Welcome to IEEE Haptics Symposium 2018!

Held since 1992, the IEEE Haptics Symposium (HAPTICS) is a vibrant interdisciplinary forum where psychophysicists, engineers, and designers come together to share advances, spark new collaborations, and envision a future that benefits from rich physical interactions between humans and computers, generated through haptic (force and tactile) devices.


  • October 27, 2017

    Submission of technical papers is now closed.  We received 129 complete submissions, which is a 19.4% increase over 2016.  Many thanks to the 345 unique co-authors who submitted their latest research to Haptics Symposium!

  • October 16, 2017

    The deadline for technical paper submissions has been extended to Friday, October 27th at 11:59 pm PT (Pacific Time).  No futher extensions will be made.