Full Bash Agenda by Track

Tuesday Lecture Descriptions

8:00am - 9:00am - MicroStation Moving to CONNECT - Mike Lazear

The MicroStation CONNECT Edition features updates to many parts of the software. These updates include the introduction of a ribbon-style graphical user interface (GUI), a relocation of the workspace settings, a new Backstage, updated tools and dialogs, Property Driven Annotation, a new Explorer replacing Project Explorer, Annotative Hatching, Display Rules to control graphical display, Drawing and Named Boundaries to help with sheet creation, Sheet Indexing to control parameters of sheets, Attaching Data using Item Types, Reports and Tables, plus more! Learn about these new and exciting features found in the MicroStation CONNECT Edition.

8:00am - 9:00am - Get CONNECTed with Bentley - Josh Lazear

Learn how to make sure all your Bentley software users are CONNECTed on the CONNECTION Client and set up for CONNECT Licensing.

11:30am - 12:30pm - MicroStation CONNECT Edition: What's New and Improved - Sam Hendrick

Whether you’re using V8i or an older release of MicroStation, every new update is packed full of valuable new capabilities that can help you save time and improve your design workflows. Get a tour of all of the very latest major enhancements and learn how you can get started using them immediately, whether everyone in your organization has upgraded to CONNECT Edition or not.

11:30am - 12:30pm - ProjectWise CONNECT - Josh Lazear

This introductory class will help students understand some basic ProjectWise concepts, including what is a Datasource, using the ProjectWise Explorer interface, Reference File Management, Audit Trail, and how to create a basic report.

11:30am - 12:30pm - Reality Modeling Best Practices - Kurt Rasmussen

Learn photogrammetric principle and limitations and discover data capture requirements and best practices for generating high-fidelity 3D reality models leveraging ContextCapture, Bentley’s reality modeling software.

11:30am - 12:30pm - OpenBuildings and LEGION: Pedestrian Simulation - Mark Enos

Introduction to OpenBuildings and LEGION Software

OpenBuildings
Learn about the launch of OpenBuildings which includes OpenBuildings Designer and OpenBuildings Station Designer applications. Find out how OpenBuildings applications are open to multiple disciplines, analysis and simulation, and open for collaborative digital workflows.

LEGION
As a companion product to OpenBuildings Station Designer, see how you can improve safety by easily simulating and analysing foot traffic on infrastructure assets that include rail and metro stations, stadiums, shopping malls, and airports.

11:30am - 12:30pm - The Future of Engineering Technology - Jeff Martin

Being successful in today’s world requires a deep understanding of industry trends, expertise in project requirements, and foresight of what the future may hold. See how Bentley and its strategic partners and new product acquisitions are helping advance the future of Infrastructure. Learn about the CONNECT Edition releases and what they mean to you and your project teams.

1:30pm - 2:30pm - OpenBuildings Designer and OpenSite Designer - Mark Enos

What Happens When OpenBuildings Designer & OpenSite Designer Join Forces?
Explore Bentley’s collaborative digital BIM workflows to rapidly evaluate different conceptual building configurations on a site through optimizing the building and site configuration by quickly laying out parking and access roads.  You can incorporate, analyze, and manipulate a wide range of data, such as point clouds, reality meshes, photogrammetry, total station surveys, and terrain.

OpenBuildings Designer provides building information modeling (BIM) advancements with multiple discipline capabilities to design, analyze, document, and visualize buildings of any size, form, and complexity.  It also has powerful tools for space planning as well as intelligent 3D massing models with easy to use push-pull intelligent solid modeling capabilities. 

OpenSite Designer allows you to quickly create, revise, and optimize multiple site design scenarios for commercial, industrial, and campus projects. Conceptualize and detail parking lots, streets, sidewalks, buildings pads, and other design features using auto-drawing capabilities and interactive 3D modeling.

1:30pm - 2:30pm - Hands-on with a Virtual Reality (VR) Headset - Sam Hendrick

Have you ever wanted to experience your design in Virtual Reality? Come on by and get a chance to try an HTC Vive and immerse yourself in a LumenRT model. Once you go VR… you’ll never go back.

2:30pm - 3:30pm - Synchro - the 4D Scheduling and Project Management Software - Siqi Li

See how projects are planned, built and managed inside Synchro; which links the 3D BIM deliverables with the activities on the project schedule to create the 4D time dimension. Bentley Systems acquired the leading 4D market solution Synchro in June 2018.

2:30pm - 3:30pm - BIM Enlivened - OpenBuildings Designer and LumenRT - Mark Enos

Enrich your OpenBuildings Designer models to make them look more realistic with LumenRT.  Rendering with LumenRT not only saves your time but also provides a huge library of 3D content to add more innovative features to your model.  Immerse buildings within a real-time visualization environment populated with moving people, wind-swept plants with seasonal foliage, rolling clouds, rippling water, and animated vehicles.  With LumenRT Pro you can easily share interactive, immersive 3D presentations with any stakeholder.  Output to 360 Static VR with Google Carboard, or Immersive VR with devices such as Oculus Rift and Samsung Vive.

