Estimating & Managing Design Fees – Large Infrastructure Projects

Presented by: Cindy Hands P.Eng, MCL, CCP

Remote Meeting

Cindy Hands is a Senior Project Controls Manager with over 30 years of experience in infrastructure, oil and gas, and energy projects. She has worked on various mega projects, both onshore and offshore and has worked with world-class international contractors and clients. Cindy is a Civil Engineer with a masters degree in Leadership, and she is a Certified Cost Professional.


Cindy will present on Estimating and Managing Design Fees covering the following:

  • Project Highlights/References
  • Estimating Design Fees
    • WBS
    • Labour Rates
    • Expenses
    • Other Costs
    • Escalation
    • Who Participates
    • Benchmark Data
    • Reviews
  • Presenting ‘Design Costs’ Estimates
  • Explaining Estimate Variances/Evolution
  • Managing Design Costs

Thursday April 13, 2023 12:00 Noon Webinar

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In Person Meeting:  AACE Seattle Section Nov 16, 2023 - AI - Applications to Project Controls & Engineering

Renaissance Seattle Hotel - Fig and The Judge Restaurant, 515 Madison St., Seattle, Wa

Please Join AACE Seattle Section Thursday November 16, 2023 for an in person meeting!!

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Speaker - Alan Mosca - Co-Founder and CTO of nPlan

About the speaker

-  7 years as a technologist in quantitative finance - implementing live trading strategies, quotefeed systems, trading engines, writing tools for research and automating front-office tasks for the likes of Jane Street Capital and Wadhwani Asset Management Extensive experience in algorithm design and software engineering, with a BEng in Computer Engineering and MSc in Computer Science

Synopsis -

In this talk Alan will explore how AI has advanced and its applications to Project Controls and Cost Engineering. Since 2017, nPlan has discovered and built several different ways of exploiting the advantages given by AI in forecasting, portfolio management, and reporting. Alan will run through some example use cases with the intent to stimulate and encourage a discussion after the talk.