Calendar of Events


May 17th, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Engineering & Traffic Studies

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

Time:           8:00am – 3:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


May 24th, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Stop Signs and Intersection Traffic Control

Location:      Vernon Township Municipal Building | 16678 McMath Ave., Meadville, PA 16335

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


 

May 24th, 2018 – WEBINAR: Exporting to Mexico – An Excellent Market to Do Business

Time:           9:00am – 10:00am EST via Go To Meeting

The Northwest Commission will be hosting the next webinar in its monthly series at providing an overview of the markets Pennsylvania’s Authorized Trade Representatives serve throughout the world. The series continues with a webinar covering the Mexican market.  The webinar will be approximately 45 minutes – 30 minutes of presentation followed by 15 minutes for Q&A for those in attendance.  Mr. Efren Flores, Director Pennsylvania State Office, Mexico will be presenting for the webinar.

To register, please click here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/exporttomexico

 


June 7, 2018 – PTAC Workshop – The Buy American Act and Trade Agreements Act: Understanding Federal Domestic Preference Requirements

Location:  Webinar

Time:  1:30p-2:30p

Free webinar hosted by the Northwest Commission Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), and presented by PilieroMazza PLLC law firm.

Given the Trump administration’s intent for stricter enforcement of domestic preference requirements, government contractors need to stay abreast of the relevant laws and regulations, such as the Buy American Act (“BAA”) and the Trade Agreement Act (“TAA”).

Join Jon Williams and Jackie Unger, attorneys with PilieroMazza, a law firm specializing in government contracting, as they discuss:

  • The general requirements of the BAA and TAA
  • The applicability of the requirements and exceptions to their applicability
  • Tests for determining a product’s country of origin
  • Relevant FAR clauses and certifications
  • The potential penalties for non-compliance
  • Practical tips and strategies for compliance

TO REGISTER: Visit https://nwpaptac.ecenterdirect.com/events or email  melissab@northwestpa.org. Registrants will receive a separate email confirmation containing a link to access the webinar on the specified date & time.


 

June 14, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Roadside Vegetation Control

Location:      Bossard Nature Center | Saegertown, PA

Time:           8:00am – 3:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


June 26th, 2018 – Northwest RPO Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

Location:      PennDOT District 1-0, Elm Street, Oil City, PA

Time:           1:00pm – 3:00pm

Public are welcome at all TAC meetings.  To attend, please contact Deanna Milford at 814.677.4800 x111 or by email at deannam@northwestpa.org.


 

June 28th, 2018 | Export Financing Webinar

Time: 9:00 – 10:00 AM EST | via Go To Meeting

Please join us for a webinar presented by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  This webinar is designed to provide small business exporters with a better understanding of the trade finance tools available to better compete in the global marketplace and to increase sales.  It will also provide an opportunity for small business exporters to learn the benefits of these financing programs as well as reducing the overall risk of exporting.

Presenters: Regina Gordon, Deputy Managing Director | Export-Import Bank of the United States Patrick Hayes, Acting Director, International Trade Finance | U.S. Small Business Administration

This webinar is free, however registration is required for tracking purposes. To register for this webinar, please click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/exportfinancewebinar


July 17th, 2017 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Workzone Temporary Traffic Control

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

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


August 16th, 2017 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

Location:      Warren Sewage Treatment Plant | 380 W. Harmer Street, Warren, PA

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org.


August 23rd, 2018 – PTAC / government contracting event – Dynamic Networking for Small Business (DyNet) – NORTH / ERIE

Time:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Courtyard Erie Ambassador Conference Center, 7792 Peach Street, Erie, PA  16509

A training & networking event featuring representatives from federal & state agencies, prime contractors and business resource exhibitors. This year’s event will feature a keynote address by the U.S. Navy’s Office of Small Business Programs.

Watch for additional announcements & updates at https://nwpaptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/4266.

FREE to attend. Registration at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2018dynetnorth. Questions? Contact Robyn Young, PTAC Manager, at 814-677-4800 x130, robyny@northwestpa.org.


September 6th, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Asphalt Roads: Common Maintenance Problems

Location:      Scandia Fire Department | 5950 Scandia Rd, Russell, PA 16345

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


September 19th, 2018 – Bringing the World to PA (#BTW2PA)

Location:      Ambassador Center, Garden Atrium | 7794 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509

On September 19th, 14 of 15 Authorized Trade representatives, covering 52 countries around the world,, will visit Erie to meet with northwest PA companies and discuss export opportunities in their respective markets. If you are a Pennsylvania exporter, Bring the World to PA offers an important opportunity to have individual, pre-scheduled meetings with Pennsylvania’s Authorized Trade Representatives and gain valuable insights to guide your international business strategy.

To register for this event, please click here.  For more information, please contact Dorte Heffernan at 814.677.4800 x110 or by email at dorteh@northwestpa.org.


September 27th, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Salt & Snow Management

Location:      Vernon Township Municipal Building | 16678 McMath Rd., Meadville, PA 16335

Time:           8:00am – 3:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


September 25th, 2018 – Northwest RPO Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

Location:      PennDOT District 1-0, Elm Street, Oil City, PA

Time:           1:00pm – 3:00pm

Public are welcome at all TAC meetings.  To attend, please contact Deanna Milford at 814.677.4800 x111 or by email at deannam@northwestpa.org.


October 3th, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Warm Mix Asphalt

Location:      Training and Workforce Developemnt Center, Linden Pointe | 3050 Prosperity Place, Hermitage, PA 16148

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


 

October 4th, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Salt & Snow Management

Location:      Scandia Fire Department | 5950 Scandia Rd, Russell, PA 16345

Time:           8:00am – 3:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


November 2, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Project Overview: Monitoring Quality by Asking the Right Questions

Location:      Clarion University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) | 330 North Point Drive, Clarion, PA 16214

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


 

November 5, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Drainage: The Key to Roads That Last

Location:      Vernon Township Municipal Building | 16678 McMath Road, Meadville, PA 16335

Time:           8:00am – 3:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


 

November 20, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Speed Limits and Speed Management

Location:      Clarion University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) 330 North Point Drive, Clarion, Clarion PA 16214

Time:           8:00am – 12:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


 

November 27th, 2018 – Northwest RPO Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

Location:      PennDOT District 1-0, Elm Street, Oil City, PA

Time:           1:00pm – 3:00pm

Public are welcome at all TAC meetings.  To attend, please contact Deanna Milford at 814.677.4800 x111 or by email at deannam@northwestpa.org.


November 29, 2018 – Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) – Road Safety Audit

Location:      Greene Township Municipal Building | 9333 Tate Road, Erie, PA 16509

Time:           8:00am – 11:00pm

LTAP trainings are free of charge to all municipal staff but pre registration is required.  To register, please contact Travis Siegel at traviss@northwestpa.org


 

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traviss@northwestpa.org