Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced that its annual infrastructure event, the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference, is “going digital.” This new digital format will bring together, now for a broader global community, the thought leadership, networking, and learning content that Bentley conference attendees have come to expect.
The virtual Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference provides complementary access to a wide range of content relevant to infrastructure professionals in every role and at every phase of the infrastructure lifecycle. Highlights include:
Live Judging: Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards Finalists’ Presentations – October 5 - 16
The Year in Infrastructure Awards finalists, chosen by independent juries of industry experts, present their projects to the judges beginning October 5. This is your chance to hear from the people behind the most extraordinary infrastructure projects of the year as they tell the story of how they leveraged digital advancements to achieve unprecedented outcomes.
Year in Infrastructure 2020 Executive Perspectives – October 20 - 21
Greg Bentley, CEO of Bentley Systems, will be joined by leading infrastructure executives for an interactive discussion on the resilience challenges they face and how to meet those challenges through digital advancement.
Keith Bentley, founder and chief technology officer, will discuss Bentley’s open strategy for digital twins. Keith will be joined by other leading industry visionaries who have deployed digital twins successfully for project delivery or asset performance.
TwinTalks Premiere – October 20
Infrastructure digital twins will be front and center at this year’s event. Join leading industry figures as they moderate six sector-specific TwinTalks, exploring the implications of digital twins for Digital Cities, Design and Construction, Digital Plants, Energy Utilities, Rail and Transit, and Roads and Bridges. Listen to interactive panel discussions with leading industry and business leaders and discover the fascinating opportunities that digital twins introduce for each of these critical infrastructure sectors. The initial October 20 TwinTalks are each part of a three-part series, with the second and third installments of the TwinTalks’ series scheduled through mid-November.
Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards Ceremony – October 21
After months of jury deliberations, the winners of the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards will be announced in our live global broadcast. Don’t miss what has been called the “Academy Awards of Infrastructure.”
ACCELERATE Sessions – October 27 and beyond
Join Bentley product executives Dustin Parkman (Project Delivery), Robert Mankowski (Digital Cities), Ken Adamson (Design Integration), and Alan Kiraly (Asset and Network Performance) as they and their leadership teams review the latest advancements in Bentley applications and cloud services. These sessions will kick-off a multi-track program of more than 100 ACCELERATE sessions that will continue into November. ACCELERATE will feature Bentley and user experts in panel discussions and interactive demonstrations on the latest product advances, innovations, and best practice digital workflows.