Find Your Community at Autodesk University 2023

Emily Suzuki Emily Suzuki October 24, 2023

5 min read

Explore community events and meetups you won’t want to miss at Autodesk University 2023.

We’re back, baby! Registration is open for Autodesk University 2023, happening November 13-15 in Las Vegas, Nevada. You know what that means: it’s time to start packing your schedule with Fusion classes and special events.

One of the best parts of Autodesk University is the chance to connect with your community and meet up with new and old peers. This year, we’ve planned numerous events to help facilitate community connection, from meetups to hands-on expe. Check out the list below to see just some of the many opportunities for finding your community at Autodesk University 2023.

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Fusion 360 Manufacturing Community Meetup

This is a golden networking opportunity for Fusion enthusiasts to meet with members of the Autodesk team. Join us and share your views on the manufacturing functions of Fusion—what you love, what you wish was better, and the impact Fusion has had on your businesses and/or lives.

Sign up here.

Design & Manufacturing Community Meetup

Calling all design and manufacturing professionals! This is a chance to meet each other and talk about your current and future projects, and industry trends. Bring your stories and expand your network.

Sign up here.

Autodesk Simulation and Generative Design Users Meetup

Do you use our powerful Autodesk software to generatively design and simulate to achieve better parts, more optimized manufacturing processes, and quicker validations? Join us as we explore how generative design, simulation, and AI may converge in the future and ponder what this might mean for product design and development.

Sign up here.

AEC and D&M Convergence Meetup

Whether you’re an architect, engineer, contractor, manufacturer, or simply curious about the future of these industries, this meetup promises to inspire and ignite your imagination. It will bring together professionals, innovators, and enthusiasts across industries to engage in stimulating discussions, gain insights from industry experts, and network with like-minded individuals passionate about pushing the boundaries of Design and Make.

Sign up here.

Fusion Live Factory Experience

Each year, our team designs and develops a consumer product that we then fabricate live at Autodesk University. Attendees can explore our mini factory floor installation in real life and help build a product of their own to take home. At this year’s expo, attendees will make plastic keypads by walking through the entire product development process alongside members of the Autodesk team and representatives from our partner ecosystem. Don’t miss your chance to experience a full workflow—from prototype to product—with Fusion, our partners and your peers.

Fusion Factory Experience registration opens on-site at Autodesk University, and the event is ongoing throughout the conference. Be sure to stop by the Factory Experience factory floor in person to reserve your spot. In the meantime, learn more here.

Participate in AI User Research at Autodesk University

Are you ready to shape the future of AI? As a leader in design-and-make-related AI research, Autodesk is pursuing original research to identify potential threats and concerns related to the use of AI in the industries we serve. Participating in this user research study is a chance to connect with other attendees interested in AI and to support Autodesk’s commitment to responsible, ethical, and transparent AI development.

Learn more and sign up here.

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Autodesk Education Community Meetup

We invite you to meet with fellow educators and our Autodesk Education Community Managers. Come share ideas, form collaborations, and get to know the Autodesk Student and Educators community. Join us for a casual gathering to meet each other and celebrate the academic journey, from grade school to university to the professional world. Everyone is welcome!

Sign up here.

Women at AU Reception

Join the Autodesk Women’s Network for a networking reception for women and allies. With introductions by Diana Colella, EVP, Media & Entertainment, and Ramona Biehn, AWN Global Lead, attendees will be able to network and engage with women at AU, share their experiences, and discuss how they can take action in their careers to follow this year’s AWN theme of “Create your next chapter—Discover. Own. Evolve!”

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Pride Community Meetup: Celebrating Authenticity

Join the Autodesk Pride Network for a celebratory Pride community gathering. during this meetup, attendees will learn about the inclusive programs and events at Autodesk and meet with LGBTQ+ community members who want to share their unique perspectives on building a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive company.

Sign up here.

Autodesk Black and Indigenous Networks Community Meetup

Join the Autodesk Black Network and the Autodesk Indigenous Network to learn how they are building a community for black and Indigenous employees and their allies at Autodesk. This is a great chance to connect and share ideas on how to celebrate, encourage, and support inclusivity during recruitment, retention, professional development, and community outreach.

Sign up here.

Latinx and Asian Communities Meetup: Empower & Thrive

Join the Autodesk Asian and Latinx Networks for a casual networking opportunity to meet each other and celebrate the richness, diversity, and power of Latinx and Asian talent, culture, and community—from daily life to the workplace.

Sign up here.

Mental Health, Neurodivergence and Disability Meetup

Are you interested in discussing the intersection of mental health, neurodivergence, disability, and the ways we work? Do you want to meet like-minded people and advocates? Join the Autodesk MIND Network for an informal gathering surrounding their mission to serve neurodivergent and disabled employees and support mental health by providing resources, support, advocacy, and education.

Sign up here.

Military Veteran’s Breakfast

Join Autodesk Veteran’s Network for breakfast to connect with other veteran attendees and learn how the AVN is working towards its goal to make Autodesk a veteran employer of choice.

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Young Professionals Meetup: Connecting Talent Across Companies & Industries

The Autodesk Young Professionals Network invites young professionals to expand their networks by making meaningful connections across all industries. This meetup will begin with an icebreaker and will then move into conversations focusing on industry trends, career growth, and personal development. By bridging industry boundaries, you can exchange ideas, gain valuable insights, and build lasting relationships that extend beyond the event.

Sign up here.


Pickleball Hall

Looking for a fun way to work out or meet other attendees in an even more casual setting? Start your day with a game of pickleball, the fastest-growing sport in the U.S.! We’ll have a few courts set up in Hall G. It’s first-come, first-serve, and walk-ins are welcome.

Sign up here.

We can’t wait to see you soon in Las Vegas. Register for Autodesk University 2023 here. You never know what you might discover.

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