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NAPA Webinars

New-NAPA-Talks-Webinars-WebNAPA offers a variety of webinars throughout the year on various topics related to the asphalt industry. These topics range from newly released industry regulations to innovative processes and technology that can benefit your company. The NAPA webinar program will deliver the information you need to the comfort of your home or office.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs)Participation in NAPA webinars may earn you Professional Development Hours (PDHs). PDHs are educational units used to fulfill continuing education requirements for licensure or certification. In most cases, 1 hour of participation in a webinar equals 1 PDH. Some states and certifying bodies require pre-approval of professional development hours and documentation requirements also vary, so be sure to check with your appropriate agency. You are responsible for maintaining the documentation for your PDHs. You can request a certificate of completion after you attend any of the webinars to keep for your records. 


A Practical Guide to Sustainable Asphalt Pavements Part 4: How to Develop a Sustainability Program
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EST
Speakers: Steve Muench, Tom and Marilyn Draeger / The Beavers Charitable Trust Professor, University of Washington and Adam Hand, Associate Professor, University of Nevada Reno

Developing a company-specific sustainability program can be a daunting task. Implementing changes that affect a company’s vision or mission, corporate strategy, and overall corporate culture is a significant challenge. Just understanding the applicability of corporate sustainability reporting protocols, such as GRI and SASB, can be difficult. This webinar will help companies understand the steps needed to develop a sustainability program that reflects company priorities and addresses stakeholder expectations. This is the fourth episode of a 4-part webinar series that accompanies NAPA’s publication series, Sustainable Asphalt Pavements, A Practical Guide.

Key Takeaways:

  • Details of what a sustainability program should include.
  • The importance of setting meaningful sustainability goals and measurement of those goals.
  • The role of communication and change management principles in developing and implementing a sustainability program.

Registration: FREE
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Professional Development Hours (PDHs):
Attendees will receive 1.5 hours of professional development for participating in this webinar.

ROI for Polymer-Modified Asphalts
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EST
Speaker: Professor Walaa Mogawer, PhD, P.E., F. ASCE, Highway Sustainability Research Center, Director, Highway Sustainability Research Center, University of Massachusetts

In recent years, states have increased their use of polymer-modified asphalts (PMA) to improve their pavement networks. This has increased the costs of mixtures, but there has been no quantification of the return on investment (ROI) for PMA. This webinar will present the findings of “Impacts of Polymer-Modified Asphalts (PMA) on Pavement Performance and Cost,” a study funded by the FHWA and NAPA under a cooperative agreement. It will detail how highway agencies are currently specifying PMA in dense-graded mixtures, the tools being used to determine ROI, and the ways PMA is affecting pavement performance, along with recommendations as to how states can better predict ROI and document performance improvements.

Registration: FREE
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Professional Development Hours (PDHs):
Attendees will receive 1.5 hours of professional development for participating in this webinar.
Building Your Brand: How to Gather Public Support and Engage Decision Makers
Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EST
Speakers: Beth Marlow, Senior Writer, Golin and Alexandra Ladas, Manager, Golin

From recruiting workers to plant permitting to winning jobs, having a recognized brand can help your business thrive. Branding is mostly intangible; it primarily exists within the minds of customers and the philosophical orientation of the company. However, good branding produces real-world results, including helping customers make informed buying decisions, differentiating you from your competitors, and leveraging your reputation to build trusting relationships founded on honesty, authenticity, and genuine understanding. Learn from marketing professionals and industry peers about the critical steps to build a trusted brand and practical measures taken that yield tangible results.

Registration: FREE
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Professional Development Hours (PDHs):
Attendees will receive 1.5 hours of professional development for participating in this webinar.


Back to Basics Series
Best Practices in Paving Series
Business Management
Environment, Health & Safety
Performance Under Pressure: Heavy Duty Pavements Series
Safety in the Workplace Series
Sustainability Specialization Series