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.





Contact the UNI Manufacturers listed below directly for more information.




Unilock will be hosting workshops on permeable pavements, retaining walls and other Unilock products in the U.S. and Ontario, Canada. Educational credits are available. Click each date for more detailed information and to register.



Burlington - February 22, 2018 and Ottawa - March 1, 2018

• Installation Best Practices For Conventional & Interlocking Concrete Pavements – Permeable & Non-Permeable SPEAKERS FROM APPLIED RESEARCH ASSOCIATES (ARA) INC.

• Engineered Segmental Retaining Wall Design & Installation Best Practices ERIC JONASSEN, P. ENG | ASSISTANT MANAGER, ENGINEERING DESIGN, RISI STONE • Five-Year Performance Evaluations Of Permeable Pavements(Burlington Workshop Only) TIM VAN SETERS, M.E.S., H.B.SC. | SENIOR MANAGER SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES, TORONTO AND REGION CONSERVATION

• U-Cara™ Wall – New Innovation Plus Hands-On Demonstration




Pittsburgh - February 21, 2018

Cleveland - February 28, 2018


Design Professional Continuing Education

Unilock sponsors two Permeable Interlocking Concrete Paver courses managed and maintained by AEC Daily – one of the world’s largest sources of FREE continuing education for Architects, Engineers and Construction Professionals.

Contractor Advantage Seminars and Training

Kansas City, MO - February 20, 2018

Omaha, NE - February 22, 2018

Des Moines, IA - February 23, 2018

Aurora, IL - February 26, 2018

Aurora, IL - February 27, 2018

Toms River, NJ - February 27, 2018 - Spanish

Aurora, IL - February 28, 2018 - Spanish

Aurora, IL - March 1, 2018

Aurora, IL - March 2, 2018

South Bend, IN - March 6, 2018

Crown Point, IN - March 7, 2018

New Rochelle, NY - March 7, 2018 - Spanish

Windsor, NY - March 8, 2018 - Spanish

Bloomington, IN - March 8, 2018

East Peoria, IL - March 9, 2018

Appleton, WI - March 14, 2018

Milwaukee, WI - March 15, 2018

Madison, WI - March 16, 2018


Learning Center





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.