The Brazilian Institute of Cost Engineering (IBEC) is a non-political and non-profit organization that aims to promote the techniques and technologies of cost engineering as a multi-disciplinary science, integrating companies and professionals from all sectors. IBEC also holds meetings, lectures, technical meetings, courses, seminars, conferences, and it publishes materials to help cost engineering professionals. Working in partnership with international institutes is also part of IBEC’s goal to help the cost engineering area develop worldwide.
The Brazilian Institute of Cost Engineering was founded on May 27, 1980. It was previously the Brazilian section of the American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE), present in Brazil since 1978 to meet the needs of the main engineering companies and their professionals.
IBEC’s headquarter is located in Rio de Janeiro and it has 15 regional offices
(Rio de Janeiro / RJ, São Paulo / SP, São José dos Campos / SP, Campinas / SP,
Belo Horizonte / MG, Vitória / ES, João Pessoa / PA, Aracaju / SE, Cuiabá / MT,
Fortaleza / CE, Sao Luis / MA, Brasilia / DF, Salvador / BA, Curitiba / PR and Joinville / SC.
The Cost Engineering is organized worldwide around ICEC (International Cost
Enginnering Council), which is currently present in more than forty (40) countries.
ICEC is the world organization that brings together national associations Cost Engineering, legitimate representatives of various countries.
A non-political and non-profit organization, founded in 1976, aiming to promote cooperation between national and multinational organizations aimed at Cost Engineering and Project Management.