CADDManager on November 30th, 2007

Check this out… It is the touch screen interface from the AU Exhibit hall. Here is another one I posted on YouTube

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CADDManager on November 30th, 2007

The big party was last night. An expansive hall filled with food, fun and friends. After thanking the AUGI Volunteers, I wandered into the “80’s”. It was a celebration of 1982 when Autodesk got it’s start. There were classic video games and pool tables and pictures with 80’s celebrity look-a-likes. Then I found out that […]

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CADDManager on November 29th, 2007

Another long day. Up early to make my class on “CAD Leadership“. I presented this class twice as requested by the AU staff. The AUGI booth was busy and many were signing up to join AUGI. For more pictures of the event, check out Shaan Hurley’s photo album on Flickr. My smiling face even shows […]

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CADDManager on November 28th, 2007

A long day for me at AU 2007. It started off with a “Writer’s Breakfast” that AUGI put on for the writers of Hot News, AUGI World and BLAUGI. A large group of writers were in attendance and we discussed the future of publication in differing languages. Next it was on to a Board of […]

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CADDManager on November 27th, 2007

The day started off with an overwhelming confluence of people. Nearly 10,000 people are in attendance at this years event. And I think they all ate breakfast at the same time. It is quite a hike to get to the food area. Then the long hike back… The kickoff event started with Carl Bass and […]

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CADDManager on November 26th, 2007

I arrived in Las Vegas on Sunday for some pre AU events. I spent the day on Monday with the AUGI Board of Directors developing plans for future AUGI programs, events, and offerings. Then it was on the AUGI Leadership Conference. We had over 125 people involved. This was a dedicated time for leaders to […]

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CADDManager on November 21st, 2007

Still as valid today as when I wrote them last year… You can use these for just about any event you attend but they are focused on AU 2007. I wrote them and posted them on BLAUGI – the AUGI Blog last year. Take a look… Tips for attending AU2006 Tips for working the Exhibit […]

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CADDManager on November 19th, 2007

CAD Standards are meant to be changed. They are not to be created and set up as if chiseled in stone tablets. They should be reviewed and updated on a regular basis. I keep a Master copy of the Standard that I mark up and then publish when there are enough changes to make an […]

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CADDManager on November 15th, 2007

The Standard is an Ideal – you may never reach perfection. In fact you most likely will not ever see a perfect set of CAD files in your entire career. But that does not mean that we just throw up our hands and give up trying. How many perfect games have there been by Major […]

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