Conference

HRI 2017 — Vienna, Austria

The Twelfth Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2017) will be held in Vienna, Austria in 6–9 March 2017. More information can be found at the conference website. Vienna, Austria (photo credit)

HRI 2016 – Christchurch, New Zealand

HRI 2016 is the 11th Annual Conference for basic and applied human-robot interaction research in March 7~10, Christchurch, New Zealand. Researchers from across the world attend and submit their best work to HRI to exchange ideas about the latest theories, technology, data, and videos furthering the state-of-the-art in human-robot interaction. Each year, the HRI Conference highlights a particular area ...

HRI 2015 — Portland, OR

The Tenth Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2015) will be held in Portland, Oregon, USA in 2–5 March 2015. More information can be found at the conference website. Portland, OR photo credit (used under a Creative Commons License and modified in size).

HRI 2014 — Bielefeld, Germany

HRI 2014—the Ninth Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2014) will be held in Bielefeld, Germany  in March 2014.  More information can be found at the conference website. Bielefeld, Germany photo credit (used under a Creative Commons License).

HRI 2013 — Tokyo, Japan

HRI 2013—the Eighth Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2013) was held in Tokyo, Japan  in March 2013.  More information can be found at the conference website. Tokyo, Japan photo credit (Used under Creative Commons License).

HRI 2012 — Boston, MA

The Seventh Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2012) was held in Boston, MA in March 2012 and is dedicated to “Robots in the Loop,” which highlights the importance of autonomously capable robots in enhancing the experiences of human users in everyday life and work activities. HRI 2012 emphasized embodied robotic systems that operate, collaborate with, learn from, and meet the needs ...

HRI 2011 — Lausanne, Switzerland

The 2011 HRI Conference was held in Lausanne, Switzerland in March 2011. The theme of HRI 2011 was Real World HRI. This theme is intended to highlight HRI in which basic scientific research is further tested in real world settings or applied to questions that arise in real world settings. One central aspect of this type of research, in contrast to other realms of applied research, is that it is theoretically ...

HRI 2010 — Osaka, Japan

Robots are becoming part of people’s everyday social lives — and will increasingly become so. In future years, robots may become caretaking assistants for the elderly, or academic tutors for our children, or medical assistants, day care assistants, or psychological counsellors. Robots may become our co-workers in factories and offices, or maids in our homes. They may become our friends. As ...

HRI 2009 — San Diego, CA

The HRI 2009 conference took place on March 11-13, 2009 in San Diego, CA. The event was dedicated to the advancement of natural human-robot interaction, which highlights the importance of the technical and social issues underlying future long-term human-robot interaction, in the context of companion and assistive robots for long-term use in everyday life and work activities. Twenty-three full papers ...

HRI 2008 — Amsterdam, Netherlands

The third HRI conference was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands in March 2008. The theme of HRI 2008, Living With Robots, highlights the importance of the technical and social issues underlying long-term human-robot interation towards companion and assistive robots for long-term use in everyday life and work activities. HRI is a single-track, highly selective annual conference that seeks to showcase the ...