4th Annual Northeast Total Cost Management Symposium

March 23-24 2017, DoubleTree Hotel, Valley Forge, PA

Two full days of workshops and presentations providing attendees with the latest ideas and innovations from across the Total Cost Management spectrum: cost, estimating, risk, scheduling, claims. This symposium provides a unique opportunity to network with owners, executives, managers, engineers and other industry professionals, while accessing the premium content of our technical program.

The annual TCM Symposium event features:

  • Technical program – Presentations by industry experts on cost engineering, project management, project controls, scheduling, claims and other relevant topics.
  • Innovation collaboration forum – Panel discussion by industry professionals on the cost and schedule impacts of evolving technologies such as BIM, 4D-5D-6D-7D, drones, field tablets and more.
  • Certification credit hours – Attendees will receive credit hours towards their AACE certifications.
  • Software showcase – Software vendors will demonstrate the latest and greatest in construction industry software.

All taking place at a great venue at the DoubleTree Hotel in Valley Forge, PA.

Register before March 1, 2017 for the Early Bird rate. For Group Registrations or One-Day Registrations, please contact us at



Thursday, March 23, 2017


Registration & Reception
Keynote Address - John Livengood, President of AACE
Delays in Construction LitigationPrathmesh Mehta
Early Completion Schedules James Zack
Panel Discussion - Contingency - Promise and PitfallsAllen Hamilton


Cost Driver Management Concepts Deron Watanabe du Pon
Cost Management for Early Cost EstimatesAllen Hamilton
Digital Capital Projects: The Art of the PossibileMark Cohen
Steven Scott
Dispute Mitigation - A Primer for Owners, Design Professionals & ContractorsEdward Mislavsky
Managing Schedule ChangeTed Douglas
Schedule Risk - Forgotten/Avoided RisksDarryl Townsend
Tour of Comcast TowerAndy Roeser
Mark Boe
Two Paths for ResolutionPatrick Kelly

Friday, March 24, 2017


Contemporaneous Understanding of CriticalityPatrick Kelly
Creating the Visibility Needed to Plan and Control a ScheduleEd Mahler
Dealing with Contractor Extended General Conditions CostsJames Zack
Project Risk Quantification: Methods that WorkJohn Hollmann
Successful Management Of Owner's Risk: Lessons Learned Make A DifferencePaul Williams
Steve Cabano
The Great Project Controls Divide and Writing on the WallBoris Konrad
Turning Losses of Productivity into Fact-based ClaimsPatrick Ouellet


ASCE's Schedule Delay Analysis StandardMark Nagata
Mark Sanders
Impact of New Technology on Project ControlsBasu Abhi
Jobsite Photography Should Be a Scheduler's JobRon Winter
Modern Estimating Best PracticesHarvey Welker
Owner Cost Management Controls for CM at Risk Project DeliveryChris Carson

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301 West Dekalb Pike
King of Prussia, PA 19406

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