International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR) is one of the earliest and the most influential robotics conference in the world. The 18th ICAR event is to be held in Hong Kong, hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Science and Technology Park. ICAR 2017 will offer you an unparalleled experience with excellent technical programs and social activities. Papers reporting original research in the general areas of robotics, automation, artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, and applications are welcome. All accepted papers will be published by IEEE, collected in IEEE Xplore database, and indexed by EI.