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Disclosure

Steve Johnson is the owner of cad nauseam and primary author of this blog. He has received the following benefits from parties who have been the subject of commentary on this blog since its inception.

  • February 2009 – Autodesk provided travel, accommodation, some meals and loan of equipment to support Steve’s attendance at the launch of AutoCAD 2010 in San Francisco (along with several other bloggers). Lost income meant this trip had an overall net negative financial effect.
  • October 2016 – Bricsys provided travel and accommodation to support Steve’s attendance at the BricsCAD International Conference in Munich (along with other press/bloggers). Lost income meant this trip had an overall net negative financial effect.
  • April 2016 – Bricsys provided travel and accommodation to support Steve’s attendance at the BricsCAD Insights event in Ghent (along with other press/bloggers). Lost income meant this trip had an overall net negative financial effect.

Prior to this, Steve had been flown to the USA at Autodesk’s expense on two occasions:

  • January 1997 – Autodesk provided travel, accommodation, some meals and a per-diem allowance for meetings in San Rafael where Steve was acting as a consultant in the areas of benchmarking and testing.
  • December 2006 – Autodesk provided Steve with travel, accommodation and free attendance at Autodesk University 2006 in Las Vegas as a prize for effective pre-release feedback participation (along with two others).

In addition, Steve has been provided with various items of not-for-resale software in relation to press, blogging, feedback or related activities by:

  • Autodesk
  • Bricsys
  • Techsmith

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