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Saturday, October 20

Chuck Hagel and Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senators for Nebraska, will discuss civil discourse and its impacts on the state’s future during the first Heuermann Lecture of the season. The free lecture, sponsored by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Drive.

Monday, October 22

The American Marketing Association’s Omaha chapter will be presenting the October Social Media Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Midland University. Randa Zalman, president and CEO of Canary & Coal, Digital Media and Marketing Consulting, will be leading a discussion on “Emerging Social Media Markets.” This event is free for AMA members and $10 for non-members. Registration is available online.

Tuesday, October 23

The Nonprofit Association of the Midlands is hosting a workshop on “Federal Tax Law Taxes Tax-Exempt Organizations without Clear Guidance” from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at NAM. Registration is online and costs $35 for members and $70 for nonmembers.

Wednesday, October 24

The Institute for Career Advancement Needs is hosting its annual 7x7x7 event from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. This 7x7x7 forum brings together Omaha business leaders for an event featuring seven local leaders with unique, exciting passions and ideas, speaking for seven minutes each on seven different topics. The lineup includes: Judy Ricketts, TD Ameritrade; Todd Schmaderer, Omaha Police Department; Arun Agarwal, White Lotus Group; Beverly Kracher, Business Ethics Alliance; Paul Maass, The Scoular Company; Terry Lee, Securities America; and Mindy Millward, Navalent. The cost is $47 and includes drinks and appetizers. Registration is available online.

Thursday, October 25

The Greater Bellevue Area Chamber of Commerce will host Dave Arch, president of Dave Arch & Associates, for a professional development luncheon called “How to build a winning team and manage talent through mentoring.” The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bellevue University’s John B. Muller Administrative Services building. Registration is available online and is $20 for members and $40 for non-members.

FNTS is hosting a cybersecurity panel from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Marriott Regency to address the latest cyber threats affecting businesses and provide information on top security trends to adopt in 2019. During the panel, four business security leaders will discuss security and privacy practices and answer questions from audience members. The general public is invited to attend this free, educational panel event, which will include networking and door prizes. Space is limited and pre-registration online is required.

Friday, October 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.

Police Captain Patricia Spencer, a police captain who played a key role in the Las Vegas response to the nation’s deadliest mass shooting, will be the keynote at the 15th Annual State of Security in the Heartland event at Bellevue University. The event starts at 9 a.m. and will conclude around 11 a.m. Space is limited and pre-registration is available online. This event is free and open to the public.

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