3:30pm - 4:30pm - Customizing MicroStation CONNECT Edition - Sam Hendrick

MicroStation provides for customization of the user interface. Through customization, you can deliver a more personal user experience that can be tailored to a specific department, discipline, role, or even an individual.

3:30pm - 4:30pm - Discovering MicroStation - Mike Lazear

Want to know what MicroStation is? Come sit in on an hour session to learn about how MicroStation can be your 2D & 3D CAD Solution!

3:30pm - 4:30pm - Modeling a Complete Intersection in Minutes - Jeff Martin

Being able to quickly model roads, rails, intersections, roundabouts, bridges and more is critical early in a project so that multiple alternatives can be explored and compared to find the optimum solution. OpenRoads ConceptStation brings you exactly that ability. During this session you will see ConceptStation at work modeling a multi-road, multi-ramp intersection complete with bridges, pavement striping, lighting, and quantity estimates in just a few minutes. The final product being a fully rendered model ready for sharing with project stakeholders.

3:30pm - 4:30pm - OpenBuildings Designer and OpenSite Designer - Mark Enos

What Happens When OpenBuildings Designer & OpenSite Designer Join Forces?
Explore Bentley’s collaborative digital BIM workflows to rapidly evaluate different conceptual building configurations on a site through optimizing the building and site configuration by quickly laying out parking and access roads.  You can incorporate, analyze, and manipulate a wide range of data, such as point clouds, reality meshes, photogrammetry, total station surveys, and terrain.

OpenBuildings Designer provides building information modeling (BIM) advancements with multiple discipline capabilities to design, analyze, document, and visualize buildings of any size, form, and complexity.  It also has powerful tools for space planning as well as intelligent 3D massing models with easy to use push-pull intelligent solid modeling capabilities. 

OpenSite Designer allows you to quickly create, revise, and optimize multiple site design scenarios for commercial, industrial, and campus projects. Conceptualize and detail parking lots, streets, sidewalks, buildings pads, and other design features using auto-drawing capabilities and interactive 3D modeling.

3:30pm - 4:30pm - Advanced Reality Modeling to Creating Digital Twins of Complex Sites - Kurt Rasmussen

In this presentation, you will learn when and how to combine different reality modeling 3D capturing techniques to create highly-detailed 3D reality meshes on some of the most demanding industrial sites and how to consume those meshes in asset management, inspection and maintenance workflows.

Tuesday Hands-on Workshop Descriptions

1:30pm - 3:30pm - Intro to MicroStation CONNECT Edition - Mike Lazear

This course will help a new MicroStation user become familiar with the MicroStation CONNECT Edition. This will be done from the point of view of a civil designer or drafter working at a design firm, is new to MicroStation, and has been awarded a design project that they will be involved with. During this course you will learn basic navigation of the MicroStation CONNECT user interface, creating and working with MicroStation design files, design file settings, and more.

1:30pm - 3:30pm - OpenRoads: You will be a Fully-skilled Reviewer in Two Hours - Jeff Martin

After two hours, we can give you any OpenRoads file and you will be able to describe its engineering in the ways your boss or your colleagues or your clients expect.  You will be able to do this whether you’re new to Civil Engineering CAD software and even if you’re not a highway designer. Managers, hydraulics engineers, drafters, and even, God Forbid!, architects will be able to review work natively in the product.  The skills mastered here are fundamental for designers as well. 

1:30pm - 3:30pm - Generating 3D Models with Bentley's Reality Modeling Cloud Service - Kurt Rasmussen

Discover how you can quickly create 3D reality meshes of existing conditions with ContextCapture Cloud Processing Service using ContextCapture Mobile and ContextCapture Console. Once a 3D model is created, see how easily you can share and stream the model across project teams and applications using the latest cloud technology.

Wednesday Lecture Descriptions

11:00am - 12:00pm - MicroStation Moving to CONNECT - Mike Lazear

The MicroStation CONNECT Edition features updates to many parts of the software. These updates include the introduction of a ribbon-style graphical user interface (GUI), a relocation of the workspace settings, a new Backstage, updated tools and dialogs, Property Driven Annotation, a new Explorer replacing Project Explorer, Annotative Hatching, Display Rules to control graphical display, Drawing and Named Boundaries to help with sheet creation, Sheet Indexing to control parameters of sheets, Attaching Data using Item Types, Reports and Tables, plus more! Learn about these new and exciting features found in the MicroStation CONNECT Edition.

11:00am - 12:00pm - ProjectWise CONNECT - Josh Lazear

This introductory class will help students understand some basic ProjectWise concepts, including what is a Datasource, using the ProjectWise Explorer interface, Reference File Management, Audit Trail, and how to create a basic report.

12:00pm - 1:00pm - OpenBuildings and LEGION: Pedestrian Simulation - Mark Enos

Introduction to OpenBuildings and LEGION Software

OpenBuildings
Learn about the launch of OpenBuildings which includes OpenBuildings Designer and OpenBuildings Station Designer applications. Find out how OpenBuildings applications are open to multiple disciplines, analysis and simulation, and open for collaborative digital workflows.

