Coming to AU 2017 in Las Vegas next week? Don’t miss these events!

Vanessa Bertollini Vanessa Bertollini November 7, 2017

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In less than one week, Autodesk University Las Vegas will bring together 10,000+ professionals from the architecture, design, manufacturing, and media industries for a unique opportunity to learn, inspire, and explore the future of making things. With more than 400 classes and labs dedicated to architecture, engineering and construction at this year’s conference, attendees will have an incredible opportunity to learn and network. To help you plan your week, we’ve highlighted some incredible, not-to-miss events for AEC attendees.

Monday, November 13th

au fabricators forumMEP & Structural Fabricators Forum | 8am – 8:30pm

If you’ll be in Las Vegas on Monday, don’t miss this 4th annual event focusing exclusively on detailing and building MEP and structural systems.

From learning how subcontractors can use BIM design models to create LOD 400 fabrication-ready detail models to meeting industry leaders from around the world, attendees will also hear from Kyle Camp of Dodge Data and Analytics and Autodesk’s very own Lynn AllenRegister now

Tuesday, November 14th: Day One

AEC Excellence Customer Celebration Breakfast | 8am – 10am

All AEC AU attendees can join this exclusive breakfast to honor and celebrate some of the leading AEC projects from around the world. Hear from industry leaders in infrastructure, building design, construction, and sustainability about the innovation and technology behind these projects. During this AEC Excellence Awards project showcase, we will toast the 2017 AEC Excellence Awards winners.

Space is limited – registration is required. Register now

Opening Keynote | 10:30am – 11:45am

Join Autodesk’s new president and CEO Andrew Anagnost, along with guest speakers from across the globe, as he kicks off AU 2017 with insights and inspiration about automation and the future of work. Leave inspired and ready for a full day of classes, labs, and conversation with your peers. Learn More

Wednesday, November 15th: Day Two

design slam mars home planet

Technology Keynote | 10:30am – 11:45am

Don’t miss the latest news on Autodesk technology. On day two, Amy Bunszel, VP Digital Engineering, reveals how the products you use every day are evolving to fit the changing ways you work. Hear from pioneering customers as they share their groundbreaking projects and processes.

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Design Slam: “Mars Home Planet” | 4:30pm – 6pm

Join an out-of-this-world design slam and step into the solar system’s newest Sin City on Mars. Sip Martian cocktails and rub elbows with a NASA astronaut while cheering on your favorite slammers as they face new challenges with Dynamo, Infraworks and Fusion on the red planet. Learn More

Thursday, November 16thDay Three

aec keynoteAEC Keynote | 10:30am – 11:30 am

Autodesk’s VP of AEC Business Strategy and Marketing, Nicolas Mangon, will kick things off as we share the latest in product development and strategy for AEC, including new announcements on what’s coming to the BIM 360 platform.

We will feature new technology previews, customer success stories, and partnerships, including a special focus on industrialized construction.

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Exhibit Hall

au 2017 exhibit hall

Don’t miss the Future of Making Things experience at the exhibit hall!

Future of Making Things Experience

With AR and VR experiences, physical models and more, check out the impressive customer exhibits to experience the Future of Making Things. Learn more about a “museum of the future” in Dubai, an aquarium in Japan, a supertall skyscraper in China, a net-zero carbon rating airport in Mexico, a hydroelectric power station in Norway, and Europe’s largest transportation project in France.

Drone Zone

Where can you find a 30-foot cage with real drones flying inside it? At the Drone Zone! See drones in flight and learn how they capture the world, accelerate design, and enable construction. Discover solutions from Autodesk and our partners that turn drone-captured photos into point clouds, 3D models, and more. Stop by the drone zone to see what all the buzz is about.

Exhibit Hall Hours

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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