ICIRA 2016 is supported by:
● IEEE SMC Japan Chapter
● Research Center for
    Community Centric Systems
    Research Center for Community Centric Systems
● IEEE CIS ISATC
    Robotics Task Force

Program Committee


Program Chair:
Kazuo Kiguchi, Kyushu University, Japan

Program Co-chairs:
Honghai Liu, University of Portsmouth, UK
Chun-Yi Su, Concordia University, Canada
Janos Botzheim, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Special Sessions Chair:
Kazuyoshi Wada, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Special Sessions Co-Chairs:
Alexander Ferrein, University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Chu Kiong Loo, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Jason Gu, Dalhousie University, Canada

Track Chairs:
- Assistive Robotics:
   Lundy Lewis
, Southern New Hampshire University, USA
- Biologically-inspired Robotics:
   Georgy Sofronov
, Macquarie University, Australia
- Collective Robotics:
   Kosuke Sekiyama
, Nagoya University, Japan
- Cognitive Robotics:
   Tetsuya Ogata
, Waseda University, Japan
- Decision Making and Planning:
   Min Jiang
, Xiamen University, China
- Educational Robotics:
   Boris Tudjarov
, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
- Evolutionary Robotics:
   Sung-Bae Cho
, Yonsei University, Korea
- Humanoid Robotics:
   Xiaohui Xiao
, Wuhan University, China
- Network Robotics:
   Narita Masahiko
, Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan
- Non-verbal Communication:
   Xinjun Sheng
, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
- Robot Manipulators and Hands:
   Futoshi Kobayashi
, Kobe University, Japan
- Robot Vision:
   Ryad Chellali
, Nanjing Tech University, China
- Robotics in Agriculture and Ecosystem:
   Shinji Fukuda
, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
- Sensing, Measurement, and Perception:
   Hongbin Ma
, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
- Simultaneous Localization and Mapping:
   Ryuichi Ueda
, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
- Social Robotics:
   Nobuto Matsuhira
, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles:
   Shigeru Sunada
, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
- Wearable Robotics:
   Zhaojie Zu
, University of Portsmouth, UK

International Program Committee Members (TBU):
Akira Kojima, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan