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2017 Cost Estimating Community of Practice (CECOP) Symposium

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Department of Energy (DOE) — National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Cost Estimating Community of Practice (CECOP) Symposium

March 21 & 22, 2017

Washington, DC

2017 CECOP Symposium

NNSA's Defense Programs will host the 2017 CECOP Symposium March 21-22 in Washington, DC.

The Nuclear Security Enterprise is presenting this first annual symposium to provide a valuable experience meeting with professionals and colleagues across various government agencies, industries, and academia.

Participating in the Cost Estimating Community of Practice (CECOP) Symposium is a terrific way to exchange your professional knowledge, expertise, and contribute to the advancement of the profession, via engagement with others in the enterprise. The annual symposium will provide an excellent networking opportunity for cost practitioners and professionals across industries.

CECOP offers technical presentations covering a wide variety of cost estimating and cost analysis topics. This year’s topics are woven in 4 major themes:

  • Best Practices
  • Community of People
  • Education
  • Cost Estimating Analysis Group (CEAG)

Please see Schedule for more information.


CECOP is focused on training, education, and the exchange of cost-estimating methodologies and best practices related to the unique mission and conditions relating to the Nation’s Nuclear Weapon System Enterprise. Cost estimating professionals from NNSA, DOE, Department of Defense, contractors, and other experts in the field will have the opportunity to participate in CECOP.

CECOP's 2017 symposium is the first formal and integrated opportunity for training, education, and exchange among dozens of analysts across the NSE cost community.

Additional information about CEAG and CECOP can be found via About CEAG and About CECOP.

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