SPONSORS

HOST SPONSORS


 

Jacobs

In December 2017, Jacobs completed the purchase of CH2M, transforming the company into the No. 1 Engineering and Construction firm worldwide. Jacobs is a premier global consulting, design, engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance firm providing innovative solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

DIAMOND SPONSORS


 

XCEL ENERGY

We are a recognized industry leader in delivering renewable energy and in reducing carbon and other emissions, efforts that have put us on a path to a more sustainable energy future. Through a growing range of innovative solutions, we continue to empower our customers with industry-leading options and energy alternatives to support their goals and objectives.

PLATINUM SPONSORS


 

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT, INC.

ENE are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.

NISOURCE

We’re a leading natural gas and electric utility company. Our nearly 8,000 employees ensure Columbia Gas and NIPSCO customers have the energy they need across seven states. Focused on strategically investing in our energy infrastructure – between $1.6 billion – $1.8 billion annually through 2020 – we will be able to meet our customer commitments for the next 100 years.

GOLD SPONSORS


 

Asplundh

Since 1928, Asplundh Tree Expert has been dedicated to safe, efficient and innovative line clearance services to the utility industry. Reliable, uninterrupted power is an important service provided by the world’s electrical utilities and Asplundh has the expertise to help keep the power flowing.

DAVEY

Davey Tree is Ohio’s largest employee-owned company and the fifteenth-largest in the nation. Adapted from a speech to the Ohio Center for Employee Ownership in 2014, The Davey Tree Expert Company Chairman, Karl Warnke, talks about the five hallmarks of a successful ESOP strategy.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS INC.

ECI is a leading provider of vegetation and asset management consulting services to the utility industry. For more than four decades, ECI and its affiliates have delivered research-based business solutions that optimize return on investment, improve system reliability and increase stakeholder value. ECI and Western ECI are aligned to provide global consulting services to meet a broad range of client…

SILVER SPONSORS


 

ArborMetrics

ArborMetrics Solutions, Inc. specializes in combining expertise, software, hardware and people into mobile workforce solutions that streamline your vegetation management program. By harnessing current and developing technologies — and using an unsurpassed depth of experience and corporate strength — ArborMetrics lives up to the following mission statement:To improve the effectiveness of vegetation management through safe, efficient planning, scheduling and reporting services.

CNUC

CNUC is a highly experienced consulting and operations team with an unparalleled understanding of utility vegetation management (UVM) industry best management practices, and legal and regulatory requirements.

CNUC assists utilities in improving their UVM programs through inspection and auditing services, emergency response, consulting, and research, often combined with software and LiDAR solutions. CNUC also goes beyond operations by providing the largest and most comprehensive UVM benchmarking service in North America.

GROW WITH TREES

Grow With Trees assists companies to develop ecologically sound management strategies through the following services: Consulting, Workshops, PM Education, Building PM Offices, and Professional Development. Our work is founded on the principles of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Adaptive Management, and Holistic Management. We draw from our knowledge of nature’s growth strategies and apply synergistic processes that align with company’s…

H2 ENTERPRISES

What was started by a farming family in Northern Colorado, has grown into one of the largest seeding and reclamation operations in the United States. H2 Enterprises has worked on projects in 36 states and has reclaimed over 6,500 miles of Right Of Way (ROW) to date. To accomplish our goals, we have designed and custom-built a fleet of equipment…

STANTEC

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

TETRA TECH

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With 16,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

TRANSCANADA

For more than 65 years, TransCanada has proudly operated pipelines, storage facilities and power-generation plants that support life in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Our facilities operate safely, reliably and quietly.

BRONZE SPONSORS


 

BAYER

We are an innovation company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the fields of health care and agriculture. Our Life Science businesses hold leading positions in innovation-driven growth markets. Together they make up a strong, attractive and balanced portfolio that is resistant to fluctuations in demand and to potential risks.

Our core strength is turning scientific findings into innovative products and solutions to improve the health of humans, animals and plants. Our strategy is designed to help solve some of the most pressing challenges facing mankind, and by doing this exceptionally well we aim to strengthen the company’s earning power.

FREDRIKSON & BRYON, P.A.

At Fredrikson & Byron, we’ve built a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet” by bringing business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to our work with clients, and by operating as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors.

Quantum Spatial

Quantum Spatial is the largest, most technically advanced full-service geospatial solutions provider in North America. We apply the power of geospatial solutions to the decisions and processes that matter most to organizations. Our comprehensive capabilities encompass the acquisition, analysis, integration, and management of geospatial data. We offer a diverse portfolio of advanced imaging and remote sensing technologies, backed by powerful modeling, visualization, and GIS tools.

Wright Tree

Wright Tree Service provides vegetation management, storm restoration, and work planning services to utility companies and their communities across the country. Our operations are guided by a set of values: safety, integrity, quality, teamwork, innovation, and family.

CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS


 

ACE VEGETATION SERVICE

Ace Vegetation is a leader in its field, providing services throughout western Canada from British Columbia to Manitoba and north to the Territories. This Canadian owned company is one of western Canada’s largest weed spraying operations. Moreover, our fleet of Brushing equipment allows us ability to handle any project.

EDISON ELECTRIC INSTITUTE

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for about 220 million Americans, and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As a whole, the electric power industry supports more than 7 million jobs in communities across the United States. In addition to our U.S. members, EEI has more than 60 international electric companies  with operations in more than 90 countries, as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.

CHARGING STATION


 

DAVEY

Davey Tree is Ohio’s largest employee-owned company and the fifteenth-largest in the nation. Adapted from a speech to the Ohio Center for Employee Ownership in 2014, The Davey Tree Expert Company Chairman, Karl Warnke, talks about the five hallmarks of a successful ESOP strategy.

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STANTEC

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.
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