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August 2020 Source Now Available

by Marvin Gelhausen | Jul 30, 2020

so20-08cvrStill trapped at home because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, need a break from what you are doing? Log on and check out the August issue of Source magazine by clicking here.

Read about AACE International’s new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Debra L. Lally, CAE, whose first day on the job was Tuesday, July 28. Get perspective on AACE from President Chris Caddell’s first President’s Message, share memories of Past President John C. Livengood, Esq., CCP PSP FAACE, who died June 26.

Read and/or share with others this issue’s Bonus Technical Article by Mark F. Nagata, PSP. This Director/Shareholder with Trauner Consulting Services, Inc., authored a technical paper titled, “Home Office Overhead—Which Formula Should You Use?

Inspired to try your hand at writing a technical paper? Note that our annual Call for Papers for potential presentations at the 2021 Conference & Expo is open through Aug. 31. Author guidelines and other additional information is posted at the AACE website (web.aacei.org).

Have you responded to prior AACE Certification surveys and wondered whatever happened with all the collected data?  Then flip to this issue’s Certification News article titled, “We Hear You.” Certification Board member Valerie Venters, CCP FAACE, explains what has been learned from the survey data and the impact it is having on changes within AACE certifications.

Did you read the Bonus Technical article and want just a bit more technical content? Check out a Technical Board short article by Larry Dysert, CCP CEP DRMP, titled, “Why is a Basis of Estimate Necessary?

Offer congratulations to the honorees of two profiles featured in this issue: Victoria Anderton-Gull is the Woman in Project Controls profile and John Coker is profiled as the Rising Professional.

Dig a little deeper in this issue and you will find a preview listing of the three peer-reviewed technical articles tentatively slated for publication in the September/October Cost Engineering journal, read AACE Section news, see upcoming events, see who our Corporate Members are and browse contact information for members of the AACE Board of Directors and the AACE Headquarters staff.

With all the new knowledge you have obtained from reading the August Source magazine, are you ready to share it with others, ready to encourage co-workers to join and become AACE International members? Then sit back and listen to the TED Talk included in this issue. It is titled, “How to Connect While Apart” and shares some tips on networking during these months of the pandemic. Happy reading, be safe!

If you missed the link above, the August 2020 Source magazine is available by clicking here.

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