Call for Papers

[Click here] to download the official Call for Paper as PDF file.

Note: New submission deadline is August 20th, 2021.


Paper Submission

Submission of a paper with a minimum length of 2 pages and maximum 3 pages. Novel ideas/experimental results are required for acceptance of the paper.


PhD Forum Proposal

If you want to participate in the PhD forum, please provide an 1 page abstract of your talk as proposal.



[Click here] to download the LaTex-Template (IEEE template with marking for the workshop).

All submissions will be reviewed using a single-blind review process. Please provide your submission as PDF to:

iros2021-workshop [at]


Accepted contributions will be published at the open access repository KITopen under the Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND).

Topics of Interest

  • Proximity Sensors
  • Multi-Modal Sensors (tactile, shear, vision, etc.)
  • Robotic Skins (architectures)
  • Bridging from Tactile to Proximity Perception
  • Bio-Inspired Robotics
  • Multi-Modal Sensors for Soft Robotics
  • Applications:
    • Human-Robot Interaction
    • Human-Robot Collaboration
    • Collision Avoidance
    • Multi-Modal Control
    • Teleoperation with Proximity Sensing
    • Prosthetics
    • Assistive Robots
    • Preshaping ans Grasping
    • Haptic Exploration
    • Intuititve Robot Programming
    • Human-Robot Interface