The Inventors Council Central Kentucky will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 3 at Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Topic: Young Inventors Night featuring Newton’s Attic. Free. Info: Kyinventors.org or 859-201-1311.
The University of Kentucky Alumni Association Job Club will meet from 9 to 10:15 a.m. May 10 at Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Place. Topic: Interviewing advice from the recuiter’s chair. Info: (859) 257-8905 or Ukalumni.net/jobclub.
The Bluegrass Business Analysts Chapter will hold its annual general meeting and Hall of Fame ceremony at 6:30 p.m. May 18 at SDGblue, 541 Darby Creek Road, Suite 270. Cost: $5 members and students, $10 non-members. Register at Bluegrassiiba.com.
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Lexington ARMA Chapter will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19 at Brontë Bistro in Joseph-Beth Booksellers’ at The Mall at Lexington Green. Topic: Cyber Security, presented by Jason Miller, Dean Dorton director of business consulting services. Lunch is $17 for members and $20 for non-members. First time attendees receive a $5 discount off the cost of admission. Info: Lexingtonarma.com, 859-858-8815 or email email@example.com.
The Lexington Area Postal Customer Council will present a Small Business Seminar from 1 to 3 p.m. May 4 at Lexington’s main post office, 1088 Nandino Boulevard, Room 230. Learn to understand Postal Service regulations, and the tools available to grow a business by reaching more customers and making mailings more effective. Postal experts will teach you how to determine the correct postage according to size requirements for letters, flats and parcels. $10. Parking is in the employee lot, behind the fencing near the Thornton’s entrance. Questions: Eric Thornsburg, 859-231-6765 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Business & Leadership Conference will be May 5 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa. Keynote speaker is Tiffany Dufu, chief leadership officer for Levo. Breakout sessions include: living in the gap between now and realizing your dreams; from passenger to pilot: empowering women to work their business; and the power of influence: finding your leadership style. Register at Womenleadingky.com/wlk-online-registration/.
Hospice of the Bluegrass will host the Art and Science of Palliative Medicine Conference from 8 a.m to 3 p.m. May 13 at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion.
Palliative care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who work with a patient’s other doctors to provide an extra layer of support. Palliative care is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness, and can be provided together with curative treatment.
See the full list of speakers and the conference agenda at Hospicebg.org/artandscience.
The registration fee for the Art and Science of Palliative Medicine Conference is $125. It includes a continental breakfast, a coffee break, lunch and conference handouts.
The 2016 Regional Career Fair will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19 in the Megowan Building on Bluegrass Community & Technical College’s Newtown Campus, 500 Newtown Pike.
A few of the employers slated to attend include: ED Bullard, Resource Manufacturing, University of Kentucky - STEPS, Central Bank, Aramark, LexTran, CSL Plasma and East Kentucky Power Cooperative.
The fair is free, but register through the state’s job search system at Focuscareer.ky.gov or by visiting a local Kentucky Career Center any day prior to the event. To learn more, go to Ckycareers.com.
Workshops and classes
▪ Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. May 3.
▪ Tech Chat & Problem Solving, 1:30 p.m. May 5.
▪ Dr. Fixit & iHelp, 10 a.m. May 7.
▪ Tech Night (Microsoft Store), 7 p.m. May 9.
▪ Windows 7 – 8.1 & 10, 7 p.m. May 10.
▪ Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. May 12.
The Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer Windows 10 at 1 p.m. May 9 at 160 Moore Drive, Suite 107, Lexington. The cost is $60. To enroll or for more info, call 859-373-1000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays or visit Ckcs.org.
The Procurement Technical Assistance Center/LFUCG will offer the following workshop: 2016 Reverse Tradeshow, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 at the Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street, Frankfort. $100. To register, call 859-257-7668 or go to Bit.ly/PTACFallWorkshops2.
Bluegrass IIBA Chapter will offer a series of professional development workshops to give participants a look at the role of business analyst. Each workshop will stand on its own; attend one or more of the workshops to learn about the IT business analyst role.
Topics include requirements discovery and specification, business rules, business analysis planning, use cases, process modeling, data modeling and requirements reviews.
The Inventors Council will hold its Workshop for Inventors & Entrepreneurs at 7 p.m. May 10 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for networking and registration. Membership: $40. Info: Kyinventors.org or 859-201-1311.
Bluegrass Community & Technical College’s Workforce Solutions office will offer the following online professional development course bundles beginning May 18. Go to Ed2go.com/bluegrass for course descriptions or call 859-246-6666 for more information.
▪ Accounting Fundamentals, $174
▪ C# Programming, $174
▪ Creating WordPress Websites, $174
▪ GRE Preparation, $174
▪ PMP Preparation, $183
▪ Microsoft Word 2016, $225
▪ Project Management, $261
▪ Entrepreneurship, $261
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo