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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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Hydraulics101

Hydraulics 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., Aug. 26 & Thurs., Aug. 28
@ 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT, 1.5-2 hr
Credits: 3 PDH / 0.3 CEUs  

At a loss when hydraulic engineers start talking? Join former IECA President, David Williams to learn to “talk the talk”, and better understand your hydraulic engineers and their reports when they’re talking in terms of unsteady flow, allowable sheer stress, Manning’s “n”, etc. In this live 2-part webinar, we’ll discuss the base concepts, terms and analyses behind hydraulics and hydraulic studies, as well as advanced topics (e.g., hydraulic scour of structures, weirs, culverts, hydraulic grade control, and bank stabilization), and how all of these are essential for effective hydraulic design.

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Roadway Surface Drainage

Roadway Surface Drainage and
Drainage Crossing Structures

Presenter: Gordon R. Keller, PE, GE
Geotechnical Engineer
Genesee Geotechnical
Wed., Sept. 10th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU  

What are the three most important aspects of road design?
Drainage…Drainage…and of courseDrainage!

Join returning speaker, Gordon Keller, to explore the challenge of roadway drainage, the essential design elements and requirements, and how you can effectively apply the available solutions (e.g., culverts, fords, bridges, etc.) and design best practices to better handle your surface drainage, reduce your roadway damage and maintenance needs, and improve your roadside water quality.

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How Successful Leaders Achieve Better Results

How Successful Leaders Achieve Greater Results
Session 2 of the
Better Business Master Class Series

Presenter: John Marshall
President, Results Driven
Tues., September 16th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Leadership isn’t easy. Join John Marshall for the second session in our Build Your Better Business Master Class Series exploring how you can build a successful, empowered, problem-solving, and results-orientated team. In this webinar, we’ll tackle the challenges of leadership (e.g., empowerment, responsibility, discipline, etc.) and set forth strategies to better align your team to achieve success.

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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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Building Energy Management




FREE!
Happy Marriage or a Shotgun Wedding?
Building Energy Management
and the Enterprise Internet of Things

Presenters:
Danny Yu, CEO
Mandeep Khera, VP of Marketing and Channels
Daintree Networks
& Mark R. Wilhelm
Energy Expert
Sponsored by: Daintree Networks
Wed., Sept. 17th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, 1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Join us for a FREE webinar exploring today’s building energy management solutions and how they can integrate with the Enterprise Internet of Things (E-IoT)™ to increase efficiency AND savings. We’ll discuss legislation that is also propelling us towards the (E-IoT)™. Is one a happy marriage and one a shotgun wedding? Plus you’ll hear results of a recent building energy management survey and get a checklist to help you comply with the latest energy codes and legislation.

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Designing Effective Construction Site Sediment Containment Systems


It’s More Than Just 3,600 Ft.3/Acre!
Designing Effective
Construction Site
Sediment Containment Systems

Presenters:
Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., CISEC, CPESC  
& Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC
HydroDynamics Incorporated
Thurs., Sept. 18th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

In 1992, the EPA stated that construction sites must have sediment containment systems (SCSs) with sufficient volume that can capture the runoff from a 2-year,
24-hour storm event creating 3 inches of precipitation…resulting in 1-inch or approximately 3,600 ft.3/acre of runoff. But, is this enough?

Join returning speakers Jerry Fifield and Tina Wills as they challenge this, and explore the design best practices, techniques, computations, and analysis in designing effective construction site sediment containment systems.

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Anerobic Digestion

FREE!
Anaerobic Digestion of
Organic Waste Streams

Opportunities for Municipalities &
Waste Management Companies

Presenters:
Paul Relis, Senior V.P., CR&R Environmental Services
& John McDowell, Sales Engineer, Eisenmann
& a featured speaker
Sponsored by: Eisenmann
Wed., Sept. 24th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, 1 hr

Capitalize on the growing opportunities in organics diversion! Join Paul Relis,
John McDowell, and a featured speaker for a FREE webinar exploring organics management and anaerobic digestion drivers, available technologies, and how you can integrate anaerobic digestion into your municipal solid waste processes to increase your economic AND environmental benefits.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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* 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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