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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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Using the cloud to control the rain




FREE!
Using the Cloud
to Control the Rain

Smart Stormwater Management Solutions
Presenters:
Marcus Quigley, P.E., D.WRE
Founder and CEO, OptiRTC
& Kevin Marsh
VP of Sales and Marketing, OptiRTC
Sponsored by: OptiRTC
June 2nd @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, 1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

You can't choose the weather, but you can control it. Join Marcus Quigley and
Kevin Marsh as they explore the hydrology, design, BMPs, and limitations of typical (passive) stormwater detention and retention systems; the new technologies integrating the internet-of-things (IoT) and cloud-native platforms for an active stormwater management system; and how you can implement this technology with your existing stormwater infrastructure to improve your performance and results.

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Sustainability That Sticks


Creating Sustainability
Programs That Stick
Master Class Series

Presenter: Antonia Graham,
MPA, CSM, Env Sp
Energy and Sustainability Projects Manager
City of Huntington Beach
3 Sessions w/ Q&A
June 4th & On-Demand, 1-1.5 hr.*
Credits: 3 PDHs / 0.3 CEUs 
Full Series Discount: $189* (a 20% savings!)

So you’re creating a sustainability plan...but will it stick? Join returning speaker Antonia Graham for a live and on-demand 3-session master class series exploring the opportunities, challenges, and best practices in creating, implementing,
and effectively marketing your sustainability plan.

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Applying Metrics & Community-Based Social Marketing



Proving Success
with Metrics &
Social Marketing

Session 3 of the Creating Sustainability Programs That Stick Master Class Series 
Presenter: Antonia Graham,
MPA, CSM, Env Sp
Energy and Sustainability Projects Manager
City of Huntington Beach
June 4th @ 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT, 1-1.5 hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Is your sustainability plan effective? How do you know? Join Antonia Castro-Graham for the final session in our Sustainability that Sticks Master Class series, exploring how you can better measure and manage your sustainability plan, including: defining and tracking to measurable sustainability indicators; driving awareness and long-term behavioral change with proven social marketing strategies; and ultimately measuring the effectiveness of your sustainability plan.

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Combined Heat & Power (CHP):
Enabling Resilient Infrastructure for Critical Facilities

Presenter: Anne Hampson, MBA
Senior Manager, ICF International
Thursday, June 11th
@ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, 1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDHs / 0.1 CEUs


Are your critical facilities protected from outages? Join Anne Hampson to explore the opportunities in combined heat and power (CHP, aka cogeneration), its applications for critical facilities, and how you can assess and implement CHP systems at your facility to reduce your energy spend and secure your energy resiliency.

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Surface Water Master Series

Surface Water
Master Class Series

Presenter: David T. Williams,
Ph.D., P.E., PH, CFM, CPESC, D.WRE
DTW and Associates
June 16th – July 30th
Each session includes: 1.5-2 hr. Presentation and Q&A
Credits: 12 PDH / 1.2 CEUs
Full Series Discount: $495* (a 20% savings!)

Get fluent in surface water! Join industry expert and two-time former IECA President,
Dr. David Williams, for our 4-part live and on-demand master class series exploring surface water behavior, effects, and techniques from the first rain drops to stream restoration. In this series we’ll start with a look at rainfall (hydrology), its effect on rivers and the surrounding environment (hydraulics), how water forms the changing river environment (fluvial geomorphology), and how these effect and are applied to stream restoration.

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Fluvial Geomorphology

Fluvial Geomorphology 101
(for Those Who Skipped It
in College)

Part 3 of the Surface Water Master Class Series
Presenter: David T. Williams,
Ph.D., P.E., PH, CFM, CPESC, D.WRE
DTW and Associates
2 Sessions, June 16 & 18
@ 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 the third part of our Surface Water Master Class series, a live and on-demand 2-session webinar 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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Introduction to Permeable Pavement



Design and Construction
of Permeable Pavements

Module 2 of the Permeable Pavement Master Class
Presenter: David Hein, P. Eng. 
V.P. of Transportation & Principal Pavement Engineer
Applied Research Associates (ARA)
Chair of the ASCE T&DI Permeable Pavement
Structural Design Committee
Wednesday, June 17th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Permeable pavement systems can be effective and sustainable…if you design it and build it right from the get-go. And the design (and construction) are in the details.

