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Engineering/CADD System Office

Engineering/CADD System Office / Scheduled Webinars

Live On-Line Training Sessions

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The Engineering / CADD Systems Office (ECSO) offers monthly and weekly GOTO Webinars, generally held from 9:00am to 11:00am (Eastern Daylight Time), addressing the hottest topics and most frequently asked questions.

The FDOT Contact Management system at: FDOT Contact Management is available for participant to sign up for email alerts as the Webinars are scheduled. For “How to…” assistance select How to use FDOT Contact Management help document or FDOT Contact Mailer webinar.

Future topic suggestions are more than welcome! Please send to: Jimmie Prow.

Participants may obtain the required session information and links to join meetings from the Webinar Schedule table below just by clicking on the links provided. Don’t forget to check for any attached resource documents to review!

Feel free to send any comments, suggestions, and questions to ecso.support@dot.state.fl.us.

Webinar Schedule

This is a list of upcoming webinar sessions. Please register early and remember to login at least 15 minutes prior to the webinar to ensure a timely session.


Category Title Date Description Time Presenter
FDOT MicroStation ***NO WEBINAR*** 11/26/2014 Thanksgiving Holiday - -
FDOT MicroStation FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling (Ch 3 & 4) - 2D Plans & Profiles 12/03/2014 This session will cover the creation of two dimensional (2D) Design Plan Graphics with horizontal geometry using Features and FDOT SS3 Civil Cells. You will also create a new Design Profile using various vertical geometry tools.

This is Week 3 of a 10 week webinar series covering the New! "FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling" training manual.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST Vern Danforth
FDOT MicroStation FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling (Ch 1 & 7) - Existing Terrain & Features & Open Cross Sections View 12/10/2014 The New Open Roads Technology SS3 workflow for “drawing” the existing features on cross sections has changed. This session will demonstrate the tasks and tools to prepare existing features for cross section viewing on an example project in FDOTSS3. Applications include: Civil tools and Terrain Model tools.

This is Week 4 of a 10 week webinar series covering the New! "FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling" training manual.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST Vern Danforth
FDOT MicroStation FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling (Ch 2) - Centerline Alignments 12/17/2014 This session will introduce three (3) important topics in OpenRoads Technology SS3 for creating geometry/line work while designing in FDOT SS3. Feature Definitions , Civil Geometry Design Intent and Design Standards will be discussed while designing a project Centerline on an example project. Applications include: Civil tools and General and Horizontal Geometry tools.

This is Week 5 of a 10 week webinar series covering the New! "FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling" training manual.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST Vern Danforth
FDOT MicroStation ***NO WEBINAR*** 12/24/2014 Christmas Holiday - -
FDOT MicroStation ***NO WEBINAR*** 12/31/2014 New Years Holiday - -
FDOT MicroStation FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling (Ch 5) - Template Design (3 of 3) 01/07/2015 A continuation of the Template Design Session for New Open Roads Technology SS3 and Experienced GEOPAK Corridor Modeling users; this session will cover more advanced Create Template dialog. Learn common approach techniques for planning your templates along a corridor. Learn to build smarter, decision based templates that save time and repetitious template edits on your corridor projects in FDOTSS3.

This is Week 6 of a 10 week webinar series covering the New! "FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling" training manual.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST Vern Danforth
FDOT MicroStation Ch 2 & 3 Key Sheet & Typical Section Sheets 01/14/2015 This session will introduce how to create Key Sheets and Typical Sections, what new Workflows are available and the new automated Key Sheet Index process in FDOTSS3.

This is Week 1 of a 4 week webinar series covering the New! "FDOT Plan Development Workflow" training manual.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST Christi Holmes
FDOT MicroStation Ch 4 & 5 Plan-Profile Sheets, General Notes, & Project Layout 01/21/2015 This session will cover creating Plan and Profile Sheets in FDOTSS3. The discussion will include how to: export Alignments and Profiles created in FDOTSS3 to a GPK file, create the General Notes Sheet using Linked Data Manager, and create a Project Layout Sheet.

This is Week 2 of a 4 week webinar series covering the New! "FDOT Plan Development Workflow" training manual.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST Christi Holmes
FDOT MicroStation Ch 6 & 7 Basic Corridor Models & Open Cross Sections View 01/28/2015 This session will introduce New Open Roads Technology SS3 Corridor Modeling tools. Learn how the Horizontal and Vertical Geometry tools, Civil Terrain Model, Plan View elements, and Templates are utilized to build virtual Roadway 3D Models. Then open a Dynamic View within the file to see a Cross Section at any location along the new corridor or across the 3D Model.

This is Week 7 of a 10 week webinar series covering the New! "FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling" training manual.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST Vern Danforth
FDOT MicroStation Ch 8 Superelevation 02/04/2015 In this session, required superelevation is determined from a predefined FDOT Rule File and is assigned to a Corridor based on the lanes. The results will be reviewed in the Cross Section View, the Table Editor, and/or Reports generated in the Civil Report Browser.

This is Week 8 of a 10 week webinar series covering the New! "FDOT Roadway Design & 3D Modeling" training manual.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST Vern Danforth
FDOT Autodesk FDOT Digital Delivery 12/02/2014 In this webinar the initial steps of digital delivery will be discussed; how to acquire a digital Certificate for signing, how to apply the certificate, how to maintain the certificate on a workstation and so forth. This presentation will introduce new standards for project delivery using digital signature also known as Digital Delivery. We will delve into more specific details of signing, including file naming conventions, strategies for Organizing a project, signing documents other than plan sets. 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST Quinton Tillman