SolSpec CEO to Talk about the Role of Big Data and Responsible Land Stewardship

Keenesburg, Colorado – April 24, 2019 — SolSpec, announced that its co-founder and CEO Tobias Kraft will keynote at the third annual National Summit for Reclamation and Construction, an event hosted by Huwa Enterprise that focuses on advancing technology, best practices, and innovation for reclaiming and restoring land across the US. The Summit will be held Thursday, May 9, 2019 on 20 acres in Keenesburg, CO, near Denver, and will deliver actionable advice and new methods and approaches for responsible land use, long-term reclamation success, and environmental compliance and stewardship.

“Advancements in data analytics, ultra-high spatial resolution aerial imagery, and machine learning are opening up new opportunities for land reclamation, enabling industries to improve safety, minimize environmental impact, and better meet regulatory requirements,” said Tobias Kraft, CEO of SolSpec, a spatial analytics company, and one of the keynote speakers at the Summit. At the Summit, Kraft will speak about advocacy and uniting industries by employing the best practices for safe, sustainable, and long-term restoration.

The Summit is expected to bring together over 200 public- and private-sector professionals from major land-use industries, including agriculture, oil and gas, renewables, mining, transportation, and construction to share the latest research, techniques, best practices, and new technology. The program features a full-day lineup of over a dozen talks, panel sessions, and roundtable discussions on topics ranging from navigating environmental compliance with the federal and state regulatory agencies; erosion and sediment control BMPs; safety protocols; and other topics that shape the future of environmental stewardship, reclamation practices, and the regulatory landscape for land-use projects. The program also features 18 interactive demo stations for construction and best practices, hands-on UAV/drone and heavy equipment operation, and educational booths operated by organizations specializing in land restoration, construction, technology, and scientific research.

Speakers include agency representatives, operators, construction contractors, reclamation contractors, technology experts, environmental scientists and representatives from equipment companies. For a complete agenda and list of speakers, please visit: https://www.usareclamation.com/construction-reclamation-conference-summit/guest-speakers/

“We’re witnessing a major shift in reclamation in which greater need is being met by greater collaboration and rapid technological innovation,” said Brent Huwa, CEO of Huwa Enterprises. “The Summit is a unique conference where professionals from private and public sectors come together to learn and facilitate collaboration across industries to promote sustainable practices for developing and operating on our lands.”

The National Summit for Reclamation and Construction is hosted by Huwa Enterprises and sponsored by John Deere, 4Rivers Equipment, and Sound Industries, among others. A portion of the proceeds from the event and sponsorships will be donated to RETREET, an organization that provides disaster relief by engaging communities to replant trees, and to Ropin’ Rascals, a one-day event on May 8, 2019, co-located with the Summit and hosted by the Huwa family where special needs kids get to be a cowboy for the day.

For more information and to register for The Summit, please visit: www.usareclamation.com

Media interested in attending can contact info@usareclamation.com.

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