Bentley to Preview Its Upgrade Program for Users Facing Autodesks Retirement of AutoCAD 2000iBentley Systems, Incorporated, today announced that it will preview in upcoming seminars its upgrade program for AutoCAD 2000i and AutoCAD LT 2000i users facing Autodesks retirement of these products.Exton, Pa (PRWEB) November 11, 2004 - Bentley Systems, Incorporated, today announced that it will preview in upcoming seminars its upgrade program for AutoCAD 2000i and AutoCAD LT 2000i users facing Autodesks retirement of these products. Autodesk states on its Web site: After January 15, 2005, Autodesk will no longer sell upgrades or crossgrades from any AutoCAD 2000i-based products or Autodesk Inventor Series 6. Additionally, Autodesk will no longer provide technical support, apart from existing maintenance patches that are downloadable from www.autodesk.com.Included in Bentleys half-day preview seminars will be presentations and demonstrations of MicroStation PowerDraft and MicroStation products, offered at special program pricing, as well as special program services.The first seminar in the series takes place December 1, 2004, in Tampa, Fla., and the second will be held December 8, 2004, in Tulsa, Okla.Complete details of Bentleys special program will be announced in the coming weeks. To sign up in advance for either preview seminar, visit www.bentley.com/AutoCADusers. About BentleyBentley Systems, Incorporated, provides software for the lifecycle of the worlds infrastructure. The companys comprehensive portfolio for the building, plant, civil, and geospatial vertical markets spans architecture, engineering, construction (AEC) and operations. With 2003 revenues reaching $260 million, Bentley is the leading provider of AEC software to the Engineering News-Record Design 500 and major owner-operators. To receive Bentley press releases as they are issued, visit www.bentley.com/bentleywire. For more information, visit www.bentley.com.Bentley, the B logo, MicroStation, and PowerDraft are either registered or unregistered trademarks or service marks of Bentley Systems, Incorporated or one of its direct or indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries. Other brands and product names are trademarks of their respective owners.