The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE) are holding a Project Controls Festival in London on 1 May 2013. The IET and ACostE would like to invite any members of the ICEC community and their guests who will be in London at that time to attend. There will be no charge for attendance. They will have three prestigious speakers from the Rail Industry (some of the largest projects in Europe currently are from the railways) and there will also be opportunities for networking with fellow professionals. To register or to find further information on this event, please visit: www.theiet.org/project-controls
Congresses & Meetings
27th IPMA World Congress 2013: In parallel 2nd ICEC & IPMA Global Congress
30 September – 3 October 2013, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Call for Papers – Cost Engineering Tracks
The International Project Management Association (IPMA) has teamed up with ICEC to provide two special tracks focused on “Cost Engineering and Project Management” and “Mega Projects and Complex Cost Management” at their annual congress this year. Further details can be found at: http://www.ipma2013.hr/homepage.aspx. These 2 special cost tracks are a new addition to the Congress thanks to the collaboration between IPMA and ICEC. We would like to encourage all cost management experts in the ICEC community to consider submitting a paper and attending the conference. Abstracts are due by Friday, 15 April 2013 and can be submitted online at http://www.ipma2013.hr/speakerszone.aspx. Click here for further details.
ICEC holds a global Congress and Council Meeting every 2 years. ICEC also holds annual regional meetings in each of the 4 ICEC regions (Region 1 – North/South America, Region 2 – Europe/Near East, Region 3 – Africa & Region 4 – Asia Pacific). Further meetings are held as required. The first International Cost Engineering Council Congress (ICEC) was held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1971. Since 1972 there has been an ICEC Congress every second year. Our most recent Congress was held in Durban, South Africa in 2012. ICEC holds its Council Meeting every 2 years in conjunction with these World Congresses. The next ICEC Congress will be held 19-23 October 2014 in Milan, Italy. The ICEC Council Meeting will be held in conjunction with this Congress on Saturday/Sunday 19-20 October 2014. Click the link below to see where ICEC Congresses have been held since 1972:
A calendar of cost engineering, quantity surveying, and project management conferences and meetings around the world
- February 22, 2013 – IET/ACostE Webcast . Click here for more information.
- March 7, 2013 – AIQS/AACE/ACES BIM Conference, Perth, Australia. Click here for more information.
- May 6-10, 2013 – FIG Working Week & General Assembly, Abuja, Nigeria. Click here for more information.
- May 18-21, 2013 – PAQS 17th Congress & ICEC Region 4 Meeting, Xi’an, China. Click here for more information.
- June 30 – July 3, 2013 – AACE 57th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA. Click here for more information.
- September 30 – October 3, 2013 – IPMA 27th World Congress, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Click here for more information.
- October 19 – 23, 2014 – 9th ICEC World Congress & Council Meeting, Milan, Italy. Click here for more information.
Further details for some of these events can be found below.
The AIQS, AACE International & ACES will be holding this collaborative conference on 7 March 2013 in Perth, Australia. The title of the conference is: Project Cost Management: Control at the Interface with BIM. Click on the following link for further details: AIQS-BIM-Flyer-15-1-12-v6
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Association of Cost Engineers (ACostE) Technical and Professional Network are presenting an on line Webcast/Webinar on the following topic: Accreditation/Professional Recognition routes for the Cost Engineer, Estimator and Planner/Project Controllers – How to be Recognised as a Cost Engineering, Estimating, Planning/Project Controls Professional. The date/time is 22 February 2013 from 15.00 – 16.00 UK/GMT time. The IET & ACoste welcome international participation from the ICEC community. Please note that the Webcast is free and open to all participants, and not just members of the IET and ACostE. The link for registering to participate in the Webcast is: http://www.theiet.org/events/2013/how-to-be-recognised-as-a-project-controls-professional_20130222_172588.cfm
The ICEC Council Meeting is held every 2 years in conjunction with the biennial ICEC World Congresses.
The 2012 ICEC Council Meeting was recently held on Sunday 24 June 2012 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. A pre-Council meeting was also held the day before (Saturday 23 June 2012) for the ICEC Executive Officers and Regional Directors/Assistant Secretaries.
The ICEC Council meeting was held in conjunction with the ICEC 8th World Congress being held from 23-27 June 2012 at the same venue in Durban, South Africa.
Minutes of the meeting and the Meeting Agenda Book will be posted on the ICEC website shortly.
The 8th ICEC World Congress was recently held from 23-27 June 2012 in Durban, South Africa
Details about the Congress can still be accessed on the Congress Website at:
1. Sponsorship – International Congresses will be sponsored on a worldwide basis by the International Cost Engineering Council (ICEC).
ICEC will also sponsor seminars and symposia on a continental or regional basis which will be designated as “ICEC Forums”.
The following provides details of events that have been held recently.
AACE International, the authority for total cost management, proudly announces the first annual International Total Cost Management Conference November 14‐15, 2012 in Dubai, UAE. The two‐day conference, modeled after the AACE’s highly acclaimed Annual Meeting, will be the first educational and technical conference AACE International has sponsored outside of North America. AACE International invite your company or organization to be part of this historic event as an official sponsor and/or registering your employees to the International TCM Conference.
More details can be found on the AACE website at www.aacei.org
The AACE held their 56th Annual Meeting titled ‘A Fiesta for Total Cost Management’ at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, TX, USA from 8-11 July 2012. Details about the event can be found on the AACE website at www.aacei.org
The Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) held their 16th Annual Congress from 7-10 July 2012 in Brunei Darussalam.
The ICEC Region 4 (Asia Pacific) Meeting was also held during this Congress.
The event was hosted and organised by the Institution of Surveyors, Engineers and Architects, Brunei (PUJA. Its is sponsored by the Ministry of Development Brunei Darussalam.
Congress details can be found at: http://www.paqs2012.com/
The International Project Management Association (IPMA) will be holding its 26th World Congress from 29-31 October 2012 in Crete, Greece.
ICEC & IPMA have a protocol agreement that was signed in 1994. Further details about the Protocol can be found at: http://www.icoste.org/about/ipma/#more-43
More details about the Congress can be found at: http://ipma.ch/events/26th-ipma-congress/
The International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) held their FIG Working Week from 6-10 May 2012 in Rome, Italy.
ICEC & FIG have a “Memorandum of Agreement” that was signed in 1999. Details of the agreement can be found at: http://www.icoste.org/about/fig/#more-44
Details about the Working Week can be found at: www.fig.net/fig2012
The IET and the Association of Cost Engineers Project Controls Technical and Professional Network held a PROJECT CONTROLS FESTIVAL On Tuesday 29th November 2011 at the IET Riverside Dining Hall, 2 Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL Project Controls affects all of us within the Engineering, Design, Manufacturing, Building and Construction sectors. Your Project Controls Technical and Professional Network arranged a festival of Project Controls for your information, understanding, participation and enjoyment. Attendees were able to choose events that included: • Networking with colleagues from other organisations and industries • Presentation on Project Controls Accreditation • A Masterclass in Stakeholder Management • Information Zones, including; Women in Project Controls, and the Online Project Controls Community • Lessons Learned and Risk Management webcasts • Opportunity to discuss future events with the Project Controls Technical and Professional Network, Executive Team •For any details please contact Anne Fairless at Anne@acoste.org.uk