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Preconference events

Attend a preconference Autodesk event at AU

AU offers preconference Autodesk events, AU summits, and AU workshops starting Monday before the conference. Get more value from your time in Las Vegas by attending one of these special events.

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ATC Annual Summit
Free for ATC instructors

This year, we’ve designed a special 1-day event that combines the Annual ATC Summit and kick-off for the Education Track at AU 2014. The session is exclusive to ATC owners, program managers, and instructors prior to the AU 2014 conference. Expect a morning of breakout sessions targeting new business opportunities for ATCs and case studies on successful program execution. In the afternoon we will be joined by members of the Autodesk Education Community and will hear from experts and professionals discussing key areas of focus in education, training and certification.

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MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum
$300 per person

There’s a lot to learn when you hear about Building Information Modeling from the perspective of a subcontractor. This event is dedicated to those interested in learning more about the detailing and fabrication of the mechanical and structural components of buildings. Enjoy a schedule based around the discipline of your choice, whether you are a business decision-maker or software end-user. Attendees can choose to hear presentations about industry best practices and how detailing and fabrication is helping to improve the construction of buildings, or technical best practices and software use demonstrated by experts. This event is a great opportunity to explore the world of MEP and structural detailing and fabrication.

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Free for ADN members—and others with special permission.

DevDays 2014 presented by the Autodesk Developer Network (ADN), where software developers using Autodesk technology as a platform learn about the latest Autodesk APIs for cloud, mobile, and desktop technology platforms. Separate tracks address CAD and Media & Entertainment development. Open to ADN members—and others with special permission—in all industries. The conference also includes a drop-in DevHack programming workshop on Tuesday from 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm.  You can spend an afternoon or a few hours getting help with your code or programming with Autodesk staff and fellow ADN members.

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Computational BIM Workshop
$100 per person

Learn to combine computational design and BIM with Dynamo visual programming. Dynamo will be used to drive an Revit model, as well as interoperate with other applications, data sources, and geometry tools. No programming experience necessary.