Bentley’s ‘Year in Infrastructure’ Showcases Asset Management Technology on Global Scale

Bentley SystemsYear in Infrastructure 2016 Conference drew a global mix of executives in architecture and engineering, construction, owner-operators, municipal employees and members of the media to London last week, examining the future of technology and innovation in infrastructure design, construction, operation and asset management.

Held Nov. 1-3, Bentley’s annual conference is a global gathering of leading figures in the world of infrastructure.

This year’s three-day event, held at the Hilton London Metropole hotel, featured a series of presentations and interactive workshops exploring the intersection of technology and business drivers, and how they are shaping the future of infrastructure delivery and investment returns.

More: Bentley Systems’ 2015 Event Draws Global Presence in London, Explores Future of Infrastructure

The Year in Infrastructure Conference is geared toward professionals involved in the design, delivery or operations of infrastructure. Encompassing all types of infrastructure, the week provides attendees an array of discussions focused on applying technology to deliver the best performing buildings, bridges, roads, power plants, water utility networks, treatment plants, mines and other infrastructure projects on time, on budget and with less risk.

In addition to modern applications of technology for infrastructure projects, a central theme of the Year in Infrastructure Conference is new ways of thinking about using technology in business. A number of presentations will highlight these points over the course of separate forums including Building and Facilities; Oil, Gas, Offshore and Mining; Rail and Road; Utilities; and Visions of the Future.

Another highlight of the Year in Infrastructure Conference is Bentley’s annual Be Inspired Awards competition which brings together infrastructure professionals from around the globe to share innovative projects in design, engineering, construction and operations. Since 2004 the Be Inspired Awards program has recognized more than 2,000 infrastructure projects worldwide. The program, open to all users of Bentley software, is a unique competition — the only of its kind that is global in scope and comprehensive in categories covered, encompassing all types of infrastructure projects.

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Founded in 1984, Bentley has more than 3,000 colleagues in over 50 countries, more than $600 million in annual revenues, and since 2008 has invested more than $1 billion in research, development and acquisitions. Bentley has also announced that its Year in Infrastructure 2017 Conference will be held Oct. 10-12 in Singapore. The conference will take place at Sands Expo and Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands, a world-class hotel and conference facility, and one of the most iconic buildings in Asia. The Singapore location brings the conference to a city recognized globally for its innovation in infrastructure and for the first time to Asia.

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