[ros-users] ROSCon 2015 program

Brian Gerkey gerkey at osrfoundation.org
Tue Jul 14 23:51:58 UTC 2015

We're excited to announce a great collection of presentations that
will appear in the main track of ROSCon 2015 (also appended below):


If you like what you see there, register for ROSCon today:


Thanks again to our Platinum Sponsors: Canonical / Ubuntu and Fetch Robotics!
And our Gold Sponsors: 3D Robotics, Bosch, CoroWare, GaiTech,
Qualcomm, Rethink Robotics, Robotnik, and Shadow Robot!

- Your ROSCon 2015 organizers

## Long presentations

 * "MoveIt! Strengths, Weaknesses, and Developer Insights" - Dave
Coleman (University of Colorado Boulder)
 * "State of ROS 2 - demos and the technology behind" - Dirk Thomas
(OSRF), Esteve Fernandez (OSRF), William Woodall (OSRF)
 * "Real-time Performance in ROS 2.0" - Jackie Kay (OSRF), Adolfo
Rodríguez Tsouroukdissian (PAL Robotics)
 * "Bringing ROS to the factory floor: a status report on the
ROS-Industrial initiative" - Mirko Bordignon (Fraunhofer IPA), Shaun
Edwards (SwRI), Clay Flannigan (SwRI), Paul Hvass (SwRI), Ulrich
Reiser (Fraunhofer IPA) Florian Weisshardt (Fraunhofer IPA)
 * "Commercial models for the robot generation" - Mark Shuttleworth (Canonical)
 * "An Introduction to Team ViGIR's Open Source Software and DRC Post
Mortem" - Stefan Kohlbrecher (Technische Universitat Darmstadt)

## Short presentations
 * "Automated Driving with ROS at BMW" - Michael Aeberhard (BMW Group
Research and Technology), Thomas Kühbeck (BMW Group Research and
Technology), Bernhard Seidl (BMW Group Research and Technology),
Martin Friedl (BMW Group Research and Technology), Julian Thomas (BMW
Group Research and Technology), Oliver Scheickl (BMW ConnectedDrive
Lab, China)
 * "Working with the robot_localization Package" - Tom Moore (Charles
River Analytics)
 * "ROS android_ndk: What? Why? How?" - Gary Servin (Creativa77)
 * "Accelerating Your Robotics Startup with ROS" - Michael Ferguson
(Fetch Robotics)
 * "The Descartes Planning Library for Semi-Constrained Cartesian
Trajectories" - Shaun Edwards (SwRI), Jorge Nicho (SwRI), Jonathan
Meyer (SwRI)
 * "Phobos - Robot Model Development on Steroids" - Kai von Szadkowski
(University of Bremen)
 * "ROS on DroneCode Systems" - Lorenz Meier (ETH Zurich and PX4),
Roman Bapst (ETH Zurich and PX4)
 * "Introducing ROS-RealSense: 3D empowered Robotics Innovation
Platform" - Amit Moran (Intel), Gila Kamhi (Intel)
 * "ROS-driven user applications in idempotent environments" - Matt
Vollrath (End Point), Wojciech Ziniewicz (End Point)
 * "ROS2 on "small" embedded systems" - Morgan Quigley (OSRF)
 * "ROS + Docker: Enabling Repeatable, Reproducible, and Deployable
robotic software via Linux Containers" - Ruffin White (Institute for
Robotics & Intelligent Machines at Georgia Tech)
 * "ROS for education and applied research: practical experiences" -
Ralph Seulin (CNRS - Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comte), Raphael Duverne
(CNRS - Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comte), Olivier Morel (CNRS - Univ.
Bourgogne Franche-Comte), Cansen Jiang (CNRS - Univ. Bourgogne
Franche-Comte), Jeremie Deray (PAL Robotics), Jordi Pages (PAL
Robotics), Lee Kian Seng (Universiti Teknologi Petronas), Remi
Groslevin (CNRS - Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comte), Cedric Demonceaux
(CNRS - Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comte), David Fofi (CNRS - Univ.
Bourgogne Franche-Comte), Yohan Fougerolle (CNRS - Univ. Bourgogne
 * "Maru and Toru: Item-specific logistics solutions based on ROS" -
Moritz Tenorth (Magazino GmbH), Ulrich Klank (Magazino GmbH), Nikolas
Engelhard (Magazino GmbH)
 * "Mapviz: An Extensible 2D Visualization Tool for Automated
Vehicles" - Jerry Towler (SwRI), Marc Alban (SwRI)
 * "Docker-based ROS Build Farm" - Tully Foote (OSRF), Dirk Thomas
(OSRF), Dejan Pangercic (Robert Bosch), Daniel Di Marco (Robert
Bosch), Arne Hamann (Robert Bosch)

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