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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.

Webinars and Events

MEET THE FACULTY

Roadway Enviromental Impact

Road Environmental
Impacts and Mitigations

Presenter: Gordon R. Keller, PE, GE
Geotechnical Engineer
Genesee Geotechnical
Wed., Nov. 5th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Are your roadways having the impact you want? Join Gordon Keller to explore the environmental impact of our roadways, and how you can use Environmental Analysis and engineering best practices within your projects to identify possible environmental issues, evaluate viable options that satisfy user / environmental needs AND are
cost-effective, and incorporate key design elements and mitigations to minimize common environmental issues and impacts along your roadways and projects.

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So You Think You Know Your Customers

So, You Think You Know
Your Customers?

Session 3 of the
Better Business Master Class Series

Presenter: John Marshall
President, Results Driven
Thurs., November 6th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

How well do you know your customers? Join John Marshall for the third session in our Build Your Better Business Master Class Series exploring how to better understand your customers’ business needs, deepen your customer relationships, AND translate these into significant revenue and growth opportunities for your business.

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Build Your Better Business

Build Your Better Business
Master Class Series

Presenter: John Marshall
President, Results Driven
3 Sessions
August 12th – November 6th, 1-1.5hr*
Credits: 3 PDHs / 0.3 CEUs

Building a new firm or looking to improve your current organization? Join John Marshall for a 3-session Master Class Series exploring how you can set your organization
(and yourself) up for success. In this series we’ll outline how to create and implement a blueprint driving revenue and market share growth; how to develop, empower, and lead your team to achieve your goals; and how to better identify, understand, and reach your customers.

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Erosion Sediment and Sedimentation in Roadway Projects


Evaluating Erosion, Sediment, and Sedimentation in Roadway Projects
Session 1 of the 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
Wed., November 12th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*

Do you know your sediment yield? Join Jerald S. Fifield and Tina R. Wills for the first installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control for Roadway Projects Master Class Series exploring the differences between erosion, sediment and sedimentation on your roadway project sites, they key elements and behaviors of these variables, and how you can calculate and determine the erosion and sediment yield on your roadway project sites.

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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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Limitations of Commonly Found Roadway Sediment Control BMPs


Limitations of Commonly Found Roadway Sediment Control BMPs
Session 2 of the 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
Wed., November 19th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*

Are your temporary BMPs reliable? Join Jerald S. Fifield and Tina R. Wills for the second installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control for Roadway Projects Master Class Series exploring temporary BMPs, their limitations (e.g., barrier BMPs), and the principals and practices in assessing and evaluating the effectiveness of barrier BMPs.

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Applying Process Improvement to Waste Disposal

Applying Process Improvement to Waste Disposal
Module 2 of the Process Improvement for
Solid Waste Facilities Master Class

Presenter: Neal Bolton
President, Blue Ridge Services
Thurs., November 20th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Whether your landfill is processing 5 tons a day or thousands, implementing process improvement at your waste disposal facility can improve your efficiency AND your savings. Join Neal Bolton for the second session in our 4-session Process Improvement for Solid Waste Facilities Master Class Series exploring how you can select and implement the best process improvement techniques and tools within your waste disposal operations (e.g., MSW landfills, C&D landfills, etc.) to increase your efficiency and cost 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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Designing Effective Sediment Containment Systems

Designing Effective Sediment Containment Systems
Session 3 of the 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
Tues., November 25th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*

Are your containment (a.k.a., sediment basins/traps) systems effective? Join Jerald S. Fifield and Tina R. Wills for the third installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control for Roadway Projects Master Class Series exploring a scientific and engineering assessment of parameters necessary to capture suspended particles while flood flows are discharging from a containment system.

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Using Erosion Control BMPs on Roadway Projects

Using Erosion Control BMPs on Roadway Projects
Session 4 of the 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
Wed., December 3rd @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*

Your erosion control BMPs meet regulation, but are they practical? Join Jerald S. Fifield and Tina R. Wills for the fourth installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control Master Class exploring the available erosion control methods and diversion structures, as well as how to develop seed mixtures, calculate fertilizer rates, and evaluate TRMs in drainage channels.

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Covering the Cost of Capital Equipment

FREE!
Covering the Cost of
Capital Equipment

Presenter: Brian DePonte
Senior V.P., Innovation Markets
Key Equipment Finance
Sponsored by: Key Equipment Finance
Thurs., Dec. 4th @ 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

It's no secret that the condition of the US water infrastructure is a top issue AND that many water utilities lack the funds to invest in the equipment needed to operate efficiently and safely. Join Brian DePonte for a FREE webinar exploring creative financing solutions tailored specifically to the unique needs of the water industry. Find out how to obtain all the benefits of bond financing without going through the time, expense, and complexity of the typical bond process. And, learn how you can implement these solutions at your water utility, and what questions to ask BEFORE you do.

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Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans


Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans for Roadway Projects - Mini-Series
Sessions 5 & 6 of the 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
December 10th - 19th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*

How effective is your roadway sediment and erosion control plan, and are you meeting your performance goals? Join Jerald Fifield and Tina Wills for our Effective Sediment & Erosion Control Plans for Roadway Projects 2-part webinar series exploring proper design, completion, and assessment of roadway sediment and erosion control plans. This mini-series is a two-part webinar series saving you 20% and includes both What Designers and Reviewers Need to Understand and Complete and Calculating Performance Goals and Plan Effectiveness, as well as Fifield’s newly released manual, Designing and Reviewing Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans (3rd ed.).

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What Designers and Reviewers Need to Understand and Complete




Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans, Part I: What Designers and Reviewers Need to Understand and Complete
Session 5 of the 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
Wed., December 10th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*

How effective is your sediment and erosion control plan for a roadway project? Join Jerald S. Fifield and Tina R. Wills for the fifth installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control Master Class Series and the first part of our Effective Sediment & Erosion Control Plans for Roadway Projects mini-series exploring the problems on how to develop, review, and implement effective sediment and erosion control plans for roadway projects that not only meet local regulations, but are effective in minimizing the discharge of sediment.

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Applying Process Improvement to Waste Collections

Applying Process Improvement to Waste Collections
Module 3 of the Process Improvement for
Solid Waste Facilities Master Class

Presenter: Neal Bolton
President, Blue Ridge Services
Tues., December 16th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Few other activities in the waste management industry are as repetitive as waste collection and transfer. By applying process improvement techniques to your waste collection and transfer operations, you can easily evaluate – and improve – your systems. Join Neal Bolton for the third session in our 4-session Process Improvement for Solid Waste Facilities Master Class Series exploring how you can implement process improvement concepts and tools within your waste collections and transfer station operations to streamline operations, increase efficiency, and reduce your operational cost.

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Calculating Performance Goals and Plans Effectively




Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans, Part II: Calculating Performance Goals and Plan Effectiveness
Session 6 of the 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
Wed., December 17th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*

Are you meeting your performance goals? Join Jerald S. Fifield and Tina R. Wills for the sixth installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control for Roadway Projects Master Class Series and the second part of our Effective Sediment & Erosion Control Plans for Roadway Projects mini-series. Learn about calculating performance goals (PG) at major discharge points of a roadway project using the results of RUSLE2, as well as how to calculate effectiveness (EFF) of sediment and erosion control plans before implementation.

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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. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
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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* 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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