Autodesk University FAQ

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AU 2020

When will AU 2020 take place?

This year's global digital event is scheduled for November 17-20.

What is the cost to attend?

There will be no cost to attend AU 2020, but you'll still need to register to participate.

When will registration open?

Registration opens in mid-September and is required to participate. After you register, you'll receive a confirmation email with additional information.

I need help with my Autodesk Account.

If you already have an Autodesk Account and are having trouble signing in, check out these tips for assistance.

What learning and networking will AU 2020 offer?

AU 2020 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, product support, and opportunities to connect with your professional community 1-on-1 and in small groups. We hope you'll join us.

Will I be able to view a list of classes prior to the conference?

Yes. AU 2020 will offer as many as 700 new on-demand classes from industry experts around the globe. Many of these will include scheduled Q&As to support our community. A list of all classes will be available prior to the conference.

What will happen with other AU events this year?

We're hosting one global digital AU conference in 2020, to be held November 17-20. You will be automatically refunded for any AU London or AU Las Vegas conference passes you purchased. Contact your hotel and travel agency directly to cancel existing bookings. Autodesk will not reimburse any travel-related costs or fees.  

How will the Call for Proposals work?

This year, you can submit a proposal to teach a class, present a Theater talk, or write an article for publication on the AU website. Call for Proposals (CFP) opens May 20 and closes June 22 for English language submissions. We're accepting proposals in other languages through July 9. Visit the CFP page for more details.

Who do I contact if I have questions about my proposal submission?

Contact au.speaker@autodeskuniversity.com with questions about proposal submissions.

Will I be able to take an Autodesk Certification exam as an AU 2020 attendee?

We're evaluating Certification opportunities for AU 2020. We'll share details on the AU website as they become available. 

In what languages will AU 2020 content be available?
In addition to English language classes, a limited number of AU 2020 classes will be delivered in Chinese, Japanese, German, Russian, Spanish, and French. Other languages may also be represented. Check back for updates as the conference draws near.
Will I be able to attend sessions in my local time zone?
AU 2020 is a global digital conference, with programming scheduled for audiences in time zones around the world.
Can I meet with Autodesk product experts during AU 2020?
Yes. Autodesk employees and experts in our extended community around the world will be available during AU 2020 to answer your product questions, provide Autodesk Account help, and support you in reimagining what’s possible.
How can I connect with other AU 2020 conference attendees?
While nothing can replace the experience of meeting with colleagues and friends face to face, we're working on opportunities to nurture those important relationships that influence your professional learning.
I’m a journalist. What can I expect from a press/media perspective?

We're busy developing plans to make the AU 2020 digital experience come to life for press/media. If you have immediate questions, reach out to the media contact in your region.  

Where can I find information about sponsorship opportunities?

We're preparing a robust sponsor offering for AU 2020 including lead gen, demand gen, and thought leadership elements. Find more information on the AU Sponsors page. Contact Daniel.Teeter@autodesk.com with any questions on sponsorship opportunities.

Will learning content from AU 2020 be available after the conference?

You'll find hundreds of new AU 2020 sessions on the AU website following the conference, accessible on demand.  

How can I receive updates and news from AU?

Visit the AU home page to sign up for our newsletter.

Will AU events be in person in 2021?

We'll continue to monitor the global situation over the next year; however, our intentions are to return to hosting our events in person in 2021. We look forward to being together again soon!