CALL FOR ATTENDANCE ROS-RM Workshop on "ROS and his applications for Robotic Manipulation"

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ROS-RM. Workshop on "ROS and his applications for Robotic Manipulation"


The fee for the ROS-RM 2014 Workshop is 100 Euros. Registration covers attendance to all lectures, handling material, two coffee breaks and one lunch from the University to Alicante city. Payment should be done by bank transfer (more information at the web site).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 20 June 2014 (NO extensions will be given)


ROS-RM Workshop 2014 will be held at the Polythecnic College of the University of Alicante, in San Vicente del Raspeig (Alicante), Spain. Alicante is located on south east at the Mediterranean coast. The University is 15 minutes from the center city of Alicante by tram, while the Alicante airport is 20 minutes by car.


  • Juan Antonio Corrales, Marie Curie University, Paris-France
  • Sachin Chitta, SRI, USA.
  • Guillaume Walck, University of Bielefeld, Germany
  • Federico Tombari, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Toni Oliver, Shadow Robot Company, UK

  • Session 1: ROS Architecture. Introduction and basic concepts

  • Session 2: MoveIt! A Tool for Manipulation
  • Session 3: Manipulation with a Dexterous Hand
  • Session 4: 3D Object recognition with the PCL
  • Session 5: Shadow-hand with ROS


The hands-on will be delivered by world renowned experts in the field, from both academia and industry, and will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of different tools integrated in ROS.

The workshop aims to provide a stimulating opportunity for young researchers and Ph.D. students. The participants will benefit from direct interaction and discussions with world leaders in ROS framework.


  • Automation, Robotic and Artificial Vision (
  • University of Alicante (


  • Valencia Regional Government (PROMETEO 2013/085).



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