Disclaimer

Everything posted on The CAD Geek is my personal opinion, and does not in any way reflect the views of my company, Autodesk, its affiliates, or any other companies mentioned on this blog.

Disclosure

From time to time companies and vendors have sent products to The CAD Geek for review, or otherwise helped in my coverage of the CAD industry.

2011

  • Autodesk Customer Blogger Council: As a member of the Autodesk Customer Blogger Council, Autodesk provided information and presentations about products prior to their public launch and announcement.
  • Autodesk University 2011: As a speaker, AUGI Board member, and member of the Press; Autodesk and AUGI provided ground transportation, accommodations, and a conference pass at no charge. An honorarium was received for my part as an AU Speaker.
  • 3DConnexion: At no charge to me, 3DConnexion sent the SpaceNavigator for Notebooks for review.
  • Mindjet MindManager: As a member of the press, Mindjet arranged a meeting to preview the upcoming release of MindManager 2012 Professional with the CEO of MindJet. My employer had purchased a license of MindManager 9 that included a complimentary upgrade to MindManager 2012.

2010

  • Autodesk Blogger Event: Autodesk provided flight and accommodations to and from San Francisco, CA so I could attend this event.
  • Autodesk University 2010: As a speaker, AUGI Board member, AU Virtual Host, and member of the Press; Autodesk and AUGI provided transportation, accommodations, and a conference pass at no charge. An honorarium was received for my part as both an AU Speaker, and as AU Virtual Host.
    • 3DConnexion: As a member of the press, I met with representatives from 3DConnexion to discuss both current and upcoming technologies.
    • NVIDIA: As a member of the press, I met with representatives from NVIDIA to discuss both current and upcoming technologies.

2009

  • AutoCAD 2010 Product Launch Event: Autodesk provided flight and accommodations to and from San Francisco, CA so I could attend this event.
  • 3DConnexion SpacePilot PRO: At no charge to me, 3DConnexion sent the SpacePilot PRO for review upon its launch.
  • Autodesk University 2009: As a speaker for Autodesk University, I received a conference pass at no charge, and attended social events hosted by Autodesk for both speakers and bloggers.

2008

  • Autodesk University 2008: As a speaker for Autodesk University, I received a conference pass at no charge, and attended social events hosted by Autodesk for both speakers and bloggers.
  • 3DConnexion SpacePilot: At no charge to me, 3DConnexion sent the SpacePilot 3D mouse for review.
  • Mindjet MindManager: After mentioning MindManager in the post “Some Nifty Tools“, Mindjet offered a copy of MindManager 7 to me at no cost. Later in 2008, MindManager 8 was released, and Mindjet provided a complimentary upgrade from Mindmanager 7.

Employment and Affiliations