Webcast: Building Sustainable Infrastructure: The New Tools
December 4, 2012 10am PST/1pm EST
In this webcast you’ll learn why government at all levels should embrace a more holistic project evaluation approach, how engineering service providers, state infrastructure designers, and contractors can set themselves apart and find new ways to gain financial support by demonstrating total project benefits, and how these transformations, along with other state-of-the-art technologies like 3D modeling, can make infrastructure a much more attractive investment for private investors.
Panelists include: Terry D. Bennett, LS LPF MRICS LEED AP, senior industry program manager and strategist for civil engineering and planning at Autodesk, John Williams, Chairman & CEO of Impact Infrastructure, LLC and Lisa Rephlo, CEM, PMP-VP, Energy Management Principal, at MWH Americas, Inc.
November 12-13, 2012, VERGE San Francisco, USA
May 17, 2012, VERGE London, UK
March 14-16, 2012, VERGE DC, USA
Autodesk is proud to sponsor GreenBiz VERGE 2012. VERGE events brings together corporate leaders focusing on a new wave of technological change revolutionizing sustainability. A convergence of technologies for energy, buildings, information, and vehicles, which GreenBiz calls VERGE, is enabling companies to break down organizational silos, and accelerate innovation.
September 27, 2012, San Rafael, USA
Autodesk is proud to sponsor TEDxMarin 2012 “Designing Tomorrow: The Emerging Future”. The event’s host will be Autodesk’s Bill O’Connor. TEDxMarin is an independently organized TED event whose mission is to seek to connect and collaborate with organizations, individuals, educators, companies, A-list speakers, community leaders and thinkers with a vision of building strong, smart, understanding communities through education, social interaction, innovation, new ideas and a spark of entertainment.
Design Like You Give A Damn: LIVE!
November 12-13, 2012, San Francisco, USA
Autodesk is proud to sponsor Architecture for Humanity’s 3rd annual Design Like You Give A Damn: LIVE!, a practitioner’s forum of innovative panel discussions and workshops, where participants gain hands-on knowledge from community development experts. A Design Open Mic session invites emerging and established designers and architects to present their projects and design ideas in an engaging seven-minute Pecha Kucha-style format. The event will take place at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco.
Catapult Labs 2012
May 19, 2012, San Francisco, USA
Autodesk is proud to be the Student Sponsor of Catapult Labs 2012, a full-day of labs led by nine of the Bay Area’s leading design talent, including Autodesk's Dawn Danby and Adam Menter, to learn and practice new tools and methods in design that can spark social change.
Webcast: Design Technology as a Sustainability Strategy for Manufacturers
Dec 13, 2011, 10am PST/1pm EST
In this hour-long webcast, you will learn how sustainability is moving from an add-on to becoming an integral part of strategy for a growing number of manufacturing companies. You will also learn how customers are deploying design technology to make their products and processes more cost effective and sustainable, and in the process gaining a competitive edge.
Panelists include: David Dornfeld, Department Chair & Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Patrick Coulter, Chief Operating Officer, Granta Design, and Sarah Krasley, Product Manager, Sustainability, Autodesk. Joel Makower, Executive Editor at GreenBiz Group, will moderate the panel.
Autodesk University (AU) 2011 Innovation Forum: Designing a Better World
Nov 30, 2011, 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
At this year’s AU, learn how technology makes sustainable outcomes more achievable and how it can help you gain and maintain a competitive advantage—whether you are designing a better product, a better building, or the cities of the future.
The AU 2011 Innovation Forums will leave you informed, inspired, and energized about trends and technologies that will be personally important to you and your business in the years ahead. The sessions feature a mix of individual speakers and panels that will provoke, challenge, and enlighten you about entirely new ways to design and innovate.
BSR Conference 2011
Nov 1-4, 2011, San Francisco, USA
The annual BSR conference is one of the largest global conferences dedicated to sustainable business. This year’s conference will deliver inspiration, ideas and connections that help redefine leadership. Autodesk’s President and CEO Carl Bass will speak at a plenary presentation along with other global leaders including Al Gore, Brian J. Dunn, CEO of Best Buy, Carlos Brito, CEO of Anheuser-Busch, and others.
ESW Annual National Conference
Oct 20-23, 2011 Buffalo, USA
This year the annual conference of Engineers for a Sustainable World will have the theme "Green Tech: Sustainable Cities in the 21st Century". Autodesk's Adam Menter, Sustainability Education Program Manager, will lead a workshop entitled "Eco-Design Workshop: Putting Sustainable Design Strategies into Practice".
