Join Autodesk at Automation Alley for a special Fusion 360 training and information session. Learn the basic capabilities of this professional-grade CAD/CAE/CAM and global collaboration tool. Product design and development doesn’t have to be a mess of fragmented, hard-to-use and expensive tools.
Wednesday, September 7, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Automation Alley, 2675 Bellingham Dr., Troy
Merit Network is pleased to present the Managing Risk in Information Systems course. This course provides a unique, in-depth look at how to manage and reduce IT-associated risks. You will learn about the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) risk, response, and recovery domain in addition to risk management and its implications on IT infrastructures and compliance.
Monday, September 12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Merit Network, Flamingo Training Center, 1000 Oakbrook Dr., Ann Arbor
SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for Department of Defense
This Dept. of Defense-focused seminar provides detailed instruction on the ins and outs of preparing a proposal to meet the requirements of the DoD, including both technical and commercialization plans, and navigating the submission process.
Tuesday, September 13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
LTU, Room M336 of Buell Management Bldg., 21000 West 10 Mile, Southfield
Edward Lowe Foundation – Strategic Thinking Retreat
In this highly interactive workshop, your team, along with a group of business peers, will craft an annual plan for your company as well as learn how to leverage the five key questions of successful strategy
Tuesday-Thursday, September 12-15
Edward Lowe Foundation, 58220 Decatur Rd., Cassopolis
Register – Rita Phillips at Rita@Lowe.org
9th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge
SAE International, MI Innovation Alliance and NextEnergy, announce the 9th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC). More than $200,000 worth of business commercialization acceleration services and cash will be awarded to four overall winners. Call for Innovators via simple and free application.
Friday, September 16, 5 p.m. – Application Deadline
ZingTrain Speaker Series – The Art of Authenticity
The word authentic is thrown around a lot – it has become so misunderstood that it is practically meaningless. Karissa Thacker will tell you what authenticity truly means and how being authentic can help you to be a better leader and lead a more satisfying life.
Wednesday, September 21, 8-9:30 a.m.
ZingTrain, 3728 Plaza Dr., Ann Arbor
American Society of Employer’s 5th Annual Employment Law Workshop
This full-day workshop will address a wide and varied group of topics in the area of employee relations. Attorney-led panels and specialized breakouts will review a number of everyday laws and regulations that impact the employer-employee relationship. These laws and regs are often packed with ambiguity and gray areas that trigger doubt in even the most seasoned HR professional’s mind.
Wednesday, September 21, noon-2 p.m.
School craft College, VisTaTech Center, 18600 Haggerty Rd., Livonia
Managing SBIR/STTR Grants
Whether you are anticipating an award or have already been funded, understanding the fundamentals necessary to manage your government dollars is key to organizing your business for success and proving your credibility for future funding.
Thursday, September 22, 1-4 p.m.
UM North Campus Research Complex, 2800 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor
Automation Alley welcomes Stan Hannah, Ph.D., senior manager of Talent & Organizational Development at Plante Moran, for this lunch ‘n’ learn dedicated to the psychology of the interview. Learn how to become a better interviewer and what immediate changes you can make today to avoid a bad hire tomorrow. Hannah, a doctor of clinical psychology, will help you identify blind spots in your interviewing techniques and teach you how to maximize the effectiveness of the interview process. This event is intended for HR managers, executives, managers and anyone that touches the interview process.
Thursday, September 22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Automation Alley, 2675 Bellingham, Troy
IP Strategy Innovation Summit
The IP Strategy Innovation Summit bring together industry leading professionals in the field intellectual property and innovation management. Join 100+ professionals for 2 days packed with insightful presentations, case studies and thought provoking panel discussions.
Wednesday and Thursday, September 28, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., September 29, 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA
MichBio’s annual Conference and Expo, now in its 11th year, is Michigan’s largest gathering of bioscience professionals in the state. This premier event will focus on healthcare delivery, bio-business growth, technology connectivity and more. Visit the Innovation Exhibitor Hall to learn about bioscience companies and service providers; attend break-out sessions and network with industry pros and partners.
Wednesday, September 28, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, 100 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo