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29 May–2 June 2023 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

London, UK

The largest and most prestigious event of the year in the Robotics and Automation calendar, 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) will bring together the world's top academics, researchers, and industry representatives.

Taking place for the first time in the UK, London will provide the perfect backdrop to this world-class event. If Robotics and Automation is your field, you need to be a part of this.

6–9 June 2023 6th International Conference on Design, Simulation, Manufacturing: The Innovation Exchange (DSMIE-2023)

High Tatras, Slovak Republic

This is an event where scientists and representatives from industry and academia will meet to exchange ideas, establish business and personal relationships, identify new opportunities for cooperation, find areas of innovation, and make joint efforts to address common projects in Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. we have launched a Special Issue “Innovations in the Design, Simulation, and Manufacturing of Production Systems” to highlight the recent advancements in the field of production systems, with particular focus on the design, simulation, and manufacturing aspects.

7–10 June 2023 8th International Workshop on New Trends in Medical and Service Robots

Craiova, Romania

Dear Colleagues,

It is our privilege and great pleasure to invite you to the eighth edition of the International Workshop on New Trends in Medical and Service Robots (MESROB 2023), 07–10 June 2023. Under the patronage of IFToMM, the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science, MESROB 2023 will be organized by the University of Craiova, Romania.

The aim of the MESROB Workshop is to provide an international platform for researchers, engineers, and PhD students involved in the general field of medical and service robotics to exchange their latest research results and exchange ideas on future research directions in these areas. From the point of view of research and applications, medical and service robotics is enjoying growing interest as well as the obvious growth of the market.

Since the first symposium in 2012 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, MESROB has attracted eminent experts and provided a forum for researchers working in the field of medical and service robots. Continuing with the editions MESROB 2013 in Belgrade, Serbia; MESROB 2014 in Lausanne, Switzerland; MESROB 2015 in Nantes, France; MESROB 2016 in Innsbruck and Graz, Austria; MESROB 2018 in Cassino, Italy; and MESROB 2021 in Basel, Switzerland, the Workshop has continued to grow in terms of the number of participants and its scientific impact.

MESROB is constantly encouraging interdisciplinary research in new and highly modern  directions, such as robotic solutions for rehabilitation, surgical treatment, human–robot interaction, and elderly assistance.

Welcome to MESROB 2023 in Craiova!

Kind regards on the behalf of the MESROB 2023 Steering Committee,

Daniela Tarnita
MESROB 2023 Chair

18–22 June 2023 32nd International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM 2023)

Porto, Portugal

The Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing International Conference series has been run in 27 cities in 14 countries in Europe, America, and Asia, addressing aspects of both technology and management. The 32nd FAIM International Conference, FAIM'2023, marks a milestone of 32 years of continuous presence in the international manufacturing scene, returning to Porto, Portugal, where it took place for the first time in 2013.


The theme of FAIM'2023 is Manufacturing: establishing bridges towards a more sustainable future, pointing to its thematic pillars underpinned by automation and intelligence streams:

  • Automation and robotics;
  • Manufacturing processes and optimization;
  • Machines and mechanical design;
  • Processing and characterization of advanced materials;
  • Cutting-edge measurement techniques;
  • Innovative maintenance;
  • Lean, Kaizen, quality, and productivity;
  • Sustainability and green manufacturing;
  • Human factors in manufacturing;
  • Logistics;
  • Intelligent services and artificial intelligence;
  • IoT and cloud computing in manufacturing and services.

Paper submission portal:

Conference website:

27 June–1 July 2023 2023 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM)

Seattle, Washington, USA

The IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) is the leading flagship conference that focuses on mechatronics and intelligent systems. It brings together an international community of experts to discuss state-of-the-art research results, share perspectives on future developments, and showcase innovative applications relevant to mechatronics, robotics, automation, industrial electronics, and related areas. The conference aims to stimulate discussions, foster collaboration, and celebrate cutting-edge advancements, discoveries, and innovations in related domains. The organizers and sponsors are excited to welcome esteemed professionals and researchers to the city of Seattle in June 2023 for this remarkable event.

8–10 July 2023 The 8th International Conference on Advanced Robotics & Mechatronics (ICARM)

Sanya, China

The IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics (ICARM) is the flagship conference of both IEEE-SMC TC on Bio-mechatronics and Bio-robotics Systems and IEEE-RAS TC on Neuro-Robotics Systems. IEEE ARM has been awarded as the official A-Class conference by the Chinese Association of Automation. The ICARM 2023 will be organized by Hainan University, China, and held in Sanya, China, from July 8th to 10th, 2023.

The conference will provide an international forum for researchers, educators, and engineers in general areas of mechatronics, robotics, automation, and sensors to disseminate their latest research results and exchange views on the future research directions of these fields.

1–5 September 2023 The 2nd International Conference on Mechanical System Dynamics (ICMSD2023)

Beijing, China

The 2nd International Conference on Mechanical System Dynamics (ICMSD2023) will be hosted by Peking University in Beijing, China, Sept 1–5 2023.

ICMSD2023 is devoted to "Technology Innovations by Understanding Mechanical Dynamics", with 18 sessions to promote research in dynamic theories on complex structures, multi-disciplinary integration, and advanced technologies for various applications. The scientific committee of ICMSD2023 is now composed of 60 prestigious scientists from 13 countries and regions.

The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Dynamic theories on complex structures
    • Multi-body systems and mechanism dynamics;
    • Vibration and control;
    • Non-linear dynamics;
    • Analytical mechanics;
    • Multi-body system transfer matrix method (Rui method) and its applications.
  • Multi-disciplinary integration
    • Algorithm and software of multi-body system dynamics;
    • Stochastics and uncertainty modeling;
    • Tribology and low-speed impact;
    • Parallel mechanism and robotic system dynamics;
    • Fluid–solid coupled systems;
    • Inverse problems and data-driven dynamics;
    • Applications of multi-body system dynamic methods in acoustics, optics, electricity, magnetism and thermology.
  • Advanced technologies for various applications
    • Dynamics of connection structures;
    • Spacecraft dynamics;
    • Vehicle dynamics;
    • Bionics and intelligence;
    • Dynamics in electronics manufacturing;
    • Energy harvesting and wave motion.

You cordially invited to share your latest research (including abstracts or full-length papers) on any topics. After peer review, accepted full-length papers will be indexed in EI COMPENDEX and SCOPUS. Submissions can be made through our website (

Important Dates

2023.03.28      Abstract submission deadline
2023.04.30      Abstract acceptance notification and full-length paper invitation
2023.06.13      Full-length paper submission deadline
2023.07.15      Full-length paper acceptance notification
2023.07.31      Early bird registration deadline
2023.09.01      On-site registration

The conference will continue to provide a platform for global scientists in the field of mechanical system dynamics to exchange scientific and technical ideas.

For more information, please visit our website ( or contact us via E-mail (

11–13 September 2023 13th International Conference on Compressors and their System

London, UK

The 13th International Conference on Compressors and their System will be held at City, University of London between 11 and 13 September 2023.

This conference provides a forum where developments in air, gas, and refrigeration compressors, vacuum pumps, expanders, and related systems and components will be discussed. The program will contain keynote addresses, high-quality research and technical papers, podium presentations, industry sessions with topics of high importance, as well as forums and informal discussions. We invite industrial leaders to propose topics they would like to present. We welcome papers related to all types of compressors, expanders, and their systems, including but not limited to reciprocating, diaphragm, turbo, axial, scroll, screw, vane, rotary, and all other types of compressors and expanders.

Conference theme
Compressors and Expanders in Future Energy Systems

Call for papers
All papers will be written and presented in English and will not have been presented or published at previous events. Authors are required to attend the conference to present their work.
27 November 2022—Abstract submission deadline of not more than 250 words
19 February 2023—Selected authors to submit draft paper of up to 4000 words
14 May 2023—Draft paper refereed and final paper submitted

Authors are invited to submit their abstracts and papers using CONFTOOL via the Conference website

Contact Information:

13–15 September 2023 The Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Systems in Production Engineering and Maintenance ISPEM2023

Wrocław, Poland

The Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Systems in Production Engineering and Maintenance ISPEM 2023 will be held in Wrocław (Poland) between the 13th–15th September 2023. The upcoming conference will be organized by three universities from three countries, namely: Wrocław University of Science and Technology (Poland), Liverpool John Moores University (England), and the University of Minho (Portugal).

The conference’s aim is to give an opportunity for researchers, experts, practitioners and other interested participants to exchange experiences in work on intelligent systems, tools applications in production, and maintenance. New solutions for innovative plants, research results and case studies will be presented and discussed, considering advances in maintenance and production from the perspective of Industry 4.0. Special attention will be paid to the application of intelligent systems, methods and tools in production, as well as maintenance, logistics, quality management, information systems, product development, etc.

