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is in breakout session 4. You should register for 10 different breakout sessions over the two days.
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We look forward to seeing you all at Midwest U 2017!


Day One Classes

Classes are broken down into sessions

Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
100 Autodesk Certification Exam
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN

1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
101 Connecting the Dots – Your Guide to Innovation and Disruption
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Corey Schmidt
BSB Design
1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
102 Does Size Matter? How Autodesk Levels the Field for This Plumbing Contractor
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Don Magill
Monona Plumbing and Fire Protection (MPFP)
1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
103 A Case for Additive Casework
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
James E. Moore
Shive-Hattery, Inc
1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
104 How Infraworks Really Works
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jason Artley
KLJ
1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
105 Everyday Dynamo: Automating Simple Solutions That Bridge Workflow Gaps Within Revit
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Josh Moore
Perkins+Will
1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
106 So you’ve been named CAD/BIM Manger. Now what?
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Kory Skoog
Paces Lodging
1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
107 One Template; Corgan's Approach to Guide Them All.
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Matt Whetstone
Corgan Associates
1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
108 Managing and Creating Custom Revit Materials
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Paul Aubin
Paul F. Aubin Consulting Services
1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
109 Window Pain – How to Setup Cross Section Layouts and Labeling Options
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Andy Bosch
Kimley-Horn and Associates
1
03/22/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
110 Hold it Together: Working with Steel Connections in Revit
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Chris Bercher
CTC
1
Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
201 Urban Curb Ramp Corridor Modeling
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Brian Veit
KL Engineering
2
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
202 Bluebeam Studio- The Most Powerful Feature in Bluebeam Revu
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Drew Finkel
Bluebeam
2
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
203 Fabrication in Revit: What You Need To Know
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Don Rasmusson
CTC
2
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
204 Design Phase Mapping – Aligning Goals and Defining Deliverables
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Megan Conrad
Ryan Companies
2
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
205 Designing for Optimal daylight - Integrating Daylight Analysis in an architectural workflow.
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Nethra Ram Mohan
HKS
2
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
206 The man behind the curtain: Building an efficient Civil 3D Topo Survey Configuration
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Scott Mizsak
CTC
2
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
207 Switching from AutoCAD to Revit
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Steven C. Shell
Steven C. Shell, Architect
2
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
208 Using the “Revu” to take the insanity out of the “Review”
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Tammy Rico
TriMark SS Kemp
2
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
209 Ramp it Up: Leveraging VDC in the Design Phase
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Alisha Roland
Ryan Companies
2
03/22/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
210 Don’t Bore Me with your Site Plain
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
James Wedding
Autodesk
2
Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/22/2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
300 Autodesk Certification Exam
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN

3
03/22/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
301 Efficiently Controlling Visibility with One Workset…What!?
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Adam Roth
Henderson Engineers Inc
3
03/22/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
302 Streamlining the Shared Coordinates Process
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Chris Link
KAI Design & Build
3
03/22/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
303 Large-Site Data Management for AutoCAD Civil 3D
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
JT McManmon
CTC
3
03/22/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
304 InfraWorks 360 - There's a Trick to That
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Juan Soto
Kimley-Horn and Associates
3
03/22/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
305 BIM for Masonry Content Pack for REVIT
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Mark Swanson
IMI Web
3
03/22/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
306 Navigating Part 107: What’s Necessary To Get Your UAV Off The Ground
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Micah Gray
kraftwerk.studio
3
03/22/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
307 Herding Cats: Lessons Learned from a First Year Civil 3D CAD Manager
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Shannon Heitmann
WSB & Associates
3
03/22/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
308 Just a Shell Game- Utilizing Design Options to Maintain a Master Model
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Adam Hamilton
Perkins + Will
3
03/22/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
309 Is AutoCAD Plant Right for Me?
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Buddy Roland
Autodesk
3
Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/22/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
401 Complex Roadway Modeling with Simple Corridors
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Andrea Mueller
McMahon
4
03/22/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
402 Drones in Civil Engineering Now What?
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Chad Qualley
Houston Engineering
4
03/22/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
403 Adding custom content to Fabrication CADmep like a boss.
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jay Ayala
Autodesk
4
03/22/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
404 ‘Cause the CUI You’re Customizing, It’s Macro-fying!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jisell Howe
Uponor
4
03/22/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
405 60 AutoCAD Tips in 60 Minutes
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Lynn Allen
Autodesk
4
03/22/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
406 Redefine Sketching in Architectural Design
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Mike Engel
ESG Architects
4
03/22/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
407 The Fine Art of Laser Scan Processing
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Tressa Koukal
CTC
4
03/22/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
408 Dynamo – Changing the Dynamics of Workflow Efficiency
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Vickie Patel
HKS
4
03/22/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
409 Enhanced 3D Views for MEP
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Ben Pielhop
HGA
4
03/22/2017
3:45 pm - 5:45 pm
400 Autodesk Certification Exam
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN

