AACE Kuwait Conference 2020: Project Controls Best Practices to Manage Cost, Schedule, Risk & Change will promote regional and international information sharing and collaboration to enhance strategies of project controls. This includes estimating, cost and schedule management, risk management, change management, earned value progressing, and forecasting.

The development of a suitable project control system is an important part of the overall project management effort and supports the achievement of project objectives. Good project control practices can result in more predictable cost and schedule outcomes.

The AACE Kuwait Conference 2020 brings subject matter leaders from various industries and provides excellent platform to discuss industry trends, best practices & future trends on project controls. Delegates will have the opportunity to share experiences, debate issues, network and uplift the practice of making projects successful.

The focus of this conference is helping design, engineering and construction professionals gain a better understanding of key issues and principles that influence their ability to effectively and successfully meet their project, financial, and organization goals.

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Conference Themes

  • Planning & Scheduling
  • Cost Estimating/Budgeting
  • Risk Analysis/Management, Contingency Setting & Management
  • Claims and Disputes Management
  • Change Management
  • Project Reporting/Communication

Who should attend?

  • Claims Manager
  • Estimators
  • Cost Planners/Engineers
  • Planners/Engineers
  • Schedulers
  • Cost Managers
  • Contract Administrators
  • Bid Managers
  • Change Managers
  • Risk Managers/Engineers
  • PMO Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Procurement/Transaction Managers
  • Asset Managers
  • Document & Information Managers
  • Governance Coordinators
  • Business Development Managers
  • Contractors

Keynote Speech

Future of Project Controls

Steering Committee


Workshop ( A - B )

Training Workshop ( A ): Forensic Schedule Delay Analysis


John Livengood

John Livengood, AIA, Esq., FAACE, Senior Managing Director Global Construction Practice, Ankura Consulting Group, USA

Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Date: 31 March 2020
Venue: Jumeirah Beach Hotel & Spa

Workshop Outline

  • Delay and Impact: Discussion of the Law and relationship between delay and impact
  • FSA Overview: Review of the four major method families identified in AACE 29R-03 and SCL DD Protocol 2017
  • As-Planned As-Built: Discussion of APAB with examples
  • Contemporary Period Analysis (Windows) Discussion of CPA with examples
  • Time Impact Analysis Discussion of TIA with examples
  • Collapsed As-Built: Discussion of CAB with examples
  • Other Issues: Discussion of Concurrency, Why methods give different results, Choosing a method

Training Workshop ( B ): Project Documents Preparation



Dr. ALI ALI SHASH, Director, Construction Industry Institute CII-KFUPM And Professor Construction Engineering & Management at College of Environmental Design, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Date: 31 March 2020
Venue: Jumeirah Beach Hotel & Spa

Workshop Outline

  • Project delivery systems
  • Scope definition
  • Budget determination
  • A/E Selection
  • Control during design
  • Drawings
  • Conditions of the Contract
  • Specification
  • Contractor Selection


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Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa