University CityAutism conference sign-ups: Registration is now available for The Autism Society of North Carolina’s annual conference, Autism Grows Up, Feb. 8-9 at the Hilton University Place. For details or to register, go to www.autismsociety-nc.org or call 800-442-2762. Venture Knowledge luncheon: The monthly entrepreneurial program, 11:45-1:20 p.m. Feb. 7, in the Ben Craig Center’s Iverson Room, will be “Driving preference for you and your offering ... in the middle of the sales cycle.” To register, send contact information to Carolyn Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704-548-9113. Lunch costs $10, cash only.
On campus Nursing conference: Registration for the second annual nursing conference, “Health Care Reform: The Future of Nursing – Leading Change, Advancing Health,” is open. The conference is 4-6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at UNCC Center City. Courtney Lyder, dean of UCLA’s nursing school, will be the keynote speaker. $35. Register online at www.alumni.uncc.edu/sonac. Energy honors: Johan Enslin, director of the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center, was named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He was recognized for his contributions to the integration of renewable energy into power networks and using power electronics. The IEEE is the world’s leading professional organization in the field of advancing technology for humanity.
Charlotte Checkers tickets for cause: Charlottean Megan McCauley is part of the U.S. Disabled Water Ski team, which is raising funds to compete in Milan, Italy. Charlotte Checkers tickets are available for March 15 against the Texas Stars at 7 p.m. for $15, with $5 going toward the team. Purchase at gocheckers.com/waterski.