Join Autodesk in Dallas for the Texas Society of Architects Convention & Expo

October 28, 2015 Erin Emery

Autodesk will be in Dallas Nov 4-7 at the Texas Society of Architects 76th Annual Convention & Design Expo as a Silver Sponsor. Join us at Booth #325 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center and don't miss these events:

Autodesk Education Series

The Future of Making Things
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Central Time
Location: A117
Speaker: Phil Bernstein
CE Credits: Offers 1.50 HSW, 1.50 LUH

Abstract: Unprecedented technological advancement, increased demand for products, and the nature of the products themselves has led to an era of change that can be likened only to the industrial revolution. Learn about the ways these disruptions are shaping the future of how we imagine, design and create the things around us, and how we can position ourselves for the monumental opportunities ahead. This session will outline and discuss how Building Information Modeling (BIM) and other key industry trends are reshaping, redefining and integrating the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries, impacting the way the world's built environment will be developed and operated in the future. Technology will play a critical role in helping meet and adapt to these changes, while helping limit the impact of projects on communities and the environment.


Conceptual Design for a BIM Workflow
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Central Time
Location: Expo CE 1, Exhibit Hall A
Speaker: Matt Jezyk – Sr Product Line Mgr, AEC Conceptual Design Products, Autodesk
CE Credits: Offers 1.00 HSW, 1.00 LUH

Abstract: Design ideas can be generated anywhere, and there are a number of tools that help you harness those ideas digitally. But are you capturing your conceptual and computational designs in a way that can be used through the BIM process, or are you starting over in construction documentation? Building Information Modeling (BIM) is changing the AEC industry’s paradigm of how buildings are planned, analyzed, created and managed, and now it is extending into conceptual and computational design. With modern conceptual workflows, you can continue to work with the extended team even if you don’t know the BIM application. Computational methods give designers the ability to automate many of the design tasks, generate parametric geometries and parse the design model to perform various engineering analysis. This session will explore the variety of conceptual BIM tools available today and demonstrate some of the fundamental methods for exploring design ideas that can be used downstream in the project.


Small Firm + BIM = Big Results
Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Central Time
Location: Expo CE 1, Exhibit Hall A
Speaker(s): Aaron Vorwerk, AIA, Sr. Technical Specialist, AEC, Autodesk & Geoffrey Tears, Project Manager/ Project Designer/BIM Manager, Mohle Design
CE Credits: Offers 1.50 HSW, 1.50 LUH

Abstract: Building Information Modeling (BIM) is an intelligent model–based process that provides better business insight, contributing to faster delivery, more economical approaches, less risk and uncertainty, and reduced environmental impact in creating and managing projects. This session will allow participants to see the benefits of BIM first-hand from a small firm and learn how technology is positioning small businesses to be more competitive, productive and profitable.

Pecha Kucha: Eight Stories Wide

 Date: Thursday, November 5, 8:30-10:30 PM Central Time

Location: The Loft at Gilley's, 1135 S. Lamar Street, Dallas

  • Kim Cadmus Owens, Associate Professor of Art in Painting, University of Dallas
  • Heath May, AIA, Director of Laboratory for Intensive Exploration, HKS – "Exploring New Terrain: Integrated Design Methods"
  • Monte Anderson, President, Options Real Estate – "Reclaiming the City One Neighborhood at a Time"
  • Elexis E. Evans, Paul Quinn College Student Ambassador – "Building a Nation"
  • Kelly Cone, Director of Virtual Building, The Beck Group – "Reality: Virtual or Augmented?"
  • Shannon Driscoll and Kayli House Cusick, Owners, Oil & Cotton
  • Brad Bell, Co-Director, TEX-FAB –"Re-making How We Make Architecture"
  • Students from Junior Players Children’s Dance Theater – "Texting and Driving"

And don't forget to come talk to us at Booth #325. We look forward to seeing you there.


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