Posts by bilge

HRI 2022 — Sapporo, Japan

The 17th Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2022) will be held in Hokkaido, Japan (virtually) in March 7-10, 2022. More information can be found at the conference website. “Odori-koen from Sapporo TV Tower” by shirokazan is licensed under CC BY 2.0

HRI 2021 — Boulder, CO

The 16th Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2021) will be held in Boulder, CO in 08-11 March 2021. More information can be found at the conference website. Featured image credit: “Trail to Boulder Falls” by J. Stephen Conn is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

HRI 2018 — Chicago, IL

HRI 2018 is the 13th annual conference for basic and applied human-robot interaction research. The theme of HRI 2018 is “Robots for Social Good”.  Each year, the HRI Conference highlights a particular area through a theme. 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 ...

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 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 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 ...


This website is maintained by the co-chairs of the HRI Steering Committee. Below is information on how to maintain this website using the admin interface. The featured images/stories (what will show on the homepage immediately under the header) can be created and edited under the Slider Items menu on the left sidebar. The news posts can be created using the Add New function under the Posts menu ...

Announcing the HRI Portal

The HRI Steering Committee is pleased to announce the new Human-Robot Interaction Portal, a research portal for the HRI community. Our hope is that the portal will serve as a gateway to all research and community activities for HRI including the HRI Conferences, Journal or Human-Robot Interaction, research and community news, and information and policies about the HRI Steering Committee.

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 ...