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AACE Upcountry South Carolina Section Meetings
Clemson, Greenville, Spartanburg & Surrounding Areas

Monthly Dinner Meetings 

Every month, beginning August through May, members of the local section host a dinner meeting to get together and share their experiences and expertise in applying project controls in diverse industries domestically and internationally.  

A new speaker each month makes a presentation on a topic of interest to the membership, covering everything from
AACE-International's recommended practices for project controls to in-depth, hands-on discussions of local projects.

Everyone is welcome to attend; to share and learn from each other, and to just have a good time relaxing with colleagues.             

Jacob's Engineering
1041 East Butler Road
Greenville, SC 29607
6:00 to 6:30 p.m.    Registration, Networking and Dinner
6:20 to 6:30 p.m.    Section Announcements
6:30 to 7:15 p.m.    Presentation

The meeting location for the 2014-2015 program year will be held at Jacob's Engineering office in Greenville, South Carolina on the second Tuesday of each month beginning September thru May. In the past our monthly meetings were held at various business locations including Day & Zimmermann, Fluor, etc. until we decided to branch out to other companies throughout the area. See below for upcoming meeting locations and directions.
Join us and enjoy informative lectures and presentations from guest speakers on a variety of topics regarding earned value, risk management, estimating and cost and scheduling. You do not have to be a memeber to attend!!

Please RSVP to: Becky Spencer via email at beckyrspencer@aol.com. Reservations are not mandatory but are strongly requested to assist in making proper arrangements for space and service. If you are currently unemployed or a student the fee is only $5. Note that approximately 60% of this charge is used to fund our Annual Scholarship fund for a deserving Clemson University student. It's a great place to network and meet other professionals in the Spartanburg/Greenville/Clemson area.

Directions to the Jacob's Engineering location: Take 385 south and exit off on exit 34 and go left on Butler Rd. Then take the 2nd left into the Jacobs office parking lot. Enter the main lobby and proceed to your right to the Palmetto Conference Room.

Call either phone number if you can't access the building entrance or need directions. 864-494-3019 or 864-906-3324.

The following are the planned topics and speakers for 2014-2015 meetings. Please note that we typically meet on the second Tuesday of the month in order to reduce conflicts with other sections and associations in the area. 

Dates and Planned Topics for Upcoming Meetings

16-Sep-14 - Bob Boyd - Measured Mile and Seconday Impact

14-Oct-14 - Bob Boyd - Economic Anaylsis, NPV, FV, etc.

11-Nov-14 - Dennis Johnson - Impact of EPA Regulations on the Power Sector

02 Dec-14 - Christmas Dinner Party at Asian Bistro 6-9pm

13-Jan-15 - John Laurence Busch - Building the 1st "SteamShip" in History

17-Feb-15 - Bob Boyd - Analyzing S/C Construction Schedules

10-Mar-15 - ICAR Tour (Cancelled)

21-Apr-15 - Bob Boyd - Ghost Schedules and Other Terms

12-May-15 - Eric Marcantoni - Earned Value

Please check the member news for past meeting information.

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