ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas members' meeting October 23


The ROS-Industrial Consortium Americas invites you to join the action from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at RoboBusiness in Santa Clara, CA. Attendees will get the inside scoop on:

  • The progress of ROS-Industrial: MTConnect Bridge, support for new robots, and integration with MoveIt!
  • Consortium activities, financials, membership, and the progress of RIC Europe
  • Consortium roadmap presentation and voting
  • Available Focused Technical Projects

There are a number of other ROS and ROS-Industrial related events that you will find at RoboBusiness:

  • ROS-I Consortium Panel Discussion: ROS-Industrial will be the topic of a panel discussion during the Agile Manufacturing Workshop. The panel will consist of industry leaders who will discuss current industry trends and opportunities and how ROS-I can accelerate implementation of next generation industrial solutions -- 2 p.m. on October 23.
  • ROS Matures and Looks Ahead: A presentation by Ryan Gariepy, CTO and Co-Founder of Clearpath Robotics -- 2:45 p.m. on October 24
  • Building Industrial Robots for Dynamic Response: A presentation by Clay Flannigan, Manager of Robotics and Automation Engineering, Southwest Research Institute -- 1:30 p.m. on October 25
  • Marrying ROS to External Software: A presentation by Tully Foote, ROS Platform Manager, Open Source Robotics Foundation -- 2:15 p.m. on October 25
  • SwRI/ROS-Industrial Exhibitor Booth #328: meet in person with SwRI ROS-I experts

Registration is required. Please contact Paul Hvass ( for a registration promotional code for early bird pricing of $895 (regardless of registration date) that will alert the event organizers that you plan to attend the Consortium meeting. If you are not currently a Consortium member but are considering membership, please contact us.