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New Webinar Series from Forester University!

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At Forester University we bring the experts to you! Join our faculty of industry experts in our new live webinar series exploring the innovation, application, and management of current and future technologies, practices, and regulations.

Brush up on your skills or learn something new while earning CEU and PDH credits! Our lineup includes interactive industry-specific and industry-spanning topics designed to qualify for CEU and PDH.

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Sediment and Erosion Control for Roadway Projects

Sediment & Erosion Control
for Roadway Projects
Master Class Series

Presenters:
Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., CISEC, CPESC &
Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC, CPESC
HydroDynamics Incorporated
6-Sessions, 3 workshops, and Manual
November - December 2014, 1.5–2hr*
Credits: 9 PDHs / 0.9 CEUs

Join industry experts Jerald Fifield and Tina Wills for a comprehensive, six-part live and on-demand master class and workshop series exploring the ins and outs of effective sediment and erosion control plan design and review for roadway projects. Enjoy six online lectures and Q&A sessions and three interactive workshops presented by Fifield and Wills, delving into Fifield’s best-selling third edition of Designing and Reviewing Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans (included in your Master Class Series package) and focusing on the specific sediment and erosion control needs, challenges, and best practices for roadway projects.

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Applying Process Improvement to Waste Diversion

Applying Process Improvement to Waste Diversion
Module 4 of the Process Improvement for
Solid Waste Facilities Master Class

Presenter: Neal Bolton
President, Blue Ridge Services
Thurs., January 15th @ 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs), compost facilities, and other waste diversion operations have the closest ties to factories…and with process improvement tools and techniques. Join Neal Bolton for the fourth session in our 4-session Process Improvement for Solid Waste Facilities Master Class Series exploring how you can implement process improvement and its tools within your waste diversion operations (e.g., recycling, green waste processing, composting, MRFs, etc.) to optimize your operations, flow, efficiency, and savings.

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Process Improvement for Solid Waste Facilities

Process Improvement for
Solid Waste Facilities
Master Class Series

Presenter: Neal Bolton
President, Blue Ridge Services
October 15th – January 15th
Each session includes: 1-1.5 hr. Presentation and Q&A
Credits: 4 PDHs / 0.4 CEUs
Full Series Discount: $250* 

It works for giants like NASCAR and General Electric...
why not your waste facility?

Join Neal Bolton for a four session crash course exploring the process improvement concepts and techniques currently used by giants like NASCAR and GE, and how you can apply these to your waste facility (collections, disposal, and diversion) to improve your operations, increase your efficiency, AND reduce your costs.

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Water Communication

Communicating the Value
of Water

Presenter:
Melanie Goetz, MBA
Wed., January 21st @ 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEUs

Communicating the value of water can seem complex…but with a little creativity, it can be surprisingly simple. Join Melanie Goetz to explore real-world tested strategies and solutions you can implement today in your public outreach programs to better communicate the value of water AND change your public’s behavior for good.

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Innovative Roadway Techniques


Innovative Roadway Techniques
Design, Construction, and Maintenance
Presenter:
David Hein, P. Eng. 
V.P. of Transportation & Principal Pavement Engineer
Applied Research Associates (ARA)
Wed., January 28th @ 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEUs

Join returning speaker David Hein to explore what's new and next in roadway design, construction, and maintenance. In this webinar we’ll explore real-world case studies of innovation in design, construction, and maintenance of roadway infrastructure from around the world; how you can best adopt these new process and procedures in your designs; key resources for successful innovation deployment;
AND the potential positive impact in your projects.

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Voodoo Hydrology—Pitfalls of Urban Hydrology Methods
& What You Need to Know

Presenter:
Andy Reese, P.E., LEED AP
Vice President,
AMEC Foster Wheeler
Thurs., January 29th @ 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEUs

We rely upon common urban stormwater hydrologic design methodologies and trust their results…but should we? Join returning speaker Andy Reese as he exposes the black box of urban hydrology and explores its common stormwater methodologies! In this webinar, Andy will (with his normal humor) "lay bare" the key elements, assumptions, and most common misuses of popular urban stormwater methodologies, as well as recommendations for proper application of each.

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Introduction to RUSLE 2


Introduction to RUSLE2:
Applications for Construction Site Erosion Control
Presenters:
Terrence J. Toy, Ph.D., CPESC
Consultant; Professor Emeritus, University of Denver
David T. Lightle, CPESC
Erosion Model Consultant
Wed., February 25th @ 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEUs

Do you know your RUSLE2? Join Terry Toy and David Lightle as they explore the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE2) and how you can utilize RUSLE2 to estimate erosion on construction sites based upon the climate, soils, topography, surface cover, and management practices. In this webinar we’ll cover: the RUSLE2 basics, the program interface features, program input methods to characterize the construction site’s erosional environment, and how to interpret the soil loss and sediment yield outputs.

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* CEU & PDH Credits: CEU and PDH credits are available for individuals in applicable states.
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* Webinar presentations are scheduled for approximately one hour with a question and answer session to follow. Webinar may exceed scheduled time.

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