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RIC-Asia Pacific ROS-I Training

  • ARTC 3 Cleantech Loop Singapore Singapore (map)

The ROS-Industrial Consortium Asia Pacific is hosting our first ROS-Industrial Developer Training Class with a ROS-Industrial trainer, Levi Armstrong (SwRI, ROS-Industrial Americas). There are two training classes available these are:

  1. A three-day ROS-Industrial Developers Training Class on August 21-23, 2017
  2. A one-day ROS-Industrial Advanced Training Class on August 24, 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.

1. ROS-Industrial Developers Training (3 Days) - Mon 21 Aug - Wed 23 Aug.
The three-day developers class is geared toward individuals with a C++ programming background:

Day 1 focuses on introductory ROS skills:

  • ROS Setup, Catkin, Installing Packages
  • Break
  • Creating Packages/Nodes, Topics, Messages
  • Lunch
  • Services, Actions
  • Break
  • Launch Files, Parameter

    Day 2
  • URDF, Workcell XACRO
  • Break
  • TF, Build a MoveIt! Package
  • Lunch
  • Motion Planning Using Rviz, C++
  • Break
  • Introduction to Descartes Path Planning
  • Introduction to Perception

    Day 3
  • Day 1 & 2 Recap
  • Break
  • Lab Introduction, Labs (1) Pick and Place Application – Simulation Only, (2) Descartes
  • Application using UR10
  • Lunch
  • Work on Lab Applications

2. ROS-Industrial Advanced Training (1 Day)

  • Advanced Topic Introduction (1) Path Planning, (2) Perception
  • Break
  • Advanced Topics in Descartes Path Planning
  • Lunch
  • Advanced Topics in Perception

Dates: August 21-23, 2017


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. Space for the training is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Curriculum: Link to the Wiki

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

Venue: ARTC, Level 4 3 CleanTech Loop, #04 CleanTech Two, Singapore 637143

VM Check Sunday, August 20th: 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 Sunday night from 7:00 to 8:30 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: June 6
RIC-Americas ROS-I Training
Later Event: September 21
ROSCon 2017 in Vancouver Sep 21-22