Month

Monday, August 06, 2018

Security+ Certification Boot Camp at RCBI (Mon. 6 Aug, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) and Marshall University will present a Certification Boot Camp to prepare individuals for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. Scheduled Aug. 6 – 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue), the sessions cover everything needed to take and pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. The registration fee is $75 for each individual and includes a textbook, “CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Fifth Edition (Exam SY0-501) 5th Edition.” The fee does not cover the certification test. The Boot Camp will be led by Bill Gardner, assistant professor in the Digital Forensics and Information Assurance Program at Marshall University. The Boot Camp will present an overview of the topics covered in the CompTIA Security+ certification examination and how to register for the exam itself. Register here.

Monday, August 13, 2018

HUBZone Workshop (Mon. 13 Aug, 2018 9:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Join us as the Robert C. Byrd Institute hosts a free HUBZone workshop. Learn how the HUBZone Program helps small businesses receive their fair share of contracting opportunities. A HUBZone is an SBA program for small companies that operate and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones. The morning session will provide an overview of HUBZones: what they are, where they are and how to become certified. The afternoon session will focus on where to find HUBZone contracting opportunities and how to navigate the application process. Registration deadline is 3 p.m. the day before each event. Register here. For more information, contact Jane Bostic at 304.781.1681 or jbostic@rcbi.org. This event is at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, 128 College Drive, Saulsville, Wyoming County.

 

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

HUBZone Workshop (Tue. 14 Aug, 2018 9:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Join us as the Robert C. Byrd Institute hosts a free HUBZone workshop. Learn how the HUBZone Program helps small businesses receive their fair share of contracting opportunities. A HUBZone is an SBA program for small companies that operate and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones. The morning session will provide an overview of HUBZones: what they are, where they are and how to become certified. The afternoon session will focus on where to find HUBZone contracting opportunities and how to navigate the application process. Lunch is on your own. Registration deadline is 3 p.m. the day before each event. Register here. For more information, contact Jane Bostic at 304.781.1681 or jbostic@rcbi.org. This event is at the Days Inn, Sutton, in Braxton County.

Raspberry Pi Meet-Up (Tue. 14 Aug, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is hosting its monthly Raspberry Pi User Group meeting in its Maker Vault. Whether you’re already an expert or just curious about programming and use of the ultra-affordable devices, join us at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue) to explore different versions of the Pi hardware and software, and focus on popular uses of the small computers. The group will assist you in getting your own Raspberry Pi up and running as well as working on collective projects. Participants should bring a Raspberry Pi and we’ll provide the expertise. For more information, email Deacon Stone, RCBI Maker Space/STEM Coordinator, at dstone@rcbi.org

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

HUBZone Workshop (Wed. 15 Aug, 2018 9:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Join us as the Robert C. Byrd Institute hosts a free HUBZone workshop. Learn how the HUBZone Program helps small businesses receive their fair share of contracting opportunities. A HUBZone is an SBA program for small companies that operate and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones. The morning session will provide an overview of HUBZones: what they are, where they are and how to become certified. The afternoon session will focus on where to find HUBZone contracting opportunities and how to navigate the application process. Lunch is on your own. Registration deadline is 3 p.m. the day before each event. Register here. For more information, contact Jane Bostic at 304.781.1681 or jbostic@rcbi.org. This event is at RCBI Bridgeport, 2400 E. Benedum Industrial Drive.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

HUBZone Workshop (Thu. 16 Aug, 2018 9:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Join us as the Robert C. Byrd Institute hosts a free HUBZone workshop. Learn how the HUBZone Program helps small businesses receive their fair share of contracting opportunities. A HUBZone is an SBA program for small companies that operate and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones. The morning session will provide an overview of HUBZones: what they are, where they are and how to become certified. The afternoon session will focus on where to find HUBZone contracting opportunities and how to navigate the application process. Lunch is on your own. Registration deadline is 3 p.m. the day before each event. Register here. For more information, contact Jane Bostic at 304.781.1681 or jbostic@rcbi.org. This event is at Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, 316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield.

Friday, August 17, 2018

HUBZone Workshop (Fri. 17 Aug, 2018 9:30 am - 3:00 pm)

Join us as the Robert C. Byrd Institute hosts a free HUBZone workshop. Learn how the HUBZone Program helps small businesses receive their fair share of contracting opportunities. A HUBZone is an SBA program for small companies that operate and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones. The morning session will provide an overview of HUBZones: what they are, where they are and how to become certified. The afternoon session will focus on where to find HUBZone contracting opportunities and how to navigate the application process. Lunch is on your own. Registration deadline is 3 p.m. the day before each event. Register here. For more information, contact Jane Bostic at 304.781.1681 or jbostic@rcbi.org. This event is at the Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation Building in Marlinton.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

DOH Vendor Fair (Thu. 23 Aug, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Join us to learn how your business could become a supplier to the Department of Highways and highway contractors.  This free workshop will have presentations from government agencies and the Contractors Association of West Virginia.  There also will be time for one-on-one interactions. The event is the Valley Park Conference Center, 1 Valley Park Drive, Hurricane. For more information, contact Amanda Wyatt at 304-781-1668. The sponsors for the event are RCBI,  Advantage Valley and the Contractors Association of West Virginia. Register here.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Industry 4.0 (Thu. 30 Aug, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Join us for a look at how the marriage of physical and digital technologies such as IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing and Autonomous Vehicles is spurring the fourth industrial revolution. The event is the Memorial Student Center at Marshall University. For more information, contact Jamie Cope at 304-781-1680. Register here.