4
Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/22/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
501 Formula Driven Families
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Blake Guither
Gausman and Moore
5
03/22/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
502 From Vehicle Tracking to Infraworks all in a Roundabout
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Casey Bekkerus
Ulteig
5
03/22/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
503 Advance Steel and Revit – A Seamless Workflow
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
David Cohn
CAD Learning
5
03/22/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
504 Making Virtual Reality a Better Reality
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jacob Simanowitz
CannonDesign
5
03/22/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
505 How to get your managers to buy off on BIM…It’s all about performance
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Ken Stowe
Autodesk
5
03/22/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
506 Using autolisp for management and maintenance of AutoCAD systems
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
RK McSwain
LJA Engineering
5
03/22/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
507 Leveraging Revit Express Tools to Improve Work Flows
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Robert Beckerbauer, Jr.
RDG Planning & Design
5
03/22/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
508 Drainage Analysis with Autodesk Storm and Sanitary Analysis
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Tom Moen
CTC
5
03/22/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
509 The Future of Plan Production
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Andy Bosch
Kimley-Horn and Associates
5

Day Two Classes

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Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
600 Autodesk Certification Exam
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN

6
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
601 Belly Up to the Roundtable: How Autodesk Gets MEPF Contractors to Happy Hour Sooner
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Don Magill
Monona Plumbing and Fire Protection (MPFP)
6
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
602 Document Processing and Dashboard Creation in Bluebeam Revu
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Drew Finkel
Bluebeam
6
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
603 To Bend OR Not to Bend; That is the Question
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Heidi Boutwell
CAD Learning
6
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
604 Programming (Dynamo) & Direct Modeling (Formit) as Partners
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Mike Engel
ESG Architects
6
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
605 What’s New in Infraworks 360
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Eric Chappell
Autodesk
6
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
606 Revit: Achieving Multi-Discipline Consistency
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Scott Fanello
Strang
6
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
607 As the world turns: moving as-built Civil 3D data to your GIS records database
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Scott Mizsak
CTC
6
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
608 Parametric list parameter: Revit can't do that, can it?
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Shawn Zirbes
CTC
6
03/23/2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am
609 CAD Managers Survival Guide
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Andrew Manninen
Westwood
6
Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
701 How Effective is your Fire Exit Strategy?
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Geert van Gorp
Xinaps
7
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
702 Constraining Revit families, using formulas, for everyday use!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jake Adams
Baker Electric Inc
7
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
703 From UAVs to Recap Point Clouds to Civil 3D models: how it's done!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
JT McManmon
CTC
7
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
704 Getting the most out of AutoCAD 2017
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Lynn Allen
Autodesk
7
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
705 The Revit Family Octopus
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Blake Guither
Gausman and Moore
7
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
706 The Future of the Feature is Out of Site!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Michael Higgins
EMCS, Inc.
7
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
707 Civil 3D in a Bentley Microstation World, Lessons Learned
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Oscar Castaneda
Infrastructure Engineers Inc.
7
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
708 BIM for Facilities Management: The Next Step in the BIM Revolution
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Brandon Pike
NELSON’s BIM Consulting Services
7
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
709 IT Mgmt for the Civil 3D CAD Mgr.
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Brian Levendowski
CTC
7
03/23/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
710 Express Train to Efficiency, Nodes Strings Attached!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Andrew Atkins
HGA
7
Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
800 Autodesk Certification Exam
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN

