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Stay on top of industry best practices and news by accessing our robust on demand webinar library.  We offer a wide variety of information to keep you abreast of the latest issues and trends impacting the industry.

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Upcoming Webinars 

Women of Asphalt Conversations to Lead & Inspire: Gender Negotiations

Speaker: Serena Fallahi Tittl, Sector Lead in North America, The Gap Partnership

Date: December 2, 2021 3:00 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Description: Negotiation skills are crucial in all your relationships, both at work and at home. On December 2 at 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT, negotiation specialist Serena Fallahi Tittl from The Gap Partnership will help you hone your skills using insights and learnings from global research in women and negotiation!

Highlights of this lively, informative webinar include:
• How to increase negotiation confidence and capability
• Reappraisal of thinking around behaviors and approach in negotiation
• Exploration of the different types of negotiation
• Reflection on how negotiation impacts roles
• An understanding of power and influence, and how to leverage them to your advantage

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What the New Federal Infrastructure Bill Means for the Asphalt Pavement Industry

Speaker: Jay Hansen, Executive Vice President of Advocacy, NAPA

Date: December 7, 2021 10:00AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Description: President Biden signed into law the first half of his domestic agenda, the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) – a $1.2 trillion bill that increases funding for existing infrastructure such as highways, roads, and bridges.  The legislation also establishes new policies that will guide the U.S. Department of Transportation, state Departments of Transportation, State Asphalt Pavement Associations, and the asphalt pavement industry for the next five or more years.   

H.R. 3684 passed the U.S. Senate on a bipartisan vote in August, and eventually won bipartisan support in the U.S. House of Representatives. While this law will provide a much-anticipated influx of federal highway funding, Congress is also considering additional funding in the second half of President Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda, a broader $1.75 trillion package to support efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Taken together, these two bills will open- up new opportunities for the asphalt pavement industry. 

NAPA’s Executive Vice President of Advocacy, Jay Hansen, will be the featured speaker for this session.  A veteran of seven surface transportation reauthorization bills going back to 1986, Jay will share with the industry how IIJA is put together, what NAPA was able to secure for the asphalt pavement industry, and when you can expect to see the funding flow into highway projects.  Jay will also highlight some of the provisions in the Build Back Better bill now pending in the U.S. Senate.

Open to NAPA Members only

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PaveXpress: Optimized Perpetual Pavement Design Through a Mechanistic Approach

Speakers: Steve Muench, Tom and Marilyn Draeger | The Beavers Charitable Trust Professor, University of Washington's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and George White, Preisdent and CEO, HeadLight

Date: December 7, 2021 2:00 - 3:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Description: This webinar will provide participants an overview of the recent updates to PaveXpress as well as a look at how PaveXpress can be used at agencies and within academic programs to further the state of pavement design. This includes an in depth look at some of the newer capabilities of PaveXpress such as a a new perpetual pavement optimization for PerRoad, and the ability to do point load structural analysis on the latest version.

Learning Objectives:
• 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 practically used to 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 PerRoad modules

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