What to Expect at Autodesk University 2017

It’s that time again. Autodesk University (AU) is fast approaching. This year’s in Las Vegas takes place November 14-16th. There’s still time to get savings off AU passes, if you haven’t locked down your spot yet, our sneak peek into what’s happening at AU 2017 may just tempt you!

700+ Sessions

How do you top that? From best practices, like this AutoCAD Versus Revit – Common Annotation Tips and Tricks class, to more strategic sessions, such as BIM as a Driver of Innovation for Mass Transit Rail Projects, there’s a class for everyone – at every level.

Free Certification Exams

Add an industry-accepted credential to your resume. Take an Autodesk certification exam for free at AU. Learn more.

Transportation Summit

The pre-show Transportation Summit event takes place over several hours on the afternoon of Monday, November 13th, and is a must-attend for transportation engineers, designers, and project managers. The discussion will focus on emerging technology and workflow/process change that is empowering connected Building Information Modeling (BIM) in transportation.

Try the Latest Autodesk Products

Visit the exhibit hall and experience the latest products and other innovations, test-drive them, or get answers to your pressing Autodesk software questions at the Autodesk Answer Bar. You can even sign-up for a custom tour of the hall based on your own interest area – cross-industry, AEC, or manufacturing.

Network, Play, Be Silly!

AU is about community and there are multiple opportunities to network – meetups, receptions, the AU Party, happy hours, scavenger hunts, and even a marshmallow challenge – pick your fix.

Office Hours with Industry Experts – New!

New this year is the chance to meet with selected speakers after class to discuss your specific challenges and get answers. Meetings take place Tuesday and Wednesday, November 14-15 from 5.30-6.30 PM.

Register Early and Save

Itching to go? Register by October 16 to save $425 off the full conference pass. Here are some ways to convince your boss to send you to AU!

Visit DLT at booth D311 and learn more about Autodesk benefits for government. We’ll have a full team ready to speak to you for help and will also be raffling off a US Capitol LEGO Building set and other fun prizes.

Can’t Make It?

Can’t make it this year, don’t worry. Many of the sessions and keynotes will be streamed in real-time, plus AU archives sessions on-demand for free, so check back when you have time.

Caron Beesley Government Writer

Caron is a technology writer and also serves as the editor of DLT Solutions’ Acronym Online magazine and blog.

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