Proceedings of the conference can be downloaded here
(Free from 15/11/2021 to 13/12/2021)

The scientific committee is proud to present a novel initiative, within the aims of IFToMM Cross Disciplinary Group 1 (Securing our Future Environment – Air, Water, Energy), entitled IFToMM for Sustainable Development Goals, I4SDG.
It will be an ONLINE WORKSHOP oriented to involve researchers and encourage them to interact on the themes of the SDGs, to start new method for networking and to operate dissemination activities.

I4SDG 2021 Plenary Lectures

Plenary lecture 1: Thursday 25 November 9.30-10.00 CET (Central European Time)

Arturo Baroncelli: "Industrial and Service Robotics: History, Statistics, State of the art, Opportunities towards Sustainability"

Arturo Baroncelli has been in Robotics industry from 1985 to 2020 firstly in Olivetti and then and in Comau S.P.A., Turin, Italy.
President of the IFR, International Federation of Robotics, in 2013 - 2015, and member of the Executive Board from 2008 to 2018.
He was presented with the Joseph Engelberger Award in Tokyo in 2005, the most important Prize in Robotics Industry world-wide.
Honorary Board Member of SIRI, the Italian Robotics association.

Plenay lecture 2: Friday 26 November, 9.00-9.30 CET (Central European Time)

Mehmet İsmet Can Dede: “Understanding the role of IFToMM activities for achieving SDGs”

Dr. Dede is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey. His main areas of research are robotics, teleoperation, haptics and controls. Currently, he is serving as an Executive Council Member of IFToMM for his second term.

Sustaineble Developement Goals (link):

  1. No Poverty
  2. Zero Hunger
  3. Good Health and Well-being
  4. Quality education
  5. Gender Equality
  6. Clean Water and Sanitation
  7. Affordable and Clean Energy
  8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
  9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  10. Reduced Inequalities
  11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
  12. Responsible Consumption and Production
  13. Climate Action
  14. Life below Water
  15. Life on Land
  16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institution
  17. Partnership for the Goals

The aims of the Workshop are to

  • Present IFToMM as an active world organization that can contribute to United Nation 2030 Development Agenda
  • Present and Highlight all the research activities realized in IFToMM community that can contribute to reach some target within SDG, Sustainable Development Goals
  • Increase the awareness related to SDG in IFToMM scientific community.
  • Generate a network of active researcher, with specific interest on effects of new technologies on sustainable world
  • Foster dialogue between technologists and humanists.

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers can be downloaded here

Author’s Schedule

Full paper or extenden abstract submission: 15/05/2021 30/05/2021
Notification of acceptance: 23/06/2021
Registration before: 30/09/2021
Final paper submission: 15/07/2021


Published on  November 18th, 2021