CTC Announces Highlights from Midwest Autodesk User Conference

MINNEAPOLIS — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 12, 2015 — CTC’s annually hosted event, Midwest University ( midwest-u.com), was held on March 26-27, 2015. This year’s event included 450 attendees, 75 classes, 62 instructors and 17 exhibitors making it the largest event for Autodesk users in the Midwest region. Midwest University is an educational conference that has continued to grow over the past three years and has a healthy momentum for future growth. Classes and general sessions presented emerging solutions such as BIM data management, collaborative workflows, Autodesk 360 applications, 3D printing, laser scanning, reality capture and cloud applications.

Kim Renshaw, Director of North America Channel Sales at Autodesk, gave the keynote address focusing on how Autodesk is changing the delivery method of technology to adapt with the changing consumer culture. “The delivery method has changed,” as Kim showed her personal example of the GPS features she now uses on her smart phone rather than the GPS features that came with her car. She continued to build the main point saying, “I want immediate information now at my fingertips so that I can be the most effective and efficient. It’s not always just a change in technology, but how you access the technology that makes you more efficient.”

Chief Editor of AECbytes, Lachmi Khemlani, PhD, participated in the event as an attendee as well as a discussion panelist. In her published review of the event, she said, "I found that its smaller size, compared to other industry events like Autodesk University, made it more conducive to learning and networking, and I see it as especially invaluable to those who are located in the Midwestern region of the US."

Some additional article highlights include:

  • AEC-focused technology conference organized by CTC
  • Midwest University serves the demand for learning and networking technology events in this industry
  • “…annual event that is intended to be like a mini Autodesk University for those who are based in the Midwest region.”
  • CTC showcased various add-on tools including the long-standing suites from Revit Express Tools

Read the full article at http://www.aecbytes.com/feature/2015/MidwestUniversity.html

Midwest University
Midwest University is a regional professional development conference where attendees learn about new and emerging technologies, new features of Autodesk software, tools and techniques that keep building and infrastructure firms competitive. For additional information about Midwest University, visit www.midwest-u.com or view the highlight videos at: youtube.com/c/Midwest-u

Follow Midwest University on Twitter @Midwest_U

About CTC, Inc.
CTC is a worldwide leader in providing BIM services for the building and infrastructure industries. Partnering with a broad portfolio of international and Fortune 500 clients, CTC is a celebrated Autodesk Gold Partner, and a leader in implementing emerging technologies for AEC firms. For additional information about CTC’s products, services, or Revit Express Tools, view our corporate video http://www.cadtechnologycenter.com

Follow CTC on Twitter @CTCbim

Autodesk is a registered trademark of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. Revit Express Tools is a registered trademark of CAD Technology Center (CTC, Inc.) in the USA. All rights reserved.





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