News from AU
November 13, 2020

AU 2020 Conference Guide

Conference Guide

Autodesk University 2020 is just days away, and we're looking forward to reimagining what's possible with you during this year's global digital event, November 17-20. Here’s what you need to know.

Day One Broadcast

Don't miss the Day One Broadcast. Join us starting November 17 at 9 a.m., Pacific time, to kick off AU 2020 with the General Session. It's your front row seat to all the big announcements. Stay tuned for a full day of programming, featuring: 

  • General Session
  • Architecture, Engineering & Construction Keynote
  • Design & Manufacturing Keynote
  • Forge Keynote
  • Media & Entertainment Keynote
  • The AU Theater
  • Technology Trends

View the agenda to see your local broadcast times. Learn more about the keynotes and Day One.

Live AU Leadership Panel

Watch live AU Leadership Panels on Day One featuring Autodesk executives discussing the big news of the day and answering your questions. We're hosting the following regional panels:


Starting November 17, access 750+ new AU 2020 classes on demand. These sessions are supported by 350+ live class Q&As with your speakers. You can also follow, recommend, and comment on class pages.

View the full schedule to get started building your AU 2020 schedule. You can download a personal calendar reminder for live scheduled sessions by clicking 'Add to calendar.' Click 'Bookmark' to save your favorite live and on-demand sessions. Learn more about AU 2020 classes

Meetups and activities

Connect with colleagues and watch live events like the Design Slam, Forge Fire Face-Off, and Women in Manufacturing Meetup. Find 70+ activities for you and your industry peers in the full schedule and download personal calendar reminders. Learn more about what's happening outside the classroom at AU 2020. Note that many live events will take place using Zoom.


Community is at the heart of AU, and this year is no exception. Learn more about colleagues and experts by clicking on their name to visit their profile page. Follow them to see developing conversations, content recommendations, and more.

Remember to update your own AU profile on the conference website. Select 'My public profile' to add details about yourself, like a link to your LinkedIn profile, so AU community members can connect with you.

Answer Bar

Meet 1-on-1 with product experts in the Answer Bar to get answers to your product and subscription questions. It’s open throughout the week of AU for drop-ins and appointments. Learn more about the Answer Bar.

Idea Exchange

Share your feedback on the products you use every day at the Idea Exchange. Connect with researchers and Autodesk product managers. Submit surveys or participate in a research study to help shape future product development. Learn more about the Idea Exchange


Visit the Expo to discover new technology and how it’s changing our work and industries. Chat with exhibitors, attend scheduled demos, and request resources to help you advance your work.

Industry highlights

Check out specific AU 2020 highlights for your industry, role, or product interest:

Don't forget to register and we'll see you there.