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ROS-Industrial Training (Americas) June 2019

  • Wichita State University (map)

This training event has reached capacity! Thanks for all of the interest and we look forward to organizing another event in October!

Full Agenda Here!

The ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas will be providing a three-day ROS-Industrial Developers Training Class scheduled for June 11-13, 2019, with both a Basic and Advanced Track offerings. This will be the second training class on ROS Melodic in collaboaration with the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), Wichita State University, located in Wichita, Kansas!

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: June 11-13, 2019

Registration: Registration has 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: We have a block of rooms on reserve with a special rate for those attending ROS-I Training. Please follow THIS LINK to book a room. Space and time is limited!

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

Venue: NIAR Labs EXPERIENTIAL ENGINEERING BUILDING, 1800 Innovation Blvd, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS 67208.

From the Host: When students arrive, just park in the big lot next to the building next to 17th street and then come on in the main entrance. If everyone could bring in their vehicle tag or a picture of their tag, that would be helpful to register them in the parking system. There will be signs around the main entrance to guide ppl to the appropriate location.


VM Check Monday, June 10 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: June 3
ROS-Industrial Training (UK) 2019-06
Later Event: June 18
ROS-Industrial AP Workshop 2019