSoft Option: Oct. 15, 2018

Submission of Full Papers / Workshop Proposals: Nov. 1, 2018

Notification of Full Paper Acceptance: Jan. 21, 2019

Final Papers Due: February 17, 2019

Submission of Late Breaking Results: Mar. 1, 2019

Early Registration Due: Mar. 1, 2019



Details will be available on the conference website: www.robosoft2019.org.



We would appreciate it if you could forward this message to any other
interested groups or people.

We are looking forward to receiving your contributions~!



Sincerely,



*General Chair*

Kyu Jin Cho (SNU)



*Program Chair*

Yong-Lae Park (SNU)



*Program Co-Chairs*

Fumiya Iida (University of Cambridge)

Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio (Yale University)

Jamie Paik (EPFL)

Shinichi Hirai (Ritsumeikan University)

Michael T. Tolley (UCSD)



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On behalf of the committee,

*Publicity Co-Chair*

Surya G Nurzaman (Monash University)
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