International Conference on Advances in Robotics (AIR) is a series of biennial conference organized by The Robotics Society (previously known as Robotics Society of India). The conference aims to create a forum to present and exchange new ideas by researchers and developers from India and abroad working in the fields of robotics and its applications. The conference would have plenary talks, oral and poster presentations, and special industry oriented sessions.

AIR 2019 will be held at IIT Madras, Chennai, during July 2-6, 2019. The previous three editions of AIR were:

    • AIR2017 at IIT Delhi, New Delhi
    • AIR2015 at BITS Pilani Goa Campus, Goa
    • AIR2013 at R&D Establishment (E), DRDO, Pune


Full Paper Submission closed.

Announcement regarding paper acceptance will be made on 30th April 2019

Conference Registration Portal will be opened on 1st May 2019



1. Brain Machine Interfacing for Robotics,

Prof. Girijesh Prasad, Univ. Ulster, UK

2.Visual Inertial Odometry and SLAM with both standard and event cameras,

Prof. David Scaramuzza, Univ. of Zurich

Important Dates

Call For Papers:
1st December 2018

Full paper submission:
15th February, 2019

07th March, 2019


Announcement of Results:
15th April 2019

30th April 2019

Camera-Ready Submission:
25th May 2019
Conference Dates:
2nd to 6th July 2019


In Association with

Doctoral Symposium- Call for Papers

The AIR 2019 Doctoral Symposium will be held on 6th July 2019. The symposium involves presentations by PhD students working in all areas of robotics. It would provide an opportunity to showcase the ongoing research work and facilitate interaction with experts in the field for their valuable feedback. Both the student and the research advisor should  attend. More details including paper submission link can be found at:

Last Date for Submission: 15th May 2019

Call for Papers

Plenary Speakers

Prof. Eduardo Nebot

University of Sydney, Australia

Prof. Blake Hannaford

University of Washington, USA

Prof. Jan Peters

University of Darmstardt, Germany

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Davide Scarramuzza

University of Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Taewon Seo

Hanyang University, South Korea

Prof. Nobuto Matsuhira

Shibaura Institute of Tech.,  Japan