Welcome to CLAWAR 2017

The 20th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2017), will be held within the premises of the School of Engineering of the Porto Polytechnic, Portugal, during 11 – 13 September 2017, continuing a series of successful events all over the world.

CLAWAR 2017 will feature technical and social programs. The technical program will comprise plenary, regular and special/invited sessions. All articles submitted for inclusion in the conference will be peer reviewed before acceptance. It is envisaged that all accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, to be published by World Scientific Publishing Company, as well as on CD/flash drive, subject to registration of at least one author for presenting the work. A selection of presented papers will also be recommended for possible publication in reputable international journals.

Important Dates

Proposals for Workshops / special sessions 21 December 2016
Submission of full draft Papers / Posters (extended) 01 20 February 2017
Notification of Paper / Poster Acceptance 01 April 2017
Submission of Final (accepted) Papers / Posters 01 May 2017
Early Bird Registration (reduced fee) 03 May 2017
Preliminary Program 05 July 2017
Conference 11-13 September 2017

News & Updates

01 Aug. 2017 – The preliminary Technical Programme of CLAWAR 2017 is now available.
19 Jun. 2017 – A COST working group meeting will take place in parallel with CLAWAR 2017 on September 14-15. For more information, check our Special Session, the webpage of the COST action or contact jan.veneman AT tecnalia DOT com.
26 Feb. 2017 – Happy to announce the silver sponsorship from InnotecUK.
19 Feb. 2017 – Great news! Porto has been elected, ONCE AGAIN this year, Europe’s Best Destination.
18 Feb. 2017 – The rules and regulations for CLAWAR Robot Competition are now available.
01 Feb. 2017 – Due to popular demand the deadline of submission of draft papers is now extended to *Monday 20th February 2017*. All other key dates remain unchanged.
09 Jan. 2017 – Check out the Accommodation options and Venue information.
01 Dec. 2016 – Call for Workshops and Tutorials  is up.
25 Nov. 2016 – The latest updates about Visa are now available.
01 Nov. 2016 – The Call for Papers brochure is uploaded.
04 Oct. 2016 – Website is up.