Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure Conference kicks off

Presented by Bentley Institute, the Year in Infrastructure Conference began today at the Hilton London Metropole in London, UK. The YII Conference, which runs from October 15 – 18, is a global gathering of leading executives in the world of infrastructure design, construction and operations focused on best practices and technologies for going digital.

The conference is globally recognized as a leading forum for addressing the current priorities and opportunities that impact the infrastructure industry. Attendees hear from industry thought leaders, engage in forums and discussions, and learn about technologies and best practices that will shape the future of infrastructure delivery and operations. These leading executives in the world of infrastructure will discuss how to improve project delivery, build better-performing assets and impact real business outcomes. New technology and BIM advancements in design, engineering, construction and operations will be explored to help advance digital business goals.

Bentley CEO Greg Bentley welcomed a full house of attendees to the 2018 YII conference in London.
Bentley CEO Greg Bentley welcomed a full house of attendees to the 2018 YII conference in London.

The conference agenda includes geotechnical roundtables, academy tracks and the chance to interact with strategic partners. A technology pavilion features presentations and live demonstrations from Bentley partners and the Bentley Institute Digital Advancement Academies. Several forum tracks will focus on:

  • Industrial Infrastructure
  • Digital Cities
  • Utilities and Water
  • Rail and Transit
  • Buildings and Campuses
  • Roads and Bridges.

The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference will conclude with the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards gala and ceremony, where the winners of this year’s competition will be announced. The Year in Infrastructure Awards, formerly known as the Be Inspired Awards, is an exciting and well-regarded global competition that recognizes the "going digital" advancements in infrastructure.

Since 2004, the Awards program has recognized more than 3,000 of the world’s most outstanding infrastructure projects. Open to all Bentley software users, this unique program is truly global in scope and comprehensive in categories covered, encompassing all forms of infrastructure projects from around the world.

 

The 2018 Awards received a record-high number of entries from around the world, and the 2018 finalists have been announced! View the full list at https://yii.bentley.com/award-finalists

 

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