We are pleased to invite proposals for forums to be held at IROS 2024. Forums offer a platform for practitioners and researchers to delve deeper into pertinent topics within the conference scope, fostering meaningful interactions and insights.

Forum Proposal Submission Guidelines:

  • Proposals must be submitted in PDF format through PaperPlaza, utilizing the provided template. Submissions are limited to 20 pages.
  • Organizers are encouraged to design programs tailored for in-person participation, considering logistical requirements such as space needs and maximum poster capacity.
  • Diversity of thought and background among forum participants is strongly encouraged.

Evaluation Criteria:

The Forum Technical Committee will assess proposals based on the following criteria:

  • Relevance: The significance and alignment of proposed topics with the conference scope.
  • Engagement: The effectiveness of plans to facilitate active participation and interaction among attendees.
  • Inclusivity: Consideration of inclusivity in accommodating individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise.
  • Organizer Diversity: The diversity and experience of forum organizers.

Upon acceptance, organizers must provide a final abstract and create a dedicated website for their forum.

Please use the template provided and follow these instructions when submitting your proposal

Submit Here

Important dates

All deadlines are 23:59 PST

July 15, 2024

Forums Submission Deadline.

For any questions regarding the IROS Forums, please contact


Forums Chairs:

Costanza Armanini

Chinwe Pamela Ekenna

Dr. Mini C. Rai


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