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RIC-Americas ROS-I Training

  • Southwest Research Institute 6220 Culebra Road San Antonio, TX, 78238 United States (map)

The ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas will be providing a three-day ROS-Industrial Developers Training Class April 10-12, 2018, with both a Basic and Advanced Track offerings.

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
    • Basic - Will focus on introductory ROS skills
    • Advanced - Additional Capabilities/Functions within ROS
  • 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: April 10-12, 2018

Registration: Register HERE!

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: A block of rooms are available for the training at the Courtyard by Marriott Westover Hills. This rate is good through March 26, 2018. Book your group rate for ROS Training

Curriculum: Link to the Wiki

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

Printable Agenda: Coming Soon!

Venue: Southwest Research Institute, Intelligent Systems Division, Building 68, 6220 Culebra Rd., San Antonio, TX 78238

VM Check Monday, April 9 at the Courtyard by Marriott Westover Hills Waves Lounge: Please test the VM install prior to arrival. Poor/slow VM performance can negatively affect your learning experience. Trainers will be available Monday evening at the hotel from 8:00 PM 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.