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Autodesk Digital Construction Summer School

All content from the 2021 Summer School event is now available on-demand. Watch the recorded sessions to discover the latest developments with Autodesk software, workflows, and best practices for construction education.

Day 1 - Insights from academia

  • Welcome

    Event welcome and general outline of the days following. Brief overview and information around how to gain access to the Autodesk Construction Cloud and Autodesk Takeoff.

  • Autodesk Construction Cloud in the Classroom

    Learn how to successfully implement the Autodesk Construction Cloud, its tools and workflows in your classroom. See examples of exercises and assignments and how they have been utilized.

  • Teaching Preconstruction with BIM 360

    Walk through how BIM 360 was implemented in a Preconstruction Course. Review Faculty and Student lessons learned as well as their feedback.

  • Developing BIM Talent: A Guide to the BIM Body of Knowledge with Metrics, KSAs, and Learning Outcomes

    Walk through the topics outlined in the book: Developing BIM Talent and how it relates to trends in the industry.

  • Managing Assets Using the BIM 360 Assets Module

    Overview of the newly developed online course Managing Assets Using the BIM 360 Assets Module and how educators can utilize it in their curriculum. A brief product demo is also included.

  • Closing

    Wrap up of Day 1, introduction to the agenda for Day 2, and brief overview of communication and resources.

Day 2 - BIM 360 content and certification

  • Welcome

    Day 2 welcome, brief housekeeping items, and agenda for the day. Review of how to get access to the Autodesk Construction Cloud.

  • What’s New with BIM 360

    Overview of the latest features that have been released in BIM 360 over the past year and how to apply them in your curriculum.

  • What’s New with BIM 360 and Desktop Curriculum and Admin Tutorial

    Learn about and access BIM 360 curriculum, lesson plans, and admin setup tutorials. Receive desktop curriculum updates for Revit and Navisworks supporting construction workflows.

  • Autodesk Certifications, Building the Foundations for Student Success in AEC

    Hear industry, academic, and workforce development case studies on the value of Autodesk certification for advancing student careers.

  • The BIM Interoperability Tools Opportunities in Education

    Introduce your students to Revit model best practices, data standardization, and dashboards through automation using the BIM Interoperability tools

  • Autodesk Education Plan Enhancements and Closing

    Hear about upcoming Autodesk Education Plan enhancements for educators to quickly provide your students with access to Autodesk desktop software.

Day 3 - Autodesk Takeoff and industrialized construction

  • Welcome

    Welcome, brief housekeeping items, & agenda of the day. Get a sneak peek of Autodesk’s point of view on construction and initiatives supporting industrialized construction.

  • Industrialized Construction for the Built Environment Lifecycle

    Explore the future of construction through the lens of industrialized construction for the built environment and get a sneak peek of our upcoming IC curriculum.

  • Digital Twins for AEC with Autodesk Tandem

    Hear how Autodesk Tandem enables projects to start digital and stay digital, transforming rich data into business intelligence in a cloud-based platform.

  • Introduction to Autodesk Takeoff

    Hear how Autodesk Takeoff combines 2D and 3D quantification capabilities in one cloud-based solution to empower estimators to create more accurate estimates.

  • Closing

    Review highlights of learning content, accessing the Autodesk Construction Cloud, event survey, and presentation communications after the event.

Hands-on workshops

Learn key workflows supporting quantification for construction estimating and best practices for Autodesk Construction Cloud project setup.

Autodesk Takeoff for Quantification in 2D and 3D

Quantify building projects with Autodesk Takeoff using 2D and 3D methods through the Autodesk Construction Cloud.

Autodesk Construction Cloud Administration

Setup Autodesk Construction Cloud projects from start to finish using best practices.

Winter Digital Construction School

The 2020 Autodesk Winter Digital Construction School event introduces Assemble Systems for model conditioning and quantity takeoff as well as BIM 360 for asset tracking throughout the lifecycle of construction.