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Friday, May 29, 2015

Autodesk University History & AU 2010 in 49 Days

First the current upcoming Autodesk University is only 49 days away!

Cannot attend AU this year, how about attending virtually? Details on how to access AU Virtual and vote are available via the contest page: Please Login or Register to see the link.

Voting now open for this year’s AU YouTube Contest. Learn more and vote today: Please Login or Register to see the link. #AU2010

Unofficial Autodesk University history
(does not include non-US AU events like AU China & AU Japan)

  • 1993 San Francisco – Marin County near Please Login or Register to see the link. HQ. First Autodesk University
  • 1993 San Francisco – Marin County near Please Login or Register to see the link. HQ.
  • San Francisco Moscone Center
    "More than 230 classes, including courses on extensions to AutoCAD, systems design and data management, and 80 hands-on working lab sessions, will make this year’s Autodesk
    University Conference and Exhibition bigger and more comprehensive than ever. Running from October 29 to November 2, 1995 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco,
    the third Annual Autodesk University features a detailed program for professional users of AutoCAD, the world’s most popular design software for engineers and architects,
    and an entirely new Multimedia Conference-Within-A- Conference to address the state-of-the-art in rendering and animation applications."
  • 1996 Chicago
  • 1997 Los Angeles
  • 1998 Philadelphia
  • 1999 there were 4 AUs
    • Boston
    • Dallas
    • Chicago
    • San Francisco
  • 2000 Las Vegas Nevada first Vegas AU MGM Grand
  • 2001 Las Vegas Nevada MGM Grand
  • 2002 Las Vegas Nevada MGM Grand
  • 2003 Las Vegas Nevada MGM Grand
  • 2004 Las Vegas Nevada MGM Grand
  • 2005 Orlando Florida  -Walt Disney World
  • 2006 Las Vegas Nevada Venetian
  • 2007 Las Vegas Nevada Venetian
  • 2008 Las Vegas Nevada Venetian
  • 2009 Las Vegas Nevada Venetian
  • 2009 Las Vegas Nevada Mandalay Bay
  • 2010 Las Vegas Nevada Mandalay Bay Please Login or Register to see the link.

    I hope to see you at AU #22!

That is thousands of classes, tens perhaps hundreds of thousands of attendees and a infinite knowledge and fun over the years.

For some fun reflections back on Please Login or Register to see the link. in photos please see my AU Flickr gallery and the Please Login or Register to see the link. AU page which even has a photo of Please Login or Register to see the link. from 1997.
Lynn Allen at Autodesk University Los Angeles 1997 (from AUGI)

AUGI AU History in photos
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My Please Login or Register to see the link. filled with hundreds of moments captured:
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AU 2010 will be my 18th Autodesk University if I count AU China and AU Japan in 2008.

Cheers,
Shaan
In DC for meetings t then San Francisco by tonight making for a 21 hour work day.

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