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RIC-Asia Pacific ROS-I Training - December

  • ARTC 3 Cleantech Loop Singapore Singapore (map)

The ROS-Industrial Consortium Asia Pacific will be looking at hosting another ROS-Industrial training event in December.

It is a three-day ROS-Industrial Developers Training Class comprising of:

  • 3pm - 5pm 5 December (VM and Laptop configuration check)
  • 9am - 8pm 6 December - Day 1 Basic Training + Networking Dinner - ROS Users
  • 9am - 5pm 7 December - Day 2 Basic Training
  • 9am - 5pm 8 December - Day 3 Lab work with UR10 robot

Location: Singapore

OPEN: Register here

Please bring a laptop to the class with the ROS-I training Virtual Machine pre-installed or a Native Ubuntu with Kinetic 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) - 6 - 8 December
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


Cost: ROS-Industrial AP Consortium Members:
The training is FREE for up to:

  • Three attendees for Full Consortium ROS-I AP Members
  • Two attendees for Associate Consortium ROS-I AP Members
  • One attendee for Research Consortium ROS-I AP Members


  • Non-Member (Singapore Registered Participan) SGD 700
  • Non-Member (Overseas) SGD 800
  • Non-Member (Student/Staff registered Singapore Institute of Higher Learning) SGD 600

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 TBC: Please test the VM install prior to arrival. Trainers will be available 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.

**IT IS extremely important that you have either:

  1. Native Ubuntu 16.04 and ROS Kinetic installed on your laptop OR
  2. Virtual Machine (note potential slow performance) Download instructions here
Earlier Event: October 19
World MoveIt! Day - Singapore
Later Event: December 12
ROS-Industrial Conference 2017