Debates on the Future of Robotics Research

Full-Day Hybrid Workshop    |    May 13th at ICRA 2024

Time: TBD   |    Pacific Convention Plaza Yokohama,  Room (TBD)  + Live streaming here!

"It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it."

Joseph Joubert

🤖 Welcome to the 2024 Debates on the Future of Robotics Research! 🚀

Dear enthusiasts, innovators, and thinkers,

As we embark on another exhilarating journey through the realms of robotics, the Robotics Debates Team is thrilled to extend a warm and vibrant welcome to each one of you. Your participation, whether as insightful debaters, astute moderators, or an engaged audience, is the cornerstone of what makes Debates on the Future of Robotics Research a beacon of inspiration and dialogue.

Got a fresh topic in mind or a new twist on an existing one? We're all ears for your suggestions and alternative topic phrasings. Please help us shape the workshop by suggesting debate topics by clicking HERE. You can also revisit our previous year's debates by watching them on our Past Debates page. Each session is a gateway to exploring the future that robotics holds for us all.

 For any suggestions send us an email at

-The Robotics Debates Team



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