ARSO2020 | The 2020 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts


The 2020 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts

Oct. 8-10, 2020, Aichi International Exhibition Center, Japan


Dear participant and partner,

The ARSO2020 organizing committee has been monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic. After studying and evaluating announcements, guidance and news released by the WHO and relevant government offices, we are sorry to announce that ARSO2020, scheduled to be held from October 8 to 10, 2020, has been postponed in order to prioritize the safety and well-being of all conference participants.

ARSO2020 will now be held at the same place before or after summer in 2021. Relevant information for authors and participants will be posted on this website when available.

Best regards,

Yasuhisa Hasegawa (General Chair of ARSO2020)

Paper submission

It is our great honor to announce the 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Its Social Impacts (ARSO 2020), is held in Aichi International Exhibition Center [Aichi Sky Expo], Tokoname, Japan on October 8 - 10, 2020. 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. The topic of interest includes, but are 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

Important dates

To Be Determined.


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