Tech Talks is a online training series organized by the Technical Training and Certification Program. Rotating speakers cover a wide variety of technical topics every Monday at 1:00. On occasion additional sessions may be scheduled at 9:00 in the morning to accommodate our presenters.
Miss a session you were interested in? We record every presentation and make replays available in the Online Learning section of the TTCP website.
Follow these instructions to access the webinars:
1. Go to https://minnesota.webex.com/minnesota/k2/j.php?MTID=t8e41b88ddf8d33f1d393789c28366f5c
2. Enter your name and email address (or registration ID).
3. Enter the session password: TTCP1234
4. Click "Join Now".
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
If you are joining to the audio by phone, dial 1-415-655-0003 after connecting above. The session code is 146 362 3371, and your participant ID will be displayed on the Webex screen.
You may log-in up to 30 minutes in advance to establish your connection.
Tech Talks Schedule: Mondays at 1:00
|November 2||Earthfill Compaction||This is the third part of the Construction Inspection series. To be a designer and inspector on structural practices involving earthfill, you need to understand soil properties, compactive effort, machinery used on construction sites, and the importance of moisture. Aaron Peter, TTCP Training Engineer, repeats a presentation from the 2019 Basics of Construction Inspection class and Academy presentation. A replay of this session is available here.|
|November 9||Intro to Hydraulics||TTCP Training Engineers Pat Schultz and Amanda Deans dive into all things hydraulics. They provide an introduction into channel flow, orifice flow, weir flow, and pipe flow. A replay of this session is available here.|
|November 16||Nutrient Management Module 6a: Water Quality and Nutrients||Join Dave Wall, MPCA, to learn about surface water nutrient impairments around the state and how they have been changing over time.|
|November 23||Nutrient Management Module 6b: Minnesota's Nutrient Reduction Strategy||Dave Wall, MPCA, will discuss Minnesota's Nutrient Reduction Strategy and the implementation progress being made.|
|November 30||Wetland ID & Ecology Basics Module 1: Three Parameters, Functions and Values, and Wetland Classification Systems||This is the first part of the Wetland ID & Ecology Basics series. Join BWSR Wetland Specialists Ben Meyer and David Demmer for this session covering the three wetland parameters, an introduction to wetland functions and values, and an overview of wetland classification systems.|
|December 7||TBD||Coming soon!|
|December 14||No session this day.||There is no session this day due to the Basic Hydrology training on December 14 and 16.|
|December 21||TBD||Coming soon!|
|December 28||TBD||Coming soon!|