CEC is pleased to announce that it will once again offer the highly acclaimed Estimating Conference in Calgary, AB from February 27th to March 1st, 2019.  This will be the sixth offering. It is a unique conference focusing not on how to estimate but rather project procurement and strategies. Sessions covered will include deal breakers, project risk and go/no go strategies, putting together a proposal, what a General Contractor looks for in its selection process to name a few.  The Conference is led by Jack Wilhelmi and Tim Wentz from MCA America with a special session held by Dan Leduc from Norton Rose Fulbright.




February 27 to March 1, 2019


Calgary, AB

Registration is now open.  To download the complete brochure and registration form please click here. Class size is limited to 30 so do not delay in registering for this program.

Estimating Conference 2019 Registration

  • Registration Fees

    Includes a complete and comprehensive manual, continental breakfast, lunch and dinner each day. Refunds will not be granted if canceled after January 27th, 2019. Substitutions are always accepted. BN# 124973520
  • $ 0.00 CAD
    MCAC B.I.N# 124973520

    If it becomes necessary to cancel your participation in the conference, please send written notification to Tania Johnston, Executive Director, at CEC as soon as possible. Please note the following refund information:
    Thirty calendar days prior to start of course - 100% refund. Fifteen calendar days prior to start of course - 50% refund. Seven calendar days pior to start of course - No refund. Substitutions are always accepted.



Dates: TBA

Location: Vaughan, ON

iStock_000002998687SmallThe Computerized Mechanical Estimating course is an introductory course that provides participants with an opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge to estimate mechanical project costs using Trimble Accubid estimating and graphical takeoff solutions.  Participants will learn to apply proven principles and methodologies of mechanical (piping) estimating in an instructor-led, hands-on approach. The topics covered focus on key tasks of proven estimating method such as; creating and applying estimate breakdowns, takeoffs of common systems and items, such as fixtures, equipment, drainage waste and vent, pressure and process piping. Participants will use Accubid Enterprise Estimating and LiveCount software tools during the course.

By the end of the course, participants will submit a bid along with their peers. The course is delivered over four consecutive days and blends face-to-face instruction with internet-based instruction.