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It’s Not Too Early To Start Thinking About Mid U 2018!

Midwest University is a regional professional development conference where attendees learn about new and emerging technologies, new features of Autodesk software, tools and techniques that keep building and infrastructure firms competitive. This two day event features breakout sessions taught by the region’s top instructors and Autodesk technical experts. The general sessions and networking opportunities allow you to share ideas and insights with your peers, network with experts in your field, and explore the latest trends and technologies. Hear firsthand where the industry is going from Autodesk, CTC, and other industry experts. Midwest-U will equip you with the knowledge, vision and strategy you need to keep your organization on the leading edge.

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Midwest University 2017 Highlights


Midwest University 2017 began each day with keynote presentations by industry-leading professionals. The keynotes included two presentations on the design and construction of the incredible US Bank Stadium. On the design side, Paul Ferrer, a conceptual designer with HKS, spoke about the development and implementation of automated performance driven design and optimization workflows. Rick Khan, Senior Director of Project Solutions at Mortenson, brought the construction side of the US Bank Stadium in his talk on how Mortenson enhances project management processes with a focus on operational innovation.

Autodesk was well-represented at Midwest University as well. Ken Manoff, Sr. Director of North American Channel Sales, and Angi Izzi, Sr. Industry Strategy Manager, spoke of the importance of the ‘I’ in BIM, and how Autodesk is going forward in the ‘Era of Connection’. Ken Stowe, Worldwide Construction Business Development Executive, spoke passionately about the importance and challenges of bringing new technology into your organizations.

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Paul Aubin presenting at Midwest University 2017


Midwest University featured 95 breakout sessions taught by the region’s top instructors and Autodesk technical experts. We are proud of each and every one of the classes we offered over the course of our two-day conference.

Many great speakers came from all over the region and country, including Paul Aubin, Steven Shell, Lynn Allen, and keynote speaker Ken Stowe. The classes covered a wide range of the AEC field, from a class on drainage layout in Civil 3D, to a look at using Dynamo and Formmit 360 to incorporate sketches in architectural design, to a discussion on what you need to know about fabrication in Revit.

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