Conferences, Expos and Seminars

Lake Forest High School, ILIf your company, municipality, university or organization would be interested in having a UNI® Manufacturer conduct a seminar or presentation, please click here and indicate your area of interest for a presentation or workshop and we will forward your request to the manufacturer in your area.

UNI® seminars, Lunch and Learns or presentations may qualify for CEU (Continuing Education Units or PDHs (Professional Development Hours). Contact your local UNI® Manufacturer directly for more information.


UNI-GROUP U.S.A. may exhibit at a number of industry conferences or expos each year. We will list these on this page as they are scheduled. UNI Manufacturer events such as local industry tradeshows, design professional educational opportunities and contractor training may also be listed here. Check back from time to time for updated listings.



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August 22-25, 2016 - Indiana Convention Center - Indianapolis, IN

For the first time ever, StormCon 2016 will be co-located with WasteCon 2016 in Indianapolis this summer August 22 - 25. Inherently multi-disciplinary, the conference is designed for all who have a direct stake in stormwater management, non-point source pollution and urban water systems. In addition, attendees will be able to experience WasteCon, SWANA’s largest annual exposition. The tradeshow floor will be open to all attendees and guests of both conferences.


Samsung TabletPlease visit us at Booth 414 to see how permeable pavers can help manage stormwater runoff and meet your green infrastructure needs. Register to win a Samsung Tablet! New exhibit hours this year are an opening reception from 7:00-9:00 pm on Monday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on Tuesday and 1:00-5:00 pm on Wednesday.


Be sure to attend the following session on Tuesday, August 23 G42 from 4:00-4:30 in Room 103:

Rapid Restoration of Infiltration Capacities in Clogged Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavers: Proof of Concepts
By Karen Finney, Computational Hydraulics International, Guelph, ON


StormCon August 22-25, 2016
Indiana Convention Center
100 South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46225


To register click here.


ASLA Conference & Expo 2016
October 21-24, 2016 - New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - New Orleans, LA

Join the largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals and students in the world to gain perspective and establish new connections within the profession. Visit the following UNI Manufacturers at their booths:


Acker-Stone - Booth 1311

Pavestone - Booth 1633

Unilock - Booth 1164



Contact the UNI Manufacturers listed below directly for more information.




Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements (PICP) - Design Professionals CE Program
This presentation provides an overview of the ICPI manual, Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements covering selection, project examples, design, specification, construction and maintenance. LEED credits, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and costs also covered. Earns 1 credit hour for health, safety, and welfare (AIA or ASLA).


Specifications and Construction Details for Interlocking Concrete Pavements
The presentation follows ICPI Tech Spec 9, Guide Specification for the Construction of Interlocking Concrete Pavement and explains how to specify and detail interlocking concrete pavements. Earns 1 credit hour for health, safety, and welfare (AIA or ASLA).


The Pattern Language of Concrete Pavers (Design Professional CE Program)
Following the book - Patios, Driveways, and Plazas - The Pattern Language of Concrete Pavers this presentation teaches the design vocabulary of basic paving patterns and progresses to more intricate variations. It demonstrates that segmental paving is a form of communications that helps explain the character of a place. Earns 1 credit hour (AIA or ASLA).


Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement: A Low Impact Development Training Tool for Design Professionals, Residential and Commercial Developers, Municipal Officials, and Schools & Universities
Four PowerPoint presentations provide a comprehensive explanation of PICP benefits to these four audiences. Subjects covered include reducing runoff and pollutants, ADA compliance, LEED points, public and private infrastructure cost reduction, green infrastructure and low impact development benefits, reduced saltwater incursions and combined sewer overflows, reduced air pollution with special surface coatings, plus visual appeal and supports neighborhood and campus identity. The presentations explain these benefits and more through project examples across the US and Canada. Programs are AIA and ASLA registered continuing education for lunch 'n learn use. Created by the Low Impact Development Center for ICPI.


Life-cycle Cost Analysis for Municipal Interlocking Concrete Pavements Discover how interlocking concrete pavements, with their low maintenance costs, can compare favorably in many situations to asphalt and concrete pavements. Learn the details of life-cycle costing and each input variable.


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