Event Notices From February 7
Compuware Sets Webinar On Developing a Web Performance Testing Game Plan: Detroit-based Compuware Corp. (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, Monday announced a Webinar featuring Forrester Research Inc. vice president and software testing expert Margo Visitacion. The Webinar, titled “Testing Tools Landscape” will examine how to develop a test game plan to make load testing an integral part of the software development lifecycle. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. Eastern time. To register, visit http://bit.ly/giwB8S.
Register for Michigan Celebrates Small Business: The Michigan Celebrates small Business will be held Thursday, Apri 28 at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. The event will open and close with networking, with dinner, an awards presentation and the unveiling of this year’s Michigan 50 Companies to Watch in between. To resigter, visit www.michigancelebrates.biz or call (800) 362-5461.
Green Team to hear from economic speaker: The Michigan Green Team Sustainable Speaker Series, formerly known as EcoTuesday Southeast Michigan, will host its first meeting Tuesday, Feb. 22, featuring a presentation from award-winning documentary filmmaker Bill Still titled “The Secret of Oz — Solutions for a Broken Economy.” The event begins with networking and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. with the presentation at 7 p.m. More at www.migreenteam.com.
Land Policy Institute’s annual summit returns: :The Michigan Land Policy Institute will hold its annual Michigan Land and Prosperity Summit, “Moving Michigan Forward,” on Friday, April 8 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 55 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (517) 432-8800, ext. 109.
East Lansing entrepreneurial group to meet: On Tuesday, Feb. 8, the Innovation Club for Entrepreneurs (ICE) is hosting its monthly meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Heritage Cafe at the MSU Union in East Lansing. Public parking is available in Campus Ramp 6 next to the Olin Health Center, accessible from both Grand River Avenue and East Circle Drive. Next month, ICE will begin meeting at Pizza House, in the Hannah Plaza on South Hagadorn Road in East Lansing. Public parking is available on-site. At the February meeting, “Moment-to-Moment” Blogger Russ Buss will speak about “The Optimistic Entrepreneur.” Specifically, he will explore important perspectives to keep in mind in order to stay optimistic, while building a path to success. This meeting is especially geared toward entrepreneurs and the process of business formation from a personal perspective. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees should bring business cards and start-up and concept ideas. RSVPs are welcome and appreciated. Please send RSVPs to ICE@landpolicy.msu.edu. Summaries from past meetings and more information about the Club are available at Innovation Club for Entrepreneurs. Be sure to check out ICE on Facebook and Twitter. For questions, contact Barb Fails at email@example.com or (517) 432-8800, ext. 122. The club aims to provide a new forum for professionals of the Greater Lansing Area to share and explore ideas in a positive and supportive environment, create or strengthen existing networks for collaboration and find resources to bring ideas to life. ICE is a collaborative effort of the Michigan State University Land Policy Institute and YSG Lansing.