Construction Cost Estimating Software
A Panel Discussion Featuring Experienced Estimators
Thursday, January 5, 2017, Giordano's, 815 W. Van Burn St., Chicago
Registration fee: $40
There will be an in depth discussion on the latest cost estimating software which will address questions on the desirable capabilities, strengths and weaknesses and effective use of some of these software programs such as Costos, Planswift, Onscreen, Blue Beam, Procontractor and Assemble.
Josh Houston CPE Vice President Middleton Construction Consultants Josh is an 11 year construction cost estimating veteran responsible for preparation of cost estimates from conceptual design stage to bid documents and general quality control of all estimates. This includes quantity takeoff, developing unit costs, value engineering and formatting the estimates to conform to client needs and requirements. Josh has used Onscreen since 2010.
Derek McLoughlin MBA, CPE, PMP Senior estimator The Concord Group Derek is a professional cost consultant with an extensive resume in all types of commercial construction. He is involved at all levels of design with a broad resume in healthcare, higher education, K-12 and civil amongst others. His specific areas of expertise include conceptual estimating, detailed estimating, value engineering, change order analysis and negotiation and estimate reconciliation. He is an experienced user of Costos and Assemble. Moderator
Joe McCarthy PMP, CFM, MBA President JF McCarthy construction management.