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Autodesk University - What the heck is it???

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Autodesk University, or AU as its more commonly known by is is an annual conference run by Autodesk each year, where all the biggest CAD geeks on the planet assemble and compare notes on best practices for their industries and try to outdo each other when squealing in glee over the latest updates to their favourite CAD package.  
I've had the opportunity to attend AU for the past seven years and I must tell you: I squealed with the best of them! Seriously, AU is a fantastic event that gives you the opportunity to look at your everyday work processes in ways you’ve never even considered.

Let me put that into perspective for you. I’ve been using CAD for 20 years now, been a architectural technician, building designer, and these days my focus is implementing and training people on the best ways of using CAD/BIM for a local autodesk reseller and even I'm totally floored at the wealth of knowledge and new ideas that exist at AU.

Of course it wasn't all work, the annual AUGI Beer B…