Sustainable Innovation 11
Oct 24-25, 2011, Farnham, UK
This 16th annual international conference provides a platform to discuss the opportunities and challenges related to sustainable innovation, technology, product and service design and development. This year's theme is "'State of the Art‘ in Sustainable Innovation & Design". Autodesk's Sarah Krasley, Product Manager for Sustainability in Manufacturing, will participate on a panel entitled "Sustainable Innovation & Design II: Tools and Techniques". Register for the event and look for her panel.
Webcast: How the Cloud Revolutionizes Design
Oct 26, 2011, 10am PST/1PM EST
In this hour-long webcast, you will learn how a transition to cloud computing in the building industry is enabling a level of informed decision-making that was never possible in the past. As designers, architects, engineers, general contractors, energy auditors, and policy makers are able to access, analyze, and share vast amounts of data, the impact on reducing energy consumption and emissions can be enormous.
Panelists include Sivam Krish, Founder/CEO at Genometri Pte Ltd., Steve Sanderson, Partner at CASE, and Matt Jezyk, Senior Manager of AEC Conceptual Design Products at Autodesk. Joel Makower, Executive Editor at GreenBiz Group, will moderate.
2011 Net Impact Conference
Oct 27-29, 2011, Portland, USA
The 2011 Net Impact annual conference will spotlight unexpected places where creative problem solving, sustainable innovations and unlikely partnerships accelerate change. Autodesk’s Lynelle Cameron, Director of Sustainability and Paul Cousens, North American Clean Tech Sales Manager, will participate in sessions including “Accelerating Clean Tech Innovations”, “Blue Sky Thinking on the Future of Corporate Responsibility”, and “Biomimicry Infused Business”.
A Better World by Design
Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2011, Providence, USA
This conference brings together a global community of innovators to Providence, Rhode Island to reach across disciplines and unite under a common goal: reshaping our built environment. Autodesk's Dawn Danby, Senior Sustainable Design Program Manager, will lead a workshop along with Craig Provost, RISD Professor, entitled "Eco-Design Workshop: Putting Sustainable Design Strategies into Practice". Look for their workshop and look for Autodesk's booth in the Exhibitor area.
IDSA International Conference
Sept 14-17, 2011, New Orleans, USA
This year, the annual conference of the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) will have the theme "Community: You.Me.We". Autodesk's Adam Menter, Sustainability Education Program Manager, will present along with Alex Lobos, Assistant Professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, at a session entitled "Education and Industry: Working Together to Advance the Practice of Sustainable Design". Look for them in the Education Symposium, and look for Autodesk's booth in the Exhibitor area.
US Green Building Council Multifamily Midrise Design Competition
Autodesk has partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to sponsor the Multifamily Midrise Design Competition for design professionals and students. The competition is aimed at raising awareness of the opportunity to incorporate sustainable design into revitalization efforts in the city of New Orleans and other communities. The contest winner will receive Autodesk software that supports sustainable design and allows design professionals to work toward LEED Certification for their projects.
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International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology
May 16-18, 2011, Chicago, USA
This conference will explore sustainability topics related to information and communication technology (ICT) services. Sessions will cover issues for assessing and managing products and services across their life cycle, and the design, management, and policy implications of sustainable systems and technologies. Hear from representatives from industry, government and academia, including Autodesk's Adam Menter, who will discuss how education can help advance the practice of sustainable engineering.
IDSA Western Conference 2011
May 6-7, 2011, San Jose, USA
This annual conference hosted by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) will explore socially responsible design and how to make it financially sustainable. Hear success stories from designers and organizations that are not only able to do good but also do well financially. Gain insights from thought leaders, including Autodesk's very own Dawn Danby, Sustainable Design Senior Program Manager.
Compostmodern 2011: Designing a Sustainable Future
January 22-23, 2011, San Francisco, USA
Compostmodern is an interdisciplinary design conference dedicated to promoting sustainable design solutions for designers and business leaders--with inspirational speakers, networking sessions, and open discussions. Autodesk's Dawn Danby, Sustainable Design Program Manager, will be a facilitator at the Unconference held on Day 2. With a unique format of breakouts, presentations and audience interaction, attendees will propose topics and engage in open discussions.