Presentation on theme: "Autodesk University 2013 Speaker Kick-off July 9th, 2013, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon (Pacific Time)"— Presentation transcript:
Autodesk University 2013 Speaker Kick-off July 9th, 2013, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon (Pacific Time)
Prepare you for a great presentation experience at AU! Objective
Joseph Wurcher-AU 2013 Overview Robert Green- How to Thrive not just Survive Patricia Lundberg-AU Speaker Logistics Agenda
Autodesk University Overview Joseph Wurcher Program Manager
AU Las Vegas 9000 (+15% YoY) 600+ Classes & Labs Exhibit Hall 150+ ADN partners and sponsors Monday Conferences CAVE ADN I3D Educator Summit …and more AU Online LIVE 45,000 participants Online Experience during AU, primarily live-streaming Keynotes Innovation Forums AU Sessions Content repository post event AU Franchise 10,000 participants AU Japan AU Russia AU Brazil AU China AU Germany ~10 AU Extension events The Autodesk University 2013 Program
AU Las Vegas Dec 3-5 AU Germany Nov AU Brazil Oct 10 AU China Nov 5 AU Russia Oct 2-3 AU Japan Sept 12 AU & INTL AUX UAE South Africa Mexico Indonesia India AU International & AU Extension
Out of 436 accepted speakers, we have: 151 first-time speakers 57 with 7 or more times spoken at AU 38 Autodesk Certified Instructors 121 speakers from outside the US 147 speakers from Autodesk Who is speaking at AU?
Architecture and Building Building Owners Fabrication for MEP Engineering and Structural Engineering and Business CAD Management and IT Software Development Advanced AutoCAD and General Make and Reality Civil Plant PLM and Data Product Design and SimulationSMMFGHannovan
AU Speaker: How to Thrive not just Survive Robert Green Consultant & AU Speaker CAD-Manager.com
Congratulations – Your course has been accepted! Now what?
Start Thinking/Planning Get a game plan in place. Allocate the needed time. Identify your resources. Reach out to your track manager. Craft your presentation. Get started – now!
Preparation is Everything “Proper prior planning prevents poor performance!” - Walter Davis
Do the Following Start with the course description Build a course outline Review / edit it until it gels Start writing / editing / building slides Plan for proofing and rehearsal
Manage Your Time But how?
Realize the Following Multiple, short work sessions - good. A few, long cram sessions - bad. Give yourself time to think! Think – write – think – edit – repeat. Practice – edit – repeat.
Know the Audience Meeting their expectations will earn you higher speaker ratings.
They are smart, busy, motivated people - so: Move along quickly. Give them tips, how-to’s and tricks. Give them info they can use – now! Give them a unique experience. Put yourself in their chair.
Making it Simple “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” - Albert Einstein
Answer these questions: What confused you? What information helped you most? What is the best order to use? What are some real world examples? How can you use simple English?
Get Ready to Succeed! Get your plan in place and start working the steps. December will be here before you know it!
Plan to bask in the Knowledge and Fun! You’re going to learn a lot and have a blast!
Questions? Feel free to Robert Green
AU Speaker Logistics Patricia Lundberg Speaker Manager
Speaker Resource Center (SRC)
Speaker Resource Center (SRC) – My Tasks
Speaker Resource Center (SRC) – Links
Registration Goes Live – September 12 Complimentary 3-day AU Conference Pass No code needed for registration Registration link in SRC or on AU web site Speaker Hotel Room Block Deadline October 15 AU Registration Information
Past Due July 8 – Accept the Speaker Contract Upcoming Due Dates July 12Review Speaker Profile and Upload Speaker Photo July 31Download Class & Presentation Templates August 5 Add co-speaker Sept 27Hands-on Lab hardware & software requirements October 11Add Lab Assistants & Submit AV/Classroom Requirements Nov 15 Upload Handouts and Presentations Key Dates
Speaker Resource Center One stop shop to manage your participation as an AU Speaker AU Speaker Blog and LinkedIn Forum Speaker news and updates Questions? For assistance contact: Speaker Resources & Communication
Speaker Social – December 2 (location TBA) ….see you There
Speaker Team- Speaker Forum- LinkedIn Group orLinkedIn Group Have a Questions?