Essential Apps to Survive Autodesk University 2012

Autodesk University 2012 is just a week away, and with both the 20th AU and Autodesk’s 30th birthday to celebrate, this should be an extraordinary conference. Fellow blogger Shaan Hurley authored a great “overall AU survival guide” post recently that you should certainly check out if you haven’t already. As noted in that post, you should expect & prepare to do a lot of walking …

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Using MindManager 2012 at Autodesk University 2011

Autodesk University has long been the unequaled destination to learn from some of the top presenters in the industry today. While such presentations are still a mainstay of the conference, Autodesk introduced a revolutionary new type of presentation to the roster several years ago. The folks at Autodesk like to call this special subset of classes AU Unplugged. AU Unplugged is celebrated as being an …

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A Geek’s Gadget Guide to Autodesk University

Autodesk’s annual user conference, Autodesk University, will bring thousands of Autodesk product users to the Venetian Hotel and Resort in about a week. Several bloggers have already made posts highlighting AU survival tips like “bring chap stick” and “wear comfortable shoes”, but what about the gadgetry necessary to survive the conference? This post will leave tips like “drink plenty of water” to other bloggers, and …

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Autodesk University 2010 Opens

What a difference one day makes! Today you could find a noticeably larger number of AU attendees wandering the hallways of Autodesk University 2010, especially as registration opened for the first time late this afternoon. Although Registration did indeed open today, much of the conference was still being setup throughout the day today. As the AU Virtual Host I had the unique opportunity to explore …

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Arriving at Autodesk University 2010

Autodesk University 2010 doesn’t officially begin until Tuesday, but that hasn’t stopped several energetic attendees from finding their way to Vegas a few days early. The stage here at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV is nearly set, and will soon welcome 6,102 attendees to this year’s conference. If you’re among those attending AU in Vegas this year, be sure to visit the Registration desk …

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Check out my AU Virtual Webcast Today (11/23)

imageWe’re less than a week out from the start of Autodesk University 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, Casino, and Resort in Las Vegas, NV. Like always, the conference is sure to bring several very intriguing surprises as some of the brightest minds in the industry share what they’ve been up to lately. You certainly won’t want to miss the excitement that is AU!

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Catch me on Dave Graveline’s Into Tomorrow radio show this weekend

image While at Autodesk University last week I had the opportunity to sit down with Dave Graveline, host of the popular technology radio show “Into Tomorrow.”  His 3-hour radio program airs on over 100 AM & FM radio stations around the U.S., on SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, radio stations in Germany, Bermuda, New Zealand, Canada and several other sources including Mobile Broadcast Network, BeOS Radio, Sprint Radio, TiVo, CelleCast and many others – every weekend. As you may have guessed, this weeks show features his interviews from Autodesk University 2009.

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Autodesk University & AUv 2009 classes added to AU Online

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So it’s no secret that Autodesk University offers a class on nearly every conceivable topic related to Autodesk products.  Of course with such an expansive catalog comes the problem I’ve had every year I have attended AU.  That problem? Simple, trying to pick only 1 class per time bracket.  During the conference there’s simply more great classes being offered than there is time for those great classes.

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