The International Symposium on Robotics Research is taking place in Flagstaff, AZ by end of August. This years event is organized by Oussama Khatib, Stanford and Henrik I Christensen, Georgia Tech. ISRR is considered one of the premier robotics conferences. The acceptance rate is very competitive and close to 35% of the speakers are invited based on a selection process performed by the officers of IFRR.
The call for papers for ISRR has just been published (check the conference website). Papers will be published in a volume of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics (STAR) series. Deadline for submission of papers is April 15, 2011
The conference will be held at the Little America Facility at the edge of Flagstaff, AZ. One of the sessions will be held at the nearby Grand Canyon Village with a magnificent view of the Grand Canyon.