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AU LAS VEGAS 2018 / Nov. 13-15
The future of making things

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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. For starters, stay up to date with speaker webinars and log in to AU’s Speaker Resource Center (SRC) to get a sense for what’s next, including important deadlines. You also need to:

  • Sign your speaker agreement

  • Upload your photo

  • Review your speaker profile

Join the AU expert community

Speaking at AU brings many benefits: building your reputation as an industry leader, helping others by sharing your knowledge, and a free 3-day AU event pass, to name a few. Sign up to be among the first to hear about our next 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. There's no time like the present to start sharing your expertise.

  • AU blog

    Have a thought leadership idea, a 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, we host AU International events across the globe.

We'd love to see you there

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.