Jason Thurner


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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.


Jason Thurner

Jason focuses on empowering and revolutionizing the electrical industry by collaborating with industry partners to adopt best practices and new technology that tackles the problems, challenges, and threats facing the electrical industry today.  With over 20 years of construction experience, Jason most recently focused on research, design, and engineering of heavy-duty construction equipment and building strategic business plans to apply disruptive innovation to the construction industry.  He is passionate about leveraging innovation to support the development and success of the construction workforce.

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