Be Connected series offers online modeling seminars

Bentley Systems delivering best practices seminars on demand
By PLE Staff July 6, 2009

Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that registration is now open at for its innovative Be Connected online seminar series. Be Connected gives engineers and other building professionals a chance to learn about applying information modeling from some of the world’s leading infrastructure practitioners. The seminars, which take the place of this year’s Be Conference, are now under way.

"With more than 150 best practices and product seminars, the Be Connected online seminar series is the best way for both practitioners and business leaders in infrastructure to keep up with the latest trends in practice and technology, without the time and expense required when traveling to a conference," said Bentley’s chief marketing officer, Ed Mueller.
Be Connected offers two types of online seminars:
• Best Practices Seminars – Presented by leading infrastructure professionals around the globe, these sessions bring a project perspective on best practices for the design, construction, and operation of specific types of infrastructure projects, including a series of seminars on electric and gas utilities, high performance buildings,
• Product Seminars – Presented by Bentley’s top product executives and designed for both current and prospective users, these technology-focused sessions demonstrate the latest features and capabilities of Bentley’s comprehensive V8i software portfolio for sustaining infrastructure.
The first presentation of these hour-long seminars will include a live Q&A teleconference, giving seminar attendees the unique opportunity to interact with leaders in the infrastructure professions. Each seminar will then be offered on demand, allowing participants to attend multiple sessions at times of their choosing. In addition, participants can join discussion groups about the topics presented in the seminars on the Be Communities professional networking Website, further extending the value and the insights gained in the seminar.
"The unique delivery system and breadth of topics covered make our Be Connected seminar series a first in the infrastructure community," said Carey Mann, vice president, solutions, Bentley Software . "The topics are aligned with the breadth of infrastructure addressed by Bentley’s comprehensive portfolio of software."