The annual conference brings together the world leaders in infrastructure, design, construction and operations in order to learn the best practices to be a true digital specialist.
EXTON, Pa. - March 20 of 2018 - Bentley Systems Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for infrastructure advancement, announced today that the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference will take place from 15 to 18 in October in London in the Hilton London Metropole.
Presented by the Bentley Institute, the conference is a global gathering of leading industry executives and leading opinion leaders in the design, construction and operations of the global infrastructure. The theme of this year's conference is Going Digital: Advancements in Infrastructure (Moving towards digital: Advances in infrastructure).
The conference features close to 70 speakers and more than 50 information sessions, including keynote lectures from industry leading experts, interactive workshops, forums, round tables and product demonstrations. Attendees can visit the Technology Pavilion, which features exhibits and presentations from Bentley Systems and its strategic partners Microsoft, Siemens, Topcon and Bureau Veritas.
On the first day of the conference, the Bentley Institute will host the Digital Advance Academies event, with presentations and interactive discussions with experts in the field that will provide ideas and best practices in their areas of expertise, which include reality models. , BIM strategies and construction.
The conference also includes the selection and announcement of the winners of Bentley's Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards (formerly known as the Be Inspired Awards), which pays tribute to those extraordinary infrastructure projects carried out by Bentley software users around the world.
During the six industry-focused forums that will be presented during the conference - Buildings and Campus, Digital Cities, Industrial Infrastructure, Rail and Transit, Roads and Bridges, and Public Services and Water - more than 55 award-winning finalists will present their projects to independent panels of juries, more than 100 members of the press and conference attendees.
From these presentations, the winners are selected by the members of the jury, and the 18 of October will be announced at the end of the conference during a ceremony and afternoon gala.
Aret Garip, technical director of WSP, who attended the Bentley conference last year in Singapore as a representative of the One Blackfriars project carried out by WSP in London and who was chosen as a finalist of the awards said:
“The conference has been truly inspiring and educational. It's a great event to learn about the latest technology in engineering design software and a chance to meet the creative and smart people who are developing new tools to make it easier for us to design buildings."
In October of 2019, the Year in Infrastructure Conference will return to the Marina Bay Sands Convention and Exhibition Center in Singapore.
For more information about the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference and Awards, visit
About Bentley Systems
Bentley Systems is a global leader in providing comprehensive software solutions to advance the design, construction and operations of infrastructure for engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, builders and owner-operators. Bentley users take advantage of the mobility of information across the various disciplines and during the infrastructure life cycle to deliver projects and assets with better performance. Bentley solutions encompass MicroStation applications for information modeling, ProjectWise collaboration services to deliver integrated projects and AssetWise operations services to achieve intelligent infrastructure, complemented by full managed services offered through plans of customized success.
Founded on 1984, Bentley has more than 3,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries, more than $ 600
million in annual revenue, and, since the 2011, has invested more than $ 1 billion in
research, development and acquisitions. For more information about Bentley, visit www.bentley.com.
About the Year in Infrastructure Awards Program
From 2004, the Year in Infrastructure Awards program (formerly known as Be Inspired Awards) has demonstrated excellence and innovation in the design, construction and operations of over 3.200 infrastructure projects around the world. The Year in Infrastructure Awards program is unique: it is the only competition of this type that has a global reach and covers entire categories, encompassing all types of infrastructure projects. In the Awards Program, which is open to all users of Bentley software, independent panels of industry experts select finalists for each category. Visit the Year in Infrastructure Awards website for more information about this program.