Upcoming business events: Week of April 29

April 29, 2013 

Classes & workshops

Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops and classes at 160 Moore Drive, No. 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or visit Ckcs.org.

■ Beginning Apple iPad, begins April 30, $60.

■ Intermediate Apple iPad, begins April 30, $60.

■ Computer Mystery Workshop, 1:30 p.m. May 1.

■ iPhone, All About Apps, 6-8 p.m. May 1, $25.

■ Dr. Fixit, 10 am. May 4.

■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. May 7.

■ Macintosh and iPad, 7 p.m. May 9.

Kentucky-Bluegrass Small Business Development Center will offer Small Town Merchant Program — Paris, 8-10 a.m. May 7 at 525 High Street, commission chambers of the city municipal building. Free. Call (859) 257-7666 or visit Ksbdc.org to register.

Events

The 14th Annual Women's Business & Leadership Conference will be 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 2 at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, 1800 Newtown Pike. Topic: Think Remarkable: From Vision to Reality. Cost: $175 individual; four or more people from the same organization, $145 each; lunch only, $55 each. Info: Womenleadingky.com.

■ The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its annual inventors conference May 7. Inventor-Con: The Inventor and Entrepreneur Crossroads begins at 6 p.m. at the Lexington Central Public Library, 140 East Main St. Special guest: Product pitchman Scott Hynd. Hear from actual inventors, see exhibits and presentations from inventors and services available for inventors and entrepreneurs. Free and open to the public. Information: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

■ Glimpse the future of agriculture using algae at GLIMPSE 2020, the 29th Annual Alltech International Symposium, May 19-22 at various sites in Lexington.

Algae-focused breakout sessions include Simplify Your Food Chain: Algae as the Foundation of Nutrition in the Future; You Are What You Eat: Better Health Through Better Nutrition and the Role of DHA; and Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better: Identifying the Opportunities for Value-Added Products.

Cost is $850. Two paid registrations from a single company or organization will receive a third registration free of charge. Delegates who are members of ARPAS and AAVSB can also earn CEUs.

For more information or to request an invitation, contact a local Alltech representative, visit Alltech.com/symposium or email symposium@alltech.com.

Meetings

The Job Club will meet 9-10:15 a.m. May 14 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Managing Unemployment Benefits. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.

COMPILED BY Dorothea Wingo

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