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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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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
April 28th – July 30th
Each session includes: 1.5-2 hr. Presentation and Q&A
Credits: 12 PDHs / 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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Hydraulics 101

Hydraulics 101
(for Those Who Skipped It
in College)

Part 2 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, April 28 & 30
@ 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT, 1.5-2 hr*
Credits: 3 PDHs / 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 second part of our Surface Water Master Class series, Williams presents a live and on-demand 2-session webinar, where he’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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Sediment and Erosion Control for Construction Sites


Sediment & Erosion Control
for Construction Sites
Master Class Series

Presenters: Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., CISEC, CPESC  
Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC, CPESC
HydroDynamics Incorporated
April 29th – May 29th,
6-Sessions, 3 Workshops, and a Manual  
Credits: 9 PDHs / 0.9 CEUs 
Full Series Discount: $489* (a 20% savings!)

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 construction sites. 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).

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Limitations of Commonly Found Construction Site Sediment Control BMPs

Limitations of Commonly Found
Construction Site Sediment
Control BMPs

Module 2 of the Sediment & Erosion Control for Construction Sites Master Class
Presenters: Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., CISEC, CPESC  
Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC, CPESC
HydroDynamics Incorporated
April 29th @ 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT, 1-1.5hr   
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU 

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 Construction Sites 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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Designing Effective Sediment Basins

Designing Effective
Sediment Basins and Traps

Module 3 of the Sediment & Erosion Control for Construction Sites Master Class
Presenters: Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., CISEC, CPESC  
Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC, CPESC
HydroDynamics Incorporated
May 6th @ 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT, 1-1.5hr   
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU 

Are your containment (a.k.a., sediment basins/traps) systems effective? Join Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., PH, CPESC, CISEC and Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC, CPESC for the third installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control for Construction Sites Master Class Series, Designing Effective Sediment Basins and Traps, 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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Pavement Assessment Methods

Pavement Condition Assessment Methods
Presenter: David Hein, P. Eng. 
V.P. of Transportation & Principal Pavement Engineer
Applied Research Associates (ARA)
Thursday, May 7th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

All pavements have issues at some point in their lifetime. And while employing a pavement management system (PMS) can help systematize your review…it's how you evaluate your pavement's condition that really makes the difference. After all as with most automated systems, the data you get out…is only as good as what you put in.

Join returning speaker, David Hein, for the fourth session in our Roadways Master Class Series exploring how you can design and implement an effective pavement condition testing plan; identify potential issues and solutions; and select the best performing, safest, and most cost-effective solutions for your roadways.

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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)
May 7th –Sept. 24th  
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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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
May 12th – June 4th, 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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Creating Your Sustainability Plan

Creating Your Sustainability Plan
Session 2 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
May 12th @ 11:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT, 1-1.5 hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Is your organization or community's sustainability built to meet your goals and objectives? Join Antonia Castro-Graham for the second session in our Creating Sustainability Programs That Stick Master Class Series exploring the step-by-step of how you can build your sustainability plan for success, including: defining your audience, target, and key elements; setting your goals and key performance indicators (KPIs); crafting and rolling-out your implementation plan; and tracking your program with key metrics and analysis.

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International Energy Conservation Code


2015 International Energy
Conservation Code
Update & Review

Presenter: Jared Higgins, PE, CEM, CPMP, GGP  
Mechanical Engineering
Corporate Associate and Team Leader
Parkhill, Smith, & Cooper, Inc.
Thursday, May 14th @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

The recently released 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) continues its aggressive path toward lowering commercial energy consumption to ultimately achieving net zero. In addition to adding cool roofs, daylighting, controls, and building power to the building codes and updating HVAC and power regulations, the 2015 IECC release offers additional efficiency package options required to obtain compliance.

Are you up-to-date on the 2015 IECC commercial codes
AND is your building compliant?

Join Jared Higgins, PE to review the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) commercial requirements (both mandatory and prescriptive), new efficiency package options, energy compliance methods, and how you can select the best efficiency package and approach to make your buildings compliant.

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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
May 21stAug. 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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Introduction to Permeable Pavement



Introduction to
Permeable Pavement

Module 1 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
Thursday, May 21st @ 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT,
1-1.5hr*
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEU

Brush up on the permeable pavement basics! 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 the first session in our 4-session Permeable Pavement Master Class Series: Introduction to Permeable Pavements, exploring permeable asphalt, concrete, interlocking concrete and grid pavement key features and structural design comparisons, as well as design, construction, and maintenance best practices, tools, and methodologies for municipal and parking area hydrological and structural design. 

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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 CEU

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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