Conferences, Workshops and Camps

Thursday, June 8, 2023 - 9:00 am

Wouldn’t it be nice if regulators would provide hints and tips to help you better understand what is required of your business? Would you like the opportunity to meet with regulators and industry experts in a small setting where questions are welcome? 

Join us for an Iowa Strategic Goals Program workshop on 

"E-Manifest, RCRA Inspections, Air Dispersion Modeling, EO10, IRA & Environmental Justice"

June 8, 2023

West Des Moines Marriott

1250 Jordan Creek Pkwy

West Des Moines, IA,  50266

9am to 3pm

Registration fee is $50.

This workshop will feature:

  • An update on E Manifest.
  • What to expect during a RCRA inspection and the R7 Small Quantity Generator Renotification Project.
  • Iowa DNR providing information on Air Dispersion Modeling and the Governor’s Executive Order 10.
  • An IRA investment discussion with EPA Region 7’s Climate Advisor
  • Environmental Justice updates from EPA Region 7’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.

There will be plenty of time for open discussion / Q&A, so take advantage of this opportunity to learn, network, and share ideas!

This workshop series continues our workshop series offered by the Iowa Strategic Goals Program. Open to all Iowa manufacturers, the materials presented will apply to a broad range of industrial sectors.

Sponsored by the Iowa Strategic Goals Program in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Iowa Waste Reduction Center.

Monday, June 12, 2023 - 12:00 am to Friday, June 16, 2023 - 11:59 pm

An interactive and exciting camp experience for children grades 1-8 (split in two divisions). Activities include singing, dancing, recreation, drumming, Orff instruments, drama, and art. Visit for more information! 

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 12:00 am to Thursday, June 15, 2023 - 11:59 pm

Are you a current Grade 6-8 educator who is interested in implementing OpenSciEd in your classroom? Join us this summer for an engaging, face-to-face OpenSciEd course on the UNI campus. Led by national and state OpenSciEd certified trainers, you’ll learn the instructional routines of OpenSciEd and explore available instructional units, while networking with the trainers, UNI faculty and fellow science educators.

Workshop seats are limited. Registration is required.

Sunday, June 18, 2023 - 12:00 am to Friday, June 23, 2023 - 11:59 pm

A week-long exploration of jazz music for high school students, including performances, workshops, jam sessions, master classes and more. Visit to learn more! 

Thursday, June 22, 2023 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 23, 2023 - 4:00 pm

Today’s classrooms are equipped with technology to enhance learning and instruction. Audio equipment in the schools can come in many forms – from sound reinforcement gear to computerized digital audio recording. Learn the skills that audio engineers use for capturing the best performances from their students.

Monday, June 26, 2023 - 9:00 am to Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 4:00 pm

Learn to play a variety of instruments and discover the tools and resources necessary to bring student-centered, culturally responsive, and inclusive music education to students. This workshop is designed to teach the skills and curriculum needed to successfully incorporate a modern band into any grade level or classroom.

Wednesday, June 28, 2023 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

They’re back! RockShop II - The Reunion Tour is for those who have taken RockShop I and want to further their skills and knowledge in modern band pedagogy. Students will review and learn next-level techniques on guitar, bass, keyboard, drum set and vocals. This workshop also covers basic audio for rehearsals and stages in order to teach students how to set up their own microphones, mixers and speakers.

Monday, July 17, 2023 - 12:00 am to Friday, July 21, 2023 - 11:59 pm

Amp Camp is an innovative summer music camp for all children hosted annually by the UNI School of Music, covering popular music styles including hip-hop, rock, pop, country, R&B or anything the students are into. All skills levels and abilities are welcome! For more information, visit

Tuesday, July 18, 2023 - 8:00 am

A one-day camp to prepare high school drum majors, colorguard, and student leadership for the fall marching season. For more information, visit

Monday, August 14, 2023 - 12:00 am to Friday, August 18, 2023 - 11:59 pm

Join the UNI Suzuki School for a summer orchestra workshop, open to string students who have completed grades 7 - 11. Visit for more information.