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RECAP: Live tweets from Autodesk University 2011

December 5, 2011
By Mary Del

Manufacturing AUTOMATION editor Mary Del Ciancio recently attended Autodesk University 2011 in Las Vegas. She and more than 8,000 customers, partners, media and employees gathered at the Venetian November 28 until December 1 to learn about the latest Autodesk offerings and industry trends.

Below is a recap of Mary’s live tweets from the event in the order they were tweeted.

@Autodesk University in Vegas. Stay tuned for coverage as it happens. #AU2011.

@Autodesk expecting 95 journalists and bloggers @ #AU2011. More than 8,000 attendees from 80 countries expected at the show.


Steve Blum @ #AU2011. Discussed focus on education down 2 elementary level. Wants students to use #Autodesk software 2 unleash creativity.

@ #AU2011. Blum says mobile & cloud are major trend. Access to mobile devices is growing @ staggering pace.

@ #AU2011. Blum: Cloud & mobile changing the way people think about getting their jobs done. Giving them opportunities they’ve never had.

Amar Hanspal on stage @ #AU2011: The opportunity in front of us as a company is about empowering more customers around the world.

Hanspal @ #AU2011: Get more stuff in more people’s hands & let them run wild. Help everyone imagine, design & create better world.

Hanspal @ #AU2011: Cloud is inherently good @ 4 things – connecting people/devices; connecting u 2 info; infinite computing; & design 4 all.

Carl Bass on stage @ #AU2011, discussing challenges associated w/the Cloud.

@Autodesk CTO, Jeff Kowalski, now on stage at #AU2011 discussing the complexity and disruption our world faces today.

Kowalski: 5 waves of disruption R access & experience, new ways of doing biz, digital fab, ambient intelligence & infinite computing #AU2011

Chris Anderson, Wired magazine, on stage @ #AU2011. He says: Past decade was about finding new social & innovation models on the web.

Anderson says the next decade will be about applying the social & innovation models to the real world. #AU2011

@Autodesk launching PLM software. Carl Bass says, We didn’t do it until we could do it right.

@Autodesk new PLM product called 360 Nexus. Will be available in Q1 2012. Will be available in the Cloud. #AU2011

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