FIRA 2009

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FIRA 2009
FIRA RoboWorld Congress 2009
Dates Aug 16, 2009 (iCal) - Aug 18, 2009
Location: Incheon, Korea
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Important dates
Submissions: Feb 1, 2009
Camera ready due: Apr 1, 2009
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Under the official umbrella of the 12th FIRA RoboWorld Congress, Incheon, Korea, 16 ~18 August 2009, we have six international conferences to be held under one roof with one single registration for greater impact and scientific exchange:

 1. International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR)
 2. International Conference on Entertainment Robotics (ICER)
 3. International Conference of Advanced Humanoid Robotics Research (ICAHRR)
 4. International Symposium on Autonomous Mini-robots for Research and Edutainment (AMiRE)
 5. International Robotics Education Forum (IREF)
 6. International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomous Systems (CIRAS)

The FIRA RoboWorld Congress is hosted together with the renowned FIRA RoboWorld Cup, 18 ~ 20 August 2009, the first robotic soccer competition in the world, which started in 1996. The theme of the FIRA congress is "Where Theory and Practice Meet" which genuinely reflects its tradition of combining real-life robotic competitions and high quality presentations of scientific research in robotics, artificial intelligence, and computer vision. 

The Steering Committee of FIRA RoboWorld Congress and the Executive Committee of RoboWorld Cup are devoted to provide a common platform where scientists, academic researchers, robotic engineers and students meet to share their pioneering works and insights, to strive for unraveling challenges, and to propel the community to the next level of
excitement, breakthrough and vision in the robotics community.

The conference welcomes paper submissions from researchers, practitioners and students, and will cover myriad topics in intelligent control, autonomous systems and various robots including soccer robots, edutainment robots, service robots, personal robots and humanoid robots for HuroCup.  


Authors are invited to submit the complete manuscripts in PDF format. [The online submission is provided on the conference homepage]. Submissions should be as per the LaTex or Word templates. Manuscripts are limited to eight (8)  pages of Springer formatted pages per paper. The front page must contain the title of the paper, full name(s) and address(es) of the author(s) and the appropriate academic field(s). The complete mailing address(es), telephone number(s), FAX number(s) and email address(es) must be provided on a separate sheet. More details could be found in the Paper Templates at
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Paper Submission: 01 Feb.  2009 
Special Sessions: 01 Feb.  2009  
Acceptance Notification: 10 Mar.  2009
Camera ready final submission and registration: 01 Apr.  2009	


The Congress solicits special session proposals. The special sessions are intended to usher in, in-depth discussions in special areas relevant to the conference theme. The session organizers will coordinate the associated review process. The conference proceedings will include all papers from the special sessions.


Submission and general information will be available at:


The congress will be held in the Hotel Ramada (Tentatively) in Incheon. Incheon is the 3rd largest city of Korea which is located in the mid-west Korea peninsula abutting the Yellow Sea, 28km from the nation’s capital, Seoul. It is a gateway to Northeast Asia with both international port and international airport in its hand. The city is well known for Mun-hak Worldcup Stadium and 1st Economic Free Zone in Korea. For more information please visit

14th FIRA RoboWorld Cup 2009 Korea, 18-20 August, 2009

Global Fair and Festival 2009, Incheon, Korea, 7 August-25 October, 2009

FIRA RoboWorld Congress is hosted by FIRA and Incheon Metropolitan City and organized by FIRA Korea and Incheon information Technology Industry Promotion Agency.

This CfP was obtained from WikiCFP

Facts about "FIRA 2009"
AcronymFIRA 2009 +
Camera ready dueApril 1, 2009 +
End dateAugust 18, 2009 +
Event typeConference +
Has coordinates37° 27' 22", 126° 42' 19"Latitude: 37.456
Longitude: 126.7052
Has location cityIncheon +
Has location countryCategory:Korea +
Homepage +
IsAEvent +
Start dateAugust 16, 2009 +
Submission deadlineFebruary 1, 2009 +
TitleFIRA RoboWorld Congress 2009 +