Webinars

NAPA Webinar Series

NAPA 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.

Upcoming Webinars


Performance Under Pressure: Heavy Duty Pavements - Design & Construction of Heavy Duty Pavements for High Stress Applications

Date: Tuesday, August 27; 1:00–2:30 p.m. CST

Speaker: Harold L. Von Quintus - Principal Engineer, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA)

NAPA WebinarsTo conclude the "Performance Under Pressure: Heavy Duty Pavements" webinar series, NAPA is releasing Design and Construction of Heavy Duty Pavements, the latest in its Quality Improvement (QIP) series of publications. The publication updates and revises QIP 123, Design, Construction, and Performance of Heavy Duty Mixes, and adds information on use, design, and production of large-stone mixes. This webinar will step through the new resource and will revisit topics explored in earlier webinars to bring the Performance Under Pressure webinar series to a conclusion. After the webinar, participants will understand what a Heavy Duty Pavement is, how Heavy Duty Pavements are designed, the materials and practices used to produce and construct asphalt mixtures for Heavy Duty Pavements, and the quality measures needed to achieve a successful project.

Key Takeaways:

  • Structural design procedures for Heavy Duty Pavements
  • Material selection and testing for Heavy Duty asphalt mixtures
  • Production and Construction of Heavy Duty 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; 1:00–2:30 p.m. CST

Speaker: Bruce Drewes - Owner, 3T Group and Kelly Kanaras - Senior Director of Awards & Marketing, NAPA

NAPA WebinarsRoad 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
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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 Sustainablity Program

Date: Tuesday, November 12; 1:00–2:30 p.m. CST

Speaker: Steve Muench - Tom and Marily Draeger/The Beavers Charitable Trust Professor, University of Washington and Adam Hand - Associate Professor, University of Nevada Reno

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


All past NAPA webinars can be found here

The following topics are available:

  • Back to Basic 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