Technical Meetings

The Rattlesnake Mountain Section offers a diverse program of technical meetings.

May 2019“Annual End of Year Pizza” Wednesday, May 22 5:00-7:00 pmRound Table Pizza, 1435 GW Way

April 2019(CSC-2436) The Ten Biggest Lies in Project Controls Tuesday, April 16 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”

March 2019(CSC-2137) An Overview of Cost Forecasting of Construction Contracts Tuesday, March 19 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”

February 2019(DEV-2431) Harnessing Leadership Skills in Project Management Tuesday, February 19 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”January  2019(EVM-2606) How to Successfully Use Earned Value on Projects Tuesday, January 15 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”November 2018(DEV-1693) How Effective are Your Project Communications? Tuesday, November 20 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”October 2018(EVM-2471) Misuse of Earned Value Management Results in Erroneous Conclusions Tuesday, October 16 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”September 2018(DEV-1030) The Value of Project Team Engagement Tuesday, September 18 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”June 2018“Annual End of Year Pizza”.Tuesday, June 19 5:00-7:00 pmRound Table Pizza, 1435 GW WayMay 2018“The Value of Project Team Engagement”.Tuesday, May 15 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”April 2018“Planning for EVM within Basic Projects Controls Deliverables”.Tuesday, April 17 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”March 2018“Pardon Me- Your Personality is Showing”.Tuesday, March 20 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”February 2018“The Planning Fallacy and its Effect on Realistic Project Schedules”.Tuesday, February 20 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”January  2018“Soft Skills are Vital for Good Project Controls”.Tuesday, January 16 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”November 2017“Ongoing Projects: Forecasting Total Project Cost Using Bottoms Up Approach and EV”Dr. Satish B. Mohan & Mr. Benjamin LoeffertTuesday, November 21 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”November 2017“Life Cycle of a Real Estate Investor’s Single Family Rehabilitation Project”Lisa & Jonathan Kennedy, PSPThursday, Nov 09 6:45 pmSkype Meeting from AACEi Seattle SectionOctober 2017“How Effective are Your Project Communications” Tuesday, October 17 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”October 2017“Scalable Earned Value Management”Charles “Chuck” LappenbuschThursday, Oct 12 6:30 pmSkype Meeting from AACEi Seattle SectionSeptember 2017“Economic Benefits of Green Buildings”Dr. Satish B. Mohan & Mr. Benjamin LoeffertTuesday, September 19 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room “Remote Media Presentation”May 2017“Informational and Social Get Together” Tuesday, May 16 5:00-7:00 pmRound Table Pizza, 1435 GW WayFebruary 2017“Acumen Fuse: an overview”

Mr. Dan Muehleisen, EVPTuesday, February 28 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference RoomJanuary 2017“Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Construction Management”

Remote Media Presentation – Mr. Neil Opfer CCP & Dr. David Shields PETuesday, January 24 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference RoomNovember 2016“Ten Estimating Observations”

  • Remote Media Presentation – Mr. Joe KabeiemanTuesday, November 15 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference RoomOctober 2016“A Case for a Unified Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)”Remote Media Presentation – Mr. James Oswald, CCP & Mr. Max Shoura, PSPTuesday, October 18 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference RoomMarch 2015“The Planning Fallacy and its Effect on Realistic Project Schedules”Remote Media Presentation – Mr. Jeffrey Valdahl & Ms. Shannon KattTuesday, April 19 5:00-7:00 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference RoomMay 2015Open House HostTuesday, May 19 5:00-7:00 pmRound Table Pizza, GW WayMarch 2015“Comparison of Earned Schedule to EVMS Schedule and Metrics.”Mr. Ron Clendenon, PE, EVP, and Mr. Dan Muehleisen, EVPTuesday, March 24, 5:00-6:30 pmPNNL: ETB Building Columbia River Conference Room
  • Members of AACEi, as well as, non-member professionals involved in managing projects such as cost estimators, cost engineers, schedulers, project managers, and project control specialists are encouraged to attend.