A ship calls on the Port of Houston’s Barbours Cut Container Terminal. The Greater Houston Port Bureau will hold a webinar on Thursday.
CCIM Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament:
11 a.m., Sugar Creek Country Club, 420 Sugar Creek Blvd., Sugar Land. Information: www.ccimhouston.org.
Introduction to Legal Research:
Virtual program presented by Fort Bend County Libraries’ Law Librarian, Andrew Bennett. 10-11 a.m. Upcoming classes include Family Law 101, Family Law 102 and Advanced Legal Research. The series is free and open to the public. Registration: www.fortbend.lib.tx.us or call 281-341-3718.
Restaurant Reality… The State of the Industry:
Virtual event hosted by the UH Bauer College SBDC. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.
Greater Houston Port Bureau:
Webinar. 11-11:45 a.m. Speaker: Captain Robert Thompson, presiding officer of the Houston Pilots. Topic: How the Pilots prepared for hurricane season and the importance of a wide and deep Houston Ship Channel for safe commerce; Q&A. Cost: Free. Register at txgulf.org/events.
Introduction to Westlaw:
Virtual program for legal professionals presented by Fort Bend County Libraries’ Law Librarian, Andrew Bennett. 10-11 a.m. Upcoming express technology classses include Introduction to Hein Online, Introduction to Lexis Digital Library and Formatting in Microsoft Word. The series is free and open to the public. Registration: www.fortbend.lib.tx.us or call 281-341-3718.
Building Your Business Through LinkedIn:
Virtual event hosted by the UH Bauer College SBDC. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.
Creating a Bankable Loan Proposal:
Virtual event hosted by the UH Bauer College SBDC. 2-3 p.m. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.
Compassionate Leadership: Leading with Heart:
Virtual program hosted by Space Center Houston’s Human Performance Accelerator Lab. 2-3:15 p.m. Stanford School of Business lecturer Leah Weiss will join former NASA astronaut Cady Coleman to discuss compassion and how having empathy for another can create a more inclusive, productive and results-driven work environment. Cost: $24.95. Registration: www.spacecenter.org/hpal.
Civil Litigation and Landlord/Tenant Issues:
10-11 a.m. Virtual lecture hosted by Fort Bend County Law Library. Attorney Will Colgin will talk about the basics of dealing with a civil litigation and landlord tenant issues as a defendant. Learn about how to respond, where to file paperwork, and how to find information and resources. Registration: www.fortbend.lib.tx.us or call 281-341-3718.
Houston Next: An ERG Summit 2020:
The Greater Houston Partnership will host a two-day summit with human resources executives, diversity and inclusion officers and employee resource group leaders to explore how Houston can take a leadership role in addressing diversity and inclusion in our workplaces. All events: Noon-1 p.m. Oct. 15: Complimentary fireside chat with Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic and co-founder of WordPress, and Scott McClelland, president of H-E-B Food & Drug. Oct. 16: Diversity, Inclusion & Employee Resource Group Best Practices Panel. Oct: 19: Interactive discussion. Cost: $40 for members; $60 for non-members. Registration: www.houston.org/events.