Aug. 28

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Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association -- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 28 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 29, Monroeville Convention Center and Doubletree Pittsburgh/Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Blvd. Eastern Oil and Gas Conference and trade show with more than 325 exhibitors. Presentations: Scott Perry, deputy secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, implementation of Act 13 and Department of Environmental Protection update; Randy Albert, president, CNX Gas, view from Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association producers leaders panel; Matt Kellogg, Independent Petroleum Association of America, manager of government affairs, Federal update and national outreach; Ron Pettengill, executive vice president, Oil, Gas, Coal Group, Epiphany Solar Water Systems, water resources and using solar powered water treatments; Richard Gmerek, president, Gmerek Government Relations, political climate for natural gas development in Pennsylvania. Cost: $25, show- only tickets at the door. Register for conference at

AUG. 29

Pittsburgh Technology Council -- 8 a.m.-3 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Green Tree (formerly the Radisson Green Tree), 101 Doubletree Drive. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Summit. Presentations: South Fayette School District and All Clad; Kennametal's approach to filling their pipeline; Carnegie Science Center overview and STEM priorities; Winchester Thurston and Google Inc., app development in K-12; Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Institute; PPG Industries and the Carnegie Science Center; BotsIQ and Plum Boro School District; UPMC and Smart Futures Inc., eMentoring; and Achieving Student Success through Excellence in Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Cost: $99.

Pittsburgh Human Resources Association -- 8:30-11 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton, 1 Bigelow Square, Downtown. Communicating to Key Stakeholders, presented by John Rodgers, president, Dale Carnegie Systems. 2.5 recertification credits available. Register at

Sept. 6

Association for Corporate Growth, Pittsburgh chapter -- Reservations, payment and cancellations required by Aug. …