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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Autodesk University by the Numbers: AU Blaug

With AU around the corner let's take a look at the numbers:
  • Number of registered attendees for AU 2010: 6102
  • Countries represented at AU 2010: 77
  • Percent of attendees from the United States: 77
  • Number of attendees from next top five countries: Canada–442, Great Britain–124, Australia–76, Brazil–65, Germany–58
  • Greatest distance to travel to attend AU: 10135 miles from South Africa
  • Number of hours of video to be posted to AU Online after the conference: over 500
  • Number of speakers at AU and AU Virtual: 520
  • Number of classes, including AU Virtual: 1028
  • Number of attendees enrolled in the three most popular classes:
    • 710 – 60 AutoCAD® Tips in 60 Minutes
    • 497 – Getting up to Speed on AutoCAD® 2011
    • 374 (tie) – AutoCAD® Secrets Exposed! and Dig Yourself Out of a Hole! Earthwork in AutoCAD® Civil 3D®
  • Number of hands-on labs at AU 2010: 87
  • Number of exhibitor attendees: 491
  • Number of exhibits: 125
  • Number of guests: 193
  • Number of AU Virtual classes: 308
  • Number of AU Virtual product clinics: 86
  • Price of an AU Virtual Premier Pass: US$139   :-)
It is awesome to see the numbers... But, the top 3 classes still AutoCAD?? I wonder if this has to do with the size of the rooms that offer the classes or what?  I honestly thought that Revit would grab hold of the most popular classes this Autodesk University...  Any thoughts?