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New Zealand Autodesk Event Announced – Manufacturing Design For the Future

Following presentations at Autodesk University Extension Australia, join A2K Technologies and representatives from the Autodesk Global Manufacturing team on tour in New Zealand.

Hear about the latest in design technology, global trends and the impact this will have on the future of manufacturing.

Christchurch – 13 November 2014

Peppers Clearwater Resort, Clearwater Ave, Harewood, Christchurch


Auckland – 14 November 2014

Novotel Auckland Ellerslie, 72-112 Greenlane East, Ellerslie, Auckland



8:45am Registration

9:00am Keynote Presentation – “Innovation for Manufacturing”

10:00am Morning Tea

10:30am “Best Practices: Collaborate for Tomorrows Design Challenges”

11:30am “Deep Dive: Optimising Your Investments”

12:30pm Close


Paul Bohannon – Senior Industry Strategy & Marketing for Autodesk Manufacturing

Paul-BohannonPaul brings a wealth of Business Experience to the stage including driving strategic opportunities with the top manufacturers worldwide including Apple, Hershey, Herman Miller, and Sony.

Paul is focused on how Autodesk can help our customers make great products. Paul enjoys meeting with companies globally to understand their unique challenges. In particular, He has challenged customers to effectively innovate their approach to problems that have stymied their growth.

In addition to leading the business development team at ADSK Paul has also managed the industry strategy teams looking at key industry initiatives, challenges and opportunities for ADSK and their customers.

Prior to joining ADSK, Paul spent his time working on large data management implementations and supply chain development programs for large Aero, Industrial Machine and Agricultural companies. In particular, his area of expertise is defining new business opportunities and advising customers on ways to use new technologies to approach future problems.

Jay Tedeschi – ISM Senior Technical Marketing Specialist

Jay Tedeschi joined Autodesk in October of 1994. His primary focus is promoting the use and adoption of Autodesk’s suite of engineering, design and manufacturing software products.

Prior to joining Autodesk, Jay spent 12 years as a Design Engineer in support of the United States Naval Undersea Systems/Warfare Center in New London CT.  These responsibilities were primarily related to R&D and production design of various components of Attack Submarine Combat Systems. Subsequent to this, he was employed at PTC Aerospace, where he was part of an R&D team tasked with advanced product design for aircraft crew and passenger seating.

His practical experience in industry has given Jay a broad background in multiple engineering disciplines, utilising many different design tools and processes.  These disciplines include shipbuilding, general outfitting design, electro-mechanical packaging, composite design and manufacture, as well as structural, thermal and mechanism analysis.


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A2K Technologies is an industry-leading solutions, training, consulting and management firm specialising in the design technology space. With a multi-million dollar turnover and over 150 staff across Australia, New Zealand and China; A2K Technologies is Australia’s largest Autodesk re-seller.

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