Member Webinar Series

About ACA Webinars

ACA offers corporate members complimentary webinars that address key regulatory topics. Generally, 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), unless otherwise noted.

For more information about ACA’s webinars, please contact Marcus James.

2022 Webinar Schedule

December 8 | ACA Member Webinar: Five Ways to Digitally Transform Your Business

This free webinar will highlight how building organized, automated, and digitized processes now will position you to hit the ground running with systems that will streamline and optimize daily work for decades. The more processes you can digitize, the more adaptable you’ll be to changing market conditions. The webinar will address options for moving data collection and review from paper or a desktop to mobile devices such as a barcode scanner tablet or mobile phone. A portion of the webinar will be dedicated to Q&A.

The webinar will be led by Dan McCusker, Vice President of Sales at Datacor, Inc. and Douglas Bohn,  Director of Orr & Boss Consulting Incorporated.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.

This is a members only event. Please login to register.

January 12 | ACA Member Webinar: Current State of Global Supply Chains

Supply-chain challenges continue to dominate the headlines. This free webinar will address the latest global trends and developments in supply chain impacting the coatings industry.

The webinar will be led by Michael Levely, Global Integrated Supply Chain Director, Dow Coatings & Performance Monomers.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.

This is a members only event. Please login to register.

January 26 | ACA Member Webinar: PFAS in Products – Regulatory Initiatives at the U.S. State and Federal Level

This free webinar will focus on PFAS regulatory initiatives affecting products as well as the compliance challenges they present. The webinar will provide a general overview of PFAS issues to assist company staff at all levels with anticipating changes and planning for product management. This webinar will address PFAS relevant to the coatings industry, PFAS notification requirements, and provide a general regulatory forecast.

The webinar will be led by ACA staff, including Heidi McAuliffe, Vice President, Government Affairs; Dr. Scott Braithwaite, Director of Product Stewardship, Science and Technology; and Riaz Zaman, Senior Counsel.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.

This is a members only event. Please login to register.

February 2 | ACA Member Webinar: Securing Your Chemicals – CISA’s CFATS and ChemLock Programs

This free webinar will provide an overview of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program including the regulation, the threat environment, key programmatic updates, and resources for industry. The webinar will be led by Kelly Murray, Associate Director for Chemical Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The webinar will also highlight ChemLock, CISA’s voluntary program, which provides facilities that possess dangerous chemicals no-cost services and tools to help them better understand the risks they face and improve their chemical security posture in a way that works for their business model. The session will conclude with an opportunity for Q&A.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.

This is a members only event. Please login to register.

February 23 | ACA Member Webinar: Formulating Waterborne Direct-to-Metal Coatings

This free webinar will examine the basics of formulating waterborne coatings for applications over metal substrates. Starting with some corrosion fundamentals and the role of coatings in preventing corrosion, the webinar will address the types of waterborne direct-to-metal (DTM) coatings available for protecting metal surfaces, examples of formulations, and tips on choosing ingredients to optimize performance. Special emphasis will be placed on formulating techniques for waterborne acrylic DTMs, the largest category of waterborne DTM coatings.

The webinar will be led by Leo Procopio, industry consultant and President of Paintology Coatings Research LLC.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.

This is a members only event. Please login to register.

April 20 | ACA Member Webinar: UV/EB Cured Coatings Technologies 

With continued advancements, UV/EB cured coatings are finding new and expanded applications for end users. This free webinar will help prepare coatings professionals for continued innovation. Discussion will center around 100%, water-based and dual-cure UV/EB cured coatings technologies and address the following application areas: automotive refinish, aerospace, conformal coatings, pigmented coatings, DTM, elastomers, and hard coats.

The webinar will be led by Mike Dvorchak, Technical Director at Dvorchak Enterprises LLC.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.

This is a members only event. Please login to register.