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RIC-Americas July 2018 ROS-I Training in Seattle, WA

  • The Talaris Conference Center 4000 Northeast 41st Street Seattle, WA, 98105 United States (map)

Class is Full! Registration is now CLOSED! Thanks for the interest! Keep an eye out for the next RIC Americas training event this fall.

Printable Agenda Here!

The ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas will be providing a three-day ROS-Industrial Developers Training Class July 17-19, 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: July 17-19, 2018

Registration: Closed

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 is being held, until Monday June 4th, at the University Inn in the University District: 4140 Roosevelt Way; NE Seattle, Seattle, WA, 98105; (206) 632-5055;

Please mention "ROS-I Training" when booking by phone. Group Code: ROSITRAIN2

Online Booking: In order to book a room online, please follow these steps:

  • ROS-I Training Block of Rooms Link
  • Select which dates you are interested in staying with us and click "Check availability"
  • Click "View available rooms" and select which room type you would like to reserve
  • Enter the remaining information from there to complete your booking

Curriculum: Link to the Wiki

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

Printable Agenda: HERE!

Venue: The Talaris Conference Center - only a few blocks from the University of Washington Campus.

VM Check Monday, July 16 at the hotel, with details coming soon: 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 7:00 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.

Earlier Event: July 10
World ROS-I Day