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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

Hitting your Target: NAPA’s 2019 Market Research Results
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speakers: J. Richard Willis, Ph.D., Vice President of Engineering, Research and Technology, NAPA and Ester Magorka, Vice President for Marketing, NAPA 

In 2019, under the leadership of 2019 NAPA Chairman John Harper, NAPA unveiled a new strategic focus — Workforce Development. A new committee and three task groups were established to develop long-term solutions to one of the industry’s most-critical challenges. Underpinning our effort is research into what motivates students, parents, educators, future workers, and current industry workers. The webinar will give NAPA members the results of the 2019 Market Research Campaign and provide members with insights into the direction of NAPA’s 2020 workforce development efforts.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn the current perceptions of the road construction industry in the minds of the general population and educators.
  • Understand which messages can influence perception and open people’s minds to the industry.
  • Realize how you can participate in the current workforce development efforts within NAPA.

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

PaveXpress: An Overview of Major Enhancements
Date: Wednesday, May 27, 1:00–2:30 p.m. EDT
Speakers: J. George White, CEO, HeadLight; Trenton Clark, President, Virginia Asphalt Pavement Association; and Richard Willis, Vice President for Engineering, Research & Technology, National Asphalt Pavement Association 

This webinar will provide participants an overview of the newly released PaveXpress suite of modules. This includes an in-depth look at some of the newer capabilities of PaveXpress such as a new life cycle cost analysis module, a new mechanistic-empirical pavement design module based on PerRoad, and the ability to perform designs in both English and Metric units.

Key Takeaways:

  • The learner will be able to identify the new features, impacts, and benefits of the latest version of PaveXpress.
  • The learner will be able to describe how PaveXpress can be used and impact their pavement design processes.
  • The learner will be able to describe the new capabilities of PaveXpress and understand their benefits.
  • The learner will discover the capabilities of the new Agency Life Cycle Cost Analysis module.
  • The learner will discover the capabilities of the new PerRoad modules.

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

PaveXpress-How to Evaluate Pavement Alternatives Using LCCA
Date: Tuesday, June 16, 10:00–11:30 a.m. EDT
Speakers: J. George White, CEO, HeadLight; Trenton Clark, President, Virginia Asphalt Pavement Association; and Richard Willis, Vice President for Engineering, Research & Technology, National Asphalt Pavement Association 

This webinar will walk through a real-life pavement life cycle cost scenario using the new agency LCCA module within PaveXpress. The LCCA module has been developed to allow users to streamline the modeling of evaluating pavement alternatives using material and project costs only.

Key Takeaways:

  • The learner will be able to describe how the agency LCCA module can impact their pavement design practices.
  • The learner will be able to list the steps in performing an agency cost analysis.
  • The learner will be able to describe the key inputs required to perform an agency cost analysis.
  • The learner will be able to assemble their own life cycle cost analysis using the agency LCCA module in PaveXpress

   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
Communications
Engineering
Environment, Health & Safety
Legislative
Performance Under Pressure: Heavy Duty Pavements Series
Safety in the Workplace Series
Sustainability
Sustainability Specialization Series

Discounted CFMA Webinars

NAPA has teamed up with the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) to provide NAPA members with a 20% discount on any CFMA live or on-demand webinars. CFMA is focused on providing resources and education to construction financial professionals, offering timely educational sessions presented by subject-matter experts. Once you purchase an on-demand CFMA webinar, you receive 24/7 access to the content and all materials. Click here to access CFMA's webinar schedule. To get the NAPA member discount code, contact NAPA Manager of Meetings & Education Liz Price.