Have you found creative ways to integrate and use Autodesk software in your real-life projects? Have you developed processes that improve company workflows and efficiency? Do you have ideas about where your industry is headed?

Contribute to Autodesk University (AU) Africa and join the leading community of Autodesk experts who are shaping industries and pushing design and engineering software to its limits. As a member of our expert community, you’ll partner with AU Africa to offer thought leadership, outstanding training classes, case studies, exhibits, and rich learning opportunities for designers, engineers, educators, and creative professionals from around the world. As a contributor to AU Africa, your expertise will reach the thousands of professionals who attend the events and Autodesk users around the globe thanks to AU online, our year-round learning destination.


Selection Criteria

AU selects classes based on various criteria, including:

  1. The overall strength of the class proposal and its relevance to today's industry trends and best practices.
  2. Whether the proposal builds on existing knowledge and practice shared by AU experts or creates pathways for future learning.
  3. A speaker’s communication skills and technical expertise, as well as the depth of their relevant background and experience.
  4. Survey results from previous AU speaking engagements, if available.

AU Class Formats

AU speakers can present their learning content in a range of formats that support different learning styles. Connect with some of the brightest and most creative minds working in today’s design and engineering fields and help impact industry practice around the globe.


Industry Talks

Much like a lecture, AU Industry Talks should provide thought leadership or present industry insights, case studies, and other innovative experiences in engineering, design, manufacturing, business management, and more. Speakers are not expected to provide in-product training or walk-throughs, though some explanation or introduction of software may be valuable. Industry talks are 60 minutes.


Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs provide direct software instruction, with individual experience gained in the material or application. Most classrooms include 25 computers, each shared by 1 attendees. Hands-on Labs are 90 mins - 2 hours.



AU Panels should present a facilitated conversation among panelists showcasing their viewpoints and insights on a topic. Panels are 60 minutes.


Confirmed Speakers


Business Development Lead
Prokon Software Consultants
BIM Manager
Retail Design Solution / The Foschini Group
Technical Director / Applications Engineer
Advanced Design Colleges
Managing Director
Kode Digital Engineering Studio (Pty) Ltd
Executive Director
BIM Institute
Applications Engineer
Modena Design Centres
BIM Specialist: Civil Infrastructure
Baker Baynes
BIM Co-ordination & Development
Capex Projects
BIM Consultant
Modena (AEC)
Applications Engineer
Modena (AEC)

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