Welcome to WHC 2019

Welcome to the IEEE World Haptics Conference 2019, the 8th Joint Eurohaptics Conference and the IEEE Haptics Symposium. The IEEE World Haptics Conference is the premier international conference covering all aspects of haptics, covering the basic scientific findings, technological developments, algorithms and applications. It is a central venue for reporting research results and demonstrating novel capabilities in the field of haptics. The conference will offer opportunities to share the most up-to-date scientific discoveries and innovative products.

The ultimate objective is to advance the field of haptics through networking among academia, industry, and affiliated specialists; and to build mutual understanding among colleagues from all over the world.

We look forward to meeting you in Tokyo from July 9 to 12, 2019. We anticipate that with your active participation and support, the conference will be a resounding success.


June 7, 2019
Presenter instructions have been updated.
April 24, 2019
Maximum capacity of the technical tour is 100 people and the application will be closed once it reaches the maximum.
March 27, 2019
The submission system for Work-in-Progress Paper / Hands-on Demos / Design Showcase Notification is now open.
March 25, 2019
WS and CCC Programs
March 25, 2019
Registration site will open at early April.
February 28, 2019
Application deadline and notification for Student Volunteers has been updated.
January 25, 2019
January 19, 2019
SIC-Mobility proposal submission deadline is extended to February 3, 2019.
January 15, 2019
January 4, 2019
The submission system for technical paper is now open. The deadline is February 6.
December 15, 2018
Submission deadline for Cross-Cutting Challenges and Workshops/Tutorials has been updated.
November 28, 2018
Submission deadline for technical paper has been updated.
September 27, 2018
Call for Papers