General Information

The 16th International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2024) will bring together researchers and participants working on the interaction between humans and intelligent robots and on the integration of social robots into our society.ICSR 2024 will take place in Shenzhen, China as a face-to-face conference on August 25-28, 2024*. The theme of this year’s conference is “Social Robotics: Embracing AI for Innovation”, which is focused on the recent technological innovation in the robotic industry.

*There will also be other two parallel events in Naples, Italy and Copenhagen, Denmark.

Important Dates

  • Paper submission deadline:   May 31, 2024
  • Notification of acceptance:     June 30, 2024
  • Camera-ready papers due:    July 15, 2024


The topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

      • Context awareness, expectation, and intention understanding 
      • Control architectures for social robotics
      • Collaborative robots in service applications (in construction, agriculture, etc.)
      • Human-robot collaboration and interaction
      • Human augmentation, rehabilitation, and medical robots
      • Interaction and collaboration among robots, humans, and environments
      • Personal robots for the home
      • Remotely operated underwater robots 
      • Robot applications in education, entertainment, and gaming
      • Robot ethics in human society
      • Robots that can adapt to different users
      • Robots to assist the elderly and persons with disabilities
      • Robots with personality
      • Safety in robots working in human spaces
      • Socially assistive robots to improve quality of life
      • Social acceptance and impact in the society
      • Socially appealing design methodologies
      • Subsea robots for exploration, maintenance, and inspection
      • Space robotics and applications
      • Teleoperation, telepresence, and remote interaction
      • Virtual assistant avatars
      • VR, AR, X-Reality robots 
      • Affective and cognitive sciences for socially interactive robots
      • Human-robot interaction through speech communication

Submission of Papers

Authors can submit the complete manuscripts in PDF format following Springer’s author’s guidelines either for LaTex or Word for the preparation of their manuscripts. Full manuscript should be of 10 pages, references included. All papers will be refereed by the program committee. The Proceedings of ICSR 2024 will be published by Springer International Publishing as part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series (LNAI), a topical subseries of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). The proceedings of the conference are indexed by SpringerLink and Scopus.