Oct 5-7, 2021

Forge at Autodesk University

The design and make conference for innovators everywhere who reimagine what's possible.


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Autodesk University dates and cost

Autodesk University is a FREE virtual conference held during the following dates:

  • October 5-7 (Americas)
  • October 6-8 (EMEA and India)
  • October 13-14 (China, Korea and Japan)

From our exclusive pre-events for developers to the Forge Keynote for thought leaders, there is something for everyone at AU this year.


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Mayra Soto presenting at Autodesk University

Exclusive Forge at AU Pre-events

Don't wait for possible. Code it today! Take advantage of our deep dive learning sessions during the week long Online Bootcamp. Or test your mettle with the Forge Hackathon. Winners will be showcased during Autodesk University,

Forge Bootcamp

The Forge Online Bootcamp Sept 13-16

This bootcamp will take you through all you need to know to make your first Forge API call. Each day there will be 4 sessions that are 30 min each. You can choose to follow the classes in Nodejs or .NET Core pathway. 


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Forge Hackathon Sept 27 - Oct 1

Back again by popular demand, we are excited to announce the 2021 Forge Hackathon. Everyone that signs up by July 30th will receive some sweet swag. Winners take home cool prizes and bragging rights.  Join as an individual or with a team and tackle one of 5 challenges. 

  • XR App ​
  • Digital Twin​
  • Autodesk Construction Cloud​
  • Task Automation (Revit/Inventor)​
  • Forge Gamification

Winners will be announced during the Hackathon Showcase the week of Autodesk University.


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Forge Hackathon at Autodesk University

Things to look forward to at Autodesk University

This year we are focused on a variety of themes from Automation to Visualization to Enterprise Integration. We'll host a variety of activities during the week of AU so you can dive as deep as you want into what's new with the Forge platform.

Forge Autodesk Cloud Platform keynote

Forge Keynote - Oct 7

Join us to learn more about the vision for Forge, Autodesk’s Cloud Platform. Hear from Accenture on why so many companies are not getting the results they want from their digital transformations – and how Forge and connected data can help. Get insights from real customers already using the Forge Platform to make their data work for them – and see how you can too.

Forge Autodesk University documentary

Forge Documentary - Oct 5

Debuting at Autodesk University will be the first ever Forge documentary. Learn about Autodesk's journey to create a truly connected developer platform that unlocks the potential of your design and engineering data.

Forge Lightning talks at Autodesk University

Forge Lightning Talks

Forge lightning talks this year are going to be short 5 minute video segments that are bite sized instructional sessions on a variety of topics. Topics last year included the Viewer, Design Automation API, BIM 360 API, and Integrations and Supporting Tools. Topics for this year will be announced soon.


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Forge Classes

This year we've laser focused our Forge and software development class selections. You'll hear from a number of companies that are pushing boundaries with Digital Twins, Dashboards, Design Automation, and enterprise integrations. The full class list is to be released in late August, until then check out last year's classes to get a taste of what's to come.


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Forge development classes at Autodesk University