Welcome to ICEC 2014!
On behalf of AICE, the Italian Association for Total Cost Management, we are pleased to invite you to the IX World Congress of ICEC, the International Cost Engineering Council, to be held in Milan (Italy) from the 20th to the 22nd of October, 2014.
Total Cost Management in Difficult Times
The meaning of the title and the Congress focus are intended to include the various aspects of Total Cost Management exploited in the practical dimension of use and considered as possible leverages for overcoming or counteracting the actual serious world economic crisis.
The main topic of the Congress is to investigate how TCM application can contribute to the business development in a sustainable way. Other research paths will be relevant to the certification, compared with other certificates, and to professional methodologies, best practices and standards.
We expect this will be a very good opportunity to continue the ICEC tradition of fostering international exchange and promoting the excellence in our profession, in a friendly environment.
The official language of the Congress is English.
The host city is Milan
Milan is the second largest Italian town, the main industrial, commercial and financial centre of the country, recognized as a major world fashion and design capital.
Its urban area has a population of about five million people. Its business district hosts the Italian Stock Exchange and the headquarters of the largest national banks and multinational companies. Thanks to its important museums, theatres and landmarks, Milan attracts two million annual visitors. Milan boasts a large number of cultural institutions and seven leading universities. The city is also well known for several international events and fairs, including the Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair, the largest of its kind in the world.
Milan will also host the EXPO 2015.
We look forward to meeting you in Milan at ICEC 2014!
President of AICE
|Gianluca di Castri
Director Region II, ICEC