Do you use AutoCAD software for your building design and documentation? Have you resisted the move to Revit®-based software because it's too different from AutoCAD? Do you have valuable data in DWG™ format that you don't want to lose? Do you think Building Information Modeling (BIM) is too complicated? Do you work exclusively in 2 dimensions, with no need for 3D? Is your time and budget tight? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join me, a dedicated AutoCAD evangelist, on my journey to BIM enlightenment.
- Identify similarities and differences between AutoCAD and Revit
- Link and import AutoCAD drawings in Revit
- Explore the benefits of integrated 3D modeling
- Investigate the return on investment of moving from AutoCAD to Revit
Heidi Hewett has dedicated her career to educating people on the use of AutoCAD software. She began using AutoCAD as a student in 1986. Soon after earning her B.S. in Architectural Engineering, Heidi transitioned from an Autodesk customer to an Autodesk employee. During her career at Autodesk, Heidi has held a variety of positions including Product Support Technician, Training Specialist, and Senior Applications Engineer. In her current role as the AutoCAD Technical Marketing Manager, Heidi assists the marketing team in developing and delivering technical marketing material for AutoCAD. She continues to educate Autodesk customers, partners, and employees through Webcasts, seminars, and her AutoCAD Insider blog. It is her passion for education that inspired Heidi to earn an M.S. in Technical Communication and an M.A. in Information and Learning Technologies.