CGA Member Webinars

The CGA hosts periodic webinars for the membership covering a range of damage prevention topics and highlighting key program initiatives. Recent member webinar information and recordings are posted below for member access and download. 

2018 Communications Webinar

CGA released its latest Communications Plan to guide stakeholders in their efforts to promote the 811 message and other damage prevention practices. CGA and its marketing agency, MGH, provided an overview of the 2018 communications plan and highlighted new additions to this year’s plan. 

DIRT Field Form Webinar - September 28, 2017

CGA held a webinar on September 28th to review changes to the DIRT field form taking effect on January 1, 2018.  Topics covered included: 

  • Overview of field form changes
  • Timeline for new updates to be implemented
  • How to enter reports individually and by bulk upload (excel or csv)
  • DIRT Sandbox (test version) versus the "live" version
  • Where to find resources and support
DIRT Report Results Webinar - September 14, 2017

The CGA held a webinar to review recent DIRT findings published in the DIRT Report for 2016. Members of the Data Reporting & Evaluation Committee, CGA staff and consultants (FMI) provided a high-level presentation and demonstration of the DIRT Interactive Dashboard followed by a Q&A session.

Quarterly Member Webinar - September 9, 2017

President, Sarah Magruder Lyle and CGA staff provided an overview of recent progress with CGA's programs and initiatives. Updates included highlights from 8/11 day and the recently published DIRT Report as well as an overview of the technology survey and information on future collaborative efforts.

In addition, Gold Sponsor USIC was featured during the sponsor spotlight portion of the webinar and provided an update on how technology is supporting the locating industry.  

811 Update Webinar - August 28, 2017

CGA hosted a webinar on August 28 to provide an update on 811 initiatives. Topics addressed included an update on a recent 811 awareness survey, overview of the 811 Virtual Reality Experience and upcoming opportunities and events. The PowerPoint presentation and webinar recording are available for download below.