held their user group event November 10-12, 2008 at the Munkebjerg Hotel in Vejle, Denmark.   The event ran in coordination with the Nordic Civil User Days which created a great turnout! has been running like a well oiled machine for years.  Their chairman, Carsten Ahm, is to be commended on a job well done.  The group successfully follows the SIG (Special Interest Group) format, with a total of 8 SIGs all headed and run by a user.  SIGs allow attendees to get detailed information on their field of expertise as well as provide networking opportunities with others in their field.

  • Bentley GIS SIG: Carsten Bitsch, Geopartner
  • Bentley Plant SIG: Lars-Bjorn Christense, NNE Pharmaplan
  • BYG SIG: Birthe Baek, Henning Larsen Architects
  • Civil SIG: Michael Jepsen, Grontmij|Carl Bro
  • Data Management SIG: Michael Fris Orsted, Kobenhavns Lufthavne
  • MicroStation SIG: Jette V. Voigt, Vejdirektoratet
  • Plot SIG: Frank Moller Christensen, Ramboll
  • 3D Viz SIG: Brian Sheldon, Site A/S

The event had a great selection of sessions and workshops as well as a keynote presentation by Bentley Systems Director Product Management, Chris Bober.  Chris gave a presentation on the innovation of MicroStation speaking and demoing the newest release V8i.  Here are more highlights from the event:

  • Overall turnout and enthusiasm for the event from user group officers, Bentley, and attendees
  • Monday night social with guitar soloist!
  • Networking opportunities
  • Giveaway an expense paid trip to Be Conference 2009
  • Variety of sessions offered, view the agenda here

Event photo gallery