CAREER DIRECTIONS IN ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION + ENGINEERING

The global pandemic has changed the way we live and work and the ACE Mentor Program has adapted to offer our students engagement through ACE Ventures!, our virtual field trip series. Through participation, students are provided with advanced career exposure and an insight into the latest technology helping to revolutionize construction.

Our virtual field trip series will enable students to learn directly from industry professionals who will demonstrate their skills, share their story, and inspire students to pursue a career in the design and construction industry!

ACE Ventures is a supplemental program in addition to your local ACE affiliate programming.

December 2020
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RECORDED LIVE ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2020

In his role, J. Brett Blanton is responsible for facilities maintenance and operation of the historic U.S. Capitol Building, the care and improvement of more than 570 acres of grounds and the operation and maintenance of 18.4 million square feet of buildings. Learn more about The Cannon House Office Building’s renewal and their commitment to preserving our nation’s history.

The Honorable J. Brett Blanton
Architect of the Capitol

The Honorable J. Brett Blanton was sworn in as the 12th Architect of the Capitol in January 2020 after being nominated by President Donald J. Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Blanton served as a U.S. Naval Officer for more than 20 years, lending his progressive leadership and engineering experience to some of the Navy’s largest and most complex planning, design and construction projects. He was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat “V” for heroism in Baghdad, Iraq.

Prior to joining the Architect of the Capitol, Blanton served as Deputy Vice President at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, where he led a $1.5 billion Capital Planning, Design and Construction program.

He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering and a Certified Energy Manager.

Full bio at: https://www.aoc.gov/about-us/history/architects-of-the-capitol/j-brett-blanton

RECORDED LIVE ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020

Oracle is a leading technology company that is taking innovation and putting it into action. Join us to learn how we are using robots, building models, and a virtual command center to build our next generation Industries Innovation Lab.

  • Welcome and Introduction
  •  Meet Spot the Robot Dog
  • Building Model
  • Take Control: Command Center
  • Q&A 

PRESENTERS

BURCIN KAPLANOGLU

Executive Director, Innovation Officer, Oracle Global Business Units

EILISH NOLEN

Industries Innovation Lab Project Manager, Oracle Global Business Units

HILARY EMMETT

Strategic Program Manager, Oracle Construction and Engineering

 

To engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry.

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Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-330-4522

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