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Call for Contributions: ROS Developers Conference 2018



RDC2018 - ROS Developers Conference

A practical online ROS conference for ROS developers worldwide

Date: July 7-8, 2018

Conference website and Registration:



  • Submission deadline: April 30, 2018

  • Notification of acceptance: May 15, 2018

  • Final tutorial submission: June 7, 2018

  • Early registration deadline: May 7, 2018


The first ROS Developers Online Conference will be held from July 7 to Jul 8, 2018. This is a completely practical conference for ROS developers. The conference aims to connect ROS developers around the world without geographical restrictions and to advance ROS levels through real-time practice.

We will host eight top ROS developers to give tutorials of real ROS projects: during the conference, all participants will program together the projects at the same time with the speaker.

  • All the participants will have to practice at the same time with the speaker along the conference.

  • No installation of anything required. Only require a computer and internet connection. Any type of computer will work.

  • All the participants will have full access to the ROS development studio for programming

  • All participants will receive a pdf document with all the steps described during the conference

  • All the participants will receive a copy of the ROS Developers Guide e-book.

  • Each speech will be 30 minutes plus 10 minutes Q&A.


Full length tutorial: 30 mins + 10 min for Q&A

Tutorial should target fields of robotics using ROS and focus on practice, in order to provide a real practical conference to participants and to exchange developing research results and ideas. The submission of a tutorial must contain the following information:

  • Title
  • Speaker Information
  • Short statement of objectives
  • Special requests (equipment or other issues)

The proposals must be sent to this address:

If your tutorial is accepted, you will have to prepare the following material (with our support):

  • A notebook with the tutorial

  • Package with pre-defined code for participants

[ Keynote Speakers ]

  • Enrico Mingo Hoffman (Post-Doc at Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia)

  • Román Navarro García (CTO of Robotnik Automation)

  • Ajay Sonar (Director of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Laboratories at Clarkson University)

  • James Carroll (Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clarkson University)

[ Organizer ]

The Construct

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