ARSO 2018

IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts


Genoa, Italy

Call for Submissions

ARSO is a single track workshop, aiming to provide world class researchers, engineers, investors, economists, and representatives of industry and government with a forum to discuss cutting-edge robotics technologies, business opportunities, and their impacts on human society. Topics are all cutting-edge robotics technologies.

ARSO 2018 focuses in particular on AI and its impact on future robotic systems. We welcome contributions that fall in the following special sessions:

or that describe applications of AI to robotics including, but not limited to:

Submission Information

We accept the following contributions: All papers must be written in English and submitted electronically in PDF format via PaperPlaza. All submissions undergo a blind review process and receive at least two reviewers.

Full papers may be accepted for oral or poster presentation, all accepted full papers will be published with DOI and ISBN in the conference proceedings, and included in IEEEXplore. Abstract submissions may be accepted for oral or poster presentation, but will not be included in the conference proceedings. Accepted papers will be grouped or assigned to the special sessions depending on the topic selected at the time of the submission.

Submissions are managed through paperplaza.

Paper templates

Templates for MS Word and Latex are available here.

Special issue

Selected papers will be invited to submit to the Special Issue based on IEEE ARSO 2018, hosted by De Gruyter Open Access. The authors submitting their full revised version of papers to the special issue will comply the general scope of the journal. The submitted papers will undergo peer review process before they can be accepted. The deadline for the submission to the Special Issue is January 5th, 2019. More information at the webpage of the Special Issue.

Latest News


Submissions are open! The official call text is available here.


Registration is open, early registration closes on the 15th 23rd of July. Follow the link here.


Checkout ARSO program and our invited speakers. Follow the link here.

Important dates


December 1st, 2017 - CFP

April 3rd, 2018 - paper submission

June 1st, 2018 - author notification

July 1st, 2018 - camera ready

July 15 July 23th, 2018 - advanced registration


September 27th-28>th, 2018