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NAPA Webinar Series

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NAPA offers a variety of webinars throughout the year on various topics related to the asphalt industry. These topics range fromnewly 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.

 

Do you need Professional Development Hours?
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.

 

Are you interested in presenting a webinar?
Submit a webinar proposal.

 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Understanding Compliance Obligations Associated with Priority EH&S Regulations

Date: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST 

Speaker:  Dr. Howard Marks, Vice President – Environment, Health & Safety, NAPA 

 

In 2016, certain U.S. agencies are slated to finalize or enforce regulations that impact both asphalt plants and paving contractors. Understand the impact these regulations will have on the industry and how to ensure company operations remain compliant. Learn what NAPA is doing to obtain regulatory relief from some of the more burdensome regulations.

 

Key Takeaways:

• Understand the federal trucking hours of service and logging requirements, and industry efforts to provide regulatory relief

• Distinguish between external and internal work zone traffic control requirements

• Identify how to comply with the new Confined Spaces in Construction Standard

• Review OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard, including product labeling requirements

• Understand compliance requirements and industry efforts associated with the upcoming Silica Rule

 

Registration: 

Members, DOTS, City/County and Public Works Agencies, SAPAs — FREE (Use Code: Compliance) 

Non-Members — $129

Register Here

 

Professional Development Hours (PDHs):

1 PDH hour is available following the webinar.

 

Cash Flow – Finding and Controlling Its Direction

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST 

Speaker:  Tony Stagilano, CPA, CCIFP, National Director A/E/C Industry Services, CBIZ MHM, LLC & Shareholder, Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.

 

By attending this session participants will be able to understand:

  • Why all balance sheet items are purely timing issues waiting to affect your cash balance
  • Why the timing of when cash inflows and outflows occur is essential to properly managing your company
  • How strong cash-flow strategies keep companies from being vulnerable to dangerous cash flow positions that could lead to their demise
  • The prescription for a healthy cash flow and why the diagnostics for discovering a possible cash-flow problem is predictable

 

Registration: 

Members, DOTS, City/County and Public Works Agencies, SAPAs — FREE (Use Code: cashflow) 

Non-Members — $129

Register Here

 

Professional Development Hours (PDHs):

1 PDH hour is available following the webinar.

 

Best Practices in Work Zone Safety (Co-Sponsored by ARTBA)

Date: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EST 

Speakers:  Bruce Drewes and Calvin Beyer, Lakeside Industries Inc.

 

Operating close to traffic and around complex machines with limited sight lines is inherently dangerous. This webinar will focus on setting-up work zones that protect workers, including special considerations for nighttime paving. Learn how to reduce or eliminate potential work zone hazards posed by the movement of internal construction equipment and understand what some companies are doing to prevent external third-party vehicles from intruding into the work zone.  Hear from industry pioneers about how their companies and the industry are developing best practices to train construction crews in recognizing and eliminating these hazards.

 

Registration: 

Members, DOTS, City/County and Public Works Agencies, SAPAs — FREE (Use Code: Safety) 

Non-Members — $100

Register Here

 

Professional Development Hours (PDHs):

1.5 PDH hours are available following the webinar.

 

Marketing Deployment: Positioning Asphalt for the Win

Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2:00–2:45 p.m. EST 

Speakers:  Ester Magorka, VP of Marketing and Awards, NAPA and Amy Miller, Director, Asphalt Pavement Alliance

 

While important to all NAPA members, every contractor and state executive in battleground states should make a point to participate in this webinar, which lays out the Asphalt Pavement Alliance's deployment program aimed to unite contractors, SAPAs, and national players in a comprehensive promotion program for asphalt pavements. Attendees will learn the program goals, SAPA expectations, and how they can help amplify localized deployment program messages to transportation stakeholders.

 

Key Takeaways:

·         Understand the APA’s boots on the ground strategy

·         Learn the SAPA and contractor roles and responsibilities

·         Provide input on the localized deployment efforts

 

Registration: 

Members, DOTS, City/County and Public Works Agencies, SAPAs — FREE (Use Code: Market) 

Non-Members — $129

Register Here

 

Professional Development Hours (PDHs):

1 PDH hour is available following the webinar.

 

Social Recruiting: 6 Easy Ways to Attract Superstars

Date: Thursday, March 3, 2:00–3:00 p.m. EST 

Speakers: Michele Stedman, Vice President of Operations, Talent Management Strategist, HR BirdDog and Cindy Reding, Social Recruiting Specialist, HR BirdDog

 

If you don’t have a solid social recruiting strategy, your company could miss out on hiring employees with the most desirable skills and experience. 79% of job seekers are likely to use social media in their job search yet nearly 2 in 3 employees say their employers does not know how to use social media to promote job openings. Companies have an opportunity to improve. How does your company measure up?

 

Key Takeaways: 

  • Develop a social recruiting strategy
  • Create a central hub for your online recruiting presence
  • Engage top candidate audiences
  • Enlist all employees in your social media efforts
  • Go mobile with social recruiting
  • Understand legal guidelines

 

Registration: 

Members, DOTS, City/County and Public Works Agencies, SAPAs — FREE (Use Code: Social) 

Non-Members — $129

Register Here

 

Professional Development Hours (PDHs):

1 PDH hour is available following the webinar.

 

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