The fist day of Autodesk University was Monday and a whirlwind of activity as the ADN developers conference was held along with many other events like the Design Computation Symposium. The Bloggers Social was a great event which seen over 150 attendees including many Autodesk product managers and executives meeting with bloggers to socialize in a relaxed social environment..
Today the main kick off of Autodesk University happens.
AU 2009 By the Numbers
- Total # Attendees: More than 5,500 | 20,000 virtual attendees (est)
- Total # Attendee Countries: 109 (incl. virtual)
- Total # Classes: 500, plus 150 virtual sessions
- Total # Exhibitors: 120
- Number of Years AU has taken place: 17
I gave away a license of Techsmith’s Camtasia yesterday in a “Hide & Geek” event where I hid a card with a clue posted in my Twitter feed. A Twitter follower of mine @mflayler found the card. Think of this like Geocaching or Tweetcaching. Follow me on Twitter @mrcadman
I will post more later but I have a lab to assist in AU104-2L with Michael Beall this morning bright and early then the main keynote. Later today will be the AutoCAD / Media & Entertainment Keynote where only 1500 people will be able to attend and see 30 a preview of the upcoming movie release from director James Cameron “Avatar” in full 3D. There will also be the opening of the exhibit hall and I will be at the AutoCAD booth.