Special Sessions

Important Dates

Proposals for Special Sessions : Jan/23/2015 Jan/30/2015
Notification of acceptance for Special Sessions : Jan/30/2015 Feb/06/2015

Call for Special Sessions :

We are inviting proposals for special sessions relevant to the themes of IEEE RO-MAN 2015.

Special sessions are specialized events to be held during the conference as a set of oral presentations that are highly specialized in some particular theme. The purpose of special sessions is to provide a focused discussion on innovative topics. The accepted papers for special sessions will be published on IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

Please submit a pdf to the PaperPlaza System by 23rd of January 2015 Jan/30/2015, including the following:

- Proposed title of the special session
- Motivation and goals of the session (a brief 2-3 paragraph summary)
- A list of possible papers with contributing authors and tentative titles and abstracts
- List of organizers (including short bio)

Selected special sessions will be advertised, meaning that everyone is welcome to submit to it, in addition to the authors identified in the proposals.

The minimum number of papers per special session is "4." So each session must include at least 4 oral presentations and it is recommended to make a number of oral presentations by the multiple of 4.

Special sessions' papers will be submitted via the main conference's submission system following the same guidelines as the regular papers, will be peer-reviewed and will appear in the conference proceedings. If accepted, the organzsers of the special session will be responsible for the high-quality peer-review of the submitted papers according to IEEE standards (3 anonymous peer-reviews). The organizers will be Associate Editors(AE) for the proposed session. They are also responsible to assign reviewers and make judgement proposals of the submitted paper for the special session.

paperceptThe proposal must be submitted via the Papercept submission site.


Contact Address

Special Session Co-Chairs
Yoshimitsu Aoki, Keio Univ., Japan
Naoyuki Kubota, Tokyo Metropolitan Univ., Japan
Mihoko Niitsuma, Chuo Univ., Japan
Email: specialsessions(at)