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

Plenary Speakers Announced: Professor Eduardo Nebot

Prof. Eduardo Nebot,

Director, Australian Centre for Field Robotics

School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering,

University of Sydney, Australia



Prof. Jan Peters

Professor, Intelligent Autonomous Systems,

Dept. of Computer Science,

Technische Universitaet Darmstadt,  Germany

Senior Research Scientist,

Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems


Blake Hannaford


Prof. Blake Hannaford

Professor and Director, Biorobotics Laboratory

Dept. of Electrical Engineering

University of Washington