The NDIA Robotics Division invites you to submit an abstract for review and possible presentation at the 2019 Robotics Capabilities Conference and Exhibition. This event will take place in Columbus, GA from 24-25 April 2019.  This symposium and exposition is designed to showcase the latest technologies, research, and methods that support this essential domain. 

We are seeking contributions that facilitate a discussion on the evolving landscape of Robotics as it relates to strategic planning, policy/practices, warfighter support and operations involving munitions. 

The theme of the 2019 Robotics Capabilities Conference and Exhibition is: Multi-Domain Operational Robotics  Please keep this in mind as you submit your abstracts. Note: In order to be consider for a speaking slot, you must submit an abstract.

Topics of Interest

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Assured Robotics Communications/Control
  • Autonomy
  • Exoskeletons
  • Modular Mission payloads:
    • Adapt
    • Communicate
    • Shoot
    • Situational Awareness
    • Sustain
    • Survive
  • Power & Energy For Robotic Persistence
  • Human-Robot Interface
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • Unmanned Ground Vehicles
  • Unmanned Water Systems

Submission Guidelines:

1. The deadline for submitting a detailed abstract is Friday, January 25.  Selection of presenters is based on the abstract, and presenters will be notified whether their paper has been selected by the early February, 2019.

2. Abstracts must be submitted in English.  Potential presenters must be fluent in English.

3. Abstracts should be written in accordance with the format provided below:

  • Purpose - What is the aim of the research or technology to be presented in a panel session or demonstration?
  • Theme - How does the research or technology relate to the theme and focus area(s) of the symposium?
  • Design/Methodology/Approach - How were the research or technology objectives achieved? Include a discussion on the research or design analysis and the primary methodology used.
  • Findings - What are the overall research or technology findings?
  • Practical Applications - What are the practical applications of the research or technology? What changes to existing practice might be made as a result of this research or technology?
  • Original Value - What unique findings will be conveyed through the research or technology?

*Any abstracts submitted after the deadline will automatically be placed on a wait list *

Guide For Authors
The deadline to submit abstracts is 25 January, 2019.
To submit your abstract, please click on the following link: Submit and abstract

Please note: Unless otherwise noted, presenters are responsible for their own travel and hotel arrangements and associated costs. Registration for the conference is not included with an accepted proposal.

For any inquiries regarding the program, please contact:  Mr. Daniel Lung at dlung@ndia.org.  For all general inquiries, please contact:  Ms. Trish Wildt at twildt@ndia.org.

We look forward to the prospect of your presenting at the 2019 Robotics Capabilities Conference and Exhibition!