AACE Annual Conference 2024

About AACE Conference & Expo

The AACE Annual Conference & Expo, a premier event for cost and project controls professionals, is set to take place in Atlanta, Georgia, from June 16-18, 2024. This year’s conference promises an enriching experience with a mix of educational sessions, professional development opportunities, and extensive networking events. Additionally, Contruent is excited to be this year’s Premier sponsor! Attendees can earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), participate in peer-reviewed presentations, and engage with leading experts in the field.

Key Highlights:

  • Professional Development: The conference offers a range of sessions designed to enhance critical skills needed for career advancement. Participants will gain insights into best practices and innovative strategies that can be applied in their daily work, fostering both personal and professional growth.
  • Global Access: The Expo Hall will showcase the latest resources, partnerships, and technologies in total cost management. This provides attendees with a unique opportunity to explore new tools that can drive business growth and enhance service delivery.
  • Networking Opportunities: The conference is a hub for thought leaders and professionals from around the world. Attendees can expand their professional network, engage in meaningful discussions, and forge connections that provide long-term benefits.

Who’s Attending The AACE Conference & Expo 2024?

The AACE Annual Conference & Expo is ideal for cost and project controls experts, project managers, and professionals dedicated to advancing their knowledge and skills in these fields. It serves as a crucial gathering for those looking to stay at the forefront of industry developments and innovations.

Who’s Speaking at The AACE Conference & Expo 2024?

The conference features distinguished keynote speakers who promise to deliver impactful presentations that inspire, inform, and empower attendees to excel in their projects and careers.  Kathy Parry, an expert in resilience and energy management, will deliver a keynote on developing resilient behaviors. Plus, a distinguished panel featuring Dr. Nakisa Alborz, Larry R. Dysert, Dave Kyle, and H. Lance Stephenson will discuss the importance of early communication in project success. The conference also offers many sessions on various topics. Additionally, Contruent’s very own experts will also be speaking and attending panelist sessions, contributing their insights and expertise to enrich the conference experience.

Check out the full schedule

Atlanta, GA

June 16 – 18, 2024

Signia by Hilton Atlanta

Our Speakers

Mike Shore

Mike Shore


Mon. June 17th | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Peace 3-4 (1st Floor)

The Wild Ride: Lessons Learned in Driving Technology Innovation in Project Controls

Discover how to drive transformative change in your organization through cutting-edge technology adoption. Learn about common pitfalls, foster a proactive mindset, and gain insights from 16 years of construction technology expertise.

Rich Humphrey

Rich Humphrey

Chief Product Officer

Mon. June 17th | 3:45 – 4:45 PM
Peace 3-4 (1st Floor)

Dathan Beasley

Dathan Beasley

Director - Project | Program Management at Turner & Townsend

Guest Speaker

The Future of Technology and AI in Construction Project Controls

Adopting technology is crucial to advancing the construction industry and successfully delivering mega-projects. How can organizations adopt current technology to enhance their bottom line and leverage emerging technologies to benefit their projects, customers, and businesses?

Rich Humphrey, Chief Product Officer, and Dathan Beasley, Director of Projects at Turner & Townsend, will explore today’s state of construction technology. They will delve into topics such as digital workflows, supply chain collaboration, and data visualization. Additionally, they will discuss the delays in technology adoption to date and propose strategies to overcome these challenges in both business and project environments.