AU Australia 2017 | parametricmonkey

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the Autodesk University (AU) Australia 2017 conference in Sydney. Under the theme of ‘The future of making things’, the 2-day conference can be seen as a satellite conference to the main AU event held in Las Vegas. The event opened in true Autodesk fashion with a bit of fanfare.

Next up were the Autodesk executives who presented some of the customer success stories from around the world. Those that have attended AU Las Vegas will be familiar with many of the projects including MX3D’s 3D printed bridge in Amsterdam and Airbus’s generative designed bionic partition. However, there were also some new and inspiring stories including AbilityMate, who digitally fabricate 3D printed ankle foot orthoses. Central to many of the presentations were the themes of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Generative Design.


Day 2 saw a range of talks on the use of Autodesk software in architecture, construction, infrastructure…

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