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Mechanical Engineering and Inventor Meetup

by Anton Fedoseyev, Content Strategist, at Autodesk on November 18, 2020

For the last year or so, each month we covered a new topic and new speakers to sit down and discuss common challenges in design and manufacturing, as well as best practices for addressing them. The main goals of the meetup at AU 2020 is to celebrate our community of mechanical engineers, designers, and Inventor users and also reflect on this year. Here are the key talking points from the meetup. Also, make sure to download the PDF version of the deck presented.

Customer Success Learning Portal

First of all, this year we launched the mechanical engineering track on the customer success learning portal. The main goal is to give you a set of best practices that you can learn in about 15 mins and start applying them immediately Please check this track out:

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