Business

Upcoming business events: Week of Oct. 5

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.

Workshops:

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

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

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.

Classes:

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

Events

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

■ The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will hold Inventor-Con 2015: Inventing the Future, from 3 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Lexington 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 check out services available for inventors and entrepreneurs. Free. Info: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

The Louisville Innovation Summit will be Oct. 14 and 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, plus 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 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 data to make decisions about training and hiring, and programs that let people learn skills while gaining experience on the job. Cost: $299 for Kentucky Chamber members, $399 for non-members, $149 government/non-profit rate. For more information, contact Lori Jo Hill at lhill@kychamber.com or (502) 848-8727.

Meetings

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 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Sal's, 3373 Tates Creek Road. Speaker: Stephen Knipper, candidate for Kentucky secretary of sate. $20 members, $22 guests. Reservations: rsvp@wrock.ws.

The Bluegrass IIBA Chapter will meet 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21 in Conference Room 100 at the University of Kentucky Handymon Building, 301 Rose Street. Topic: important skills for success. Presenter: Bob Mahaney, EKU professor. Registration: Bluegrassiiba.com. Cost: $5 members and students, $10 others. Contact: bluegrassiiba@gmail.com or go to Bluegrassiiba.com for more info.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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