About RDA 2020

4th International Conference on Robotics: Design and Applications (RDA 2020)is organized byXidian University and Hong Kong Society of Mechanical Engineers,sponsored by York University, which will be held in Hangzhou, China during Apr.24-26, 2020!

01Call for Papers-Topics

Mobile robotics

Mining robotics

Robot intelligence and learning

Robot vision and audition


02Publication Informations

All the registered and presented papers will be included in the conference proceeding, which will be indexed by Ei Compendex, SCOPUS, Inspec, Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science (CPCI-S)(Thomson Reuters, Web of Science)and other database.
会议收录的文章将出版在会议论文集中,并提交EI Compendex, Scopus, Inspec, CPCI等数据库核心检索。

03Paper Preparation

The papers should adhere to the Template! Author can choose from the templates listed as follow:

1) Abstract Template for Oral Presentation

2) Abstract Template for Poster Presentation

3) Full Paper Template

04Submission Methods

Authors can submit their manuscripts through electronic submission system or email. In order to avoid repeated submission, please just choose one submisson method. Please click following link:

Electronic Submission System

E-mail: rda@smehk.org

05Registration Guide

After recevied notification, authors need to download and complete the Registration Form, then, Finish the payment of registration fee and send your final papers (both doc and pdf format), filled registration form (doc format) and the scanned payment proof to us.

1) Registration Form

2) 中文注册表

06Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline (Presenter Only):
Dec. 20, 2019

Full Paper Submission Deadline (For Author):
Dec. 25, 2019

Notification of Acceptance:
Jan. 25, 2020

Registration Deadline:
Feb. 25, 2020

Conference Committee


Dan Zhang, York University, Canada

Conference Chair

Xuechao Duan, Xidian University, China

Program Committee

Xiaochuang Xu, Fudan University, China (Chair)

Jiann-Shiou Yang, University of Minnesota, USA

Jingsong Bao, Donghua University, China

Lingfei Kong, Xi'an University of Technology, China

Songyi Dian, Sichuan University, China

Advisory Committee

Kenji Suzuki, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Toshio Fukuda, Meijo University,Japan / Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Wei Gao, University of New South Wales (Sydney), Australia

International Technical Committee

Amin Beheshti, Macquarie University, Australia

Beligiannnis Grigorios, University of Patras, Greece

Dan Wu, University of Windsor, Canada

Isidoros Perikos, University of Patras, Greece

Johan Potgieter, Massey University, New Zealand

Kefu Liu, Lakehead University, Canada

Ke-Lin Du, Concordia University, Canada

Mahsa Mohaghegh, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Li Wen, Beihang University, China

Steven Dirven, Massey University, New Zealand

Ross McAree, University of Queensland, Australia

Peter Weiliang Xu, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Prabhat K. Mahanti, University of New Brunswick, Canada

Varol Akman, Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University, Turkey

Wei Dong, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Zhao Tao, Sichuan University, China

RDA Speakers

Prof. Dan Zhang (Keynote Speaker)

Fellow of CAE, EIC, ASME, CSME

York University, Canada

Prof. Clarence W. de Silva (Keynote Speaker)

Fellow of IEEE, ASME, ASI, CAE, & Royal Society of Canada; Distinguished Visiting Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering

The University of British Clombia, Canada

Conference Program

April 24 - Registration and Conference kits collection

April 25 - Opening Remark+ Keynote Speeches+Technical Sessions

April 26 - Invited Speeches+Technical Session+Techinal Tour

Latest News

RDA 2020 will be held in Hangzhou, China during April 24-26, 2020!Sincerely  welcome for your contribution!

RDA 2019 was published in the webiste of Xidian University(

RDA 2018 was successfully held in Osaka, Japan during April 26-29, 2019.

Registration Fee

Payment of fees must accompany all registration forms. Your registration WILL NOT be confirmed until payment is received in full. Payment can be made in USD or CNY.


Conference Venue

One of China’s most enduringly popular holiday spots, Hángzhōu’s (杭州) dreamy West Lake panoramas and fabulously green hills can easily tempt you into long sojourns.

Sincerely welcome your submission and attendance!
send email to rda@smehk.org