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Tuesday, Sept. 25

Registration is now open for the National Modeling & Simulation Coalition 2018 National Meeting, which will be held Sept. 25-26 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The meeting will be held in the newly renovated Truhlsen Events Center, which is located inside the Michael F. Sorrell Center for Health Science Education. Co-hosted by iEXCEL and the National Strategic Research Institute the focus of the interdisciplinary meeting is on “Improving Human Perfor- mance and Effectiveness.”

PRSA Nebraska will be hosting “Ethics Panel Discussion” starting at 11:30 a.m. at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center. Panel members will include Bozell Public Relations Manager John Melingagio, Swanson Russell Vice President/Public Re- lations Manager Kellie Wostrel and Bailey Lauerman Senior PR Strategist Kathleen Al-Marhoon. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Registration is available online.

The Nonprofit Association of the Midlands will be hosting “Fraud Prevention: A checklist a day keeps the Attorney General away” from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the NAM training room. The workshop will discuss developing good internal controls as a key component of effective fiscal management. The presenters will be Jerry O’Doherty from Seim Johnson and Anne Hindery from NAM. This event is $35 for members and $70 for non-members.




Wednesday, Sept. 26

The Thomas C. Sorensen Seminar Series continues at 7 p.m. at the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center where keynote speaker David Romano will discuss “Young Adults & Mental Health: Snapping the Stigma.” Romano will be sharing his own experience with depression. University of Nebraska Public Policy Center researchers will also be sharing current statistics in young adults and mental health. This event is free and open to the public.




Thursday, Sept. 27

Southeast Community College will host the 13th Annual Cyber Security Conference on campus. Cyber security experts will discuss potential risks with internet communication. The price to register is $119, or $79 Education Rate Registration is available online. The conference is for security administrators and IT professionals, including network administrators, system administrators and information security professionals. There will be speakers, breakout sessions and vendors over the course of the day. Keynote speaker Ron Woerner has more than 25 years of IT experience in the security industry.

Military service members and civilian jobseekers are invited to attend a Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bellevue Lied Activity Center. The career fair is a partnership between The Human Resource Association of the Midlands and Offutt Air Force Base and was started as a way to help service members make the transition to the civilian workforce. The career fair is free to attend.

Bankers Trust, Prairie Capital Advisors and Boulay will host ESOP 101: A Panel on Employee Stock Ownership Plan Basics from 7:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Travel and Transport. This event is open to the public, but registration is required to reserve your seat. RSVP online. Contact Joe DeJong, jdejong@bankerstrust.com, for more infor- mation.




Friday, Oct. 26

The Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska is offering 10 $250 scholarships for rural Nebraska community innovators to attend the 2018 MobileMe&You national conference at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln from Oct. 26-27. The scholarship application is available at ruralfutures.nebraska.edu/mobileme-you. MobileMe&You is a journalism and technology conference focusing on new and emerging tools and best practices for storytelling on mobile media. Leading experts and researchers will discuss how to inform and engage new audiences in the mobile era.




Saturday, Sept. 29

The Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska is offering 10 $250 scholarships for rural Nebraska community innovators to attend the 2018 MobileMe&You national conference at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln from Oct. 26-27. The scholarship application is available at ruralfutures.nebraska.edu/mobileme-you. MobileMe&You is a journalism and technology conference focusing on new and emerging tools and best practices for storytelling on mobile media. Leading experts and researchers will discuss how to inform and engage new audiences in the mobile era.

Creighton University and the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum will hold a Drone Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Expo includes an outdoor racing demon- stration, indoor flight safety presentations, booths from experts in drone and aviation related fields, and a hands-on workshop for youth. The Museum will hold a grill-out and a free concert in its back parking lot from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Hot off the grill options will be available for purchase during the grill- out. The indoor festivities are part of general admission.






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