We invite journalists to cover ICRA 2017. Photography and filming will be allowed onsite by members of the media.

The conference will feature plenaries and keynotes by world-renowned roboticists, robot challenges, a new Robotics Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum, an industry forum, a government forum, an ASEAN & emerging country forum and a public forum centred on the conference theme “Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Real-world Solutions”, as well as hundreds of technical talks on the state-of-the-art in robotics.


Media Passes

Editorial members of the media may request for a media pass by emailing media@icra2017.org. Please provide your name, email address, organization, and any ONE of the following credentials:

  • Masthead from a current issue of a technology publication, online publication, or blog listing you as an editorial contributor
  • Technology article published within the past three months with your byline
  • Letter from the editor/producer on official letterhead or from a company email address that states you are covering ICRA 2017 on assignment
  • Press photo ID from your media outlet
  • Business card from your media outlet reflecting your editorial role

Note: Online media must also provide a recent (within the last 3 months) monthly traffic report from an external demographic tool such as Google Analytics, verifying that the online publication or blog gets 1,000 or more unique monthly visitors. The site must be previously established, independent and regularly updated with original and current technology news. Personal YouTube, Twitter pages, personal blogs, forums, user groups and communities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Student Coverage

We also encourage students in robotics to become science communicators. If you would like to help us cover the event, please send a motivation letter and a sample of your writing to media@icra2017.org.


Amateur Photographers Solicited

If you have taken a great shot at the conference and want to share it with the other conference attendees, send it to media@icra2017.org. In your email, attach the photo and include the photographer’s name and a short sentence caption describing the shot (e.g., where it was taken, who is in the photo, etc.).  Alternatively, post it on social media and tag the official ICRA 2017 accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ at @ICRA2017.


Photography and Videography at ICRA

Attendance at, or participation in, this conference constitutes consent to the use and distribution by IEEE of the attendee’s image or voice for informational, publicity, promotional and/or reporting purposes in print or electronic communications media. No flash photography shall be used.

Video recording by participants and other attendees during any portion of the conference is not allowed without special prior written permission of IEEE. Photographs of copyrighted PowerPoint or other slides are for personal use only and are not to be reproduced or distributed. Do not photograph any such images that are labeled as confidential and/or proprietary.