Upcoming business events: Week of Sept. 28


■ The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold Inventor-Con 2015: Inventing the Future, from 3 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Lexington Central Public Library, 140 East Main Street. Keynote speaker: Inventor and author Stephen Key. Learn from experts, hear from actual inventors, see exhibits and presentations from inventors and services available for inventors and entrepreneurs. Free. Info: or (859) 201-1311.

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

The Women's Council of Realtors Second Annual Business Expo will be 10 am.-4 p.m. Oct. 6 at The Campbell House, 1375 South Broadway. Free admission, giveaways and door prizes.

■ Applications are being accepted through Sept. 30 for the fourth annual Alltech Corporate Career Development Program. Recent graduates of bachelor's or master's degree programs can apply for the program, which begins in February.

Opportunities are available for 10 high-caliber university graduates hoping to work with experts in the fields of science, aquaculture, agriculture, marketing, sales, veterinary science, information technology, business and biotechnology.

The 12-month, salaried mentorship program will begin with an intensive training period at Alltech's global headquarters in Nicholasville, where graduates will study topics including sustainable energy, communications, marketing and international business. Following this, they will continue training and development while simultaneously managing key company projects in one of the company's global offices, guided and mentored by senior management.

Interested graduates should be strong team players, with excellent communication skills and fluent in English, with another language as an added advantage. Apply at


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

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


Photo Coffee, 9 a.m. Oct. 8 and 15.

Word Processing, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 6.

Apple Macintosh & iPad, 7 p.m. Oct. 8.

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.


Word Processing, begins 10 a.m. Sept. 28, $60.

Beginning Digital Imaging: PaintShop Pro, begins 10 a.m. Sept. 29, $60.

Advanced & Independent Digital Imaging: PaintShop Pro, begins 1 p.m. Sept. 29, $60.

Beginning iPad, begins 10 a.m. Sept. 30, $60.

Advanced & Independent Digital Imaging: PaintShop Pro, begins 10 a.m. Sept. 30, $60.

Beginning iPhone, begins 1 p.m. Sept. 30, $60.

PC Beginner Basics, begins 10 a.m. Oct. 1, $60.

File Management, begins 1 p.m. Oct. 1, $40.

Windows 10, begins October 12, 1:00 p.m., $60

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo