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NAPA Talks Webinar Series

NAPA Talks Webinar Series




The Asphalt Pavement Industry 2015 Business Outlook

NAPA expects the asphalt pavement market to grow in 2015 thanks to a confluence of factors, ranging from strengthening commercial markets, increased state highway funding, falling energy prices, and several other factors. Sign up to hear Jay Hansen, Executive Vice President for NAPA, present a comprehensive outlook for how the asphalt pavement market will shape up in 2015. The data presented will assist asphalt pavement companies and suppliers in making business decisions for the upcoming construction season. A recording of the webinar and presentation slides will be available for attendees to download.


Takeaways from the session include:

• Data on U.S. asphalt pavement tonnages through 2014
• Outlook on the 2015 asphalt paving market
• Impact of low oil prices on asphalt pavement manufacturing
• Results from the 2015 NAPA State Director Survey
• And much, much more.

WhenMonday, March 2, 2015 (2:00 - 3:00 pm EST)

Who should attendAnyone who works in a company that manufactures asphalt pavement; Firms that manufacture equipment or parts and other supplier of materials used to produce asphalt pavement; Equipment distributors and paving contractors; Consulting firms


Cost$25 for Members and $125 for Non-Members (you must be logged in to the NAPA website as a NAPA member and click through the registration link to see the NAPA member discount code)


Register: Click here to Register  (You will receive a confirmation email from GoToTraining once you have registered and paid for this webinar. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please contact the NAPA office immediately at 301-731-4748.)



Two More in the Dale S. Decker, P.E. Webinar Series

Title: Best Practices in Pavement Repair

Date:  Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2:30 p.m. EST 

Speaker:  Dale S. Decker P.E.

Rehabilitation of existing pavements is the greatest priority of highway owners.  For the existing pavement, the condition of the pavement must first be evaluated.  The most cost effective course of action to prolong the pavement life can be evaluated.  Is an overlay the best option?  Can we get a permanent patch?  Is total replacement required?  This webinar will help the contractor answer these questions and to understand the pavement evaluation process.


  • Do we pave, patch or replace the existing pavement?
  • Learn options for repair
  • Learn Best Practices for repair
Who Should Attend: Contractor, Engineers, DOTs,
Producers, and Quality Control Managers 
When: Tuesday, Mar. 3 (2:30-4:30 p.m. EST)
Cost: $75 NAPA Members and $125 Non-members (to see the member discount code, you must be logged in to the NAPA website)
Title: Best Practices in Tack Coat Application 
Date:  Thursday, April 16, 2:30 p.m. EDT 
Speaker:  Dale S. Decker P.E.


Emulsion tack coats are by far the most commonly used product to bond pavement layers together.  This webinar provide information regarding materials characteristics, construction practices, and their effect on the asphalt pavement performance.  The participant will understand the importance of tack coat and understand how application rate can impact the final product quality.


  • The importance of tack coat application
  • How to use tack coat in construction
  • How it effects the final product
Who Should Attend: Contractor, Engineers, DOTs
Producers, and Quality Control Managers 
When: Thursday, April 16, 3 (2:30-4:30 p.m. EDT)
Cost: $75 NAPA Members and $125 Non-members (to see the member discount code, you must be logged in to the NAPA website)
2 PDHs are available for attending this live webinar upon successful completion of the post-webinar test.
Please note -- only one PDH certificate will be given per registered attendee's email. You must be the registered attendee whose email address was used to register and attend the webinar to take the PDH test.