Amy Northcutt


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Preparing the Next Generation of Construction Leaders

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As contractors adapt to the digital landscape of the construction industry, the next generation of the workforce needs to be ready to work with these tools. The general session starts with an interview with Patrick Sauermann, dean of Texas A&M school of architecture. Overseeing the largest school of its kind in the United States, Patrick plays a direct role in preparing today’s new hires and shaping tomorrow’s future leaders.

Amy Northcutt, the Director of Education & Outreach at Trimble, will join Patrick to discuss technology’s role in education. The two will address how colleges must prepare students and faculty to learn current building processes and practices.


Amy Northcutt, P.E. is the Director of Education & Outreach at Trimble. With a background in both structural engineering and technology, she is familiar with the challenges inherent within the construction industry and passionate about finding creative, technology-enabled solutions. Amy’s current role involves creating and managing programs to equip students and educators with the technology necessary to shape tomorrow’s future leaders. Amy’s approach to this work is focused on building a diverse workforce and creating equitable systems for access where everyone is included. Prior to her work at Trimble, Amy worked for a structural engineering firm in California, where she used Tekla Structures, a Trimble solution, for engineering design, construction documents as well as rebar detailing and shop drawings. Amy is a Licensed Professional Engineer from the state of California and has a M.S. in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University.

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