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11th July 2011

Autodesk Invites Students To SIGGRAPH Workshop Event

AutodeskOn Sunday, August 7th, and in conjunction with SIGGRAPH 2011, Autodesk will be hosting the Autodesk Student Experience Event, a series of workshops and presentations exclusively for students who are pursuing their CG dreams. This full day of events will feature classes, one-on-one feedback sessions with Autodesk technology experts, a seminar from Carlos Baena of Animation Mentor and a keynote presentation by Duncan Brinsmead, principal scientist at Autodesk.

The workshops and presentations will be held at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel beginning at 9am and running throughout the day until 5pm. There will be a two networking reception held following the conclusion of the day’s events.

The sessions will focus on skill set improvement using Autodesk 3D animation tools such as Autodesk® Maya®, Autodesk® 3ds Max® and Autodesk® Softimage® software. Pre-registration is highly recommended, and you can follow Jennifer Goldfinch on Twitter for more information.

Event Requirements:

  • Register in advance. Priority admittance to the keynote and Animation Mentor seminars will be given to those who pre-registered for and attended the product sessions.
  • Show up on time for the sessions you registered for. After we have admitted all pre-registered attendees, we will open the doors five (5) minutes before each session and admit students who are present (space permitted).
  • Be currently enrolled in a program of study from a recognized college, university or community college, OR..
  • Have graduated in the Spring 2011 or Summer 2011 semester of a recognized college, university or community college.
  • Show proof of student status or recent graduate status upon on-site registration.
  • Being passionate about the technology and art of CG is a must!

Autodesk Application Engineers & AREA Bloggers will be on site during the event, and you are invited to come and chat with them about your latest project, product tips & tricks, industry questions and more. No registration required for this portion of the day. Gary M. Davis (3ds Max), Louis Marcoux (3ds Max), Lee Fraser (Maya) and Mark Schoennagel (Softimage) will be available to answer your questions about 3ds Max, Maya and Softimage.

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