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August 2018 Source Now Available

by Marvin Gelhausen | Jul 30, 2018


Your August Source magazine is posted at:

Did you miss the June AACE Conference & Expo? If so, check out the August Source to see and read about AACE International members and others who were recognized with awards at the annual gathering.  Also, update your contact list to reflect the new members of the AACE International Board of Directors and read the President’s Message from AACE President Dr. Alexia Nalewaik, CCP. Check out photos of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between AACE and the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS).

If you attended the Conference & Expo, then you were exposed to the large number of technical papers on various total cost management topics. If you are unfamiliar with AACE technical presentations, check out the bonus technical paper in the August Source from the 2017 conference. The presentation is titled, “Overview of As-Planned Versus As-Built Forensic Schedule Analysis” and was initially presented as manuscript CDR.2495, a Claims Dispute Resolution themed technical paper.

Thinking about becoming AACE certified? Then read about a new “Examination Delivery and Testing Policy” that was approved by the Certification Board at its June meeting at the Conference & Expo. Also, read a one-page Technical Board Spotlight article, “Forecasting Based on Time-Scaled Productivity by Kurt W. Winkel.

Interested in the AACE Mentoring Program? Find details on how to become a mentor or mentee on page 10 and read a “Mentoring Profile” about Dr. Akram Saad and his experiences with the AACE Mentoring program.

Interested in what your AACE peers are doing? Check out the Rising Professional profile on Bijan Bootorabi, a first generation American, born in North Hollywood, Calif., to immigrant parents. His father is from Iran and his mother from Bolivia. Or, read the profile of Women in Project Controls honoree, Dr. Nour Bouhou, born in a small town near Casablanca called Mohammedia in Morocco. Read about her mother’s influence on her career path that has brought her to her current post as a senior consultant at Spire Consulting in San Francisco.

Read about what various AACE Sections have been doing, including news from Arizona, Greece, Hawaii, San Francisco and Southern California. Listen to a TED Talk presentation by Jason Shen. It’s titled, “Looking for a job? Highlight your ability, not your experience.” Check out the calendar of “Upcoming Events,” see who all are listed as AACE participants in the Corporate & Organizational Membership Program (COMP); check out some featured AACE products available at our Online store; and find out what technical papers will be coming next month in the Cost Engineering journal.

The August Source magazine is packed full of content that you need to take some time to read and review. Check it out at:

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