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ROS-Industrial Training (Americas) June 2019


  • Wichita State University (map)

The ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas will be providing a three-day ROS-Industrial Developers Training Class tentatively 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: Tentatively June 11-13, 2019

Registration: Coming Soon!

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 and the information will be posted soon.

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

Venue: Detailed info coming soon!

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: May 21
ROS-Industrial Training (APAC)
Later Event: June 18
ROS-Industrial AP Workshop 2019