Start off AU 2013's fantastic finale with magicians Penn & Teller and Amar Hanspal, Autodesk senior VP of IPG Product Group. This high-energy session ties together this year's ideas and trends and sends you on your way to an exciting year of creating and innovating.
- Now is the best time in history to be an engineer, a designer, an architect, because although there are great challenges, there are even greater technologies available to address them.
- Visualization tools allow millions of people to see what would otherwise be inaccessible - even going beyond what can be seen with the naked eye.
- Today's big data technologies allow massive complexity, e.g. 3 million buildings in a single city model, to be conquered by scaling to meet the challenge.
- Cloud-based technologies allow small-sized companies to accomplish what could previously only be dreamed of by elite super power countries.