Haptics Symposium 2014, Houston Texas


The conference will comprise three registration sections: Workshops and Tutorials, the Main Conference, and the Lab and Cultural Tours.

Pre-Conference Main Conference Post-Conference
Monday (June 22) Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday (June 26)
Workshops & Tutorials Technical Paper presentations, Plenary Session, Demonstrations Presentations, Demonstrations Lab Tours & Cultural Tours
Opening Reception WIP Poster Session Banquet Awards, Closing Reception Second City Comedy Club

Before You Register

What you need to think about when registering:

  • Do you want to attend a workshop or tutorial?  WHC15 has an extensive lineup of 11 workshops and tutorials – there is something for everyone.  One registration fee of $150 ($50 for students) covers a full day of workshops and tutorials; however, for space allocation, please indicate which ones you will attend. The list of workshops and tutorials is shown below. For more info, click here.

    Full Day
    W1 - The Neurophysiology of Touch – A Tribute to Steven S. Hsiao
    T1 - Let Your Body Move: hands-on tutorial on electrical muscle stimuli as haptics

    Morning Afternoon

    W2 - Cutaneous Feedback for Teleoperation in Medical Robotics

    W4 - Exploratory Procedures: 30 Years Later

    W6 - HaXD - Haptic Experience Design

    W7 - Toward Comfortable Texture Design

    W9 - The Science and Engineering of Surface Tactile Displays

    W3 - Wearable Haptics

    W5 - Haptics in Human Ability Augmentation

    T2 - Human-Centered Design and Evaluation of Haptic Shared Control across different Applications

    W8 - Weight Illusions

  • Registration fees for the conference cover all sessions and social events.  The schedule of fees is:
    Early Bird Regular
    IEEE Member $575 $675
    Nonmeber $685 $800
    IEEE Student Member $300 $400
    Student Nonmember $425 $525
    IEEE Life Member $300 $400
  • Do you want to bring a guest to the banquet?  Additional tickets are $100
  • Will you attend any tours on Friday?  To help us plan, please indicate which tours would be of interest.  Payment for cultural tours will be handled at the conference.


Registration through IEEE

When you are ready, you can register here. Early‐bird registration stays open until May 6th, after which on‐site fees pertain. At least one author of each accepted paper must register by May 6th.

Booking Accomodations & Travel

After you have finished registering for the conference, consider reserving a hotel room. More information about accommodations and travel may be found here.

Visa Letter Request

If you require an invitation letter in order to obtain a visa, please fill out this form and email it to register@haptics2015.org. Please note that letters can only be sent to authors or presenters who have registered for the conference and paid in full.


World Haptics 2015 needs student volunteers in Evanston, IL USA.

If you are a student applying to be a student volunteer, please do NOT register until the selection process is finalized.

For more info on how to apply to be a student volunteer, click here.