Calendar of Events

 


March 24, 2017 – LTAP Training – Posting and Bonding of Local Roads

Location:      Youngsville Borough Municipal Building, 40 Rail Road Street, Youngsville, PA 16371

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

All LTAP classes are free of charge but pre-registration is required.  To register, please email Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


March 28, 2016 – Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

Location:      PennDOT District 1 Office | Elm Street| Oil City, PA 16301

Time:           1:00pm


March 28, 2016 – Cyber Security Boot Camp

Location:      The Center for Business Ingenuity, 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16509

Time:           8:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Cost:           $30 (lunch provided)

The Northwest Commission PTAC, Northwest Industrial Resource Center and Gannon University Small Business Development Center are coming together to present an all-day event focusing on the topic of Cyber security.  General Cyber security tips will be the focus of the morning sessions and will be geared toward businesses and local government agencies wanting to learn ways to protect their IT systems from hackers.

The afternoon session will be geared toward Department of Defense (DoD) Contractors wanting to learn about the new Cyber security Regulations that DoD is requiring in all contracts.

Additional information can be found at http://nwpaptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/4242.  Questions?  Contact Robyn Young at robyny@northwestpa.org.


March 30, 2016 – An Interactive Live Stream From Germany – Breakfast Roundtable

Location:      Northwest Commission | 395 Seneca Street, Oil City, PA 16301

Time:           9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Cost:           $15

“How will I get my money back?” – Presented by: Ms. Birgit Jurgensmann, Lawyer, Certified Tax Lawyer, Certified Tax Advisor, Partner, Shareholder at Mazars Tax GmbH

Traveling for business purposes in Germany regularly results in significant amounts of German input VAT.  How can U.S. companies avoid that these amounts will remain as a cost factor?

Birgit has substantial professional experience in strategic tax consultancy of major multi-national clients as well as global tax planning in various industries including cross-border negotiations with tax authorities.  Topics covered will include an overview about the German/European VAT System, the basics of the applicable procedures in order to reclaim input VAT pain, and examples of obstacles of U.S. companies while doing business in Germany.

“Outlook on U.S. Tax Reform” – Presented by: Mr. William Finnecy, CPA, CVA, Partner BKD

Bill is a partner with experience serving businesses engaged in maritime industries.  Bill is a strategist on the financial, tax and audit issues facing businesses.  Topics covered will include an outlook on U.S. tax reform, key aspects of current tax proposals compared and other considerations and takeaways.

To register, please contact Dorte Heffernan at 814.677.4800 x110 or by email at dorteh@northwestpa.org.


April 11, 2017 – LTAP Training – Warm Mix Asphalt

Location:      LindenPointe Training & Workforce Development Center, 3050 Prosperity Place, Hermitage, PA 16148

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

All LTAP classes are free of charge but pre-registration is required.  To register, please email Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


April 12, 2017 – LTAP Training – Asphalt Roads: Common Maintenance Problems

Location:      LindenPointe Training & Workforce Development Center, 3050 Prosperity Place, Hermitage, PA 16148

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

All LTAP classes are free of charge but pre-registration is required.  To register, please email Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


April 18, 2017 – LTAP Training – Equipment & Worker Safety

Location:      Vernon Township Municipal Building, 16687 McMath Ave, Meadville, PA 16335

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

All LTAP classes are free of charge but pre-registration is required.  To register, please email Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


April 20, 2017 – LTAP Training – Unpaved & Gravel Roads

Location:      Northwest Commission, 395 Seneca Street, Oil City, PA 16301

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

All LTAP classes are free of charge but pre-registration is required.  To register, please email Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


April 21, 2017 – LTAP Training – Full Depth Reclamation

Location:      Greene Township Municipal Building, 9333 Tate Rd., Erie PA 16509

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

All LTAP classes are free of charge but pre-registration is required.  To register, please email Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


May 5, 2017 – LTAP Training – Safe Driver

Location:      Vernon Township Municipal Building, 16687 McMath Ave, Meadville, PA 16335

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

All LTAP classes are free of charge but pre-registration is required.  To register, please email Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


May 11, 2017 – PTAC Workshop – How to Become a COSTARS Supplier

Location:      Franklin Industrial & Commercial Development Authority/ Emerging Technology Center
191 Howard Street, Suite 101, Franklin PA 16323

Time:           10:00am – 12:00pm

COSTARS is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s cooperative purchasing program administered by the Department of General Services (DGS) Bureau of Procurement.  The COSTARS program provides registered local public procurements units and approved suppliers a tool to find and do business with each other through the use of a contract established by DGS.

During this FREE workshop, staff of the Northwest Commission Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will discuss various aspects of COSTARS including the steps and requirements necessary to become a Supplier under the program.

Presented in partnership with the Office of State Representative R. Lee James, Venango Area Chamber of Commerce, Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce and Clarion University SBDC.

Information and registration can be found at http://nwpaptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/4244.  If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Becker at melissab@northwestpa.org or by phone at 814.677.4800 x124.


May 18, 2017 – PTAC Workshop – Doing Business with PennDOT

Location:      Clarion University SBDC | 330 North Point Drive, Suite 100 | Clarion, PA 16214

Time:           TBD

Guest speaker for this FREE workshop is Mark Corbin, Director of the Pennsylvania Small Business Enterprise Supportive Services Center (SBESSC), a shared initiative between Cheyney University and PennDOT.

Information and Registration: https://nwpaptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/4239.

Questions?  Please contact Melissa Becker at melissab@northwestpa.org or 814.677.4800 x124.


 

May 25, 2017 – LTAP Training – Risk Management Strategies

Location:      Clarion University SBDC – 330 North Point Drive, Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

All LTAP classes are free of charge but pre-registration is required.  To register, please email Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


June 27th, 2016 – Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

Location:      PennDOT District 1 Office | Elm Street| Oil City, PA 16301

Time:           1:00pm


September 26, 2016 – Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

Location:      PennDOT District 1 Office | Elm Street| Oil City, PA 16301

Time:           1:00pm


November 28, 2016 – Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

Location:      PennDOT District 1 Office | Elm Street| Oil City, PA 16301

Time:           1:00pm

 

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