Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

International Robot Developer Conference „ROSCon 2013“ to be held in Stuttgart, Germany, May 11-12

08.05.2013
Fraunhofer IPA to host 2nd annual meeting of world wide developer community dedicated to the leading Open Source Robot Operating System ROS
From May 11-12, 2013, „ROSCon 2013“ will be held in Stuttgart, Germany. ROSCon is the international annual meeting of the world wide developer community dedicated to the leading Open Source Robot Operating System ROS. Following the success of the inaugural ROSCon in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA in 2012, this year’s host will be the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA.

The conference will take place at University of Stuttgart Campus (near to Fraunhofer IPA), Pfaffenwaldring 47, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany.

The two-day program – Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 5.45 p.m. and Sunday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 6.15 p.m. – will comprise about 35 lectures, in-depth presentations, lightning talks, technical talks and tutorials highlighting different aspects and perspectives of the „Robot Operating System“ ROS. Moreover, twelve international companies and sponsors will display their products and services related to robotics in an exhibition accompanying the conference.

In robotics research, ROS is a widely spread and firmly established open source framework providing a wide range of software tools and components for robotics applications. Due to its importance and popularity, ROS is also about to enter industrial and commercial applications. To accelerate this process Fraunhofer IPA has already held an international workshop on this issue at the institute’s congress center attended by more than hundred researchers and experts with scientific and industrial background, in autumn 2012.

ROSCon 2013 will give you an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes and a fascinating insight into actual and future trends in robotics. You are welcome to be present in the first row when the ROS developer community will discuss their most recent projects and visions.

For more details regarding the conference and its timetable see http://roscon.ros.org/
We are looking forward to meet you – or your colleague – as a correspondent during our conference, to bring you into contact with robotics experts from all over the world and to answer any questions you have.

In case you are not able to attend yourself, we will be pleased to provide you with material from the conference – just let us know.

See you in Stuttgart on May 11-12, 2013!

Yours sincerely,
Florian Weißhardt Alexander Bubeck

Contact and further informations:

Press
Volker Keller
Phone +49 711 970-1600
volker.keller@ipa.fraunhofer.de

Research
Alexander Bubeck
Tel. +49-711-970-1314
Fax +49-711-970-1400
alexander.bubeck@ipa.fraunhofer.de

Florian Weißhardt
Tel. +49-711-970-1046
Fax +49-711-970-1400
florian.weisshardt@ipa.fraunhofer.de

Jörg Walz | Fraunhofer-Institut
Further information:
http://roscon.ros.org/
http://www.ipa.fraunhofer.de

More articles from Event News:

nachricht 2nd International Conference on High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys (HTSMAs)
15.02.2018 | Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde e.V.

nachricht Aachen DC Grid Summit 2018
13.02.2018 | Forschungscampus Flexible Elektrische Netze

All articles from Event News >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Attoseconds break into atomic interior

A newly developed laser technology has enabled physicists in the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (jointly run by LMU Munich and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics) to generate attosecond bursts of high-energy photons of unprecedented intensity. This has made it possible to observe the interaction of multiple photons in a single such pulse with electrons in the inner orbital shell of an atom.

In order to observe the ultrafast electron motion in the inner shells of atoms with short light pulses, the pulses must not only be ultrashort, but very...

Im Focus: Good vibrations feel the force

A group of researchers led by Andrea Cavalleri at the Max Planck Institute for Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) in Hamburg has demonstrated a new method enabling precise measurements of the interatomic forces that hold crystalline solids together. The paper Probing the Interatomic Potential of Solids by Strong-Field Nonlinear Phononics, published online in Nature, explains how a terahertz-frequency laser pulse can drive very large deformations of the crystal.

By measuring the highly unusual atomic trajectories under extreme electromagnetic transients, the MPSD group could reconstruct how rigid the atomic bonds are...

Im Focus: Developing reliable quantum computers

International research team makes important step on the path to solving certification problems

Quantum computers may one day solve algorithmic problems which even the biggest supercomputers today can’t manage. But how do you test a quantum computer to...

Im Focus: In best circles: First integrated circuit from self-assembled polymer

For the first time, a team of researchers at the Max-Planck Institute (MPI) for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany, has succeeded in making an integrated circuit (IC) from just a monolayer of a semiconducting polymer via a bottom-up, self-assembly approach.

In the self-assembly process, the semiconducting polymer arranges itself into an ordered monolayer in a transistor. The transistors are binary switches used...

Im Focus: Demonstration of a single molecule piezoelectric effect

Breakthrough provides a new concept of the design of molecular motors, sensors and electricity generators at nanoscale

Researchers from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS (IOCB Prague), Institute of Physics of the CAS (IP CAS) and Palacký University...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

VideoLinks
Industry & Economy
Event News

2nd International Conference on High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys (HTSMAs)

15.02.2018 | Event News

Aachen DC Grid Summit 2018

13.02.2018 | Event News

How Global Climate Policy Can Learn from the Energy Transition

12.02.2018 | Event News

 
Latest News

Basque researchers turn light upside down

23.02.2018 | Physics and Astronomy

Finnish research group discovers a new immune system regulator

23.02.2018 | Health and Medicine

Attoseconds break into atomic interior

23.02.2018 | Physics and Astronomy

VideoLinks
Science & Research
Overview of more VideoLinks >>>