ARSO is an international conference, aiming to provide world class researchers, engineers, investors, economists, and representatives of industry and government with a forum to discuss cutting-edge robotics technologies, business opportunities, and other impacts on human society. Topics range from advanced robotics technologies, innovation, socio-economic aspects, but also psychological and philosophical aspects of human robot interaction.

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Founding Chair

Toshio Fukuda, Meijo Univ., Japan

Honorary Chair

Kazuhito Yokoi, AIST, Japan

Advisory Chairs

Tatsuo Arai, BIT, China
Nobuto Matsuhira, Shibaura Inst. of Tech., Japan
Shigeki Sugano, Waseda Univ., Japan

General Chair

Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Nagoya Univ., Japan

Program Co-Chairs

Hiromi Mochiyama, Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan
Sascha Wischniewski, BAuA, Germany
Emel Demircan, CSULB, USA
Noriaki Ando, AIST, Japan
Mihoko Niitsuma, Chuo Univ., Japan

Secretary & Finance Chair

Tadayoshi Aoyama, Nagoya Univ., Japan

Publication Co-Chairs

Kazuyoshi Wada, Tokyo Metropolitan Univ., Japan
Sousuke Nakamura, Hosei Univ., Japan

Publicity Chairs

Takuo Suzuki, Aichi Prefectural Univ., Japan
Takahiro Ikeda, Gifu Univ., Japan

Local Arrangements Chairs

Taisuke Masuda, Nagoya Univ., Japan
Masaru Takeuchi, Nagoya Univ., Japan
Takayuki Matsuno, Okayama Univ., Japan

Organized Session Co-Chairs

Takahiro Suzuki, Tohoku Univ., Japan
Hiroko Kamide, Nagoya Univ., Japan

Call for paper

Important date

Draft paper submission deadline
Draft paper acceptance notification

Advanced Robots are expected in their promising applications into various services dedicated to our society. The robots must bring great impacts to the society positively and might do negatively. Those impacts should be considered and discussed from viewpoint of not only technical solution but also the social issues including safety, law, ethics, psychology and philosophy.

Submission Topics

The topic of interest includes, but is not limited to the following:

HRI and social robotics
Safety issues of human-robot interactions in physical & psychological aspects
Safety standards for advanced robots and autonomous systems
Legal and ethical issues for advanced robots
Robot business, marketing & economic impact
Advanced industrial robots for future manufacturing
Healthcare and medical applications
Rehabilitation and transfer robots
Service and assistance
Entertainment and education
Robotics and autonomous driving
AI and robotics
Bio-inspired robotics

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  • Conference Date

    Jul 08



    Jul 10


  • Feb 01 2021

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Apr 10 2021

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

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IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
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