The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 5 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Speaker: Patent attorney Jim Francis of Fowler Bell. Free. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. May 12 at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Panel of successful job club members. Résumé critiques to follow. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
Bluegrass Business Analysts Chapter will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 20 at Bluegrass Community & Technical College (Leestown), Conference Center C-136, 164 Opportunity Way. Topic: annual general meeting and CIO discussion panel with Caven Hedges, project and portfolio management director for UK HealthCare; Stuart Scott, CIO for Tempur Sealy International; Trever White, general manager of information systems for automotive business systems for Toyota; facilitator: Naresh Shah. Register at Bluegrassiiba.com. Cost: $5 members and students, $10 others.
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Lexington ARMA Chapter will meet 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers Brontë Bistro at Lexington Green. Topic: Managing and maintaining bankruptcy Documents: Going Paperless, Fact or Fiction. Presenter: J. Elizabeth Boggs, bankruptcy paralegal with Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney. Lunch is $17 for members and $20 for non-members. First time attendees receive a $5 discount. Info: Lexingtonarma.com or contact Dorothy DeLong at (859) 858-8815 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kentucky Bluegrass PMI Chapter will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 28 at Jefferson Davis Inn, 319 Cedar Street. Topic: Risk perception management plan. Presenter: Dianne Leveridge, KCTCS director of technical programs. Cost: $15-$22. Registration: Pmibluegrass.org.
Women Leading Kentucky's Women's Business & Leadership Conference will be 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 6 at Marriott's Griffin Gate Resort. Keynote speakers: Alexis Jones, founder, I Am That Girl, and Bonnie Marcus, CEO, Women's Success Coaching. Registration is $175; lunch only is $55. Register at Womenleadingky.com.
2015 GovPro Conference: Accelerate Your Business Growth With Government Contracting will be 7:30 a.m. May 13 at The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Hosted by Kentucky Procurement Technical Assistance Center and Kentucky Small Business Development Center. $79.95. Info: PTAC@ksbdc.org or (859) 257-7668. Registration: 2015govproconference.eventbrite.com.
INVESTKentucky Equity Conference returns to Louisville's Churchill Downs on June 5. This forum is for professional investors, fund managers and analysts to hear company executives discuss performance and strategies. The Kentucky Public Company of the Year will be honored at the event. For more info, go to Investky.com.
Workshops and classes
Bluegrass Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions office will offer the following online professional development courses beginning May 13: Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2013, Performing Payroll in Quickbooks 2015, Explore a Career in Nursing, Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking, Understanding the Cloud, and What's New in Microsoft Office 2013. For more info, go to Ed2go.com/bluegrass or call (859) 246-6666.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society offers the following training events and classes at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or at Ckcs.org.
■ Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. April 30 and May 5.
■ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. May 5.
■ Tech Night, Monday, 7 p.m. May 11.
■ Windows 7, 8.1 & 10, 7 p.m. May 12.
■ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. May 14.
■ Microsoft Access, 7 p.m. May 21.
IEC of the Bluegrass will present the following six-hour Kentucky- and Ohio-approved electrical continuing education classes at the IEC Training Center, 493 Blue Sky Parkway, Lexington:
■ Contractors: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 15, $100 members, $140 others; lunch included.
■ Master Electricians and Electricians: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 16, $50 members $70 others; lunch included.
To register call (859) 266-4968 or visit Iecbluegrass.org.
The Central Kentucky Inventors Council's Inventors Workshop will begin at 7 p.m. May 12 at Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Hosted by Don West and Raj Shah. Membership: $40. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo