2019 AACE International Conference & Expo


June 16-19
Sheraton New Orleans
New Orleans, LA, USA

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Call for Papers!

Abstracts of proposed papers (and presentations) may be submitted until August 31, 2018.
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Technical Program

The papers presented in the technical program represent the best and most current tools and techniques used in industry today covering a wide range of programs and projects. There are over 100 hours of presentations to choose from over a four day period, organized in a variety of tracks such as: building information modeling; claims and dispute resolution; cost and schedule control; professional development; estimating; earned value management; global projects; IT/IM in project and cost management; owner issues; project management; planning and scheduling; decision and risk management; skills and knowledge of cost engineering; and total cost management.
Disclaimer: AACE International assumes no responsibility for statements and opinions advanced by speakers at events sponsored by AACE International. Views expressed by them do not necessarily represent the official position of AACE International Inc., its sections or committees, or its officers and directors, or its staff.

Save $100 from your AACE International Conference & Expo registration rate by staying at the host hotel. Hotel reservations must be made prior to your conference registration.

If you are interested in registering for the technical program, onsite registration will be open from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Sunday and 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM Monday through Wednesday.

If you are interested in registering for an A or B seminar, onsite registration will be open from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM on the day of the seminar.

Continuing Education Seminars


The 2019 AACE International Conference & Expo will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans June 16-19. The 2019 AACE International Conference & Expo Continuing Education Program is currently under development. More information will be posted here when it is available.

NOTE: Continuing Education Seminars are subject to cancellation if enrollment minimums are not reached 30 days prior. If you are interested in attending a Continuing Education Seminar, please register by May 17. Notification of seminar cancellations will be announced by May 20.

Registration Rates

Save $100

You can save $100 from your AACE International Conference & Expo registration rate by staying at the host hotel and helping AACE reach its room block commitment. The discount code (not the online confirmation number) will be given to you upon completion of your hotel booking at the Grand Manchester Hyatt. During the registration process, enter the discount code in the checkout's promotional code box to receive the discount before proceeding to the payment information. Hotel discounts will not be applied retroactively. Should you cancel your room reservation at the Grand Manchester Hyatt after receiving the hotel discount, AACE reserves the right to charge you the additional $100.00.

Hotel Block Cut-Off Date: May TBD

Reserve your hotel room on or before the cut-off date to receive the AACE International group rate. We cannot guarantee the discounted group rate at the hotel after the hotel block cut-off date.

2019 Conference & Expo rates are not yet confirmed. The 2018 rates are provided for your budgeting purposes. Please estimate a 10% increase in fees when you are budgeting.
2018 conference registration fees

*Full‐time university professors are eligible for a $100 discount off the member rate.

**You must be a student member of AACE International to be eligible for the student rate. Student registrations are not eligible for the hotel discount. 

***Guest registrations are designed for access to selected programs such as receptions, the keynote sessions, breakfasts, and other social events at the annual meeting or similar events for a paid registrant’s adult guests (significant others, immediate family). Guest registrations should not be extended to anyone who is currently a member of AACE International, or who is actively engaged in the practice of total cost management, or is employed by any company or organization engaged in cost engineering or cost management, or is employed by an organization or company that offers training and/or professional development in the field of total cost management. Guests may attend a technical session only with the primary registrant if the primary registrant is a speaker or presenter.

Included in Full Technical Program Registration:
- Full Technical Program
- Downloadable Transactions (proceedings)
- Opening Reception, Sunday
- Exhibitors' Luncheon, Monday
- Awards Luncheon, Tuesday
- Tuesday Night Reception, Tuesday
- Breakfasts & Refreshment Breaks, Sunday - Wednesday

Included in 1-Day Technical Program Registration:
- Full Technical Program on the day for which you are registered
- Downloadable Transactions (proceedings)
- Breakfasts & Refreshment Breaks for the day you are registered
- Lunch if your 1-day registration is either a Monday or Tuesday
- Receptions on the day for which you are registered (Note: must be AACE certified to attend the Certification Reception)

Travel Information

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Exhibit & Sponsor

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Speaker Information


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Meetings & Events


"I had a great time and met some amazing people. This was my first attendance at an AACE conference and certainly will not be my last."

- Felipe Augusto Poletto
Sr. Cost Estimator/Scheduler
Rocky Point, FL, USA