The ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas is hosting a ROS-Industrial Developers Training Class February 13-15, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. The class will run three full days.
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, Descartes Application.
Dates: February 13 - 15, 2017
Registration: Use this link to register.
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.
Accomodations: Hyatt Hill Country Resort & Spa. To enjoy the group rate ($120 + $30 resort fee), please use the link provided when you reserve your room. Transportation will be provided between the hotel and SwRI training site, departing at 8:15 AM each morning.
Curriculum: Link to the Wiki
Prerequisites: Linux/Ubuntu familiarity, C++ experience and a desire to program robots!
Printable Agenda: Download PDF
Venue: Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, TX, USA
VM Check Sunday, Feb. 12: Please test the VM install prior to arrival. Poor/slow VM performance can negatively affect your learning experience. We will be available at Charlie's Long Bar at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa on Sunday 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.