Professionals, managers, and executives in the cost estimation industry can gain a better appreciation and understanding of how to use data-driven estimating and analysis techniques in the work by attending the upcoming 3rd Annual Training and Development Workshop of the Canadian Chapter of the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA Canada).

The two-day event will take place at the Ottawa Westin Hotel on May 1st to 2nd.

The intensive program also provides ample opportunity for professionals from government, industry, as well as various academic cost communities to interact and exchange views in an open and friendly venue.

Mike Gilmore, former Director of the Operational Test and Evaluation Directorate of the U.S. Department of Defence, will provide attendees with a unique view of the formulation and implementation of DoD policies and programs especially those touching on analyzing operational effectiveness and costs of the U.S. military forces. His talk is titled Speaking Truth to Power: DoD, Congress, and the F-35.

This year’s featured guest speakers include are Andy Prince, manager for the engineering cost office of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Centre, Murray Brewster, author, and senior defence writer for CBC News, and Roger Ermuth, Assistant Comptroller General of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS).

For a complete lineup of speakers and session topics, and to register for the event, click on this link

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Terri Pavelic via email