LEGION
As a companion product to OpenBuildings Station Designer, see how you can improve safety by easily simulating and analysing foot traffic on infrastructure assets that include rail and metro stations, stadiums, shopping malls, and airports.

12:00pm - 1:00pm - SYNCHRO - the 4D Scheduling and Project Management Software - Siqi Li

See how projects are planned, built and managed inside Synchro; which links the 3D BIM deliverables with the activities on the project schedule to create the 4D time dimension. Bentley Systems acquired the leading 4D market solution Synchro in June 2018.

2:00pm - 3:00pm - RAM Structural System: Technical Topics from the Technical Expert - Allen Adams

Come get your technical questions answered from the technical expert for RAM Structural System. 

2:00pm - 3:00pm - The Future of Engineering Technology - Jeff Martin

Being successful in today’s world requires a deep understanding of industry trends, expertise in project requirements, and foresight of what the future may hold. See how Bentley and its strategic partners and new product acquisitions are helping advance the future of Infrastructure. Learn about the CONNECT Edition releases and what they mean to you and your project teams.

3:00pm - 4:00pm - OpenBuildings Designer and OpenSite Designer - Mark Enos

What Happens When OpenBuildings Designer & OpenSite Designer Join Forces?
Explore Bentley’s collaborative digital BIM workflows to rapidly evaluate different conceptual building configurations on a site through optimizing the building and site configuration by quickly laying out parking and access roads.  You can incorporate, analyze, and manipulate a wide range of data, such as point clouds, reality meshes, photogrammetry, total station surveys, and terrain.

OpenBuildings Designer provides building information modeling (BIM) advancements with multiple discipline capabilities to design, analyze, document, and visualize buildings of any size, form, and complexity.  It also has powerful tools for space planning as well as intelligent 3D massing models with easy to use push-pull intelligent solid modeling capabilities. 

OpenSite Designer allows you to quickly create, revise, and optimize multiple site design scenarios for commercial, industrial, and campus projects. Conceptualize and detail parking lots, streets, sidewalks, buildings pads, and other design features using auto-drawing capabilities and interactive 3D modeling.

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Bentley Rail Solutions - Jeff Martin

Bentley is big on Rail. Here we’ll show how quickly we layout rail track, place a bridge, tunnel, and yard in OpenRail ConceptStation. See Overhead Lines, Masts, Portals and Signals – all fully 3D and fully rendered. Quickly. Integrated Costs/Quantities? Yep, we got that. We’ll also discuss how OpenRail ConceptStation, OpenRail Designer, and OpenRoads Designer interact with each other and other disciplines.

Wednesday Hands-on Workshop Descriptions

11:00am - 1:00pm - MicroStation CONNECT 3D - Sam Hendrick

Learning 3 Dimensional drawing with MicroStation Connect Edition is an extension of your knowledge of 2 Dimensional drawing. If you can draw in 2 Dimensions (2D), then all that is needed is to learn how to manipulate the AccuDraw compass in 3 Dimensional (3D) space.

11:00am - 1:00pm - Laying Out Geometry and Creating a Corridor - Jeff Martin

In this workshop, you will lay out horizontal and vertical geometry.  We will model a 3D Corridor and show some of the integrated “live” editing available in the OpenRoads/OpenRail Designer Platform.  This an introductory design workshop.  If you’re brand new to OpenRoads, Tuesday’s OpenRoads Review workshop will have you ready for this workshop.

11:00am - 1:00pm - RAM Structural System: Introduction and Fundamentals - Allen Adams

The RAM Structural System is special purpose software for the structural analysis and design of buildings. In this session attendees will learn how to properly model a structure, specify design parameters and criteria to customize designs conforming to the engineer’s design philosophy, and perform designs for steel and concrete beams, columns, walls and foundations. Attendees will be introduced to each of the design modules, and obtain a working knowledge sufficient to produce designs for the common structural configurations. This course is recommended for Structural and Civil engineers involved in the design of buildings.

2:00pm - 4:00pm - MicroStation Tips and Tricks - Mike Lazear

How to Shift your MicroStation gears into Overdrive! Designed for MicroStation users and CAD managers, you will learn all the latest and coolest tips and tricks for getting the most out of MicroStation. “Isolate” to clear away the clutter, Alt-Data to quickly match attributes, and many more.

2:00pm - 4:00pm - Drones and Reality Modeling - Josh Lazear

This session is an introduction to using drones for reality modeling covering certification to fly drones, best practices for capturing photographs, and using ContextCapture for reality modeling.

2:00pm - 4:00pm - Intro to MicroStation CONNECT Edition - Sam Hendrick

This course will help a new MicroStation user become familiar with the MicroStation CONNECT Edition. This will be done from the point of view of a civil designer or drafter working at a design firm, is new to MicroStation, and has been awarded a design project that they will be involved with. During this course you will learn basic navigation of the MicroStation CONNECT user interface, creating and working with MicroStation design files, design file settings, and more.

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