CLAWAR 2016 warmly invites proposals for half-day workshops and tutorials. Workshops and tutorials will be held along with the main conference at the same venue as the conference. The primary criteria for selection are the anticipated level of interest, the potential impact, and the confirmed invited speakers.


For workshops, a one-page proposal is required and should consist of the following elements:

  1. Title.
  2. Organizers (Names, affiliations, emails), specifying one corresponding organiser.
  3. Workshop description, 500 words maximum. Includes motivations for the workshop, the names of invited speakers (if any), paper submission plan (dates, paper length, ..), etc.

For tutorials, a one-page proposal is required and should consist of the following elements:

  1. Title
  2. Presenters (short biography of each)
  3. Table of contents
  4. Suggested format (lecturing/interactive)

Topics of Interest

We encourage submissions related to (but not limited to):

  • Agricultural robots
  • Assistive robots
  • Autonomous robots
  • Biologically-inspired systems and solutions
  • Biomedical robots
  • Construction
  • Co-operative robot systems
  • Domestic robots
  • Education
  • Emergency & rescue operations
  • Entertainment
  • Flexible manoeuvring systems
  • Flexible manipulators
  • Flying robots
  • Guidance and navigation
  • Helping the elderly and the disabled
  • Human-Machine/ Human-Robot interaction
  • Hybrid locomotion
  • Innovative actuators and power supplies
  • Innovative design of CLAWAR
  • Innovative sensors and sensor networks
  • Inspection
  • Intelligence and learning for CLAWAR
  • Legged locomotion
  • Manipulation and gripping
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical robotics
  • Micro and nano robots
  • Modelling and simulation
  • Nature-inspired systems and solutions
  • Perception and situation awareness
  • Performing and creative arts robots
  • Personal care robots
  • Petrochemical applications
  • Planetary exploration
  • Planning and control
  • Positioning and localisation
  • Reconnaissance
  • Rehabilitation and function restoration
  • Robot ethics
  • Robot safety
  • Rural robots
  • Security
  • Sensor fusion
  • Service robots
  • Robot regulation and standardisation
  • Social robots
  • Space robots
  • Sport and exercise robots
  • Surveillance
  • Swarm robotics
  • Tele-operated robots
  • Tele-presence and virtual reality
  • Underwater and sea robotics
  • Wheeled locomotion


Workshop/tutorial Proposal must be submitted in PDF format to

clawar2016 [AT] clawar [DOT] org     (Subject: Workshop/Tutorial Proposal)

with cc to Prof. Gurvinder S. Virk ( by December 21, 2015


We look forward to hosting your workshop/tutorial at CLAWAR 2016!