Archive for August, 2012


This section of the ICEC website includes links to various internal ICEC documents for the information of ICEC delegates and member associations.

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Constitution and Bylaws of the International Cost Engineering Council

The current ICEC Constitution & Bylaws (as amended in November 2014) can be found here. Click here for a copy.




Members of the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC)

Member societies of ICEC are generally national associations or institutes.
Many member societies however have members in other countries. Some Member
societies have sections or chapters in several countries. The list to the left
indicates the headquarters nation of each society.

The initials CE, QS, and PM denote cost engineering, quantity surveying, and
project management societies respectively. This listing also includes former
ICEC members, the Member societies of the Pacific Association of Quantity
Surveyors (PAQS) and many members of the Africa Association of Quantity
Surveyors (AAQS).

Region 1 – North
America and South America

AACE  International;

CIQS (Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors) QS;

GOGRC (Grupo OFC Guia de
Costos) (CE);

CICH (Honduran Civil Engineers Association) (CE);

IBEC (Instituto Brasileiro de
Engenharia de Custos) (CE);

SMIEFC (Sociedad Mexcana de
Ingeneira Economica, Financiaeray de Costos) (CE).

Region 2 – Europe and
the Near East

ACostE (Association of Cost
Engineers – United Kingdom) (CE);

AEIPRO (Asociación
Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos) (Member 2003 – 2006) (PM)

AICE (Associazione Italiana
d’Ingegneria Economica) (CE);

CAPQS (Cyprus Association
of Professional Quantity Surveyors) (QS);

DACE (Nederlandse Stichting
Voor Kostentechniek) (CE);

DVP Germany (Deutscher Verband der Projektmmanager in der Bau- und
Immobilienwirtschaft /
German Association of Project Managers in the Construction Industry and
Real Estate Economy)

FDP(Foreningen for Dansk
Projektledelse / Danish Project Management Association) (PM);

Engineering Club) (CE);

ICES (Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors) (QS);

PMA (Projekt Management
Austria) (PM);;

PMG (Project Management
Greece) (PM);

RACE (Romanian Association
of Cost Engineering) (CE);

SMaP (Société de Management de Projet) (France) (PM)

SPPR (Spolocnost pre
projektove riadenie / Project Management Association of Slovakia) (PM);

VSF (Verkefnastjornunarfelag
Islands / Project Management Association of Iceland) (PM);

ZPM (Slovenian Project
Management Association (PM).

Region 3 –

ASAQS (Association of
South African Quantity Surveyors) (QS);

GhIS (Ghana Institution of
Surveyors Quantity Surveying Division) (QS);

INQS (Institute of Namibian
Quantity Surveyors) (ICEC Associate Member) (QS);

IQSK (Institute of Quantity
Surveyors of Kenya) (QS);

MAQS (The Mauritius
Association of Quantity Surveyors) (ICEC Associate Member) (QS);

NIACE (The Nigerian
Institute of Appraisers and Cost Engineers) (CE);

NIQS (Nigerian Institute of
Quantity Surveyors) (QS);

SAPCI (Southern African
Project Controls Institute) (CE);

ISU (Institution of Surveyors of Uganda) (QS)

Region 4 – Asia

AIQS (Australian Institute
of Quantity Surveyors) (QS);

ACES (Australian Cost
Engineering Society) (CE);

BSIJ (Building Surveyor’s
Institute of Japan / Nihon Kenchiku Sekesan Kyokai) (QS);

CECA (China Engineering
Cost Association) (CE);

FIQS (Fiji Institute of
Quantity Surveyors) (QS) (ICEC Associate Member);

HKIS (Hong Kong Institute
of Surveyors) (QS);

IPMSL (Institute of
Project Managers of Sri Lanka) (PM);

IQSSL (Institute of
Quantity Surveyors of Sri Lanka) (QS);

RISM (Royal Institution of
Surveyors Malaysia / Pertubuhan Juruukur Malaysia);

NZIQS (New Zealand
Institute of Quantity Surveyors) (QS);

PICQS (Philippine Institute of Certified Quantity Surveyors) (QS);

PMAI (Project Management
Associates – India) (PM);

SISV (Singapore Institute
of Surveyors and Valuers, Quantity Surveying Division) (QS).



ICEC Meeting Minutes & Financial Management

This section provides information on ICEC Council Meeting Minutes & Meeting Agenda Books and ICEC Regional Meeting Minutes. ICEC financial information is included in the Council meeting minutes. Details are provided from 2008. Click on the ‘Read More’ tab below for details

» Read more: ICEC Meeting Minutes & Financial Management

ICEC Strategic Plan

ICEC Strategic Plan (as revised 18 October 2014)

ICEC Action Plan 2014-16

ICEC ACTION PLAN 2014-16 (adopted 18 October 2014)



Terms of Reference (Job Descriptions) for Members of the the ICEC Executive

The following provides the Terms of Reference for Members of the ICEC Executive (as accepted 30 June 2000). Click the ‘More’ tab below for details.
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ICEC 2016 World Congress & Council Meeting – 8-12 October 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The ICEC Council Meeting is held every 2 years in conjunction with the biennial ICEC World Congresses.

The 2016 ICEC Council Meeting was held on Saturday/Sunday 8-9 October 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The ICEC Council meeting was held in conjunction with the ICEC 10th World Congress held from 8-12 October 2016 at the same venue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Meeting Agenda Book has been posted on the ICEC website in the Members section.

» Read more: ICEC 2016 World Congress & Council Meeting – 8-12 October 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Terms of Reference (Job Description) for ICEC Delegates

The governing body of the International Cost Engineering Council is referred to as the Council. The Council consists of the ICEC Executive and one Delegate named by each ICEC Member organization. Member organizations are encouraged to name an Alternate Delegate with authority to serve as Delegate in the absence of the official Delegate and to assist the official Delegate as appropriate.

» Read more: Terms of Reference (Job Description) for ICEC Delegates

ICEC Communications Guidelines



The International Cost Engineering Council is an organization of associations, not individuals, and thus its official communications with the member associations are with the designated representatives of each association not directly with the individual members of the associations. Recognizing the advent of worldwide electronic and other systems for virtually instantaneous communication such as the “Project and Cost Forum” on CompuServe which has been established by AACE International and similar systems under consideration by other ICEC member organizations, the International Cost Engineering Council has established the following guidelines for the use of electronic and written communications in connection with ICEC activities:

» Read more: ICEC Communications Guidelines

ICEC Objectives and Membership (ppt presentation)

PowerPoint presentation describing ICEC, its objectives, and its membership

Requirements for Membership

International Cost Engineering Council is a worldwide confederation of national and international associations of serving the cost engineering, quantity surveying, and project management professions.

ICEC does not have individual members. Participation in ICEC affairs is accomplished through membership in one of the ICEC affiliated societies. Persons interested in membership, should apply to one of the ICEC member associations which serve their nation of residence.

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