Montana State University to host Technology entrepreneur and investor Behrooz Abdi Oct. 21 for his Orser lecture on uncertainty and disruption in business

MSU Jabs Hall South 8th Ave, Bozeman, MT

The COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and international relations have disrupted people’s lives and created uncertainties about the future, Abdi said. In the talk, Abdi will share stories and examples from his own life that he hopes will inspire students and others to embrace uncertainty as a portal to new possibilities and to thrive on the unknown.

Recurring

Small Business Disparity Study Oct. 20,26, 28.

MT

The Department of Transportation (MDT) whether businesses face barriers when contracting with MDT and Montana's airports and if additional barriers exist for small, Minority-owned, or women-owned businesses.

Free

ARPA Economic Transformation, Stabilization and Workforce Development Advisory Commission Meeting – 10/27 – 9AM – Online

Online Webinar

During the October 27 meeting, the Commission will review proposals presented by the Department of Labor and Industry, the Department of Commerce, and the Department of Agriculture. The Economic Transformation, Stabilization and Workforce Development Advisory Commission is responsible for reviewing proposals for funding using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.

Information on State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) and Unemployment Insurance – 10/28 – 10AM – Webinar

Online Webinar

SIDES is a convenient and secure way for employers (or their agents) to electronically receive and respond to requests for information regarding unemployment insurance (UI) benefit claims. During the presentation, employers will learn about the many benefits of SIDES. Employers will also be provided information on how to register with SIDES.