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ROS-Industrial Training (Americas)

  • 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 March 5-7, 2019, with both a Basic and Advanced Track offerings. This will be the first training class on ROS Melodic!

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. Set Up, Prerequisites, and Curriculum can be found here.

  • Day 1
    • Basic - Will focus on introductory ROS skills
    • Advanced - Intro to TrajOpt/Tesseract & Additional Advnaced Functionalities 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: March 5-7, 2019

Registration: CLICK 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: We have a block of rooms on reserve at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Westover Hills, conveniently located a short shuttle ride from the SwRI campus. Shuttle service to and from the SwRI campus will be provided daily. You can book your reservation via this link: Group Rate for ROS-I Training.

This block is only on hold through February 25th.

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

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

VM Check Monday, March 4 at the Event Hotel: 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 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: March 4
ROS Boot Camp 2019
Later Event: March 20
America Makes + SwRI TRX