Robotics for Sustainable Development

IROS is one of the largest and most important robotics research conferences in the world, attracting researchers, academics, and industry professionals from around the globe. Established in 1988, IROS provides a platform for the international robotics community to exchange knowledge and ideas about the latest advances in intelligent robots and smart machines.

The theme of IROS 2024 is “Robotics for Sustainable Development“ it focuses on highlighting the role of robotics in achieving sustainability goals. The conference aims to spotlight emerging researchers and practitioners, showcasing their contributions to sustainable development through plenary talks, workshops, and technical sessions. Through competitions and interactive forums.


The multi-award winning Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) is the largest exhibition venue in the Middle East, fully interconnected within the hearth of Abu Dhabi. Featuring a unique architectural design, ADNEC offers one of the world's most accessible and flexible event spaces.