Get beyond the basics and into the details! Join David Hein for the second session in our Permeable Pavement Master Class Series to explore the key elements and best practices in the design and construction of permeable pavements (porous asphalt, pervious concrete, permeable interlocking concrete, and grid pavements) through
real-world worked examples of permeable pavement designs for roadways, shoulders, and parking areas.

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Permeable Pavement

Permeable Pavement
Master Class Series

Presenter: David Hein, P. Eng. 
V.P. of Transportation & Principal Pavement Engineer
Applied Research Associates (ARA)
Chair of the ASCE T&DI Permeable Pavement
Structural Design Committee
June 17thAug. 12th, 1-1.5 hr.*
Credits: 4 PDH / 0.4 CEUs
Full Series Discount: $250* (a 20% savings!)

Our best-selling Permeable Pavement Master Class Series is back by popular demand! Join David Hein, P. Eng., Vice President of Transportation and Principal Engineer at Applied Research Associates and Chair of the ASCE T&DI Permeable Pavement Structural Design Committee for a comprehensive live and on-demand 4-session master class series exploring the ins and outs of permeable pavement design, construction, and performance.

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Biotec Social Media




FREE!
Biotic Soil Media
Engineering Solutions
for Sustainable Vegetation

Presenter:
Marc S. Theisen, M.Sc., CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI
Vice President of Business Development
& Technical Services
Sponsored by: Profile Products, LLC
Thursday, June 25th
@ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT, 1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

One of the biggest challenges to cost-effective erosion control is a lack of available high quality topsoil to insure rapid growth of sustainable vegetation on denuded sites. And, even if nearby sources are located, the cost of excavating, hauling, and placing topsoil can be exorbitant and time consuming.

Join returning speaker, Marc Theisen, for our FREE webinar exploring Engineered Soil Media™ (ESM™) as a cost-effective alternative to topsoil, and the best practices in applying it to your projects, including: how you can test your soil for organic content; select proper ESM™ application rates; calculate the cost benefits; and apply the best practices of what works (and what doesn’t) from real-world case studies and research.

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Media Crisis

Surviving a Media Crisis
Presenter: Melanie Goetz, MBA
President, Hughes & Stuart
Wednesday, July 8th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
 1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

 

At some point we all find ourselves in the hot seat. Are you prepared to answer the tough questions?

Join returning industry expert Melanie Goetz for her tips and tricks to survive any media crisis, including how to: assess the damage; create a communications and response plan; address, manage, AND leverage the press; and know when it's time for full damage control.

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Selecting the best ECB TRMs

Selecting the Best TRM/ECB
for Your Project

Presenters: Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., CISEC, CPESC  
Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC, CPESC
HydroDynamics Incorporated
Thursday, July 9th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
 1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU 

Select the right rolled erosion control product (RECP) for your project! Join best-selling author and returning speakers, Jerald Fifield and Tina Wills, to explore the current erosion control blankets (ECBs) and turf reinforcement mast (TRMs) on the market (including their applications and limitations)…AND how you can assess and select the best product for your project.

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Pavement Construction Inspection

Roadways Master Class Series
Presenter: David Hein, P. Eng. 
V.P. of Transportation & Principal Pavement Engineer
Applied Research Associates (ARA)
Sept. 24th  & On-Demand
Each session includes: 1-1.5 hr. Presentation and Q&A
Credits: 5 PDH / 0.5 CEUs
Full Series Discount: $315* (a 20% savings!)

Brush up on the latest roadway techniques and applications! Join David Hein vice president of transportation and principal engineer at Applied Research Associates for a comprehensive live and on-demand 5-session master class series exploring the latest innovation and best practices in roadway design, construction, and maintenance from around the world.

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Using Waste and By Products in Construction

Using Wastes and By-Products
in Road Construction

Presenter: David Hein, P. Eng. 
V.P. of Transportation & Principal Pavement Engineer
Applied Research Associates (ARA)
Thursday, Sept. 24th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEUs

The US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and agencies around the world have long permitted the use of recycled wastes and other by-products in roadway construction to improve performance, reduce costs, improve sustainability, and reduce environmental impact. Are you using wastes and by-products in your roadway construction? And if not…should you be?

Join returning transportation speaker David Hein to explore the wide range of waste and by-products available for roadway construction; the performance history, benefits, and challenges of each; and how you can best select, design, and implement each to ensure your roadway's success.

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* CEU & PDH Credits: CEU and PDH credits are available for individuals in applicable states.
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