AACEI - Chicago Midwest Section

The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering

Chicago Section AACEI

Our Vision

To be the recognized technical authority in cost and schedule management for programs, projects, products, assets, and services.

Our Mission

The members of AACE enable organizations around the world to achieve their investment expectations by managing and controlling projects, programs, and portfolios; we create value by advancing technical knowledge and professional development.


  • April

Recent Changes to the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act: Bonding Over Lien Claims and SECTION 38.1

  • March

 CPM Scheduling: Knowledge Sharing, Best Practices and Open Standards

  • February

 Quality Control Standards that Save Construction Costs

  • January

 What We See in the Construction Marketplace in 2016

  • November

 Drones in Project Controls

  • October

 Detection and Prevention of Unbalanced Bids

  • September

 Construction Management Project Controls using the PMI PMBOK® Approach


Since 1956, AACE International, the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering, has provided its members with the resources they need to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. With about 7,500 members world-wide, AACE International serves cost management professionals: cost managers and engineers, project managers, planners and schedulers, estimators and bidders, and value engineers. AACE International has members in 87 countries and currently includes 80 local sections.


Chicago Midwest Section

The Chicago Section covers the midwest region of the United States. There is a local monthly program and Section Committee to coordinate local events.