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.