International Conference on Social Robotics


Competition proposal submission is now closed.

What is the next "Big Thing" for Robots and their social aspects, what is the next Killer App, where is the new generation of such robots heading and what should be the innovative societal applications? Have an idea/prototype, send your entries to ICSR 2016 Robot Design Competition. Whatever your background or experience, this competition is a great way to present your work to an international multidisciplinary R&D community as well as representatives from robotics and AI companies, and get their valuable feedback, and above all get recognized.


This year the robot design competition welcomes applicants from any background and in whatever format best suits your idea and your practice. Submissions may include posters, videos, prototypes, models, puppets, performances, sculpture, etc. Each submission should have a (maximum) 2 page summary including a concise abstract/synopsis of a maximum of 50 words. 10 submissions will be selected as finalists for presentation at the conference during an interactive session, and will be judged by the jury. Email your submission to Amit Kumar Pandey, SoftBank Robotics (formerly Aldebaran Robotics) with [ICSR 2016 Competition] in the subject line



This year, certificates will be awarded in two categories:
All the submissions will be considered for both the categories.