ICEAA WCAC Survey

We want to hear from you! Complete the short survey to help shape the future of your local ICEAA Chapter. Chapter members who complete the survey will be eligible to win one of fourđź’°$25 AMAZON GIFT CARDS!đź’° The survey link will be active until Friday, December 2nd.

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2022 All Member Meeting

The All-Member meeting serves to provide ICEAA members and partners across the National Capital Region with an annual update on WCAC operations and achievements.  Convening cost estimating professionals across Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia, participants are invited to connect with WCAC leadership in an effort to gain insights on chapter accomplishments, current activities, and future endeavors.

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2022 August Luncheon

Understanding factors, process methodologies, and sustainment analyses drivers can help cost estimators make data-driven decisions and demonstrate the criticality of infrastructure replacement projects. Using a proven approach of research, parametrics, and software algorithms, the team demonstrates an optimum process and approach for sustainment analysis.

George Bayer and Austin Lutterbach will review the models and methodology they have developed to support the FAA’s decision making and infrastructure sustainment that help keep US airports and flights running smoothly.

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Cerberus Training Dataset

Cost estimating and analysis regularly involves proprietary or sensitive data, which limits analyst’s ability to share their results, techniques, and methods. Daniel Germony (OSD CAPE) and Adam James (Technomics, LLC) will review what sample data is included in the “Cerberus Training Dataset.”

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The Evolving Role of the Software Cost Estimator

This video presentation will touch on what is happening today, what is in store for newer professionals to the field, and what are the skill sets and technical expertise that will be required tomorrow. Interview subjects include Alan Cole, David Underwood, Kammy Mann, Tyrese Johnson, Dan French, David Seaver, Ian Brown, and Katie Geier-Noreiga. These interviews have been edited to present their responses in a mosaic of sound bites. While it is not quite TikTok, it should suit those of us with shrinking attention spans.

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2021-11 WCAC ICEAA Survey Responses

The following survey results were collected from the Washington Capital Area Chapter (WCAC) of ICEAA. The goal of the survey was to gauge chapter Member’s preferences for the type of content, meeting format, and various other topics to better plan events over the preceding year. Survey responses were provided between 2021-11-10 and 2021-11-23 by 77 members.

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Call for Chapter Annual Awards Nominations

We are currently accepting nominations for our 2021 Annual Awards, which recognize exceptional achievement in our local cost estimating community. These awards will be presented at the Chapter’s All-Member Annual Meeting, details for which will be announced at a later date. All nominations must be submitted to the Chapter Secretary, by 5:00 p.m. on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2022.

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ICEAA AfterWork

ICEAA AfterWork is a Meetup style event for the Cost Estimating and Analysis community organized by the Washington Capital Area Chapter of ICEAA. Meetups are about connecting people with something in common; developing a community. While many connections begin online these days, the most lasting relationships are made in person. ICEAA AfterWork was created as a follow on to the Next-Gen Cost Estimating and Analysis Meetup, and will continue its tradition of offering events that promote thoughtful discussion, distinguished speakers, and professional networking.

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