■ The Louisville Innovation Summit will be Oct. 14-15 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. The Summit will feature a start-up pitch event, world-renowned speakers and panelists on aging care, technology and innovation, including NavHealth President Aneesh Chopra, IDEO Chief Creative Officer Paul Bennett, and more than a dozen industry CEOs, and A Bourbon, Bites and Innovation Trail event. For more info, go to Lisummit.com.
■ The Kentucky Workforce Summit: Solutions for Economic Competitiveness will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Hyatt Regency Lexington. The summit will focus on what is happening right now in Kentucky — and what needs to happen going forward — to ensure the quality of the state's workforce and improve the state's economic position at home and around the globe. Experts from industry and government will share insights and information about: building a talent pipeline of workers; creating employer-led collaboratives to address specific workforce needs; using date to make decisions about training and hiring; and programs that let people learn new skills while gaining experience on the job. Cost: $299/Kentucky Chamber member; $399/non-member; $149 government/non-profit rate. Contact Lori Jo Hill with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (502) 848-8727.
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University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Oct. 13 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Interpersonal Competence: Connecting with Others. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold its Inventors Workshop at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West and Raj Shah. Membership: $40. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Women Republicans of Central Kentucky will meet 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Sal's on Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Stephen Knipper, candidate for Kentucky's Secretary of State. Members $20, guests $22. Reservations to email@example.com.
The Bluegrass IIBA Chapter will meet 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at University of Kentucky, Conference Room 100, Handymon Building, 301 Rose Street. Topic: Important Skills for Success. Presenter: Bob Mahaney, EKU professor. Registration: Bluegrassiiba.com. Cost: $5 members and students, $10 non-members. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or go to bluegrassiiba.com for more info.
Workshops and classes
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following workshops and classes at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.
■ Tech Night (Apple Products), 7 p.m. Oct. 12.
■ Windows 7-8.1 & 10, 7 p.m. Oct. 13.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. Oct. 15.
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Oct. 15 and 22.
■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. Oct. 22.
■ Photography: Textures and Borders, 1 p.m. Oct. 12, $30.
■ Beginning Facebook, 6 p.m., Oct. 19, $30.
■ Photography: Learning to See Creatively, 10 a.m. Oct. 20, $30.
■ Windows 10, begins 1 p.m. October 12, $60.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo