Feature Illustration: The logo for this year’s ASPE Estimating Academy.
by Art Benavidez
San Antonio (Bexar County) — The American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) will be holding their annual summit in San Antonio from Aug. 25-Aug. 28.
The ASPE Estimating Academy itinerary is as follows:
Wednesday, Aug. 25:
Registration at 3 p.m. and welcome reception at 6 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 26:
The Life Cycle of Estimating: Bidding with more data and less gut, 9 a.m. presentation by Stephane McShane.
Estimating Turnover Management, 10:30 a.m. presentation by Joe Flemming.
Transparency, Collaboration, and Continuous Estimating, 12:30 p.m. presentation by David Stutzman.
Ethical Estimating in the Time of COVID, 2 p.m. presentation by Dan Frondorf.
Back Tech: Pre-construction data lifecycle, 4 p.m. presentation by Stewart Carroll.
ASPE Awards Celebration, 6 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 27:
Construction Economic Forecast 2021: Behind the headlines, 9 a.m. presentation by Ed Zarenski.
Historical Cost Tracking: Lessons during setup and implementation, 10:30 a.m. presentation by Kelly Jarman.
Legal Pitfalls (and Opportunities) of Estimating, 12:30 p.m. presentation by Jean Arnold.
Preconstruction Possibilities: Realizing your potential, 2 p.m. presentation by Jeff Sample.
President’s Party, 5 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 28:
State of Society: Board of directors, 9 a.m.
Accelerating Innovation in Preconstruction, 10:30 a.m. presentation by Gustav Choto.
Regional Breakouts, 12:30 p.m.
Those interested in attending the annual summit can visit ASPE’s website and select in person or virtual registration to attend the event.