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Go to Sessions That Matter to You
Get hands-on with the latest technology. Receive face-to-face instruction from Bentley experts. Learn what you need to know now to do your job even better.

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So many experts in one place! Exchange product knowledge, insider tips and tricks, and ideas for sustaining infrastructure with Bentley staff, industry peers, and your own colleagues from other locations.

Immerse Yourself in Innovation
Visit the interactive LEARNing Zone to test products from Bentley and its partners, collaborate with developers to extend the use of your software, get specialized technical support, and set a custom learning path to keep your skills sharp throughout the year.

Get Credit for Continuing Education
Earn Continuing Education Units and Bentley Institute Learning Units that help you meet the learning requirements of your professional associations and licensing boards.

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Share new knowledge and skills with your team to improve your projects as soon as you are back in the office.

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Bentley LEARNing User Conference 2013 Agenda (PDF)

Justification Kit


IACET Bentley Systems, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

Tracks

Take advantage of high-end presentations, participate in hands-on workshops, and discover the latest advancements in software integration, functionality, and techniques.

For most sessions you attend, you can earn CEUs as well as Bentley Institute Learning Units to help you maintain your credentials.

Each track features a keynote session – get the details.

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Bentley Civil Track | Building Track | Communications Track | Geospatial and Point Clouds Track | MicroStation Track | Plant Track | ProjectWise Track | Utilities Track | Bentley Developer Network Track

Bentley Civil Track

The Bentley Civil track provides Bentley LEARN content for civil-transportation professionals with emphasis on road, rail and site design, bridge modeling and design, geotechnical analysis, hydraulics and hydrology analysis, and transportation operations and asset management. To learn more about InRoads, GEOPAK, MX, Bentley Rail Track, WaterCAD, StormCAD, SewerGEMS, gINT, RM Bridge, LEAP, InspectTech, and Exor, join us in more than 150 hours of learning opportunity in sessions comprising lectures and hands-on workshops for civil and transportation engineering.
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Building Track

The Building track highlights the latest innovations in Bentley's products for the design, analysis, construction, and operations of buildings. Attendees will learn how to take full advantage of new capabilities and feature enhancements, upcoming product plans, practical user tips and tricks, and workflow improvements, and have ample opportunity to learn from Bentley colleagues and peers in roundtable discussions and networking opportunities. Topics include BIM; building energy design, analysis, and simulation; IPD; interoperability; dynamic review; clash resolution; generative design, and more.
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Communications Track

The Communications track provides telecommunications engineers employed by owner-operators and engineering firms with in-depth learning on the latest features and innovations in Bentley's communications products. Attendees will learn how to efficiently model and manage HFC and FTTx networks, leverage their network model across the enterprise for increased productivity, tailor software interfaces to their specific needs, drive contractor efficiency through managed design workflows, and more. Sessions include lectures, hands-on workshops, and expert roundtables designed to increase users' knowledge and skills in applying the latest software tools.
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Geospatial and Point Clouds Track

The Geospatial and Point Clouds track provides infrastructure professionals with insight into two strands of technology that are relevant to almost any infrastructure project. In this track, you will learn about the latest releases of Bentley's geospatial products, including Bentley Map Mobile, and about Bentley's point-cloud processing and management products that extend from Bentley Pointools to Bentley Descartes, ProjectWise Point-cloud Services, and more. You'll get hands-on learning in workshops, be brought up to date through lectures, and have the opportunity to network with Bentley's product managers and your peers.
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MicroStation Track

The MicroStation track features all of the exciting new capabilities in the V8i (SELECTseries 3) release of MicroStation. Attendees will learn how to benefit from the many advantages MicroStation provides as both an information modeling environment and an exceptional design and documentation application. Topics will include immersive interaction through hypermodels, trusted deliverables through MicroStation's unifying production environment, and the unrivaled comprehensive breadth and depth of capabilities MicroStation and the Bentley portfolio provide. Attendees will also learn from and discuss – among Bentley experts and other members of the Bentley user community – best practices for getting the most out of the MicroStation experience.
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Plant Track

The Plant track will span all aspects of the plant lifecycle – from conceptual design, through design engineering and construction, to operations. OpenPlant, AutoPLANT, Bentley Raceway and Cable Management, eB Insight, and ConstructSim are some of the products covered. Among the many classes offered in this track are those that introduce OpenPlant to PlantSpace users and instruct them in how to begin a migration to OpenPlant. Sessions include lectures, roundtable discussions, and hands-on workshops designed to increase users' product knowledge and refine their skills in applying the latest software tools.
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ProjectWise Track

The ProjectWise track helps users become productive with the tools needed to meet the demands of integrated project delivery. Attendees will learn about new ProjectWise and other Bentley collaboration software and service capabilities that enhance information sharing and management among distributed project participants. Specifically, attendees will learn how to increase efficiencies across the workflow including document lifecycle management, transmittals, document publishing, interoperable AECO work sharing, content reuse, dynamic feedback, as well as deployment options. Sessions include lectures, hands-on workshops, and expert roundtables designed to increase users' knowledge and skills in applying the latest software tools.
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Utilities Track

The Utilities track provides utility engineers with a unique opportunity to learn how to use the latest software innovations from Bentley for the design, engineering, construction, and management of utilities infrastructure. Attendees will learn how to efficiently design distribution networks, improve the quality of electric substation designs, perform effective corridor planning using point clouds, reduce operations costs while increasing reliability with asset performance management tools, and much more. Sessions include lectures, hands-on workshops, and expert roundtables designed to increase users' knowledge and skills in applying the latest software tools.
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Bentley Developer Network Track

The Bentley Developer Network (BDN) track provides a unique opportunity for users and third parties who develop, or want to develop, their own applications using Bentley technology. You can choose from a variety of learning sessions covering the most popular Software Development Kits (SDK) Bentley has to offer. Start with in-depth training on MicroStation and Bentley Navigator customization and follow up with the industry-oriented SDK of your choice. SDKs covered in the track include: ProjectWise and eB, Geospatial Desktop and Server, InRoads, and GEOPAK, H&H, Structural, i-models, and the new Mobile SDKs class, which you won't want to miss.
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The Bentley LEARNing Conference, CEUs and Learning Units

Many of the sessions in these conference tracks are eligible for continuing education units (CEUs) and Bentley Institute Learning Units, Bentley’s equivalent to professional development hours (PDHs). CEUs and Learning Units can assist you in meeting the learning requirements of your professional associations and licensing boards.

Bentley Systems has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275. In obtaining this approval, Bentley Systems has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of its Authorized Provider accreditation status, Bentley Systems is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

Learning assessments demonstrating mastery of knowledge and skills identified for each Bentley LEARNing Conference session must be completed by each learner before he or she can be awarded CEU credits. Bentley will provide an online assessment and evaluation for each learner to complete. The assessments will be available after the learning event has occurred, and credit will be awarded after the completion of the assessment. Assessment results will be provided to each learner.

For a list of the many organizations that accept IACET CEUs, including state engineering boards and the American Institute of Architects, please visit IACET’s website.

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