Events Calendar

2016 Ottawa PICP Workshop

Event Date

February 8, 2016 8:00 am to 4:00 pm EST
February 8, 2016 - 3:00am

The City of Ottawa and the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute invites you to attend a complimentary full-day training on Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP).

This event is tailored specifically for municipal staff and design professionals providing services to the municipal market. Learn everything you need to know about permeable pavement from the leading experts in the industry.


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Date, Time, and Location

Date:           Monday, February 8, 2016

Time:          8:30am-4:00pm

Location:  The Westin Ottawa Hotel

                      11 Colonel By Drive

                      Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4

Room:       Governor General II/III Ballroom (Level 4)

Phone:      613-560-7000



Register for the 2016 Ottawa PICP Workshop

Registration for this event is limited to municipal and other government agency staff and design professionals providing services to these markets.

Seating is limited, so please register by Wednesday February 3 to ensure we reserve a seat for you.

Register Here

Steps to Register:

1) Click "New Customer? Click Here" to begin registration

2) Fill out questions on the page to complete Registration

3) Click "Submit" to finalize registration

4) Confirm all Contact Information and Preferred Badge Name

5) Registration for the Ottawa PICP Course should show up - Click Continue

6) Click "Confirm Order"

7) Registration Confirmation Page will show and you are set! You may print your event confirmation for your records

** Please register using our online registration, however if you are unable to process your registration online, please complete the 2016 Ottawa PICP Registration Form and return to Erin at

NOTE: Copies of speaker handouts will be available for download below under the "Workshop Documents" section by February 3. Printed copies will not be available at the event.

While registration is complimentary, we do need a head count in order to properly organize the event. If you need to cancel your registration, please contact Erin Hobson by email at

If you require any special assistance, please let us know so we may make the proper arrangements.

Workshop Agenda

City of Ottawa Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement Training

Complimentary training for Design Professionals and Government Agencies within the Municipal Government Sector

8:00am –         Registration & Visit sponsor displays

8:30am –         Welcome and Opening Remarks – City of Ottawa
                            City Councilor David Chernushenko, Chair of the Environment Committee

8:45am –         Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement: A Low Impact Development Tool for Municipal Projects
                            Robert Bowers, P. Eng., Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute

9:30am –         Preliminary Site Evaluation and Design
                            Chris Denich, P. Eng., Aquafor Beech, Ltd.

10:15am –      Break & Visit sponsor displays

10:45pm –      Detailed Design and Hydrologic Modeling
                             Glenn Herold, P. Eng., OAKS

11:15am –      Inspection of PICP Installations
                            Lori Schaus, P. Eng., Applied Research Associates, Inc.

12:00pm –     Table Talk Working Lunch & Visit sponsor displays (Lunch provided)

1:00pm –        PICP Monitoring and Maintenance
                            Dr. Jennifer Drake, University of Toronto

1:45pm –       Capital and Life Cycle Cost Analysis
                           Glenn Herold, P. Eng., OAKS

2:30am –        Break & Visit sponsor displays

3:00pm –        Panel Discussion
                           All Speakers

3:45pm –        PICP Project Showcase
                            Robert Bowers, P. Eng., Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute

3:55pm –       Closing Remarks – City of Ottawa
                           Darlene Conway, P. Eng., City of Ottawa



Workshop Documents

City of Ottawa Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement Training




** To Download the Symposium Materials, Please Click here.  Printed copies will not be available onsite, please ensure you print the necessary documents prior to Monday, Feb 8.