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Hyper Scaled, Global Innovation: Engaging Houston’s Entrepreneurial Talent to Improve Large Capital Project Delivery

January 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


A large share of the world’s mega projects begin right here in Houston, Texas.  Join Station and Bechtel for the launch of our newest corporate partnership! Learn how Bechtel — one of the world’s most respected engineering, construction, and project management companies — and the Station community can work together, connecting Houston tech startups with industrial expertise & complex, real world problems.

What You’ll Learn:

  1. An overview of Bechtel’s corporate innovation program from their Chief Innovation Officer, David Wilson.
  2. Case study on design thinking principles that Jared Anderson and his construction team utilized to solve (and patent) more productive hardware for large-scale tank construction.
  3. A panel discussion on industrial safety, one of the primary ways companies can innovate together here in Houston

Program Agenda

5:30pm – 5:45pm Sign-in and Networking

5:45pm – 7:00pm

Opening Remarks

Insider Insights and AMA on Bechtel’s Innovation Program
Jared Anderson, Tanks Innovation Manager, Bechtel

Industrial Safety Panel with Bechtel’s Leading Innovators
David Wilson, Chief Innovation Officer, Bechtel
Ira Samm, EPC Value Integration Lead, Bechtel
Laura Aiken, Work Process Strategist, Bechtel
Chris Forbes, Innovation & Operations Manager, Bechtel
Moderator: John (JR) Reale, Co-founder & CEO, Station Houston

7:00pm – 7:30pm Q&A and Closing Remarks





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