Principal Conference Topics:

  • Production Systems Management and Maintenance
  • Industry 4.0 and Industry 5.0
  • Manufacturing Technology & System Engineering  
  • Production System Organization
  • Production Planning and Scheduling    
  • Modelling, Simulation and Design
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Lean Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Robotics
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Control and Supervision
  • Automation Measuring Systems and Sensors
  • Integration of Organizational and Technical Production Preparation 
  • Medicine 4.0
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
  • Cloud and Distributed Manufacturing
  • Green Production and Circular Economy
  • Machining/ Forming of Advance Materials
  • Advanced Aerospace Materials and Composites
  • Human Aspects in Industry
  • Knowledge Management and Decision Support Systems in Production
  • Reliability & Risk Assessment

We look forward to welcoming you at this exciting meeting in Wrocław.

2–4 October 2023 26th issue of the International Conference Series on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines

Florianópolis, Brazil

CLAWAR 2023 is the 26th issue of the International Conference Series on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines. The conference will be organized in collaboration with the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil, during 02–04 October 2023. The technical program of CLAWAR 2023 will feature plenary, regular and special/invited sessions.

Original contributions are invited in the general area of mobile robotics, covering climbing, walking and flying robots with assistance and service provided to humans and machines. The conference will cover analysis (modeling and simulation) techniques, design approaches and practical applications and realizations of robotic systems. Support technologies for the realization of such systems and the associated economic, ethical and social considerations are an integral part of the conference theme. A non-exhaustive list of the topics and activities can be found in the conference website:

14–15 October 2023 The 19th China Intelligent Systems Conference

Ningbo, China

General Chairs

Yingmin Jia, Beihang University

Xinmin Chen, NIMTE, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Organizing Committee Chairs

Jiqiang Wang, NIMIE, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Zengqiang Chen, Nankai University

LiChai, Zhejiang University

Guoli Wang, Sun Yat-sen University

Program Committee Chairs

Yongling Fu Beihang University

Tianguang Chu, Peking University

Donghai Li, Tsinghua University

KuKang, University of Science and Technology of China

Inviting Committee Chairs

Guangren Duan, Harbin Institute of Technology

Yi Chai Chongqing University

Hengzhu Liu National University of Defense Technology

Qinglin Sun, Nankai University

Awards Committee Chairs

Xuemei Ren, Beijing Institute of Technology

Tianping Zhang, Yangzhou University

Hongyong Yang, Ludong University

Zhongyi Hu Wenzhou University

Dean Forum Chairs

Mou Chen, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Yuhua Cheng, University of Electronic Sci. & Tech of China

Xinjiang Wei Ludong University

Haisheng Li Beijing Technology and Business University

Future Youth Forum Chairs

Liu Tao, Dalian University of Technology

Jian Chen, Zhejiang University

Fang Fang, North China Electric Power University

LeiLiu Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Regional Committee Chairs

Qiang Cai, Beijing Technology and Business University

Zhonghua Miao, Shanghai University

Zhongxin Liu Nankai University

Hongpeng Yin Chongqing University

General Secretaries

Weicun Zhang, University of Science and Technology Beijing Qiang Fu Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Lixia Yan, Beihang University



The Chinese Intelligent Systems Conference (CISC) is an annual conference sponsored by the Society of Intelligent Aerospace Systems (SIAS) of Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAADJ) and co-sponsored by the Committee of Artificial Intelligence Simulation Technology (CAIST) of China Simulation Federation (CSE). It aims to provide a forum for scientists and engineers all over the world to present their new theoretical results and techniques in the field of intelligent systems and control. The 19th Chinese Intelligent Systems Conference (CISC2023) will be held from October 14 to 15, 2023, in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China.

CISC2023 is jointly organized by the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Institute of Precision Mechatronics and Controls, Laboratory of Aerospace Servo Actuation and Transmission, and Beihang University. All accepted papers will be published in Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering by Springer, and indexed by EI. Taking this opportunity, we sincerely invite you to join us for this conference.

