AACE Seattle Section May 11th, 2017 Meeting

Best Western Plus Executive Inn

200 Taylor Avenue N.

Seattle, WA

PRESENTATION: Sound Transit 3: Estimate and Schedule Development

In November 2016, Puget Sound voters approved the $54 billion Sound Transit 3 (ST3) plan, including a 62-mile expansion of the existing Link light rail system, extension of the Sounder commuter rail system, and creation of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lines on SR 522 and I-405. This presentation will discuss the scope of ST3 and the process Sound Transit used to develop the program’s estimates & schedules.

PRESENTER: Andrea Forderer, PE, PMP, CCP, VMA

Ms. Forderer has twelve years of professional experience in planning, managing, and executing capital transportation projects. As a Corridor Project Control Supervisor for Sound Transit, she oversees project control implementation on several major link light rail projects. Ms. Forderer is a professional engineer in Washington state, and certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP – PMI), Certified Cost Professional (CCP – AACE Int’l.), and Value Methodology Associate (VMA – SAVE Int’l.).

 

*** Please make every effort to sign-up for this meeting before 12:00 Noon on Monday, May 8th, so that proper number and choice of meals can be ordered. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated! Please also note that meal orders placed after noon on Monday of the week of the event cannot be guaranteed ***

LOCATION:

Best Western Plus Executive Inn

200 Taylor Avenue N

Seattle, WA 98109

(This location is wheelchair accessible)

 

TIME:

Please note that our meeting times have moved up by half hour as requested by several of our members.

5:00pm – Social Hour

6:00pm – Dinner

6:45pm – Program

COST:

The member price for this event is $32.00 if you register before 12:00 Noon on the Monday immediately preceding the meeting; late registration is $37.00.

Non-members price is $39.00 before 12:00 Noon on the Monday immediately preceding the meeting, and $45.00 thereafter.

REGISTRATION:

Register at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2940168

Please note that registration will be closed Monday, May 8th, at 11:59PM.

A very limited of first come first served meals will be available at the door.

MENU:

Chile-Lime Seared Chicken Breast, or Sirloin Steak Caesar Salad, or Vegetarian (requires one week advance notice)

If you have specific dietary restrictions please contact us at aaceseattle@gmail.com so that we can accommodate you. The AACE Seattle Section will be rotating menu selections this program year; we are interested in obtaining your feedback!

PLEASE NOTE:

The AACE Seattle Section must pay for all meals that are ordered. If you RSVP that you will attend, you are responsible for the bill of your meal. In addition, if you attend without an RSVP there is a possibility that your meal options will be limited from those listed above. If you would like to be added to the Seattle Section’s mailing list to receive future notices about our meetings and events, please contact one of the presiding Officers or Directors.

Visit the AACE Seattle Section on our new website at www.aaceseattle.org.

Anybody interested in budget control, claims management, cost engineering, cost estimating, earned value management, planning and scheduling, project control, project management, value engineering, or risk management in any industry is cordially invited.

AACE Seattle Section meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from September through May (excluding December). Each meeting with a technical presentation qualifies for 0.25 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) towards your CCP/CEP/CFCC/DRMP/EVP/PSP recertification requirements.