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.
you know of an outstanding member of ICEAA Washington Capital Area Chapter (WCAC) who has made a difference in the profession? An individual or team whose work is leaping beyond the forefront? An emerging superstar with a blindingly bright future, or a pillar of the cost community whose years of dedication have strengthened everyone around them?
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The Washington Area Chapter of ICEAA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for a virtual half day joint workshop and annual meeting featuring a series of invited speakers offering their perspective on a subject that is on the forefront of the media front page and decision makers’ minds – cybersecurity.
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.
On April 11th, 2018, the Washing Capital Area Chapter held our first Chapter Workshop. It was a day-long workshop featuring a series of invited speakers offering their perspectives on a subject that continues to prompt debate among cost analysis professionals: Operating and Support Cost Management: Are We Practicing What We Preach?
The Washington Capital Area chapter hosted our annual membership meeting and award ceremony on February 28 at the Washington Golf and Country Club in Arlington, VA. A huge thank you to our sponsors of this year’s event: Cobec Consulting, Integrity Applications Incorporated, Herren, Technomics, Inc, The Aerospace Corporation, Tecolote Research, Inc, Kalman & Company, Inc, and PRICE Systems! We couldn’t put on this event without their support!
We are currently accepting nominations for our 2017-2018 Annual Awards, which recognize exceptional achievement in our local cost estimating community. These awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting in February, 2018 (details for which will be announced soon). To nominate a coworker or colleague, please fill out the attached nomination form and send it along with a 2 page maximum write-up to the chapter secretary by FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018.
Happy 2018, and welcome back to our chapter newsletter! The new board is pleased to revive the quarterly newsletter to keep our membership better informed, so here it goes. While this publication was on hiatus, our chapter was not, so in this issue we’ll get you up to speed on all of the recent (and even not-so-recent) happenings.