September 19, 2019

MoveIt Workshop 2019 Macau

The first annual MoveIt Workshop 2019 Macau will be on Saturday, November 2, 2019, the day after ROSCon. Sponsored by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and PickNik Robotics, it is an informal day of presentations, panel discussions, and hands-on training of latest MoveIt features from some of the top thinkers in the ROS community. Some topics to be covered include:

  • Welcome and Updates, Dave Coleman [slides]
  • MoveIt 2.0 Progress and Roadmap, Mike Lautman [slides]
  • Constrained and optimal planning using the Open Motion Planning Library (OMPL), Mark Moll [slides]
  • Amazon Robomaker, Thomas Moulard [slides]
  • Machine assembly with MoveIt @ OMRON SINIC X; UX in MoveIt - What is hard for newcomers and non-expert users?, Felix von Drigalski [slides]
  • New IK Plugin API for Constraint-Based Solvers and Velocity IK, Robert Haschke [slides]
  • The industrial trajectory generation and python API of pilz_industrial_motion, Christian Henkel [slides]
  • ROS-Industrial Manipulation Efforts, Thilo Zimmermann, Levi Armstrong, Michael Ripperger [slides]
  • Build Advanced Industrial Robot Usages with Intel OpenVINO and MoveIt, Yu Yan [slides]
  • Panel Discussion About MoveIt Ideal User
  • MoveIt 2 Capabilities Roadmapping, Dave Coleman [slides]
  • Hands on with the Task Constructor, Robert Haschke [slides]
  • Lightning Rounds Michael Ferguson, Christian Henkel, Limor Schweitzer, Tan You Liang, Steve Macenski [slides#1] [slides#2]

People attending ROSCon and/or IROS Macau will want to attend this one-day event which is being held at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 8:30am - 5:00pm. The MoveIt Workshop 2019 is geared towards experienced and advanced users of MoveIt, but novices are welcome to attend as well.

For videos of the presentations, see the playlist