Press Release: Bentley Systems SVPs Bob Mankowski and Alan Kiraly available during Annual ARC Industry Forum in Orlando

Will discuss Bentley’s digital twin strategy, new digital cities initiative, and how technologies such as machine learning and AI are improving the resilience of infrastructure and plants.

January, 2020

What: We invite you to meet with Bob Mankowski, SVP digital cities, and Alan Kiraly, SVP asset and network performance, at the 24th annual ARC Industry Forum. On the first day of the Forum, February 4, at a Bentley-sponsored lunch session, ARC Vice President Ralph Rio will question Mr. Mankowski and Mr. Kiraly in a public forum about Bentley’s digital twin strategy and what technologies are delivering critical value to industry, infrastructure, and cities. They will also be available for one-to-one interviews on Tuesday and Wednesday.


Bentley-sponsored Lunch Session – February 4, 2019

12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m.

One-to-one executive interviews

February 4 – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

February 5 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


ARC Industry Forum

Renaissance Orlando Hotel

Orlando, Florida


City-Scale Digital Twins

Visit the Bentley booth to learn about city-scale digital twins and how they are helping cities digitally transform. With a digital twin, municipalities can create, visualize, and analyze a city-wide digital twin of its infrastructure. City stakeholders gain new insights by modeling and simulating real-world situations, optimizing systems and processes, and monitoring the performance and condition of assets.

For more information on digital cities, click:

Building Smarter Cities with Digital Twins

Seven ways cities benefit from digital twins

Digital Cities overview video

Citilabs Video

Process Industry Digital Twins

Also, visit the Bentley booth at the ARC Forum to hear about the latest developments for PlantSightTM and learn about how and who is using the solution. Jointly developed for the process industry by Siemens and Bentley, PlantSight brings all plant data and information together, contextualizes it, validates it, and visualizes it. PlantSight transforms raw data into one complete digital twin.

For more information on PlantSightTM click:

Creating and Deploying Digital Twins Whitepaper

Gain a Digital Line of Sight

Digital Twins for Grid Modernization

At the Bentley booth, you can learn about OpenUtilities Digital Twin Services, which enable utilities with digital twin workflows to leverage Bentley’s and Siemens’ joint solutions around DER integration and interconnection, grid modernization, and integrated power system analysis.

In addition, Stephen Seewald of Canadian utility company EPCOR will be speaking on Tuesday at 4 p.m. during session 4 (Getting better Maintenance with Asset Health). He will explain how digital technology has helped EPCOR transform from a reactive organization to a proactive organization by taking a risk-based approach to maintenance that helps them keep the lights on for millions of people every day.

To learn more about the event, visit the ARC Industry Forum event page.

Press attendees can also schedule an interview with the following Bentley colleagues during the conference:

Anne-Marie Walters – industry marketing director, process and resources. Anne-Marie is responsible for marketing to the process industries worldwide. She can discuss market drivers, user successes, and Bentley’s partnerships with Microsoft and Siemens.

Sandra DiMatteo – global director of marketing for digital twin solutions, asset and network performance. Sandra is an advocate for digital twins, Intelligent Internet of Things analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and BIM and asset management technology solutions. Sandra can also speak about Bentley’s partnership with Siemens.

Ton De Vries – senior director, business development digital cities. Ton is currently leading global business development activities for Bentley’s OpenUtilities solutions in close coordination with Siemens Energy Management. Ton can also speak to our digital cities initiatives.

For interviews:

To schedule an interview, or for more information about the event, please contact Christine Byrne, Bentley Systems’ senior media relations manager, at

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