University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet 9 to 10:15 a.m. April 28 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: How to Write the Perfect Résumé and Cover Letter. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
Consumer Economics Summit will be May 6 in Cincinnati. Consumer spending, behavior and attitudes in the wake of the recession are the focus of the inaugural summit. Speakers: Loretta J. Mester, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; David Szymanski, dean of the University of Cincinnati Lindner College of Business; and Sean Williams, senior practice consultant of The Gallup Organization. Registration fee: $130. Register at: Uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=21396.
The Kentucky Work Ready Communities Best Practices Summit will be 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. April 29 at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Central Office, 300 North Main Street, Versailles. Speaker: Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen. The summit is free and is designed to help communities that want to improve their economic development potential by working toward Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification. The deadline for advanced registration is April 24. For more info or to register, go to Workready.ky.gov. Click on the summit link at the top of the page.
Corporate Law Update 2015: Legal Tips for Business, a free 90-minute presentation by firm partners at Bingham Greenebaum Doll, is designed to provide corporate in-house counsel, business owners, corporate executives, human resources and other business managers with key information regarding recent changes in state and federal laws. The event will take place in the firm's Louisville office at 3500 National City Tower, 101 South Fifth Street, from 4-5:30 p.m. on April 27. To register for this event, contact Amanda Armstrong at (317) 968-5360 or by email at AArmstrong@bgdlegal.com.
Networked Publishing: Digital Writing in the Humanities will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 25 at UK Center Theater, Student Center. Info: Network.as.uky.edu. Speakers: Douglas Armato, University of Minnesota Press; Margy Avery, MIT Press; Shoshana Berger, IDEO; Maria Bonn, Journal of Electronic Publishing; and Jeff Ullrich, Earwolf. Networked Publishing asks speakers what digital publishing must do to continue the promotion of ideas to both specialized and general audiences as our forms of communication continue to change. What is digital publishing currently doing in response to new scholarly demands, and what are writers doing to better utilize platforms, media and strategies.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo