Business

Upcoming business events: Week of June 24

Classes & workshops

Central Kentucky Computer Society will offer the following workshops and classes at 160 Moore Drive, No. 107. Info: (859) 373-1000 or visit Ckcs.org.

Workshops:

■ Database, 7 p.m. June 24.

■ Digital Photography, 7 p.m. June 25.

■ Photo Coffee Clicks, 9 a.m. June 27.

■ Unix/Linux, 7 p.m. June 27.

■ Word Processing, 1:30 and 7 p.m. July 2.

■ Computer Mystery Workshop, 1:30 p.m. July 3.

Kentucky Small Business Development Center will present the following free workshop: Small Town Merchant Program. 9-11 a.m. June 24. Commission Chambers at City Hall, 32 Wall St., Winchester. To register, call (859) 257-7666 or visit Ksbdc.org.

Events/Seminars

The Kentucky Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects will hold its annual conference June 28-29 in downtown Lexington. Keynote speaker: Stan Harvey, principal of Urban Collage/Lord Aeck & Sargent and project manager of the Rupp Arena Arts and Entertainment District. The KY ASLA Chapter will present the First Annual Grady Clay Community Vision Award to Lexington Mayor Jim Gray.

Saturday's conference will be at the Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning and will feature Evaluating Spaces, The Value of Ecology in the Built Environment, China — The New Landscape and Synergies in Education, Research & Practice. The conference concludes Saturday with a walking tour of Gratz Park with an after party at West Sixth Brewery. For more info, or to register, visit Kyasla.org/annual-meeting/.

Priority registration is open for The Third International Forum on Sustainable Manufacturing on Aug. 9 at the Hilary J. Boone Center at UK. The event is organized by the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing at the University of Kentucky.

The forum will bring together nationally and internationally known experts in sustainable manufacturing from industry, academia and federal agencies to examine advances in sustainable manufacturing at the product, process and systems (including supply-chain) levels.

Registration is $125 before July 10 or $145 after. The fee includes attendance to all sessions, coffee breaks, parking and lunch. A limited number of seats sponsored by the College of Engineering and the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing are available for University of Kentucky students, faculty and staff on a first-come, first-served basis.

UK attendees may register online at Ism.uky.edu/ism-forum-uk-registration. External (non-UK) registration is available at Payments.skipjack.com/FormBuilder/VPOS.aspx.

For more information, visit the forum web site at Ism.uky.edu/events/forum, or contact Heather-Michele Adkins at heathermichele@uky.edu or (859) 323-3247.

Meetings

The Central Kentucky Inventors Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 2 at the Bluegrass Area Development Center, 699 Perimeter Drive. CKIC Night at the Movies. Free. Information: Ckic.org or (859) 201-1311.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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