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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

Performance Under Pressure: Heavy Duty Pavements – Pavement Structural Design Tools
Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Bill Vavrik, Ph.D., P.E. - Vice President & Principal Engineer - Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) and Navneet Garg, Ph.D. - Program Manager - National Airport Pavement & Materials Research Center (NAPMRC)

Pavement design tools aid engineers in scoping, structural analysis, structural design, and decision making. Efforts have been made to ensure these tools are user friendly and easily accessible. This webinar features two experts who will evaluate several design software tools. The experts will cover topics such as ease of use, adaptability, and utilization for the different heavy duty pavement facilities, as well as provide a brief heavy duty pavement design example utilizing a design software.      The webinar will cover the following:

  • FAARFIELD
  • WESLEA
  • ASPHALT INSTITUTE MS 23
  • PAVEXPRESS
  • AASHTOWare Pavement-ME


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

Designing and Producing Quality Asphalt Mixtures with RAP and/or RAS, a 2-Part Webinar
Date: August 29 and August 30, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Randy West, PhD, P.E., Director, National Center for Asphalt Technology

Utilizing recycled materials in a responsible manner can be economically and environmentally beneficial for asphalt pavements. The two recycled materials that have had the greatest utilization success are RAP and RAS. This webinar will present important considerations for the design and production of high-quality asphalt mixtures that are economical and long-lasting. Building on knowledge from experts in the industry and the latest research, part 1 (August 29) will cover mix design considerations for mixtures with high RAP contents and/or RAS, and part 2 (August 30) will cover production details for plant operations and quality control.


Registration for August 29 Webinar: FREE
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Registration for August 30 Webinar: FREE
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Professional Development Hours (PDHs):
Attendees will receive 1.5 hours of professional development for participating in each webinar.
Performance Under Pressure: Heavy Duty Pavements – Preservation & Preventative Maintenance
Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Dr. R. Buzz Powell, P.E. - Assistant Director, National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University

Heavy duty pavements play a critical role in the movement and storage of freight and other important activities tied to the economy and efficiency of infrastructure. Access to these facilities is critical; therefore, long-term performance and minimal impact or user delays should remain a focus when determining the best solutions to preserve these pavements.      The webinar will cover the following:

  • Preservation Treatments
  • Maintenance Strategies


Registration: FREE
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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