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Year in Infrastructure 2020 conference goes digital

Bentley Systems and positioning technology company Topcon have created a new jointly owned company that aims to close the gap between construction and engineering.

Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure 2020 conference is “going digital” and will be held online to allow for the global construction industry to come together during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The conference will provide complementary access to a wide range of content relevant to infrastructure professionals in every role at every stage of the infrastructure lifecycle.

It aims to bring together thought leadership, networking and learning content for a broader global community.

The conference will include the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards, which showcase extraordinary infrastructure projects that have used Bentley System’s technology to achieve new outcomes. Finalists are chosen by independent juries of industry experts.

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Bentley Systems CEO Greg Bentley will also host an interactive discussion on the resilience challenges infrastructure executives face and how they use digital advancement to overcome them.

Keith Bentley, the company’s founder and Chief Technology Officer, will discuss Bentley’s open strategy for digital twins. Keith will be joined by other leading industry members who have deployed digital twins successfully for project delivery or asset performance.

Infrastructure digital twins will be front and centre at this year’s event. Industry figures will 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.

Bentley product executives Dustin Parkman (Project Delivery), Robert Mankowski (Digital Cities), Ken Adamson (Design Integration), and Alan Kiraly (Asset and Network Performance) will host Accelerate sessions, reviewing the latest advancements in Bentley applications and cloud services.

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