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April 13, 2009

APWA Monthly event : 2009 North American Snow Conference

Date(s): April 26 - 29, 2009
Location: Iowa Events Center/Hy-Vee Hall, Des Moines, Iowa

APWA's North American Snow Conference is a national convention and equipment show specific to snow & ice control and winter operations, hosted in 2009 by the Iowa Chapter of APWA in Des Moines, IA. Includes more than 40 education and roundtable sessions and more than 120 companies represented on the exhibit floor.

Register by Sunday, April 26, 2009 at http://www.apwa.net/meetings/snow/2009/index.asp?AREA=attendees&page=login

For more information, please visit http://www.apwa.net/Meetings/Snow/2009/

APWA Monthly event : Self Assessment Using the Management Practices Manual - Pocatello, Idaho

Date: April 24, 2009
Cost: Members: $250.00 (each additional: $200.00), Non Members: $300.00 (each additional: $250.00)
Location: Red Lion Hotel, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road, Pocatello, Idaho

Is your agency operating at peak performance and productivity levels of operations? Have you really reviewed them with your staff to see what improvement might be made? Do you review your policies, procedures, and practices on a regular basis? What guidelines do you use to measure your performance? This workshop is designed to provide you with the tools and information to help you examine and evaluate your agency’s current management policies and procedures. You’ll learn how to target the problem areas, identify opportunities, and improve overall effectiveness of any public works operation. If you’re already working through the Self Assessment program, this workshop will provide you with “hands-on” training, using the Public Works Management Practices Manual, Sixth Edition, in preparation for completing the program or beginning the Accreditation process.

Register online by Friday 17, 2009 at https://www.apwa.net/login/
For more information, please visit http://www.apwa.net/events/eventdetail.asp?ID=5184

APWA Monthly event : Construction Inspection: A Review

Date: April 14 - 16, 2009
Cost: Members: $525.00, Non Members: $625.00
Location : The Timbers Hotel 4411 Peoria St., Denver, CO 80239 Tel. 303.373.1444

Take your construction inspection skills to a whole new level by attending this two-and-a-half-day live workshop facilitated by top experts in the field. Learn new tips and techniques to get the job completed correctly, safely, on time and on budget. Each workshop participant will receive a newly enhanced workbook – great for reference once you are in the field.

For registration, please contact Courtney Thompson at (800) 848-2792 or education@apwa.net.
For more information, please visit http://www.apwa.net/events/eventdetail.asp?ID=5164

FREE Web Conference: NHI Innovations - Safety Edge

Date/Time: May 6, 2009 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM EST

Description: The asphalt wedge "Safety Edge" provides a safer roadway edge and a stronger interface between the roadway and the graded shoulder. The additional cost of the asphalt wedge is minimal when included as part of resurfacing projects. Benefits include the avoided economic and social impacts of fatalities, injuries, and property damage.

This Web Conference will include discussions on why Safety Edge is needed, edge maintenance, and the State's perspective on the use of the Safety Edge.

For registration, please visit http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/webconference/web_conf_learner_reg.aspx?webConfID=15634

For more information, please visit http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/webconference/eventcalendar.aspx