DELL, HP, NVIDIA, NSDC and FICCI Extend Support to Autodesk University 2015 India

DELL, HP, NVIDIA, NSDC and FICCI Extend Support to Autodesk University 2015 India

Exhibits from the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco to be displayed for the first time in India


Mumbai, July 30, 2015 — Indian Industry including leaders in the technology sector have expressed their support for Autodesk University (AU) India 2015, which will be held on August 7, 2015 at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (SVP) stadium, National Sports Club of India (NSCI), Mumbai. AU is India’s leading learning and networking event for design and engineering professionals.


With the participation of technology leaders from across the industry like DELL, HP, NVIDIA and organizations such asFICCI and National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC), the second edition of AU in India will focus on the future of how things are made, demonstrating the benefits that the combination of innovative design software with powerful hardware can provide to solving design challenges. The event will showcase the latest product and technology innovations from the industry and would also comprise of interactive workshops, demonstrations, knowledge sessions, and a display of exhibits from the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco.


Commenting on FICCI’s participation Leena Jaisani, Senior Director at FICCI said, “We look forward to our participation at Autodesk University 2015. As India’s leading forum for 3D Design, media and entertainment ecosystem, AU is a significant event to understand worldwide industry trends and share best practices. FICCI is associated with AU India from its inception and it has been very productive for us.”


Commenting on NSDC’s participation, Mr. Dilip Chenoy, MD & CEO, NSDC said, “One of the demands of the rapidly evolving economic environment is to develop design skills and build a workforce capable to respond innovatively to existing global challenges. As India’s premier forum that brings together the entire design and engineering ecosystem together, Autodesk University is an excellent platform for educators and professionals to learn and explore newer technologies and also network with industry peers from all over the world. We are excited to be a part of Autodesk University 2015 and look forward to our participation.”


Indrajit Belgundi, Director & General Manager, Client Solutions Group, Dell India said, “Autodesk University has grown over the years to become a premier event that brings together professionals from the design and engineering industries. Dell is happy to continue its association with this prestigious event and use the opportunity to nurture close relationships with our customers, industry and design enthusiasts. It is a great platform for us to showcase innovation from Dell that is helping our customers solve critical problems, boost performance and achieve their business objectives without limitations. Designed to address the critical requirements of customers in compute-intensive fields such as engineering, manufacturing, and media and entertainment, our powerful, scalable workstation systems are optimized and independent software vendor (ISV) certified to run the most demanding applications.”


Commenting on their participation, Ketan Patel, Director Personal Systems Category, of HP said, “Autodesk University is the preeminent platform to showcase innovation, creativity and problem solving prowess of India’s design and engineering industry. We work closely with Autodesk to create solutions that deliver a superior experience to our customers and result in outstanding performance. AU Mumbai gives us the opportunity to interact with our customers from different sectors, understand their challenges and also share our expertise to help meet their business challenges. We are very excited to be a part of this event.”


“NVIDIA® India looks forward to participating in Autodesk University and showcasing our industry leading solutions for Visual Computing, including our latest Quadro K1200 small form factor & M6000 tower workstation GPUs. In addition, we will be demonstrating the power of NVIDIA® IRAY® for photo realistic Physically Based Rendering,” said Vishal Dhupar, Managing Director-NVIDIA Graphics Pvt Ltd.



AU India is one of 13 Autodesk University events held around the world. Following the success of its two previous Indian editions, this year’s event in Mumbai is expected to draw in more than 2,000 design and engineering professionals.


Some key highlights of AU India are:

  • ·         Keynote session by ace car designer, Dilip Chhabria
  • ·         Specialists-led sessions and industry keynotes by technical experts from Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing, and  Media & Entertainment industries
  • ·         Project demonstrations from key Autodesk customers highlighting how they used design tools to address business challenges.
  • ·         Exhibits from Autodesk Gallery - Bringing together stories of exceptional design and engineering from across the globe, the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco celebrates the creative process and shows how people are using new technology to imagine, design, and create a better world.
  • ·         Select attendees will also have an opportunity to obtain Autodesk Certifications for the latest versions of Autodesk software like Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk 3ds Max.


Register for the event at the website Autodesk University, India 2015. Follow Autodesk India: @autodeskindia

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