About ACA Webinars
ACA offers corporate members complimentary webinars that address key regulatory topics. Two webinars are scheduled each month. Although the webinars are free, member login is required for registration.
All webinars are held from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time.
2020 Webinar Schedule
October 22 | ACA Webinar: Update on Global Restrictions on Lead Use in Paint
Presenter: Stephen Sides, ACA vice president, Global Affairs and chief science officer
This free webinar will provide an update on the United Nations Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint, also known as the Lead Paint Alliance, to establish legal restriction on lead use in paint. The effort, supported by paint industry trade associations around the world, has found the World Coatings Council working alongside UN Environment, the World Health Organization, advocacy NGOs, and others to bring about change.
October 29 | ACA Webinar: Political Update and 2020 Elections
Presenter: David Wasserman, U.S. house editor and senior election analyst for the Cook Political Report.
This free webinar will provide insight into the current political climate and the upcoming November elections. During the webinar, Wasserman will share his analysis and data-driven forecasting that looks at both national and local trends, and also what the future holds for American elections. Wasserman served as an analyst for the NBC News Election Night Decision Desk in 2016, 2012, and 2008. His commentary has appeared in Politico, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and RealClearPolitics.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.
November 12 | ACA Webinar: Cool Roof Rating Council Wall Rating Standard
Presenter: Katherine Berry, ACA assistant director, Sustainability & Environment
This free webinar will provide an update on the Cool Roof Rating Council’s (CRRC) development of a radiative performance rating program for exterior wall products — the Wall Rating Standard — which will be based large extent on its current Cool Roof Standard. The Wall Rating Standard will measure the solar reflectance of wall products, and it is likely that green building standards and building codes will include a reference to the final Wall Rating Standard and minimum wall reflectance requirements.
November 19 | ACA Webinar: Update on Nationwide Alternatives Assessment
Presenter: Lauren Heine, Ph.D., Director of Science & Data Integrity, ChemForward
This free webinar will provide an update on nationwide efforts on Alternatives Assessment, a process for identifying and comparing potential chemical and non-chemical alternatives that can be used as substitutes to replace chemicals or technologies of high concern. This webinar will cover the regulatory use of alternatives assessments— including the Washington State Department of Ecology, California Department of Toxic Substances Control, and U.S. EPA’s Safer Choice/Sustainable Futures — as well as the use of alternative assessments in product design.
December 3 | ACA Webinar: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Update
Presenter: Timothy W. Wiseman, partner, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.
This free webinar will provide an overview of recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration changes. FMCSA is lead federal agency responsible for regulating and providing safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles. The webinar will address FMCSCA’s recently published Hours of Service Final Rule, and amendments to the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program. Recent DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) changes will be discussed as well.