Call for Papers


We have extended our submission deadline to give interested participants more time to submit their work!

Important Dates

  • Paper submission deadline: June 9, 2017    June 30, 2017
  • Author notification: June 22,2017                July 20, 2017 (apologies for the delay)
  • Camera-ready submission: July 5, 2017      August 11, 2017
  • Main conference: August 28- September 1, 2017
  • Workshop day: August 28, 2017

Submitted papers will be reviewed and selected based on relevance, originality and theoretical and/or technical quality. Organizers will prioritize having a diversity of perspectives present at the workshop, as well as a diversity of experience.

Papers must be formatted according to the guidelines and templates on the main RO-MAN 2017 conference website, anonymized, and submitted in PDF format through the EasyChair conference system. At least one author will be required to register and attend the workshop.

Accepted full paper contributions will be published in the online CEUR Workshop Proceedings ( We invite two types of submissions:


We invite two types of submissions:

Full Papers (4 pages): Accepted submissions will be presented in an oral presentation at the workshop (15 minutes + 5 minutes of Q&A).

Short Papers (2 pages): Submissions will be selected to encourage discussion. Accepted posters will have a 1-minute “teaser” presentation and will be presented in an interactive poster session at the workshop.

Workshop topics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Contributions of fundamental nature
    1. Psychophysical studies and empirical research about multimodality
  2. Technical contributions on multimodal interaction
    1. Novel strategies of multimodal human-robot interactions
    2. Dialogue management using multimodal output
    3. Work focusing on novel modalities (e.g., touch)
  3. Multimodal interaction evaluation
    1. Evaluation and benchmarking of multimodal human-robot interactions
    2. Empirical HRI studies with (partial) functional systems
    3. Methodologies for the recording, annotation, and analysis of multimodal interactions
  4. Applications for multimodal interaction with social robots
    1. Novel application domains for multimodal interaction
  5. Position papers and reviews of the state-of-the-art and ongoing research