Important Dates


Virtual participation is free: please see Registration for details. Now accepting new submissions for the 5th round. Due to Covid-19, both, Robotica 2020 and BICA*AI 2020 scheduled for Nov 10-15 in Natal will be virtual-only events. See Venue for details.

  • JVRT test sessions started: July 11
  • 4th round notification: July 18 July 27
  • 5th round submission deadline: August 15
  • e-Posters with Text-for-Bot due: August 15
  • 5th round notification: August 25
  • Registration for Authors due: August 31
  • Camera-ready papers due: August 31
  • Conference dates, JVRT: October 10-11
  • Main conference dates: November 10-15


Other Important Details (plz see the CfP)

  • Publication venues include Elsevier's Cognitive Systems Research (JCR IF=1.4) and Springer's AISC (all WoS/Scopus-indexed), please see the Submission tab.
  • The official conference venue is Natal Convention Center (Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil); however, due to Covid-19 the conference will be entirely virtual.
  • We welcome all forms of participation, with or without a paper.
  • In this year we host a Joint Virtual Reality Track (JVRT), unifying BICA*AI 2020, IOSBICS 2020 (a part of CAICS 2020), and ITR 2020 on Oct 10-11.
  • The main BICA*AI 2020 event on Nov 10-15 is affiliated with Robotica 2020. Details are explained in the Submission tab.
  • Main point of contact for BICA*AI 2020: Alexei Samsonovich (
  • For IOSBICS 2020, please contact Alexandr Panov ( and Vadim Ushakov ( For ITR 2020, please contact Sergey Misyurin (


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Sponsors, Co-Organizers & Partners