The ICAR is the International Conference on Advanced Robotics technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. The technical program of ICAR consists of plenary talks, workshops and oral presentations from all areas of robotics, focusing on emerging paradigms and application areas including but not limited to: robotics vision, adversarial planning, cognitive robotics, robot operating systems, robotics architectures, simulation and visualization, mobile robots, robot swarms, humanoid robots, biologically-inspired robots, self-localization and navigation, embedded and mobile hardware, spatial cognition, robotic entertainment, human-robot interaction, robot competitions, multi-robot systems, unmanned aerial robots, search and rescue robots, underwater robotic systems, learning and adaptation, educational robotics, cooperation and competition, rehabilitation robotics, dynamics and control, and immersive robotics.



July 15th, 2019 Deadline for submission of full-length papers
July 15th, 2019 Deadline for submission of workshop/tutorial
​October 1st, 2019 Notification of acceptance for papers
October 15th, 2019 Submission of final papers deadline

Call for paper

Important Dates

Draft paper submission deadline:2019-07-15

Call for paper description

Papers presented at the ICAR 2019 will be archived in IEEE Xplore. Please submit them via the customary PaperPlaza process, follow formatting instructions to prepare the manuscripts for initial and (if accepted) final submissions. Authors are encouraged to use the available Latex or Microsoft Word templates to prepare the manuscripts. Only PDFs are accepted for submission. Information on generating and testing IEEE Xplore-compliant PDFs can be found here.

Submitted manuscripts undergo full-paper peer review. For the initial submission, a maximum of six pages, in the standard two-column format, is allowed for each paper. For the final submission of accepted papers, six pages in the standard two-column format are allowed for each paper, with a maximum of two additional pages permitted at an extra charge of $150 per page.

The final submission of an accepted paper requires a full registration (at non-student rate) by one of the coauthors. A single registration can be used to upload up to two papers.

Accepted papers will be assigned to oral sessions at the discretion of the Program Committee.

Author guidelines

Contributed Papers
Papers reporting original research in the general areas of Robotics, Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and applications are welcome. Six pages in standard ICAR format are allowed for each paper, including figures. A maximum of two additional pages is permitted. Prospective authors should submit PDF versions of their papers. We also invite authors to submit a video clip to complement the submission. Detailed instructions for submission are available on the conference website
Paper Presentation
All papers will be presented in regular oral sessions. Details are available at the conference website.
Tutorials and Workshops
Proposals for half- or full-day tutorials and workshops will be reviewed according to instructions on the conference website. Prospective organizers should emphasize novelty of topics and relation to ICAR.


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Important dates

  • Conference Dates

    02 Dec.



    06 Dec.


  • 15 Jul.


    Draft paper submission deadline

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Sponsored By

  • Fundacao de Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa (FUNDEP)
    IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
    Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG