Link to the ICEC Roundup Newsletter for a Variety of International News
April 18, 2012
The latest issue of the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC) Roundup newsletter is posted and you can review it by clicking this link (www.icoste.org/category/publications/). This is a member benefit to AACE International members as a result of AACE being an ICEC member association.
In this issue of the ICEC Roundup, you’ll find the following.
AACE International has launched a new ICEC Discussion Forum through the efforts of Past President Steve Revay. Register for a forum account at www.aacei.org/forums. Everyone registered receives an e-mail alert each time someone posts to the ICEC Forum. Additional information is on page 13 of the Roundup newsletter.
Detailed information on the ICEC 8th World Congress, scheduled for June 23-27 in Durban, South Africa. AACE International member Alexia Nalewaik will be one of the keynote presenters. Her scheduled topic is: Intersection and Divergence in CE, QS, and PM: Competencies, Qualifications, and Professional Recognition. Articles on the congress are posted throughout the newsletter.
The 56th Annual Meeting of AACE International, “A Fiesta for Total Cost Management,” will be July 8-11, at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.
A FIG Working Week event will be May 6-10 in Rome.
The 16th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress is set for July 7-10 at Brunei, Darussalam.
The 26th IPMA World Congress will be Oct. 29-31 in Greece.
AACE International’s first International Total Cost Management Conference will be Nov. 14-15 at the Hyatt Regency Dubai and Galleria in Dubai, UAE.
The ICEC Secretariat, hosted by the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) has moved with AIQS from Canberra to their new headquarters in Sydney. Michael Manikas is the new CEO of the AIQS.
ACostE, the association of cost engineers in the UK, is promoting a new tiered accreditation program, listed as a professional status framework for project control, estimating, and planning and cost engineering practitioners. ACostE celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2011 with over 80 attendees at its annual conference.
Ken Humphreys has an article on page 14 explaining why the $ symbol appears several times in the ICEC logo.