“Writing A Business Plan: Why You Need One and When to Revise It,” 6 to 9 p.m. at SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Second Floor, East Tower, Portland. There is a nominal charge for the seminar. For more information and reservations, visit scoremaine.com or call 772-1147.

CompTIA Strata certification training course, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Sept. 9 at Burgess Computer training facility, off Route 1, Bath. There are no prerequisites. Visit www.burgesscomputer.com/training or call 443-9554. 


Form Based Zoning and the City of Portland, 5 to 6:30 p.m., free discussion session presented by Portland Society of Architects, held at SMRT, 144 Fore St., Portland. 


Intro to Geothermal Energy, free workshop from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Pre-register at [email protected] institute.com or call 442-7938. Shelter Institute, 873 Route 1, Woolwich. 


“Data Security and Management in Global Commerce,” 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 5, presented by the Center for Law and Innovation at the University of Maine School of Law. The keynote speaker is U.S. District Magistrate Judge John Facciola of Washington, D.C. The conference will be held at USM’s Wishcamper Center, Portland. The cost of registration is $95 per person. Visit www.lawandinnovation.org, or call 228-8435 for registration and more information about the conference.