the association for the advancement of cost engineering

Central Savannah River Section

Since 1956, AACE International has been the leading-edge professional society for cost estimators, cost engineers, schedulers project managers, and project control specialists. If you are not a member read on to learn what AACE can do for you.


Cost Engineering Journal - the monthly international journal of cost estimation, cost/schedule control, and project management read by cost professionals around the world to get the most up-to-date information about the profession.


Education - improve your professional expertise and technical skills at AACE educational seminars, the annual meeting, and through regional and local section meetings.


The Online Bookstore - learn all you need to know through AACE International’s first-rate publications that cover key industry-related issues of the cost and project management profession. Purchase Recommended Practices and Standards, PPG's, Transactions, and all the leading professional estimating books at substantial discounts.


Library - AACE International members receive FREE access to the world’s largest library of cost estimating, cost/schedule control, and project management literature through interlibrary loans, literature searches, and referrals.


Online Information - our website includes a wealth of information. Members have access to Cost Engineering Journal, references for over 8,000 technical publications, a fully searchable database covering thousands of technical books and papers, updates to latest Recommended Practices and Standards, and much more.


Executive Search and Employment - find a job in cost/project management through AACE’s employment referral service, resume database, or through an advertisement of your services in Cost Engineering Journal, or on our website.


Professional Development - increase your knowledge and professional expertise by joining one of AACE’s many technical committees, subcommittees, and special interest groups (SIGs) in their effort to develop new and improved techniques for the profession and in standardizing the practice of total cost management.


Certification - AACE has been certifying individuals as Certified Cost Consultants (CCC)/Certified Cost Engineers (CCE) since 1976, Interim Cost Consultants (ICC) since 2000, Planning & Scheduling Professionals (PSP) since 2004, and Earned Value Professionals (EVP) since 2005. At the 2007 Annual Meeting, AACE holds its first public offering of the Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC). AACE is also working diligently to create the Certified Portfolio, Program, & Project Management Manager (C3PM) and the Certified Estimating Professional (CEP). Accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB), CCE and CCC are the only internationally-recognized certifications for cost management professionals.


Annual Meeting - see and hear outstanding technical presentations, panel discussions, workshops, tours, and guest speakers at the AACE International Annual Meeting.


Money Savings $$ - get exceptional member discounts on publications, educational seminars, the annual meeting, insurance coverage, car rentals, cooperative conferences, and much more.


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