Autodesk hosted Autodesk University 2017 in Las Vegas from the 13th to the 16th of November. This event was held under the theme of 'The Future of Making Things' and SAMOO employees had a meaningful experience as they participated in BIM related classes as well as various events.
Autodesk University is the largest and most renowned BIM event in the world as many experts from all over the world participate in this conference. It is a conference for all types of designers as well as architects, where over 10,000 experts lecture on various topics ranging from architecture, design, manufacturing, and the media industry for a period of 3 days. In addition to lectures, field experience can be gained at workshops, debates, presentations and various galleries, which provide an opportunity to contemplate the future of each industry. SAMOO BIM leaders and BIM staff who were awarded in the 2017 SAMOO Design Awards BIM field for 'KB Kookmin Bank Headquarters', 'Korea University SK Future Hall', and 'Samsung Electronics Pyeongtaek logistics warehouse' had the opportunity to experience advanced technology and to understand the latest industry trends.
The keyword presented by Autodesk at this AU keynote was ‘Automation’. Data Cloud System, data collection and analysis, machine learning, and the expansion of AI was stressed in regards to automation. In line with this trend, SAMOO has utilized SAMOO Add-in, structural automation plug-in, Dynamo to research and present automation solutions. Utilization of automation in various fields such as Modeling, Document, and Data management will yield many benefits such as a reduction in work time as well as work efficiency.
Through Autodesk University, participants from SAMOO felt the development of technology industry-wide, in addition to BIM. They had the opportunity to experience the flow of the global construction market in addition to broadening their horizons.