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2019 Estimating Academy

2019 Estimating Academy

ABC Heart of America and ASPE Heartland Chapter are happy to host the 2019 Estimating Academy. This event is for general contractors, subcontractors, construction cost estimators, project managers and suppliers that want to learn more about construction estimation and project management topics. They keynote speaker for this event is Michael J. McKeen, President of EPC Real Estate Group.

Event Information

When: February 8, 2019 7:00am-4:00pm with happy hour to follow

Where: Embassy Suites Kansas City/Olathe Hotel and Conference Center

10401 S Ridgeview Rd, Olathe, KS 66061

Cost: $225.00 per person, ($239.60 with fee) $65 per full-time student ($69.57 with fee)

A continental breakfast and lunch are included in the event fees. There will also be a Happy Hour after the event for attendees following the event at 4:00pm with beer and appetizers.

Why You Should Attend This Year’s Estimating Academy

You will learn new strategies and techniques for using Bluebeam Revu, PlanSwift and Excel that will make you more efficient and increase your value as a construction professional. You will also have a chance to build your network of industry contacts while gaining more estimating knowledge. You will also learn about the latest construction technologies and more so that you can stay competitive and contribute to your company’s growth.

2019 Estimating Academy Topics

The topics covered during this event will help provide insight and give construction management professionals an opportunity to further develop their existing knowledge of estimation and project management. The agenda for this event will include:

  • Electrical Estimating
  • Estimating Plumbing/HVAC
  • Basic Takeoffs, Estimating Tools and Plan Reading for Beginning Estimators 101
  • Basics of Selling for Estimators
  • 11th Hour Bid Day Simulation
  • BIM for Estimating
  • Maximizing the Value of Technology and Data Preconstruction and Beyond
  • Using the 3D Model for Estimating
  • Additional Construction Profits through Applied Technology
  • Design-Build Procurement Planning for Estimators
  • Dealing with Change and Delay on Construction Projects
  • Contract Law Issues for Estimators
  • Avoiding Contracts Pitfalls for Estimators

*Topics are subject to change.

Event Sponsors

Overall Event Sponsor: Bangert Computer Systems– Diamond Sponsor

If you would like take advantage of this opportunity to network, gain knowledge, and become more competitive in your field, click here to register for the 2019 Estimating Academy.

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