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October 2019 Source Now Available

by Marvin Gelhausen | Sep 26, 2019

so19-10cvrThe October Source magazine has been posted and is available for reading and viewing.  Remember, anyone can access the Source magazine, so you can share the link with others and encourage coworkers to join and become AACE International members.

The Source is available here. This page includes prior issues back to February 2012 when the magazine was introduced.  Take advantage of the Source content as only AACE members have access to the peer-reviewed Cost Engineering journal.

Bonus Technical Article

In the October Source, read a bonus technical article, “Public-Private Partnership Projects—What, Why and How is Risk Allocated?” by Peter V. Badala, Misbah Uddin and James G. Zack Jr., CFCC FAACE Hon. Life. These three authors are with Ankura. This 18-page article is on a trending topic within the industry and was first presented as RISK.2813 at the 2018 AACE International Conference & Expo.

Technical Board News

The bonus technical article is supplemented by a Technical Board short article by Todd W. Pickett, CCP, titled, Risk Funding in the Private Sector; Contingency and Management Reserve.  This article is part of a continuing series of articles provided by members of the AACE International Technical Board.

Certification Board News

The Certification news article, “Bridging the Gap between CCT and CCP” is highlighted on the cover of this issue and the article begins on page 8.  It is authored by Valerie Venters, CCP FAACE, and Charles E. Bolyard Jr., CFCC PSP FAACE and gives guidance on the skills and knowledge CCT certification holders will need to advance to preparing to take the Certified Cost Professional (CCP) certification exam.

President’s Message

AACE International President Douglas Leo, CCP CEP FAACE Hon. Life, uses his October President’s Message to talk about all the moving pieces that need to seamlessly interact for the Association to be successful.  He talks about the TEC Boards collective toolbox of products that make AACE membership valuable. The message includes a lot of additional information that will be of interest in keeping the membership informed.


Emily Federico is featured as the Woman in Project Controls Profile and Avi Sharma is featured as the Rising Professional Profile.

In Memoriam

We regret to report the death of AACE member Iftikhar Kamil Madni Sr., on August 14 in Hyderabad, India. During his career, he had served as a Senior Estimator.

TED Talk

Listen to the TED Talk Outside the Box in which Jacqueline Woodson shares what she’s learned in the process of writing more than 30 books.  The talk is titled, “What reading slowly taught me about writing.” By listening to the talk, Source viewers can be inspired to use their life experiences as a foundation for submitting technical articles or contributing to other AACE products.

There is more content in the issue for you to read and review. Enjoy the October Source by clicking here now!

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