The Critical Training and Education You Need to SECURE THE FUTURE!
ASC offers multiple educational opportunities and platforms to deliver an array of critical content for both business and technical staff, new and veteran scientists and product and business development professionals. From introductory fundamentals, robust technical topics, trends and innovations to critical emerging issues, ASC provides educational opportunities to professionals designed to enhance experiential learning to 'Secure the Future' for their companies and their careers.
ASC Training Academy LIVE Webinars:
Within the ASC Training Academy, educational components include a 100% web based program of Live and OnDemand webinars. These 60-90 minute long educational webinars are designed to provide the industry with technical insights, emerging trends and critical information that supports both learning and training objectives for individuals and corporations. The webinars are ideal for industry veterans, new employees and professionals looking to advance their careers with continuing professional education. Each Live webinar is recorded and subsequently offered in our OnDemand library.
OnDemand Webinars Library:
Within the ASC Training Academy, the OnDemand webinar library contains the pre-recorded 60-90 minute long Live educational webinars. These conveniently accessed webinars focus on technical insights, emerging trends and critical information that supports both learning and training objectives for individuals and corporations.
ASC Training Academy Certificate (TAC) Program:
The newly developed Adhesive and Sealant Council's Training Academy Certificate (TAC) program was developed in response to ASC's 'Long Range Plan' strategic initiative to create a curriculum for adhesive and sealant professionals to grow and learn throughout their career. It offers a structured curriculum to provide the necessary fundamentals and focused adhesive and sealant education for a holistic understanding of the technical and business issues within the adhesive and sealant industry. This 100% web-based program is ideal for new or new to a role staff and professionals looking for a refresher in adhesive principles. Participants demonstrate proficiency through course exams and are subsequently recognized in the industry as an ASC TAC graduate. ASC members receive discounted rates.
ASC Technical Short Courses:
Complementary to the web based options, ASC hosts several intensive technical short courses each year including those held at ASC's bi-annual national convention (annual starting in 2017), providing strong educational and networking opportunities. The co-located short courses rotate through five technologies, including hot melt adhesives, pressure sensitive adhesives, caulks and sealants, polyurethane adhesives and waterborne adhesives. The two days of content are a deep dive into the particular chemistry, fundamental principles, formulating and markets within each of the respective technologies.
On-Site Programming at ASC Conventions
Additional on-site programming at ASC's conventions includes educational insight into technical, market and regulatory topics that include fundamentals, emerging issues, market trends and opportunities and specific chemical or technology advancements within the A&S industry. The convention's extensive educational tracks span the course of three days and include several keynotes from industry experts, end user companies and respected leaders from the industry.