In response to the overwhelming number of questions about the legal, safety and economic impacts of COVID-19, ABC has created a webinar series with industry experts to provide insights and guidance. These are free for ABC members but require registration.
The webinar series invitation is being sent to ABC leadership, chapter presidents and ABC Convention 2020 attendees. Note that webinars are limited to 1,000 participants; however, all webinars will be archived in the ABC Academy for Construction Ethics, Compliance & Best Practices . The Academy is restricted to ABC members in management positions and chapter staff. If you don’t yet have a login for the academy, please complete the login request form to gain access.
Watch your email and check the Upcoming Webinars page for additional webinar topics to be added.
Monday, May 4 - How to Maximize Your Use of FindContractors.com ABC Members Only
Tuesday, May 5 - Understanding PPP Loan Borrower Risks Before the May 7 Deadline to Decide to Keep or Return Loan Funds ABC Members Only
Wednesday, May 6 - COVID-19 and Its Relationship to the 2020 Safety Performance Report's Eight Leading Indicators ABC Members Only
Wednesday, May 6 - Understanding and Managing Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness *Presented by the Construction Financial Management Association*
Tuesday, May 12 - Safety Technology: Innovative Tools to Create a Safer Jobsite During COVID-19 and Beyond ABC Members Only
Wednesday, May 20 - COVID-19, Construction and Regional Economic Recovery: Where are we and where are we headed? ABC Members Only
Coaching through a Crisis: Solving Employee Issues in Real Time
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Dr. Mike Comer, The Hayes Group International
2020 Mid-Year Construction Economic Forecast
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Time: 2 p.m. EDT
Length: 90 minutes
Speaker: Anirban Basu, chief economist, ABC
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unfamiliar territory to the construction industry and continues to wreak havoc on business as usual.
To help construction executives grasp the economic fallout and predict how the rest of the year will play out, CE invites you to join Anirban Basu, chief economist for both ABC and CFMA, for the Mid-Year Economic Outlook webinar. Basu will discuss the impact of the crisis on the construction industry and the economy in general, as well as review regional and national economic indicators, including: GDP, inflation, construction spending, materials pricing and workforce participation and unemployment rates. He also will share predictions on how the rest of the year will play out for contractors.
This important webinar will cover the impact of COVID-19 on the economy as it pertains to construction business executives including:
• Reduced spending
• Employment impact
• Supply chain and pricing issues
• Local U.S. pressure locations
COVID-19 Workforce Data and Guidance, and the Technology to Support It
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020
Time: 3 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Matt Abeles, ABC National; Andrew Cameron, Hensel Phelps; Phillip Gordon, Littler Mendelson P.C.
ABC’s Virtual Legislative Day 2020 Event
Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. EDT
Length: 90 minutes
Speaker: Jim Ellis, Ellis Insight
Join ABC’s Government Affairs team for a virtual Legislative Day briefing with a call to action to make ABC’s collective voice heard on Capitol Hill. Along with updates on legislative hot topics, attendees will get an insider’s look at the 2020 elections—potentially the most interesting elections of our time.
ABC Virtual Legal Conference 2020
Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020
Time: 12:45 p.m. EDT
Length: 4 hours, 45 minutes
Learn more at legislative.abc.org/Legal-Conference
This is a must-attend virtual conference for ABC members, including merit shop labor attorneys and construction contractors, and ABC chapter presidents, government affairs directors and attorneys. Hear from leading legal and regulatory experts and government officials on the issues that are impacting the merit shop construction industry during these unprecedented times.