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

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



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



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



“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 from Washington, D.C. The conference will be held at the University of Southern Maine’s Wishcamper Center, Portland. Registration is $95 per person. Visit or call 228-8435 for registration or details.