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Call for Papers

3rd Italian Conference on Robotics and Intelligent Machines ​

I-RIM is an institute created to offer a national organizational reference for its members and stakeholders and to interact with public institutions on the topics of Robotics and Intelligent Machines. The I-RIM purpose is to promote the development and practice of Robotics and Intelligent Machines technologies to improve citizens quality of life and well-being and enhance society conditions, through the development of new solutions for helping people, improving working conditions, transferring applications and economic enhancement of research, production improvement and its sustainability.


I-RIM organizes the Third Italian Conference on Robotics and Intelligent Machines to collect and disseminate the richness and multidisciplinary nature of national research in the field of robotics and intelligent machines, and to make product and application developers aware of the possibilities offered by the most recent results. The conference will be held in hybrid format, in conjunction with the Maker Faire 2021.


There are two ways to contribute to the conference:

  • Oral presentation via Extended Abstract submission
  • Workshop dealing with new technological and scientific challenges or thematic Tutorial via Workshop/Tutorial proposal

Extended abstracts and Short Papers

We invite Authors to submit contributions in the shape of an Extended Abstract of 2 pages (which could be extended up to 4) in English, presenting recent and innovative results. The conference welcomes with interest works that present results already published in the scientific forum but reproposed and illustrated in a key of dissemination towards developers and applications.

The submitted contributions can be accompanied by an optional video, which is encouraged. The accepted articles will be collected in the conference proceedings in digital format together with the videos, if any.

All the material will be made freely available (Open Access Gold), digitally indexed (DOI) and citable.

Instructions for abstract submission 

Word template

Latex template


Authors are invited to propose the organization of workshops on research activities and thematic tutorials, also aimed at the educational world. The presentation of demonstration activities within the workshops and tutorials is encouraged.

The proposals – which should be submitted through a 2-pages proposal following the dedicated template – must contain:

  • title, organizers with affiliations and short description of the event
  • list of speakers, with their affiliations, and expected audience

Authors of contributions to the workshops can have their work published and indexed within the I-RIM 3D proceedings, if they follow the instructions above for submission to the free sessions.

Instructions for Workshops/Tutorial submission  


Extended Abstract Submission: September 5 2021

Workshop/Tutorial Submission: September 5 2021

Notification of acceptance: September 17 2021

Final Paper and Video Talk submission:  September 26 2021


  • Extended abstracts and workshop/tutorial proposals have to be submitted via EasyChair via the following link
  • The conference proceedings will be Open Access Gold.


A contribution to the OA publication is required to authors. Further details will be given in this page

For each submission, the authors can ask for 2 extra pages max (in addition to the 2 standard pages), paying an extra fee.