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Autodesk University

The design and make conference for innovators everywhere

AU 2021 Conference Overview

Autodesk University is the design and make conference for innovators everywhere.

Learn from industry experts who are progressing architecture, engineering, construction, design, manufacturing, and media and entertainment.

 
 
 
Learn

See why thousands attend

Autodesk University

Learn

Grow. Break new ground. And drive progress past the limits of what’s possible with actionable learnings from global industry experts.

Sessions
  • Industry talks and demos with Q&As
  • Inspiring thought leadership
  • Can’t-miss keynotes
  • Exciting Autodesk news
  • Engaging industry panels

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Discover how industry experts are using technology to improve their teams. Their products, businesses, and the world.

Inspiring case studies
  • Create new efficiencies
  • Power decisions with data
  • Improve collaboration
  • Unlock new insights
  • Build a sustainable world
Connect

Connect

Meet experts. Make connections. And collaborate with fellow innovators from the Autodesk community.

Build your community
  • Meetups
  • Networking and meetings
  • Ask Autodesk your product questions
  • Get answers to class questions
  • Visit the Solution Marketplace to meet with Autodesk partners and developers
 
 

Featured AU 2021 speakers

 

 
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Prem Akkaraju

Prem Akkaraju

CEO – Weta Digital

 

Featured in the Media & Entertainment Keynote.

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Andrew Anagnost

Andrew Anagnost

President and CEO – Autodesk

 

Featured in the General Session Part I, II, and III.

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Raji Arasu

Raji Arasu

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer – Autodesk

 

Featured in the General Session Part III.

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Shelly Brown

Shelly Brown

Principal, IT Director – Burns & McDonnell

 

Featured in the Construction Keynote.

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Cesare Caoduro

Cesare Caoduro

Digital Engineering Technology Manager – AECOM

Featured in the Forge Keynote.

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Dawn Fidrick

Dawn Fidrick

Producer, Signs of Life – Griffith Observatory

 

Featured in the General Session Part III.

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Glen Hines

Glen Hines

Director of Building Information Modeling Systems – Prologis

 

Featured in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Keynote.

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Seter Wu

Seter Wu

Principal Designer – Logitech

 

Featured in the Product Design and Manufacturing Keynote.

 

Explore AU 2021

 
 

Autodesk University is focused on the future—paving the way with valuable sessions and momentum through intelligent design. It’s truly the best of the best.

Sanjay P.

New attendee in 2020

You can expect a diverse selection of classes that are highly informative, speakers that are well informed and organized, and a community to support you along the way.

Kathryn L.

Long-time AU attendee

There’s nothing quite like AU. It's not just a flashy conference—you get access to top-notch classes and learn from real-life talks that apply directly to your industry and job.

Sam L.

New attendee in 2020

I love AU because I always feel heard—whether it’s during class Q&As or when I get to speak directly with the Autodesk team. It’s an awesome experience that I look forward to each year.

Anna U.

Long-time AU attendee

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