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.




Please join us and our local manufacturer, Pavestone Company (Booth 511) at StormCon 2015 in Austin, Texas at the JW Marriott Austin, August 2-6. Now entering its 14th year and serving a global audience, StormCon is the premier event for stormwater pollution prevention and surface water quality. With the nation's top stormwater experts, more than 160 presentations, and full-day pre-conference workshops addressing every type of community surface water challenge. StormCon, is the largest stormwater pollution prevention conference and exposition in the world. The conference will be held in a new upscale and unique meeting venue, JW Marriott Austin. In the heart of downtown, the hotel's excellent convention facility is just a 15-minute drive from Austin International Airport. With vibrant entertainment and culture, inspiring cuisine and stunning outdoor settings combined with the longest running and best stormwater pollution prevention conference program in the world, StormCon Austin once again tops the list of must do events. Check out the Quick Facts page for an overview and download the complete 2015 StormCon Conference Program (PDF).



We will be giving away another Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 this year! 7-inch, 8GB Wi-Fi. Please stop by BOOTH #510 to register! Winner will be announced here on our website after the conference. Check back to see if you've won!


If you are not attending the conference, but are an engineer, muncipal offical or design professional who would like a free pass to see the exhibitsand visit with us to learn more about permeable pavers and utilizing them as part of a stormwater management plan, click here.


Please check out our Downloads page for the latest papers from the 2014 conference!


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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.


Contractor Advantage Seminars

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