Osmose University Webinars

Join fellow utility subject matter experts providing hour-long webinars on various wood and steel topics. These webinars are offered at no charge.
Please register for webinars below. One week prior to the event, registered participants will receive an email with the webinar access link and call in information.

Advanced NDE Inspection Technologies

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. EST

Join us for a webinar to discuss alternative assessment technologies for wood and steel structures including non-destructive testing (NDT) equipment and methods. In this webinar, we will cover:

  • What are alternative inspection technologies and non-destructive testing methods
  • Review how to evaluate alternative inspection technologies to ensure:
    • The device performs to user expectations and claims from the manufacturer
    • The overall goals of the inspection program are complimented by the device
    • The device can be utilized economically
  • Review specific aspects of several technologies along with their potential benefits and limitations


Chad Newton: Director Product Management – Wood Infrastructure at Osmose
Kevin Niles: Product Manager at Osmose
Kris Neighbor: Senior Product Engineer at Osmose



Critical Steps Towards Establishing an Effective and Compliant Wireless Attachment Process

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST

Government funding, deployment of new 5G wireless systems, and regulation intended to accelerate the deployment of broadband are driving increased requests to attach wireless equipment to utility poles.

Join us for a webinar to learn best practices for managing attachment requests to stay in compliance with contracts, industry code, safety requirements, and government directives and regulations. In this webinar, we will:

  • Understand the drivers behind increased wireless and broadband activities
  • Review and understand the industry codes and regulations and their impact on pole owners
  • Learn industry best practices and understand how new technologies and software can help keep reduce the risk of third-party wireless attachments on your poles


Ron Bilodeau, Senior Solutions Consultant at Osmose