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RIC-Americas ROS-I Training


The ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas is hosting a three-day ROS-Industrial Developers Training Class October 10-12, 2017.

Please bring a laptop to the class with the ROS-I training Virtual Machine pre-installed. This class is geared toward individuals with a C++ programming background who seek to learn to compose their own ROS nodes.

  • Day 1 will focus on introductory ROS skills.
  • Day 2 will examine motion planning using MoveIt!, as well as the Descartes planner and perception concepts.
  • Day 3 offers a lab programming exercise with a choice of Pick-and-Place Application or Descartes Application.

Dates: October 10-12, 2017

Registration: A link to the registration form will be posted two months prior to the start of the class.

Cost: The training is FREE for up to:

  • Three attendees for Full Consortium member organizations
  • Two attendees for Associate Consortium member organizations
  • One attendee for Research Consortium member organizations

For non-members, government members, or for seats in excess of your limit, the training is $2,199 per attendee. Space for the training is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Accommodations: TBD

Curriculum: Link to the Wiki

Prerequisites: Linux/Ubuntu familiarity, C++ experience and a desire to program robots!

Printable Agenda: Download PDF

Venue: TBD, currently seeking industry partners who are interested in hosting the training class. For more information, please contact Levi Armstrong.

VM Check Monday, October 9: Please test the VM install prior to arrival. Poor/slow VM performance can negatively affect your learning experience. Trainers will be available at TBD on Monday night from 8:00 to 9:30 PM to verify correct VM installation and to update the VM with any last-minute curriculum changes. A limited number of pre-configured “loaner” laptops will be prepared as a contingency.

Earlier Event: September 21
ROSCon 2017 in Vancouver Sep 21-22
Later Event: December 12
ROS-Industrial Conference 2017