BE Conference 2005 will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland, May 8-12, 2005.

Bentley Systems Incorporated announced that pre-registration is open for BE Conference 2005, to be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland, May 8-12, 2005. BE Conference--Bentley's premier professional training event--receives, year after year, satisfaction ratings above 95 percent and hit a record 99 percent rating in 2004. It includes training courses and technology updates, keynote presentations by Bentley executives, project presentations by innovative Bentley users, and a wide range of networking opportunities. BE stands for "Bentley Empowered," reflecting the people and projects using Bentley products to improve the world's infrastructure and increase quality of life. In keeping with this focus, a high point of the 2005 conference will be the annual BE Awards of Excellence. These prestigious awards honor the vision and skill of Bentley users, spotlighting extraordinary projects that serve as benchmarks for their industries. At the 2004 BE Awards, winners representing organizations around the world were selected in 21 categories from more than 160 finalists.

To experience last year's conference, go to The site includes videos of keynote presentations by: Greg Bentley, CEO; Colonel Gregg Martin, USACE; A.B. "Buddy" Cleveland, SVP; Bhupinder Singh, VP; Keith Bentley, CTO; and Malcolm Walter, COO, along with related media coverage, descriptions of BE Award winners and finalists, and the complete agenda.

Source: Bentley, Sept. 7, 2004