About the Webinar Series

  • 12 months of webinar access is included with each purchase of new software
  • If you don’t need more software, you can also purchase 12 months or, for a limited time, 3 months access, from our online store.
  • Webinars are treated as live, interactive training – like a virtual classroom
  • Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions during the presentation – both verbally and by typing them into a chat window
  • Read here to find out how you might receive PDH or CEU credit for the webinars
  • Recordings of webinars are typically (but not guaranteed to be) made available for approximately 1 week to everyone who attended the live presentation
  • The first webinar each month will always be an Introduction to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points and will be presented with the most current version of the product
  • Other webinars are scheduled and added regularly based on common training requests
  • You must pre-register for all webinars you wish to attend then, after confirming eligibility, you will receive final registration and login information a couple of days before each webinar.

Upcoming That CAD Girl Webinars

Date & TimeTopic
March 2021
Tues March 2nd - 2:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Weds March 10th - 4:00Overview of Carlson Field to Finish
Thurs March 11th - 12:00 Basics of Road Design in Carlson Civil with Mark Long
Weds March 23rd - 3:30Drawing Cleanup for Model Building and Construction Staking with Walt Liles of Terrain Technology
Thurs March 25th - 4:00Best Practices for Network Solutions with Carlson’s GNSS RTK Systems with Doug Aaberg
April 2021
Thurs April 1st - 12:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Thurs April 8th - 12:00Advanced Road Design in Carlson Civil with Mark Long
Tues April 13th - 4:00 Drawing Templates, National CAD Standards and Other Layer Management Tips
Tues April 20th - 4:00Making Models from a Mess – Carlson Tools to Elevate 2D Drawings to 3D for staking or surface models
Thurs April 22nd - 4:00Adv Field to Finish: Tree Surveys, Companion Codes and More with Doug Aaberg
April 28th,

Weds April 21st - 3:30
Creating & Using Points for Construction Staking with Walt Liles of Terrain Technology
May 2021
Thurs May 6th - 4:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Tues May 11th - 3:00Overview of CAD (IntelliCAD and AutoCAD) for Carlson Software Users
Thurs May 13th - 12:00Using Carlson Hydrology for Storm Drain Design with Mark Long
Thurs May 20th - 12:00Getting Started with Carlson's Point Clouds and Photo Capture with Steve Cummings
Weds May 26th - 3:30Project Case Study: Using Carlson Software for takeoffs and machine control surface modeling with Terrain Technology
Thurs May 27th - 4:00 Field to Finish with Doug Aaberg
June 2021
Weds June 2nd - 12:00Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
Thurs June 10th - 12:00Using Carlson Hydrology for Detention Pond Design with Mark Long
Weds June 23rd - 3:30Drawing Cleanup for Model Building and Construction Staking with Walt Liles of Terrain Technology
Thurs June 24th - 4:00Field to Finish with Doug Aaberg

Webinar Descriptions

Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
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This Introduction to Carlson Software webinar will cover the basics needed to get started in any Carlson desktop program. The only features that will be covered in this webinar are those available in the first 7 menus (from File to Points) that are the same in all programs.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Carlson Configure
  • Establishing and Saving default Carlson settings
  • Drawing Templates
  • Drawing Setup
  • Toolbars
  • Various commands under the general set of menus
  • New drawings and CRD files
  • Overview of points

All about Jennifer
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This webinar will expand on the topics in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover features that are more specific to Carlson Survey. A basic understanding of Carlson annotation, points, surfaces and centerlines is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Field to Finish
  • Deed Entry
  • Legal Desc Writer
  • Raw File Editor
  • LotNet
  • Cogo Commands
  • Import Shapefile
  • Import MrSID

Features of Carlson Survey
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This webinar will expand on the topics in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover features that are more specific to Carlson Survey. A basic understanding of Carlson annotation, points, surfaces and centerlines is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Field to Finish
  • Deed Entry
  • Legal Desc Writer
  • Raw File Editor
  • LotNet
  • Cogo Commands
  • Import Shapefile
  • Import MrSID

Features of Carlson Civil
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This webinar will expand on the topics in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover features that are more specific to Carlson Civil. A basic understanding of Carlson annotation, points, surfaces, centerlines and profiles is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • 3d data – elevate menu
  • Grading with Points
  • LotNet
  • SiteNet
  • RoadNet
  • Sections

Features of Carlson Takeoff
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This webinar will expand on the topics in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover features that are more specific to the modules in Carlson Takeoff – Construction, CADNet, Trench and GeoTech.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Importing and digitizing of PDF, MrSID and other image files
  • Converting PDF files and other images to CAD linework
  • Drawing cleanup
  • Applying topsoil and subgrade depths to project areas
  • Running volumes and determining material quantities
  • Viewing, inspecting and driving-through projects for quality control
  • Exporting surfaces for use with GPS-guided machine control systems

Features of Carlson Survey & Civil - Setting Points & Stakeout
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This webinar will expand on the topics in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover features that are more specific to Carlson Survey and Civil. A basic understanding of Carlson annotation, points, surfaces and centerlines is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Points by slope
  • Create points on entities
  • Points on a surface
  • Set spot elevations
  • Surface Inspector
  • Building offset extensions
  • Set points on offset
  • Offset points by interval

Intro to Carlson Software - Annotation, Surfaces, Centerlines & Profiles
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This Introduction to Carlson Software webinar will cover the basics of annotation including the best method of using text styles and text size scaler settings. We will also provide an overview of creating sufaces, centerlines and profiles – commands available in several Carlson programs such as Survey, Civil, Construction and Takeoff.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Text Styles
  • Lot and parcel annotation
  • Creating surfaces from points and breaklines
  • Defining and stationing centerline alignments
  • Extracting profiles from surfaces
  • Import/Export LandXML
  • Features of Carlson Survey

Features of Carlson Survey & Civil – Annotation in Carlson Software
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This webinar will explain the basics of how annotation is managed in Carlson Software. During this webinar we will show how to set and save the settings for annotating points, parcels, centerlines, profiles and sections.
Features of Carlson Survey, Civil, Construction & Takeoff – Surfaces, Grading & Volumes
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This webinar will expand on the topics presented in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover the creation of surface models with points and breaklines and calculating cut & fill volumes between two surfaces. A basic understanding of Carlson points and surfaces is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Surface inspector
  • Cut/fill color map
  • Design pad template
  • Volumes
  • Pond design
  • Creating daylight lines
  • Walls
  • Combining surfaces
  • Export to LandXML
  • Export to machine control files

Webinar Descriptions

Intro to Carlson Software – Settings, Setup, Configuration & Points
+
This Introduction to Carlson Software webinar will cover the basics needed to get started in any Carlson desktop program. The only features that will be covered in this webinar are those available in the first 7 menus (from File to Points) that are the same in all programs.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Carlson Configure
  • Establishing and Saving default Carlson settings
  • Drawing Templates
  • Drawing Setup
  • Toolbars
  • Various commands under the general set of menus
  • New drawings and CRD files
  • Overview of points

All About Jennifer
+
This webinar will expand on the topics presented in the Intro to Carlson Software webinars and will cover the creation of surface models with points and breaklines and calculating cut & fill volumes between two surfaces. A basic understanding of Carlson points and surfaces is recommended but not required in order to get the most out of this presentation.

 

Topics will vary but may include:

  • Surface inspector
  • Cut/fill color map
  • Design pad template
  • Volumes
  • Pond design
  • Creating daylight lines
  • Walls
  • Combining surfaces
  • Export to LandXML
  • Export to machine control files

 

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