ICEC 2014 World Congress
Re-Engineering Total Cost Management:
Turning Words into Figures
Milano, Italy, 20, 21, 22 October 2014
Call for Papers - First Announcement
The 9th ICEC World Congress will be held in Milano, Italy, from 20th to 22nd of October, 2014. AICE (Italian Association for Total Cost Management) is in charge for the organization, in collaboration with FAST (Italian Federation of Scientific and Technical Associations).
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 should be 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 request all professionals, university lecturers, researchers, managers, students and any other people active in the field of Total Cost Management and in related fields to submit their papers for presentation at the Congress; priority shall be given to the following topics:
TCM profession and its characteristics, good practices, standards, organization and development;
Body of knowledge and relevant competences enriched by practices that can enable the use of disciplines in their application on the real situations (projects and processes);
Education on TCM and competence centers: new training processes (tutoring and coaching, working senior and junior peoples together side by side, etc.);
Certification intended either to individuals either to companies;
Methodologies and Quantitative methods to support TCM;
ICT to support TCM practices;
TCM as a way to increase accountability and transparency in the enterprise management
Experiences of TCM use in the project based enterprises and organizations (Public Administration);
Professional Roles in project based enterprises and organizations;
Glossary and semantics.
We expect your title and relevant abstract - in Word (*.doc) format, no more than 400 words, English language - within October 31st, 2013. The acceptance shall be notified within November 30th, 2013. You will then receive the template to be used for the submission of the final text.
Please also specify your full name, full address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address.