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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

Land Rehabilitation

FREE!
Five Fundamentals for
Successful Land
Rehabilitation Projects

Presenter:
Marc S. Theisen, M.Sc., CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI
Vice President of Business Development
& Technical Services
Profile Products, LLC
Sponsored by: Profile Products, LLC
Thurs., Oct. 2nd & Wed., Oct. 22nd @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, 1-1.5hr*
Credits: 2 PDHs / 0.2 CEUs

On mass disturbances, establishment of sustainable vegetation for land rehabilitation can be highly problematic. Join Marc S. Theisen of Profile Products for a FREE
2-session webinar series discussing the factors that directly affect the success of land restoration and rehabilitation on highly disturbed areas. In this 2-session series, we’ll discuss topics ranging from pre-implementation testing and planning to post-project inspection and maintenance.

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Mass Retaining Walls



FREE!
Mass Retaining Walls:
Theory, Design, and Construction

Presenters:
Al Pfannenstein
National Retaining Wall Manager
& Scott Vollmer
Commercial Segmental Retaining Wall Market Manager
Belgard Hardscapes
Sponsored by: Belgard Commercial
Wed., Oct. 8th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, 1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Solve your site challenges effectively AND affordably. Join Al Pfannenstein and
Scott Vollmer for a FREE webinar exploring how mass retaining walls (MRWs) can enhance the land use and aesthetics of your project site, protect your site’s ecology and improve its environmental sustainability, and help you attain sustainable design credits.

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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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Introduction to Process Improvement

Introduction to Process Improvement
Module 1 of the Process Improvement for
Solid Waste Facilities Master Class

Presenter: Neal Bolton
President, Blue Ridge Services
Wed., October 15th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

You’ve heard the glowing reports of how giants like GE and NASCAR have implemented “process improvement” tools to streamline their operations and reduce costs…but
what exactly
are they talking about? Join Neal Bolton for the first session in our
4-session Process Improvement Master Class Series to answer the question
“what is process improvement?”, and explore the different analytical tools (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Value Stream Mapping, CEM, etc.) and how these can be applied to improve your operations.

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Fluvial Geomorphology

Fluvial Geomorphology 101
(For Those Who Skipped it
in College)

Presenter: David T. Williams,
Ph.D., P.E., PH, CFM, CPESC, D.WRE
DTW and Associates
2-Sessions, Tues., Oct. 28 & Thurs., Oct. 30
@ 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT, 1.5-2 hr
Credits: 3 PDHs / 0.3 CEUs  

Brush up on the basics!  Join former IECA President, David Williams for a live and
on-demand 2-session webinar series exploring the fundamentals of river behavior and mechanics, and the principals, approaches (theoretical and applied), and tools of fluvial geomorphology relating to river forms, sedimentation, hydraulics, and streambank erosion and protection.

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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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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
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 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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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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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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