FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 29, 2010 — RAND Worldwide®, a global leader in providing technology solutions to organizations with engineering design and information technology requirements, announced that its courseware division, ASCENT – Center for Technical Knowledge®, will be exhibiting and presenting at Autodesk University (AU) 2010. AU is being held November 30 - December 2, 2010, at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.
ASCENT will be exhibiting in the Autodesk Bookstore, Booth #1309, showcasing their Autodesk® 2011 courseware including 20 different Autodesk Official Training Guide titles. AU attendees will have the opportunity to browse through Student Guides, watch video demonstrations of ASCENT’s online learning portal, and purchase courseware products directly at the show using ASCENT’s new online global fulfillment platform.
In addition to exhibiting at the conference, ASCENT will have its courseware available on-loan in the Autodesk Certification Lab, and members from ASCENT will be hosting five presentations in the Autodesk University Theatre, located directly across from the AU Bookstore. The following presentations are scheduled:
Wednesday, December 1
Jennifer MacMillan: ASCENT Courseware Overview- Architecture focus
Jaclyn Ballentine: Custom Courseware Remedies: The cure for common training challenges & headaches
Jennifer MacMillan: ASCENT Courseware Overview- Manufacturing focus & Meet the Author session
Thursday, December 2
Paul Burden: ProductivityNOW: Answering your common engineering issues with this online resource tool
Jennifer MacMillan: ASCENT Courseware Overview- Civil 3D focus
“Partnering with Autodesk in the AU Bookstore is an ideal opportunity for attendees to view the variety of training tools ASCENT offers,” commented Paul Burden, director of product development, ASCENT. “There will be plenty of training guides for attendees to peruse and purchase on-site, including several titles that are helpful as study guides for the certification exams. There will also be technical experts on-hand at the booth to answer questions.”
Along with hosting a booth space at the conference in Las Vegas, ASCENT is also participating in Autodesk University Virtual 2010. AU Virtual runs from Tuesday, November 30 through Wednesday, December 1, 2010 and provides those who cannot attend the conference in Las Vegas, the opportunity to visit a virtual Exhibit Hall from their desk-tops. ASCENT will exhibit in the virtual Autodesk Bookstore and have a courseware expert available via Live Chat to answer questions during the virtual booth hours.
ASCENT is an Authorized Author, Publisher and Developer of Autodesk curriculum. All of the company’s Autodesk courses are available to educational institutions, individuals, and corporations. To see the company’s complete courseware lineup, please visit www.ASCENTed.com.
ASCENT- Center for Technical Knowledge is the leading developer of high-quality professional training, technical documentation, and knowledge products for engineering applications. ( www.ASCENTed.com)
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