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November 15-17, 2016 at The Venetian

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Speak at AU

Next steps for speakers

If you’ve been invited to speak at AU, welcome! You’ve come to the right place. Before joining us in Las Vegas this November, there are a few things you need to do. Log in to AU’s Speaker Resource Center (SRC) to get a sense for what’s next, including important deadlines. For starters, you’ll need to: 

Join the AU expert community

This year’s Call for Proposals is now closed and invited speakers have been notified by email. Sign up to be the first to hear about next year’s Call for Proposals. In the meantime, there are lots of ways you can contribute to AU’s online learning community. These avenues are open to everyone—sharing your expertise can help raise your credibility and build your reputation as an industry leader.

  • AU blog

    Have a thought leadership idea, personal success story, or industry practice tips to share? Make a name for yourself by writing for the AU blog.

  • AU Gallery

    See and be seen. Post images of your completed projects, designs in development, and workflow insights with thousands of peers on the AU gallery.

  • Autodesk Knowledge Network

    Engage the Autodesk user community by posting articles, answering questions, or creating screencasts on the Autodesk Knowledge Network (AKN).


Speaker benefits

AU speakers receive a 3-day AU event pass completely free. You can find additional details on speaker compensation in the CFP Guide.

Class format Role First class Additional classes
Industry Talk, Instructional Demo, Hands-on Lab, Panel, Roundtable Session Primary speaker AU 2016 Pass* ($2,175 value) $400 per class

*The AU 2016 Pass (travel and hotel not included) is not transferable.

For more information and to stay up to date on all things AU, visit our blog and join our Speaker Forum to connect with other AU speakers.


AU around the world

In addition to our flagship conference in Las Vegas, this year we’re hosting 13 AU International events across the globe.

We'd love to see you there


Stay connected

To learn more about AU, bookmark and follow the AU blog for the latest information all year round. You can also join our Speaker Forum.

Speaker Ready Room (SRR) location and hours

The Venetian, Level 3, Toscana 3601

Sunday, November 29, 1-7 p.m.
Monday, November 30, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday, December 1, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday, December 2, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday, December 3, 7:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.