Conference Topics

S01 Multi-Agent Systems

S02 Intelligent Robots

S03 Complex Networks and Complex Systems

S04 Unmanned Systems and Swarm Behaviors

S05 Event-Triggered Control and Data-Driven Control

S06 Humanized Systems and Artificial Life

S07 Robust and Adaptive Control

S08 Big Data and Brain Science

S09 Process Control

S10 Nonlinear Systems and Control

S11 Intelligent Sensor and Detection Technology

S12 Embedded Systems and Wireless Sensor Networks

S13 Intelligent Transportation and Control

S14 Deep Learning and Learning Control

S15 Cyber-Physical Systems

S16 Guidance, Navigation and Control of Flight Vehicles

S17 Artificial Intelligence Simulation Technology

S18 Intelligent Manufacturing and Cloud Manufacturing

S19 Servo Actuation and Control

S20 Electric Power Systems and Automation

S21 Fuzzy Systems and Neural Networks

S22 Intelligent Transmitter Systems in Aerospace

S23 5G and Industrial Internet

S24 Others

Paper Submission

  1. Submissions must be original and not under consideration elsewhere.
  2. The papers must be written in English, and prepared according to the provided LATEX template.
  3. All papers should be submitted via the conference website:

Important Dates

Submission deadline: May 31, 2023

Notification of acceptance: June 20, 2023

Registration/Final submission: July 10, 2023

Conference website:

If you have any question, please contact us at

27–29 June 2024 6th IFToMM Symposium on Mechanism Design for Robotics

Timişoara, Romania

Call for Papers

The aim of the Symposium on Mechanism Design for Robotics (MEDER 2021) is to bring together researchers, in-dustry professionals, and students from a broad range of disciplines related to mechanisms and robotics to share the latest developments and discuss the directions for the future of mechanism and robotics research. MEDER 2024 continues a successful series of symposiums that started in Mexico 2010, with subsequent events in China in 2012, in Denmark in 2015, in Italy in 2018, and in France in 2021. The conference will be held at the Conference Center and the buildings of the Mechanical Faculty of Politehnica at University of Timişoara in Timişoara, Romania.

Papers are solicited on topics related to mechanisms within aspects of theory, design, practice, and its applications for robotics, including but not limited to:
Mechanism design;
Mechanism education and history of MMS;
Theoretical and computational kinematics;
Experimental mechanics;
Mechanics of robots;
Control issues of mechanical systems;
Machine intelligence;
Innovative mechanisms and applications;
Linkages and manipulators;
Dynamics of machinery and multi-body systems.

Authors are kindly asked to submit original full papers with a recommended length of 8 pages in Springer format. Instructions will be available in the Symposium webpage. All accepted and presented papers will be published in a Scopus indexed book of the Springer Series Mechanisms and Machine Science, with the title: “Advances in Mechanism Design for Robots—MEDER 2024”. For each of three categories (Research, Applications, and Student), three awards (Gold, Silver, and Bronze) will be given to the best papers.

Full paper submission: January 31, 2024
Acceptance notification: March 15, 2024
Final paper submission: April 01, 2024

Early Registration (before April 15th, 2024):
IFToMM Members 250 Euro
Non IFToMM Members 300 Euro
Regular Registration (after April 15th, 2024):
IFToMM Members 300 Euro
Non IFToMM Members 350 Euro Students 150 Euro
Accompanying Persons 150 Euro
The registration fee includes the complete program of the MEDER 2024 conference and paper publication.

Timişoara provides accommodation in several hotels of different categories. Early reservation is recommended by directly contacting the Organizing Committee Secretariat. A list of hotels will soon be available on the site of the conference.

Technical Sponsors
TC for Robotics and Mechatronics
TC Linkages and Mechanical Controls

General Chairs:
Erwin-Christian Lovasz (România)
Marco Ceccarelli (Italy)  

National Organizing Committee
Ioan Doroftei (România)
Mircea Niţulescu (România)

Scientific Committee
Marco Ceccarelli (Italy, Chair)
Mario Acevedo (Mexico)
Shaoping Bai (Denmark)
B. Chedli Bouzgarrou (France)
Carl Nelson (USA)
Alba Perez (Spain)
Yan Jin (UK)
Erwin-Christian Lovasz (Romania)
Victor Petuya (Spain)
Yukio Takeda (Japan)
Ding Xilun (China)

Correspondence Address:
Prof.Dr.-Ing. Erwin-Christian Lovasz
Politehnica University of Timişoara
Bv.Mihai Viteazul nr.1
Ro-300222 Timişoara, Romania


Organized by
Politehnica University of Timisoara
Department of Mechatronics

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