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Autodesk visit the Datsi Campus

Students meet with Autodesk team's Samit Shetty & Jigar Shah

On Thursday, October 26th, Samit Shetty, a seasoned tech expert, and Jigar Shah, a media and sales professional, visited the campus and spoke with the students about the thriving AVGC (Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, and Comics) industry.

The event stands as a memorable experience for students eager to gain insights into the world of technology and art combined. Samit Shetty, known for his tech prowess, shed light on Autodesk, a household name among digital creators. He emphasized Autodesk's history and its contribution to various creative industries. Shetty's engaging talk offered students a fascinating journey through the evolution of the software, which has been a game-changer for artists, designers, and engineers worldwide.

Jigar Shah delved into the world of integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into software development. He explained how AI is transforming the way software is designed, developed, and utilized across various industries, opening up new horizons for professionals and enthusiasts.

One of the highlights was when they offered the students a sneak peek at beta software and plugins, who got a firsthand look at cutting-edge technologies that are set to shape the future of Autodesk. The room buzzed with excitement as students explored the innovative features and capabilities of these tools.

Samit also encouraged students to address their creative potential and use new-age software to bring their ideas to life. He emphasized that these software and tools are not just for professionals but are also designed to empower aspiring artists and designers. His words resonated with many students, infusing a newfound enthusiasm for creative expression.

As the event concluded, the excitement in the air was palpable. Students left with a newfound appreciation for Autodesk, the role of AI in the industry, and the endless potential of the AVGC in the coming days. The simplicity and clarity with which both Samit and Jigar presented their insights, made the day an important experience for the students.

Datsi tries to boost learners with events like these bringing the best of technology and art expertise to the doorstep of eager students. Thanks to Samit and Jigar for bringing us one step closer to bridging the gap between academy and industry!

Datsi School for Storytellers is an Autodesk authorized training center. Check out our upskilling courses for more information.

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