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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. 

UPCOMING WEBINARS

A Practical Guide to Sustainable Asphalt Pavements Part 3: Procuring and Evaluating Sustainability
Date: Friday, August 9, 12:00–1:30 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Steve Muench, Tom and Marilyn Draeger / The Beavers Charitable Trust Professor, University of Washington and Adam Hand, Associate Professor, University of Nevada Reno

Sustainability does not fit well with normal procurement practices, and there is little national or international guidance on how best to integrate sustainability into procurement. This webinar provides high level guidance on various contractual tools that can be used by pavement owners to require or incentivize sustainability. The webinar will also review the applicability of sustainability rating systems, such as LEED and Greenroads, in evaluating sustainability for pavement construction projects. This is the third episode of a 4-part webinar series that accompanies NAPA’s publication series, Sustainable Asphalt Pavements, A Practical Guide.

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify methods to include sustainability in the procurement process.
  • Understand how various project delivery methods can influence sustainability outcomes.
  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of sustainability rating systems in evaluating the sustainability of pavements.


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

Work Zone Safety: Traffic Control Plans and Intrusion Prevention
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Bruce Drewes, Owner, 3T Group and Kelly Kanaras, Director of Awards & Marketing, NAPA

Road construction work zones are inherently dangerous places. Occupational injuries and fatalities within a work zone often occur from two causes: internal construction vehicle traffic or external third-party vehicular intrusions. Learn about best practices associated with keeping safe in the work zone. Training will include review of NAPA’s online internal traffic control training modules and is targeted toward equipment operators, truck drivers, and ground laborers involved with all aspects of road construction.

Key Takeaways:

  • Receive the latest training on protecting individuals in the work zone.
  • Recognize what some companies are implementing to reduce third-party work zone intrusions.
  • Understand what is required for maintaining and documenting potential work zone hazards.
  • Identify tools used to train construction crews on recognizing and documenting potential work zone hazards.


Registration: FREE
Register Here

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

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. EDT
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
Register Here

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

PAST WEBINARS

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

Developing An SPCC Plan

GHGC Webinar

To help mark Earth Day, NAPA will host a short webinar on April 23 at 3 p.m. EDT. Howard Marks, NAPA's Vice President of Environmental Affairs will show you how to use NAPA’s revised Greenhouse Gas Calculator and how it complements other environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) models. Learn how some companies and DOTs are using this online calculator and understand what other LCAs and green roadway systems are available. This is a 30-minute webinar. It is recommended that attendees view the NAPA Greenhouse Gas Calculator prior to the webinar at: www.asphaltpavement.org/ghgc .

 

To view this webinar, click here

 

Legislative and Fly-In Webinar

This webinar was held on Thursday, May 17, 2012 to prepare attendees for the TCC Legislative Fly-In and to help share tips and suggestions for lobbying legislators both in Washington and when they are back in their districts.

 

As Congress continues to wrestle with passage of fully funded, multiyear transportation legislation, legislators need to hear from those of us in the transportation construction industry. To help connect legislators with the industry, NAPA and 28 other associations and labor unions are organizing the annual Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Legislative Fly-In for May 30-31, 2012.
 
This webinar will:
  • Include a legislative update
  • Outline the messages members of Congress and their staff need to hear from the industry
  • Recommend grassroots actions to get the entire industry's voice heard
  • Review the Fly-In's schedule of activities for attendees

 

This webinar is designed for managers, general managers, and principals.

 

To view this webinar, click here.

 

To view the PowerPoint presentation, click here.

 

To view the webinar materials, click here.

The NAPA 101 on MAP-21

Learn more about MAP-21 and new federal transportation policies that will impact the asphalt industry. Jay Hansen, NAPA’s Executive Vice President and veteran of six major surface transportation reauthorizations will hold a discussion on aspects and impacts of MAP-21.

To view this webinar, click here.