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January 8, 2013

Greg Bentley to Keynote at SPAR International 2013

CEO of Bentley Systems to speak on Information Mobility for 3D Data

January 9, 2013 (Portland, Maine) –  Greg Bentley, CEO of Bentley Systems, will deliver a keynote address at the 2013 SPAR International Conference on End-to End-3D entitled “Information Mobility for 3D Data:  From Hand-off and Hand-over to Hands-on! The presentation will highlight the recent advances made possible by the convergence of physical and virtual infrastructure and showcase the resulting benefits in performance, safety and ROI. SPAR International takes place April 15-18, 2013 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

“We are very excited to have Greg Bentley deliver a keynote at this year’s SPAR conference,” said Lisa Murray, Director of SPAR International. “He is a true pioneer whose vision has advanced the use of 3D technologies and associated workflows.”

In his presentation, Mr. Bentley will discuss how ubiquitous consumer technology is being leveraged for industrial applications and the resulting beneficial outcomes of improved ROI and high-performing, intelligent infrastructure; how innovations that span physical and virtual infrastructure assets can result in true mobility and usability; and how virtual design and virtual operational models can be aligned with as-built and as-operated assets, opening doors for intelligent, interactive inspections, reliability-centered maintenance, and asset health modelling. Read the full abstract here.

Greg Bentley is the CEO of Bentley Systems, which provides engineers, architects, constructors, geospatial professionals and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure.  Founded in 1984, Bentley has more than 3,000 colleagues in 50 countries, more than $500 million in annual revenues, and since 2003 has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions. Previously, Mr. Bentley founded a financial trading software firm which became part of SunGard Data Systems, Inc., an S&P 500 company on whose public-company board he served from 1991 through 2005.  Mr. Bentley holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Decision Sciences from Wharton. He is a trustee of Drexel University, where he also serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Pennoni Honors College, and a Trustee of the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

About SPAR International
SPAR International Conference on End-to-End 3D brings together professionals from around the world to discover the latest advances and technologies in 3D data capture, processing and delivery.  SPAR International targets asset owners, engineers, technology developers and other professionals to present and discuss the latest tools and techniques for using 3D technologies to drive efficiency, improve workflows, reduce project timelines, improve safety and mitigate risk. The conference takes place April 15-18 2013 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. For more information and to register, visit

About SPAR 3D
SPAR 3D organizes conferences and provides news and information for professionals involved in 3D imaging technologies. Content- delivered in-person and online- gives practitioners tools and information to make better business decisions. SPAR 3D is wholly-owned by Diversified Business Communications. For more information, visit and

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