Why Attend Autodesk University?: "Why Attend Autodesk University?
It's that time of year again Autodesk University has officially opened registration and is offering early bird specials.
Virtually all past attendees agree there’s no better value for your company’s training budget than Autodesk University. And this year, Autodesk University is moving to The Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas—one of the world's premier destinations for meetings and conventions.
Take Advantage of AU 2009 Early-Bird Rates!
AU registration offers a variety of conference packages to fit your budget and your schedule. The popular AU 3-Day All-Inclusive Pass covers your conference admission, classes, meals, social activities, entertainment, and much more.
Register early—August 12 to October 9—and save $500 on registration fees. Learn more.
Improve Your Chances of Staying at the Mandalay Bay Hotel
Conference registrants are assigned rooms on a first-come, first-served basis at the Mandalay Bay or another official conference hotel of their choice until all available rooms are filled. If any of the official conference hotels (including the Mandalay Bay) becomes unavailable, subsequent registrants will be assigned rooms at another official conference hotel.
Each year private companies and public agencies send their brightest employees to AU—and for good reason. From powerhouse classes and labs in the latest technologies to great networking, Autodesk University gives your organization the tools to get competitive and remain that way—fast.
No other user conference anywhere offers the depth of training and relationship-building opportunities that you find at AU—all neatly bundled into one event.
A Unique, Once-a-Year Opportunity
AU is your once-a-year opportunity to spend a short, concentrated week getting the training and making the business contacts you need to enhance your career and help your organization stay competitive in the global economy.
This three-day event offers many opportunities to learn, connect, and explore, including:
The world’s largest curriculum of technical content taught by top instructors
The world’s largest annual gathering of design professionals, industry experts, and Autodesk executives
The latest technology in hardware, software, and services from the world’s largest gathering of Autodesk developers and strategic partners
A mix of business and social activities where you can share ideas with peers, and meet industry leaders from around the world
Learn about the benefits of attending AU.
Listen to Lynn Allen discuss the value of AU and how to justify your attendance this year and in the years to come.
Read Lynn Allen’s article “Justifying Autodesk University to Your Management”.
Need help convincing your manager to send you to AU? Download and personalize this "Sample Letter to Management". (doc – 56kb)