Rejuvenate your work, your process, and your asset management skillset.

The Deighton User Conference (DUC) is the perfect blend of training and inspiration, practical knowledge, and international asset management best practice. A week at DUC includes training, case studies, key note presentations, events, inspiration, and fun — No matter what the role or the industry, everyone is focused on building great experiences. This shared energy and passion sparks new ideas, drives new partnerships, and breaks new ground every year.



Date: July 15-19
Venue: Boston Renaissance Waterfront
Cost: $1200.00 U.S (*with agency discount)

Why Attend DUC?

  • Self-Paced Training - dTIMS self-paced training is dedicated to enhancing your dTIMS knowledge no matter what your level of expertise.

  • Case Studies - See how other agencies are using dTIMS. Discover alternative ways of thinking about your projects.

  • MUNI Workshop - Municipalities face unique asset management challenges. This birds-of-a-feather workshop explores these challenges.

  • Networking - In the halls during breaks or at the after-hours events, there is always time to network with fellow asset management professionals.

  • After Hours Events - The reward after a busy day at DUC is relaxing and enjoying dinner and activities with all of the Deighton staff.

  • International Perspective - Exchange ideas and build one-on-one relationships with asset management professionals from around the world: North America, Mexico, Europe, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia to name a few.

  • Practical Knowledge - Applying the knowledge gained through training is essential to retain what you learn. Our presentations will help you connect the dots.

  • Keynote Presentations - Each year we assemble keynotes from international industry experts.

Venue & Accomodations


Boston Renaissance Waterfront

The Boston Renaissance Waterfront Hotel is located just south of the downtown core, this Seaport District hotel overlooks Boston Harbor and is 3 miles from Boston Logan International Airport. Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market are 1.2 miles away.

606 Congress Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02210 USA

Making Reservations

Deighton has reserved a block of rooms at a rate of $229.00 / night.

A dedicated website is now available for you to book their hotel room online. Reservations can be made starting February 6, 2019, at the link below:

>> Make a Reservation <<

DUC Agenda


  • Registration
  • Introductions
  • Peer Presentations & Networking Workshop
  • Welcome Reception


General &

Case Studies

  • Keynote - Managing Assets in the age of Autonomous Vehicles, Intelligent Infrastructure and Human Centered Communities
  • A Look to the Future
  • Product Showcase
  • You Asked for It | We Delivered
  • Keynote - Asset Resilience
  • Rapid Fire Case Studies | Integration
  • Rapid Fire Case Studies | Data Collection & Management



TECHNICAL | Birds of a Feather

  • Risk Management
  • Model Development
  • Managing Bridges in dTIMS
  • dTIMS, more than Pavements & Bridges
  • Managing Water Infrastructure in dTIMS

STRATEGIC | Birds of a Feather

  • Compliance Panel
  • TAMP to Solution
  • Adopting Climate Adaptation
  • Quality Standards in Asset Management
  • What do you need to lead your Organization?



TRACK 1 | dTIMS Complete Setup

New self-paced training tutorial that builds from a dTIMS Empty Database.

You will learn how to:

  • Setup a dTIMS database
  • Setup analysis parameters
  • Run an analysis and interpret dTIMS reports

TRACK 2 | dTIMS Scavenger Hunt

Role-based training session that features hands on training in:

  • On-site condition inspection with mobile app
  • Management of data, analysis, and reporting
  • Defining a works program
  • On-site works program evaluation


Deighton Labs

Asset Management Software of the Future

  • Panel discussion

Week in Review


Deighton in 2020