2016 International Training Symposium

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Join us in the United Kingdom for the 2016 International Training Symposium featuring three days of peer-authored professional paper presentations and PCEA®/CCEA® preparation training during this unique opportunity to meet with friends and colleagues from cost communities around the globe.

Download the detailed schedule with speaker names and session titles (subject to change).

Paper Presentations & Training:

The 36 presentations scheduled will cover a wide range of cost related topics and have been categorized into six topic tracks:

  • Government Perspectives – A global view of cost estimating issues experienced by the British, Canadian, and the United States Governments.
  • Management – Valuable topics for decision makers such as the value of R&D and using using public data to win proposals.
  • Models & Methods – Featuring presentations describing ways to estimate the unique areas of our industry from grey water to 3-D printing.
  • Risk Analysis – Topics on forecasting and uncertainty to help cost estimators determine the possible future economic state of a project and to minimize future negative unforseen effects.
  • Space Systems – Presentations focused on state-of-the-art estimating techniques related to space systems.
  • Software – Including topics to help cost estimators analyze, plan, and control their software projects.

For those who have been studying to take the PCEA® or CCEA® exam, the nine training courses being offered during the Symposium have been specifically structured to enhance and amplify your studies and provide expert insight on the content:

  • Cost Estimating Techniques
  • Data Collection & Normalization
  • Learning Curve
  • Data Analysis
  • Regression/Parametric Analysis
  • Cost/Schedule Risk Analysis
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Software Cost Estimating
  • Cost/Earned Value Management

Attendance fee is inclusive of full breakfast, lunch, reception, coffee/tea breaks, wifi in conference areas, and VAT:

  • Conference hotel: £120/night
  • Conference delegate rates
  • £550: government, academia, or groups of 5+ attendees from the same organization
  • £580: members of partnering organizations
  • £625: unaffiliated individuals