AU Speaker Logistics

AU 2013 Final Speaker Preparation
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AU Updates
Patricia Lundberg – AU Speaker Manager
AU Speaker Logistics
Terry Slingsby – A/V Manager (Leigh Ann Vernon - presenting)
AV information
Michael Wilms – AU Technology Specialist (Jess Owens - onsite)
Product Support & Systems Information
Lynn Allen – AU Evangelist
Speaker Social , Awards and Wrap
AU 2013 Updates
Joseph Wurcher
AU Program Development
AU International and AU Extension 2013
Location: Moscow, Russia
Date: Oct 2-3, 2013
Attendees: 1,880
Location: Las Vegas, USA
Date: Dec 3-5, 2013
Attendees: 9,000
Location: Darmstadt, Germany
Date: Nov 27, 2013
Attendees: 1,000
AUx Dubai | 17 Dec
AUx Mexico City | 7 Nov
AUx Mumbai | Dec 19
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Date: Oct 10, 2013
Attendees: 1,785
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Date: Sep 13, 2013
Attendees: 1,600
Location: Beijing, China
Date: Nov 5-6, 2013
Attendees: 1,100
AUx Jakarta | Q4
AUx Johannesburg | 22 Oct
AU will reach almost 18,000 customers
Autodesk University 2013 Overview
Current Enrollment - close to 8,000 (expect 8,500)
Over 700 Classes, Hands-on Labs, and Roundtables
2 Innovation Forums, Opening & Closing Keynote
AU Virtual becomes AU Online LIVE
Live-streaming of keynotes and 11 AU sessions
Monday Conferences
I3D Innovation. Inspiration.
A summit for innovators, designers &
Heather Glendenning
CAVE Conference
Explore imagination at concept design workshops
Chris Cheung
DesignScript Workshop
Learn to script at the DesignScript Workshop
Robert Aish
ADN Conference
Annual Autodesk developer conference
Jim Quanci
Education Summit
See the future of education & ATC conference
Matt Pierce
Infrastructure Symposium
Transportation and utilities event
Teresa Elliott
IDEAS: Then Innovation +
Design Series
A discussion on cross-industry workflows and how
design technology might affect them. (By invitation
Jana Hildebrand
Other Conferences during AU
Leadership Forum
A curated path through AU for Enterprise
Jana Hildebrand
Automotive Summit
Explore next generation car design and
Heather Glendenning
AU Online Classes
 Over 200 sessions will be recorded
 Lectures only
 Please review recording guidelines
 Schedule finalized this week
 You will be able to upload updated or additional class materials until
mid December.
  Find Session Materials
 Roundtable presenters: Upload your Session Summary by Dec 15
 All AU Materials published under Creative Commons
AU Survey
Speaker Feedback and
Passion Feedback
Encourage Comments
See results in real time
The AU Mobile App
 Activity Feed
 Check-in
 Location
 Sessions
Session Detail page
Ask us Anything
Poll 3: What type of class are you teaching
Lecture or Panel
Hands-on Lab
More than one of the above
Speaker Logistics
Patricia Lundberg
Speaker Manager
Class Handouts & Presentations are due Nov 15
All materials will be posted to AU website
Attendees can access one week prior to AU
Late handouts = Unhappy Attendees
Roundtable presenters upload Session summary by
Dec 15
Classroom Requirements
Hands-on Labs
 Autodesk is providing a presentation computer pre-loaded with
Autodesk software requested through SRC as well as the submitted
 Bring final presentation on a USB drive - presentations will not be
Classroom Requirements
Lectures, Seminars, Panels & Roundtable Classes
 Bring your computer pre-loaded with all software required for your class
 Bring final presentation on a USB flash drive
AV Requirements
 We will provide standard set up if no special requirements were ordered
 Standard classroom set up found in the Specify Classroom Requirements task
Speaker Ready Room – Toscana 3601 | Level 3
Speaker Ready Room staff will be available to help answer
questions and connect you to the right folks as you prepare for
your class
Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 12/1
Monday: 12/2
Tuesday: 12/3
Wednesday: 12/4
Thursday: 12/5
1:00pm to 7:00pm
7:00am to 6:00pm
7:00am to 6:00pm
7:00am to 6:00pm
7:00am to 7:30pm
On-site Logistics
Registration – Venetian Ballroom F, Level 2
Pick-up badges and all AU materials at the main registration area
Speaker badge allows entry to your session room 30 minutes prior to your class start time
Speaker Shirts: Primary speakers
Grey, long-sleeve button down shirt with NEW AU logo.
Pick up in the Speaker Ready Room
AV Test Stations
AV test station and staff available to test your laptops in Speaker Ready Room
Honorarium Payment
Pick up payment once all classes have been completed in Speaker Ready Room
What Else?
