News from AU
July 2, 2020

Share Your Knowledge in Your Preferred Language at AU 2020—Submit Proposals by July 9

We’re excited about AU 2020. This year’s global digital conference will enable the AU learning community to come together in new ways. We’ll be sharing knowledge and learning in multiple languages. In effect, AU 2020 will be both global and local at the same time. Call for Proposals in now closed for English language submissions in North America. Thanks to all who participated. We’re still accepting proposals in non-English languages or from those who reside outside North America until July 9. We have dedicated CFP pages for German, Japanese, French, Chinese (simplified), Spanish, and Russian.... READ MORE >
June 30, 2020

Announcing AU 2020 Dates and Pricing

The global digital AU 2020 experience is coming into focus. We’re starting to get excited, and we hope you are, too. Here’s what you need to know: AU 2020 will take place November 17-20 in the Americas and November 18-20 in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. It will be a worldwide event with hundreds of classes to choose from in multiple languages, dozens of thought-provoking Theater talks, visionary main stage presentations, on-demand product support, and opportunities to connect with your professional community 1-on-1 and in small groups. Mark your calendars. There will be no... READ MORE >
June 24, 2020

Reducing Embodied Carbon in Construction: From Insight to Impact

Our built world is a leading contributor to global carbon emissions, generating 39% of human-made CO2, according to Architecture 2030. Of that, 28% currently comes from building operations, while 11% comes from building materials and the construction process. In fact, experts estimate that production and use of concrete, iron, and steel for construction account for 9% of global carbon emissions alone. We’re already making great strides in reducing operational emissions by choosing renewable energy sources and making buildings that are more efficient to heat and cool, among other strategies. We... READ MORE >
June 15, 2020

AU 2020 Call for Proposals: Languages, Deadlines, and Community Voting

2020 is no ordinary year, and AU 2020 will be no ordinary AU conference. It will be a global digital experience for the worldwide AU learning community to come together in new ways for four days of learning, connecting, and exploring the future of our industries. We’ll be able to share knowledge and build community—and in more languages than ever before. We want you to be a part of it. Here’s what you need to know. Submit proposals in English by June 22 You can submit an English-language proposal to teach a class, give a Theater talk, or write an article through June 22. What have you done tha... READ MORE >
June 10, 2020

Increasing Agility and Resilience in Manufacturing with New Processes

3D printing and other digital processes are introducing greater agility and flexibility to manufacturing.Traditional manufacturing lines have been far from agile—though carefully planned, hard to change. Efficient? Yes, but primarily because they specialize in making the same thing in the same way over and over. Today, new fabrication processes and digital workflows are changing what’s possible, enabling manufacturers to adapt quickly and pivot easily to meet changing needs and dynamic conditions. And given the current global disruption, that’s more important than ever. GreenBiz covers this tr... READ MORE >