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


Drug Testing Policies in a New Paradigm

Date: Tuesday, March 19; 1:00–2:00 p.m. CST

Speaker: Manesh Rath - Partner, Keller and Heckman LLP

NAPA Webinars

A changing landscape regarding privacy and legalization of controlled substances is changing the way companies must consider and develop drug-testing policies. Get a high-level legal overview of the issues surrounding employee drug testing, record keeping, and company policy guidelines.

 Key Takeaways:

  • When government contracts may require the assurance of a drug-free workplace.
  • How recent changes in legislation, policy, and regulation affect drug-testing policies.
  • How to set-up a proper employee drug-testing program.

Registration: FREE
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Professional Development Hours (PDHs): 
Attendees will receive 1 hour of professional development for participating in this webinar.


Where the Rubber Meets the Road Webinar Series: Recycled Tire Rubber and Modern Asphalt Pavements - Episode 1: Your Rubber Options

Date: Wednesday, April 24; 1:00–2:30 p.m. CST

Speaker: Tom Rosenmayer, PhD - VP R&D, Lehigh Industries and Doug Carlson - VP Asphalt Products, Liberty Tire Recycling LLC

NAPA Webinars

From what you eat for lunch to what car you drive, everyone likes to have a choice. When looking to use recycled tire rubber (RTR) in an asphalt mixture, customers have the option of selecting either ambient or cryogenically ground RTR. In this first webinar in NAPA's series on RTR, learn how RTR is made and begin to understand how RTR can be a sustainable option for producing modified asphalt binders.

 Key Takeaways:

  • Learn the chemical makeup of tire rubber.
  • Discuss the different processes for creating RTR.
  • Identify which rubber properties may impact binder performance properties (i.e., storage stability)  

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 2: Sustainability Specifics

Date: Thursday, May 16; 1:00–2:30 p.m. CST

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

NAPA Webinars

This webinar provides a practical definition of sustainability that can be utilized by asphalt paving contractors, mix suppliers, design engineers, owners, and others in the asphalt pavement industry. It explores the elements of a sustainable strategy, and the business case for incorporating sustainability into a company’s activities. This is the first episode of a 4-part webinar series that accompanies NAPA’s forthcoming publication series, Sustainable Asphalt Pavements, A Practical Guide.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand a practical definition of sustainability as it applies to the asphalt pavement industry.
  • Explain the four basic business opportunities for sustainability.
  • Understand how sustainability can help a business create value over the long term.

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