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Weekly Roundup – Special Edition – #BILTNA 2017

Another BILT North America has come and gone, and as per usual, it rocked eh!

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BILT Roundup – North America 2017 Edition – Top 10 Tweets

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One of the things I love about RTC events is the community and their love of Twitter. Even if you aren’t at the event you feel like you’re there because of the play-by-play you get on Twitter. In honor of this, I have put together my Top 10 Tweets and Twitter Threads from BILTNA 2017.

Just a quick word of warning, for a post about 10 tweets it is really, REALLY long! (but totally worth the read)

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Weekly Roundup – Special Edition – Autodesk University 2016

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Another Autodesk University, or AU as we all call it is in the books, and once again it was just me and 10,721 of my closest friends!

I will start by sharing AU2016 by the numbers (at least according to the Autodesk University Website).

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AU 2016 Registration Opens Aug. 17th – Here Are Some Class Options

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The registration for this year’s University is set to open on August 17th, and when it does you will have a ton of classes to choose from in all sorts of disciplines and software. I thought I would help out with the selection process by suggesting a few classes from this year’s course catalog.

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Weekly Roundup – Special Edition – RTC North America 2016

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Another RTC North America has come and gone, and as per usual, it was a blur!

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RTC Roundup – North America 2016 Edition – Top 10 Tweets

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Of #RTCNA – 2016 Edition

One of the things I love about RTC events is the community and their love of Twitter. Even if you aren’t at the event you feel like you’re there because of the play-by-play you get on Twitter. In honor of this, I have put together my Top 10 Tweets and Twitter Threads from RTCNA 2016.

Just a quick word of warning, for a post about 10 tweets it is really, REALLY long! (but totally worth the read)

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When does 22 = 4? Why At Autodesk University 2016 of Course

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The AU 2016 acceptance emails came out at the end of last week and I was lucky enough to receive one again this year! I was surprised, maybe even a little shocked, to read that I had been accepted for 4 sessions! Maybe I got 4 because AU classes are divided into four types: Instructional Demo, Hands-on Lab, Roundtable, and Industry Talk and I have a class for each type.

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FormIt Friday Episode 11: Friday 12/18! With Carl Storms

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UPDATE: Video from this FormIt Friday now live – Link at bottom of this post

I am honoured and excited to have been asked to share some of what I talked about at AU 2015 a few weeks ago in Vegas with all the FormIteers on the last FormIt Friday of 2015.

This is going to be a recap session of what I did at AU, as well as a chance to talk about some of the class feed back. As well as getting to spend a little time to focus on some things that there just wasn’t enough time to fit in at AU.

Here are all the details from the FormIt 360 Blog.

FormIt Friday Episode 11: Friday 12/18! With Carl Storms!

Hi Everyone – We’re getting close to closing out 2015 and we want to have one more FormIt Friday to send the year off in style.

We’ve been lucky enough to make the acquaintance of power user Carl Storms. (aka the BIMsider) He led not one, but by popular demand, TWO AU sessions of his cleverly and aptly titled session: “FormIt + Revit = bye bye SketchUp’. Obviously the class resonated with many attendees and he’s agreed to share his knowledge with those who didn’t attend AU.

You can register by clicking the link below

FormIt Friday #11 – Friday Dec. 18th – 10:00 am – 11:00 am MST (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST)

If you are interested in seeing a full version of my AU class: “Revit + FormIt = Bye Bye SketchUp” I will be doing it one more time in January at the IMAGINiT Online BIM User Group – January 12, 2016 1:30 – 3 PM Eastern Time

Register at www.imaginit.com/events

Here is the information about what my AU class was all about:

  • Topic: Revit + FormIt = Bye Bye SketchUp!
  • Class Summary: For years there has been a conceptual massing part of Revit that would allow designers to do many of the things they can do in SketchUp inside of Revit directly, but this has never really caught on and designers keep returning to SketchUp for ease of use. Now with the help of FormIt you can take your project from conceptual design all the way to construction documents with these two connected products without having to leave the .RVT file format. You can begin the conceptual design in FormIt and once the design is settled continue the working drawings process inside Revit. There is also the added benefit of being able to work on FormIt on your iPad or on any computer in a web based version, this allows for anytime anywhere design to happen. FormIt also has a feature that allows real time team collaboration on a design. This means the multiple members of a team can be simultaneously working on the same file from different locations, and different FormIt platforms.
  • Class Length: 60 Minutes
  • Class Type: Instructional Demo
  • Instructor: Carl Storms – Senior Applications Expert, IMAGINiT Technologies (yup its me!)

You can download the PDF of the class Handout and PowerPoint by clicking the Dropbox link below.

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Here is a link to the Video from FormIt Friday Episode 11 (from the FormIt YouTube page).

FormIt Friday Episode 11 with Carl Storms!

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Weekly Roundup – Special Edition – Autodesk University 2015

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Update #3 – Dec. 26th

Update #2 – Dec. 19th

Another Autodesk University, or AU as we all call it is in the books, and once again it was just me and 10,000 + of my closest friends…..Oh yeah and a few friends not of this world!

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This is all of the posts I’ve rounded up on AU2015, as I find more i will add them to this post and place an Update # at the top of the post. Now enjoy all the AU2015 goodness below!

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Revit + FormIt = Bye Bye SketchUp! – Repeat class added for AU 2015

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I just wanted to send out a quick post to let everyone know that AU has added Repeat of my session “Revit + FormIt = Bye Bye SketchUp”.

The repeat is on Tuesday Dec. 1st from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Marcello 4501b Level 4. “AS13981 – Revit + FormIt = Bye Bye SketchUp (Repeat)”

The original session is now full  “AS9579 – Revit + FormIt = Bye Bye SketchUp”. The session is offered on Thursday Dec. 3rd from 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Delfino 4104 Level 4.

Here is some more info on what the class is about:

  • Topic: Revit + FormIt = Bye Bye SketchUp!
  • Class Summary: For years there has been a conceptual massing part of Revit that would allow designers to do many of the things they can do in SketchUp inside of Revit directly, but this has never really caught on and designers keep returning to SketchUp for ease of use. Now with the help of FormIt you can take your project from conceptual design all the way to construction documents with these two connected products without having to leave the .RVT file format. You can begin the conceptual design in FormIt and once the design is settled continue the working drawings process inside Revit. There is also the added benefit of being able to work on FormIt on your iPad or on any computer in a web based version, this allows for anytime anywhere design to happen. FormIt also has a feature that allows real time team collaboration on a design. This means the multiple members of a team can be simultaneously working on the same file from different locations, and different FormIt platforms.
  • Class Length: 60 Minutes
  • Class Type: Instructional Demo
  • Instructor: Carl Storms – Senior Applications Expert, IMAGINiT Technologies (yup its me!)

Hope to see you all there!

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