President’s Letter

November 29th, 2010

A full report on every area…

Elections are coming

The Board of Directors is gearing up for another election cycle. This is our annual process - now in the planning stages. Soon we will begin accepting nominations. We have some changes in the works for the process and the timeline. Look for more information on this when we open the nominations period.

Publications

AUGIWorld is strong and continuing to move ahead. A special issue is coming out that will begin the focus on AUGI turning 20 years old. Yes, AUGI has been around in some fashion (as NAAUG, then AUGI) for almost 20 years. We will kick off the celebration with the coming issue and carry it through until the Summer of 2010. Look for focuses on the past, present, and future. Send your AUGI stories to president@augi.com.

We are looking to expand our stable of writers for AUGIWorld and increase the number of articles. Want to write something for the magazine? Contact David Harrington at (david.harrington@augi.com).

CLOSED: AUGI|AEC Edge – We are working on the next issue and looking for writers. Want to write an article? Please contact Steve Stafford (steve.stafford@augi.com) or publications@augi.com

Events

Autodesk University 2009 - AU is in full planning mode. Jane Smith has gathered a team to help support our planning and execution efforts around this event. Hope to see you there! Details can be found at: http://www.augi.com//autodeskuniversity/default.asp

AUGI CAD Camp – We announced completion of our negotiations with AMI/Burns for the 2010 season. Read more about it here. Stay connected for news about AUGI CAD Camp in the next month or so.

Have you seen it?

AUGI Career Center – A major upgrade and expansion on our Career Corner Forum. Now we have a full-feature job board and career center. Post your resume, search jobs, find employment. Another free member service that is brought to you by AUGI and JobTarget. Firms that have openings can post them for a discounted fee for the first few months.

So far we have more than 135 resumes posted, employers signing up to post openings, and more than 600 jobs viewed in the first month. Go to http://careers.augi.com or select the Career dropdown menu on the home page.

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About the Authors

Mark Kiker

Mark Kiker has more than 25 years of hands-on experience with technology. He is fully versed in every area of management from deployment planning, installation, and configuration to training and strategic planning.  As an internationally known speaker and writer, he is a returning speaker at Autodesk University since 1996.Mark is currently serving as Director of IT for SIATech, a non-profit public charter high school focused on dropout recovery. He maintains two blog sites, www.caddmanager.com and www.bimmanager.com.

 

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