Calendar of Events


Bringing the World to PA 2021 | #BTW2PA

Date:     September 13 – 24, 2021
Location: Online

Every September for more than 20 years, OIBD welcomes its team of authorized trade representatives from around the world to Pennsylvania for a two-week tour across the state. At each stop, the representatives meet with local companies to discuss international business strategies and sales opportunities.

OIBD remains committed to connecting Pennsylvania companies with people and resources that can help them increase their international sales. This September, OIBD will host another virtual edition of Bringing the World to PA to continue creating and building global business connections.

Bringing the World to PA 2021 will run from September 13 – 24 and will include a series of online presentations and panels on a range of international business and trade topics.  Live presentations by Pennsylvania’s authorized trade representatives will highlight business opportunities for Pennsylvania exporters in key global markets.  Partners and service providers from across the state and around the world will also be featured.

Pennsylvania-based companies interested in exploring new international markets for their products and services are invited to participate in as many sessions as they choose – all at no cost.

For the list of presentations and to register, please click here.


Government Contracting Webinar: PTAC & SBA Webinar — Understanding the New CMMC Certification & DFARS 7019/20 Requirements for Federal Contractors”

Date:  Sept. 14, 2021
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Online webinar

A continuation of the 8/10 webchat. Speakers will discuss current DoD cybersecurity regulations as well as the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) that will be a requirement for contractors & some subcontractors. Topics will cover what the requirements & regulations are, the rollout of the new CMMC, what to expect in DoD contracts & subcontracts, what compliance looks like.

More info & registration will be posted at https://nwpaptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/4402.


LTAP Training: Stormwater Project Bid and Construction Management 

Date:  Tuesday, September 16
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


LTAP Training: Stormwater Project Bid and Construction Management 

Date:  Tuesday, September 17
Time:  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


LTAP Training: ADA Transition Plans 

Date:  Tuesday, September 21
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


Back to School – HTS/Schedule B Classification Training

Date: Every Tuesday from September 28th – November 2nd
Time: 9:00 am EST
Location: Zoom

Join us for six part webinar series presented in 25-45 minute segments with Michael Easton of Star USA.  The series will run every Tuesday morning, starting September 28th and run through November 2nd.  There is no cost to participate.

The sessions are sequential and build on each other, so consecutive attendance of all sessions is recommended.

Registration includes all 6 modules.  All will be recorded.

All events begin at 9:00 am.

September 28 | Part 1 – Foundations of HTS Classification
October 5 | Part 2 – Principles and Guidelines
October 12 | Part 3 – Interpreting the HTS
October 19 | Part 4 – Classifying I
October 26 | Part 5 – Classifying II
November 2 | Part 6 – Classifying III

To register for this series, please click here.


LTAP Training: ADA Transition Plans (In-Person)

Date: Tuesday, October 5
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


LTAP Training: Traffic Calming (In-Person)

Date: Wednesday, October 6
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: LindenPointe Innovative Business Campus: 3580 Innovation Way, Hermitage, PA 16148

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


LTAP Training: Introduction to Traffic Studies (In-Person)

Date: Thursday, October 7
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Greene Township Building: 9333 Tate Rd, Erie, PA 16509

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


Board Meeting – Planning Session  Board of Directors and Northwest Commission Staff only.

Date: Friday, October 8
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Location TBD


LTAP Training: Roadside Safety Features (In-Person)

Date: Thursday, October 14
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Vernon Township Building: 16678 McMath Ave, Meadville, PA 16335

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


LTAP Training: Analyzing Crash Data at Intersections 

Date:  Tuesday, October 14
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


LTAP Training: Asphalt Roads Common Maintenance Problems 

Date:  Tuesday, October 19
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


LTAP Training: Common Issues in Alleys 

Date:  Tuesday, November 4
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Virtual

To register for this event, please go to https://gis.penndot.gov/ltap/.


Board Meeting

Date: Friday, December 3
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting or Location TBD


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For additional information regarding our Calendar of Events, please contact:

Caleb Gilliland, Community Development Specialist
calebg@northwestpa.org
P: (814) 677-4800×109

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