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"Lessons as First Responders:  Responding to Extreme Winter Conditions in Texas"  The winter conditions in Texas this year were more extreme than any in recent memory. During this live event, public works professionals will share how they communicated with elected officials and the public during the emergency.  They will discuss the emergency preparation, response, and recovery plans, as well as lessons learned as first responders. Participants will be able to ask questions during the event.   Webinar, 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM Central time (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Mountain, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific)
When: June 24, 2021

“SMALL CITIES/RURAL COMMUNITIES PERSPECTIVE ON TRANSPORTATION” Small cities and rural communities often face similar challenges as larger and urban communities but due to fewer resources, solutions often require a different approach and creativity.  Join this panel discussion the first Wednesday of each month to hear the perspective of public works professionals in small cities and rural communities.   Webinar, 12-1 PM Central time (1-2 PM Eastern, 11 AM - 12 PM Mountain, 10 - 11 AM Pacific)
When: July 07, 2021

Spotlight On... Series.   Plan to set aside one afternoon a month for a new virtual learning experience. The second Tuesday of each month from August through July, APWA will offer education in 12 key public works focus areas. The series features sessions on relevant topics - most of which were selected for 2020 PWX, presented in varying formats to maximize participant learning and engagement. Webinar: 2:00 pm  ET | 1:00 pm CT | 12:00 pm MT | 11:00 am PT
When: July 13, 2021

While traffic incident management (TIM) efforts have traditionally focused on high-speed roadways, the concepts of TIM are applicate to all roads, not just urban freeways. Next-Generation TIM (NextGen TIM) focuses on working with State, local, and Tribal partners to improve TIM on all roadways by integrating proven, yet underutilized innovative technology, data, and training strategies. This session will provide an overview of how NextGen TIM can help agencies take TIM to the next level using innovative TIM approaches that will continue to save lives, time and money. Webinar: 3:00 pm  ET | 2:00 pm CT | 1:00 pm MT | 12:00 pm PT
When: July 14, 2021

Have you been thinking about having a connected and/or automated vehicle pilot in your jurisdiction? If so, this program is for you. This program will provide participants with an overall approach to entering into a pilot project including contracting requirements, infrastructure requirements and costs. It will also provide lessons learned from pilot projects. Participants will be able to ask the panelists questions during the program.  Webinar, 10-11 AM Central time (11 AM - 12 PM Eastern, 9-10 AM Mountain, 8-9 AM Pacific)
When: July 15, 2021

Join Government Affairs staff and volunteer leaders from the U.S. and Canada for PWX@Home Third Thursday Advocacy Jams to discuss public works policy issues, such as public right-of-way, emergency management, workforce development, water resources, and surface transportation. In addition to interactive discussion inspired by PWX Happy Hour Jams, Third Thursday Advocacy Jams will, when needed, include legislative and public policy updates. Come join the conversation!   Webinar, 2:30 – 3:30 PM Central time (3:30 – 4:30 PM Eastern, 1:30 – 2:30 PM Mountain, 12:30 – 1:30 PM Pacific)
When: July 15, 2021

Smart Cities is a concept that has been around for several years; however, Public Works professionals need a better understanding of what is a smart city, defining the program elements that support a smart city strategy and providing successful implementation examples.  Webinar, 10-11 AM Central time (11 AM - 12 PM Eastern, 9-10 AM Mountain, 8-9 AM Pacific)
When: July 29, 2021

This “EV Workshop” guide is intended to promote understanding of public EVs fleets by providing an overview of their various types, the infrastructure needed, how they are charged or fueled, and how states are currently supporting EV infrastructure investments and conversion programs. Webinar, 10-11 AM Central time (11 AM - 12 PM Eastern, 9-10 AM Mountain, 8-9 AM Pacific)
When: August 12, 2021

Accredited agencies and agencies getting started or interested in the benefits of completing the self-assessment process on the road to Accreditation have similar challenges when undertaking the continuous improvement effort. Join this panel discussion on a quarterly basis to gain insight into how your peer agencies managed their day-to-day operations to complete the self-assessment and achieve the Accreditation designation. Questions are encouraged, ideas will be shared and helpful hints will be offered to everyone in attendance. Webinar: 3:00 pm  ET | 2:00 pm CT | 1:00 pm MT | 12:00 pm PT
When: September 21, 2021

Accredited agencies and agencies getting started or interested in the benefits of completing the self-assessment process on the road to Accreditation have similar challenges when undertaking the continuous improvement effort. Join this panel discussion on a quarterly basis to gain insight into how your peer agencies managed their day-to-day operations to complete the self-assessment and achieve the Accreditation designation. Questions are encouraged, ideas will be shared and helpful hints will be offered to everyone in attendance. Webinar: 3:00 pm  ET | 2:00 pm CT | 1:00 pm MT | 12:00 pm PT
When: December 14, 2021