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					                                                                                     AACE International, Inc.
                                                                                 209 Prairie Avenue, Suite 100
                                                                                     Morgantown, WV 26501

                                   PUBLICATION AGREEMENT
Copyright to the article titled,

By (list all authors)

          Is hereby transferred to AACE International, Inc., (for US government employees: to the extent
transferable), effective if and when the article is accepted for publication by AACE International, Inc., in
print, electronic, and online formats.
However, the undersigned reserve the following:
          1. All proprietary rights other than copyright, such as patent rights.
          2. The right to use all or part of this article in future works.
          The undersigned guarantee that if the article has been previously published, written permission has
been obtained to republish any copyrighted materials, including tables and figures. Photocopies of the
permission letters are attached to this agreement.

The undersigned is the author(s) and, in the case of "A Work Made for Hire," the employer of the author(s)
of the finished article.

Name (Print on line above)

Signature of author (for papers with more than one author, a form must be completed by each author) Date

Institution or Company

Signature of authorized company official if this is “A Work Made for Hire” (Title, if not author)         Date

         The author(s) signing this Publication Agreement also hereby agree to hold harmless and
indemnify AACE International, and its officers, directors, employees, or agents, from and against any and
all claims or causes of action, or liability, loss, damages, costs, or expenses which may be asserted against,
or incurred by, AACE International, and or its officers, directors, employees, or agents, in any way
connected with, resulting from, or arising out of the use and or publication by AACE International of the
above listed work.

         The author(s) confirm with the signing of this agreement that he/she/they is or are the sole
author(s) of this work, that it has not been previously published, that it does not violate or infringe on any
personal or property rights of others, whether by common law or statutory law, that it contains nothing
libelous or otherwise contrary to law, and that it contains no material from other works protected by
copyright that has been used without written consent of the copyright owner.

         AACE International, Inc. publication rules and procedures require that each author sign a
Publication Agreement and have the agreement formally notarized by a Notary Public for each paper
accepted for publication in the Cost Engineering Journal. A duly authorized notary must complete the

Name of Notary (Print on line above)

Signature of Notary

Signed and sworn to before me this        day of                        My commission expires:


State/Province                                                       County of:

         Forms sent to authors by e-mail need to be printed out, signed, notarized, and returned by US mail
to AACE International, Inc., 209 Prairie Ave., Suite 100, Morgantown, WV 26501 or faxed to (304) 291-
5728. Return completed agreement with any needed permission letters attached. Any alteration, or failure
to have this form signed by a notary, voids the agreement. *In countries that do not have a notary public
system, any adult may witness the author’s signature and sign on the line above changing the title notary to
witness. This applies only in countries that do not have a notary public system.

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