8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
801 Health Check for your Revit Project Models
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
James E. Moore
Shive-Hattery, Inc
8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
802 GIS in AutoCAD Civil 3D
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jennifer Schmitz
SEH
8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
803 Revit and FormIt 360 Pro - Energy Analysis with Insight 360
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Kimberly Fuhrman
LSC Design, Inc
8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
804 Comparing Trace with Revit, Dynamo, and Excel
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Matthew Warren
BSA LifeStructures
8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
805 Real Value From Photogrammetry, UAV LiDAR and Terrestrial HDS
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Sam Tijan
McMahon
8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
806 Tips and Tricks to Make your Autodesk Revit Architecture Drawings & Presentations Look Great!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Steven C. Shell
steven c. shell, architect
8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
807 Pliable Corridors in Civil 3D
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Tom Moen
CTC
8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
808 “BIM Nirvana: Achieving Fidelity in your Revit Models”
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Alec Higinbotham
Array Architects
8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
809 Land Development Workflows for Infrastructure
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
James Wedding
Autodesk
8
03/23/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
810 CAD Manager Hotline! How may we Standardize you?
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Andrea Mueller
MCM, KH
8
Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
900 Autodesk Certification Exam
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN

9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
901 Material Editing in Photoshop
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Chad Clary
Studio A Architecture
9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
902 Setting up Sheet Set Manager and how to use this powerful tool
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Colton Determan
Ulteig
9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
903 Running Civil 3D in a VM environment
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jason Douglas
ISG
9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
904 Hardware from an IT perspective - Getting the Most out of your Purchase.
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jeff Campbell
Burns & McDonnell
9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
905 Working Within the BIM 360 Ecosystem
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Brandon LaCourciere
Autodesk
9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
906 How to Implement Civil 3D CAD Standards and have Your Users Still Like You!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Matt Bennum
Bartlett and West
9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
907 How Understanding Domestic Water Pipe Sizing Methods Can Make the World a Better Place.
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Mike Rivers
Uponor
9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
908 Mining and Visualizing Revit Data for BIM Managers
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jimmy Rotella
Cannon Design
9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
909 One Weird Trick: Earthwork Estimators Will Love This!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Eric White
Kimley Horn
9
03/23/2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
910 VR | HKS- A Case Study for the Now & Future of Virtual Reality
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Reeti Gupta
HKS
9
Date/Time Class Title Instructor Breakout Session
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1001 Owner, Architect, Contractor Oh My! A Look at Co-Authoring a BIM Process for Midfield Satellite Concourse Project at Los Angeles World Airport
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Chad Speas/Steven Knudsen
Corgan Associates Inc
10
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1002 Regional CAD/BIM Manager Roundtable
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Jason Artley
KLJ
10
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1003 Flatland to Sphereland: Confessions of A Subcontractor Stuck in 2D
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Liberty Longalong
CTC
10
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1004 Grab Control of Those Corridor Slopes!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Matt Graun
Becher Hoppe
10
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1005 Managing and Developing Talent in a large office/region
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Nancy Reyes
Gensler
10
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1006 Global Parameters, Global Control!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Paul Aubin
Paul F. Aubin Consulting Services
10
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1007 Don’t Panic, Go Dynamic: Creating Dynamic Blocks that Contain Data
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Shannon Heitmann
WSB & Associates
10
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1008 Parking Lots with Civil 3D Corridors
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Steve Hill
Geosyntec Consultants / Red Transit Consultants, LLC
10
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1009 Rendering in the Cloud: High Quality Visualization while “Never Leaving Revit”
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Stacey Wiggins
Corgan Associates Inc
10
03/23/2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1010 Elevating Your Layout Process with Robotic Total Stations and BIM 360 Layout
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake MN
Micah Gray
Tarlton
10