Autodesk is all set to launch their Autodesk University Extension (AUx) in India. AUx is a part of the annual Autodesk University (AU) conference, held in Las Vegas every year. It is the world's largest learning and networking event for Autodesk product users. In order to promote the adoption of technology, the first ever of AUx in India will be held on 19 December, 2013 at The Grand Hyatt, Santacruz, Mumbai. In the daylong event Autodesk will showcase future technologies from the Autodesk portfolio.
"We are excited to announce the launch of Autodesk University Extension in Mumbai. AUx Mumbai will bring the entire community of Autodesk users and evangelists in India to share, demonstrate and learn the role of design technology as a creative problem solving tool", said Pradeep Nair, MD, India and SAARC, Autodesk. The event is targeted to attract both education, media and business industry.
The first AUx in Mumbai will showcase innovative technology from Autodesk in 3D Printing, Reality Capture, Animation and also innovative projects from Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing and Media and Entertainment industries. Design and engineering professionals will be able to upgrade and validate their skills by obtaining Autodesk Certifications at the event. Without the cost of traveling to Autodesk University at Las Vegas professionals certifications will be provided free of cost for the latest versions of Autodesk softwares. One can get certificates in AutoCAD 2014 Certified Professional, Revit Architecture 2014 Certified Professional, Inventor 2014 Certified Professional, Civil 3D 2014 Certified Professional, 3Ds Max 2014 Certified Professional, and Maya 2014 Certified Professional.
AUx Mumbai is the latest addition to the list of global cities that host AUx every year. The others include Dubai, Johannesburg, Jakarta and Mexico City.
Nair adds that the first year of Aux Mumbai will surely lay the foundation for future initiative of Autodesk.
Thought leaders and innovators from Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC), Media and Entertainment and Manufacturing industries will participating in the event.
"As a world leader in 3D design software, Autodesk is empowering design and engineering professionals in India with industry-standard tools and global industry knowledge. AUx Mumbai will inspire participants to harness their imagination and skills to adopt design as a tool to usher in a creative economy in India," said Patrick Williams, senior VP, Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets, Autodesk.