(June 27, 2011)--Whether it is a hurricane, fire or drought, the University of Texas at San Antonio Institute for Economic Development is available to help small business owners plan for financial resiliency regardless of nature's tests. Sponsored by the UTSA Sustainable Business Program, a free seminar for small business owners, "Disaster Resiliency: A Plan for Safeguarding Your Business," is 1:30-4:30 p.m., June 30 in the Durango Building Room 2.316 at the UTSA Downtown Campus.
Instructor Deirdre Pattillo, project manager and human capital specialist for UTSA's SBDC Contracting Resource Center, will help participants establish a plan for emergency preparedness and overall business sustainability. Small business owners can register for the class by calling 210-458-2448.
The UTSA Sustainable Business Program is a new center at the Institute for Economic Development on the UTSA Downtown Campus. The center offers workshops, seminars and resources featuring practical information to familiarize company decision makers with sustainable business practices.
"Disaster Resiliency" is part of a four-module training course on green business practices, sustainable manufacturing, disaster resiliency, and green product innovation and commercialization.
The conference is dedicated to sharing recent knowledge and experiences gained in the area of Big Data by researchers in academia, industry and the government sectors within the areas of business, national security, infrastructure, healthcare and visualization.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, via webcast, will examine America’s economic, political and security relations with China during CHINA Town Hall, an 80-city live discussion and Q&A on China and Sino-American relations.
Building Building, Richard Liu Auditorium (BB 2.01.02), Main Campus
The African American Studies program proudly presents William "Cruz" Shaw, San Antonio City Councilman and UTSA Alumnus. Event is free and open to the public.
University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
The graduate fair is an opportunity for the UTSA student body and local San Antonio community to learn about graduate education opportunities. The event is free and open to the public.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104), Main Campus
President Taylor Eighmy is inviting all UTSA students to "Pizza With The Prez." Come grab a slice of pizza and take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the President. Pizza while supplies last.
Frio Street Building, Food Court Commons Area, Downtown Campus
The UTSA Confucius Institute hosts this lecture series on China's Green Movement with Liu Jianqiang, investigative reporter and former Beijing editor for chinadialogue, and Gary Marcuse, Canadian journalist and documentary filmmaker.
McKinney Humanities Building (MH 2.01.12), Main Campus
President Taylor Eighmy is inviting all UTSA faculty and staff to "Tacos With Taylor." Take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the President at any one of these casual meet and greets.
Biotechnology, Science and Engineering Building atrium, Main Campus
The College of Engineering Student Council and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce host this fun and education event. Erika Camacho is the keynote speaker. Children and families are welcome.
East Campus Parking Lot, Valero Way, Main Campus
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