**FIRST EMAIL**/Autodesk Awards Submission Updates

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Greetings Teams:

Autodesk has asked us to provide you with the following updates regarding the Autodesk Awards Submissions:

Paperwork (Visualization Award):

Please submit the Entry Form and the Archive and Consent Form as soon as possible. The official deadline is February 14, but please make every effort to submit these forms sooner than February 14. These forms are in your team manual and also on the Autodesk Streamline site. So please, if your team is even just thinking about submitting an animation, please prepare the paperwork as soon as possible and get it posted on Streamline.

Autodesk Streamline:
Here’s a reminder on how to access Autodesk Streamline:


User Name: (public)

Note you must put the parentheses around the word public to log in!

Also, don’t forget the System Requirements:

Intel® Pentium® II-based PC with 450MHz or faster processor (266MHz minimum)
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 (SP2 or later), Windows XP® Professional, or Windows NT® 4.0 (SP6 or later)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or later
256MB RAM (128MB minimum)
1024x768 display or higher
70MB free disk space
Broadband (DSL, cable modem, or better) Internet connection (56 Kbps minimum)

Where to post your entry and forms:

Please post your entry and forms (both Inventor Award and Visualization Award) under:

* Student Upload Area 

There you will find the following self-explanatory folders:

* Deposit Inventor Entries Here
* Deposit Inventor Entry Forms Here
* Deposit Visualization Entries Here
* Deposit Visualization Entry Forms Here 

            Rookie (team has not submitted an animation previously)
            Non-Rookie (team has submitted an animation previously)

After we receive the entry forms, a file folder will be made for each team that we expect to submit an entry for either of the Autodesk Awards. Please deposit your final entry in the file folder created for your team.

If you have any questions please write to Kelly Stanphill at [email protected].

Best of luck!