How Academia and Industry Converge to Support Future Careers

Autodesk Education
Autodesk Education October 20, 2021 1 min read
Amy Bunszel of Autodesk during a video shoot at Autodesk University 2021
Behind the scenes at Autodesk University 2021 with Amy Bunszel, Autodesk EVP, Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Design.

Ready or not, the future is barreling forward and technological advancements are transforming the skillsets students will need to progress their careers. Educators play an important role in teaching both the fundamental building blocks and forward-thinking concepts that will prepare students for the future. This means staying on top of where industry is headed and the skills associated with those trends—as if educators didn’t have enough on their plates already.

At Autodesk, we recognize the enormous responsibility of—and delicate interplay between—preparing students for current opportunities and future trends and we strive to support educators on this quest. Autodesk University is an annual conference where experts across industries and geographies come together, breaking new ground and sharing how they believe the future will evolve. The conference also bridges academic and industrial realms, helping equip today’s learners for tomorrow’s design challenges.

To see where industry is headed, check out these five highlights from Autodesk University 2021.