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Autodesk University - What the heck is it???

By Bill Adams, Redstack
Email: badams@redstack.com.au
Phone: 1300 667 263 

 
Autodesk University, or AU as its more commonly known by is is an annual conference run by Autodesk each year, where all the biggest CAD geeks on the planet assemble and compare notes on best practices for their industries and try to outdo each other when squealing in glee over the latest updates to their favourite CAD package.  

I've had the opportunity to attend AU for the past seven years and I must tell you: I squealed with the best of them! Seriously, AU is a fantastic event that gives you the opportunity to look at your everyday work processes in ways you’ve never even considered.

Let me put that into perspective for you. I’ve been using CAD for 20 years now, been an architectural technician, building designer, and these days my focus is implementing and training people on the best ways of using CAD/BIM for IMAGINiT / Redstack and even I'm totally floored at the wealth of knowledge and new ideas that exist at AU.

Of course it wasn't all work, the annual AUGI Beer Bust, and closing night party were both spectacular ways to unwind and network. There are exhibitors from all over the world showing off tools, plugins, and hardware to make your working life easier.

Whether you're a seasoned CAD professional or a first time attendee you will have access to a huge range of materials to improve your product knowledge and understand the benefits of moving to and expanding your use of CAD or BIM.  There is nowhere else, where you can met and talk to developers, designers, CAD/BIM managers as well as CEO's  from some of the largest design and software firms on the planet.

I guess the point I’m trying to make is that if you want to a better, improved way of working for you and/or for your colleagues, the best place you can start that in my opinion is at Autodesk University. The breadth and depth of ability and experience within the attendees and speakers is phenomenal and I challenge you to come away having not learnt anything that will improve the way that you and your company do what you do. I genuinely don’t think it’s possible. I still learn something new that affects the way I work and do things every time I attend.

To help you Autodesk have put together some content which you can share with your boss so they can see the benefits of you attending Autodesk University, use the link below to get directly to that content....

http://au.autodesk.com/las-vegas/benefits
 
You can read more about AU as well as view the details and agenda for the classes, workshops, certifications, exhibition etc on the AU2013 website.

http://au.autodesk.com/las-vegas/overview

I hope I'll be seeing you there as well...
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