Classroom Assignments
November 15th in the SRC
Lab Assistants
Connect & share your presentation before you get to AU
Arrange to meet 30 minutes ahead of class time
Introduce your lab assistants
Door Monitors
Two door monitors assigned to each room
Contact person to connect you to AV and IT help, etc.
Audio Visual Support
Terry Slingsby /Leigh Ann Vernon
A/V Manager
Standard Room Sets:
Each Room will contain the following equipment:
(1) HD LCD Projector
(1) Projection Screen ( 16:9, widescreen format )
(1) Wireless Lavaliere Microphone
(1) PC Audio connection
Technician Support
 Roving Technicians in each hallway
 Will meet with each presenter
prior to session start time
 Please arrive in session room at least
15 minutes prior to start time
Graphic Resolution
Ideal resolution is 1280 x 720
Best for viewing
Best for presentation recordings
Will fill the 16:9 wide screen
Session Recordings
(17) Classrooms being recorded for AU Online
Assume your class is being recorded
We do not record hand-on Labs or Roundtables
No impact on your presentation
All recordings are done remotely
Only record screen and voice / no camera
During Q & A, please repeat questions
Laptop Connections:
Standard VGA .
* We will have adapters for all these options
Display Port
Product Support
(Applies primarily to Labs)
Michael Wilms
Jess Owens
Product Support
Product Support
Hands-On-Lab Configuration
46 lab computer with 2 students per lab
Instructor PC with Internet connectivity (Personal systems are welcome)
Standard Software Suite (Windows 7 64 bit, Office 2010, Anti-Virus and
ADSK software as requested via SRC
Datasets located in C:\DataSets\Day of class\Class Number & Description
For example, the class number AB3529-L called Autodesk® Revit® Architecture Workflow Fundamentals and
New Features scheduled for Wednesday would have this path: C:\Datasets\Wednesday\AB3529-L
Autodesk® Revit® Architecture Workflow Fundamentals and New Features
Software Installed
One Primary Autodesk Suite of Products from the list below:
AutoCAD Design Suite Ultimate 2014
Autodesk Building Design Suite Ultimate 2014
Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite Ultimate 2014
Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2014
Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate 2014
All Autodesk 2014 products requested through SRC
* English
and X64 version only
Technical Support
Technicians available for support via Nextel Radio (on demand)
Who has a Nextel Radio?
Event Support Staff
AV Team
AU Technicians
Please arrive in session room at least 15 minutes prior to start
As a courtesy to next presenter, reset computer to original setup
Software Requirements
You will receive a confirmation email listing both the hardware and software
configuration as well as acknowledgement of any special software requests by
Monday November 11th.
Please plan to verify software and datasets the evening prior to your class to avoid
problems, verification can be done in the IT Support lab. (don’t go into actual lab)
Requests for software had to be submitted by October
Any questions about software or datasets, please email
[email protected] by Tuesday, November 12th.
We are using Dropbox to gather datasets for labs
You should have already received an email invitation to Dropbox
Why are we using Dropbox?
We needed a simple way to process datasets
Robust, automated, user friendly, and commonly used
What are the benefits of using Dropbox?
You are able to make additions/changes until an hour before the class
Anything I shouldn’t do?
Please don’t upload your datasets in zipped archives
Don’t wait to do your main upload an hour before class
The Fun Stuff: Speaker Award, Speaker Social
Lynn Allen
Technical/AU Evangelist
Join us for the AU 2013 Speaker Social!
Monday, December 2
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The Coveted Speaker Awards
Four awards are up for grabs for Best Speaker:
Hands-on lab
Lectures (including seminars and panels)
Newbie Award
Round Tables
We tabulate speaker rating from session surveys
All speakers will receive their individual feedback from Autodesk
Results should be available mid December
Winner will receive a $200 Amazon gift certificate (and bragging rights!)
Minimum of 25 responses for lab/lecture/newbie and 10 responses for round tables to qualify
Session Feedback
Session feedback is very important to AU.
 Encourage your attendees to complete survey at the end of your
 Session surveys can be completed in AU app, mobile device, PC, or
at a survey station.
 Each completed session survey enters attendee in that day’s
drawing for a free AU 2014 pass.
 This will help make AU 2014 better!
Final Presentation Reminders
 Please start and end on time.
 Please stick to the posted class description
 Please make it very clear what you will be covering at the beginning of your
class as well as any prerequisites needed
 Handouts are key to a good class experience
 Stay on track (think about taking questions at the end of class)
 Remind the attendees to take their class surveys
 We aim for very high quality learning at AU!
For more info:
AU 2012 Presentation Tips & Tricks
(J.C. Malitzke and Matt Murphy)
Placeholder for polling slide
 Was today’s presentation helpful to you?
 Absolutely– I feel much more prepared for AU
 Yes – I learned a few things I wasn’t already
aware of
 Not really – I already knew everything
 What? Sorry I busy writing my handout
One stop shop for Speaker Questions!
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