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

  • The HUB - University of Washington 4001 East Stevens Way Northeast Seattle, WA, 98195 United States (map)

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: 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 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: Washington University Husky Union Building, 4001 E. Stevens Way, Seattle, WA 98195

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