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Published June 16, 2013 12:41 am
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Utah Events


Workshop • The University of Phoenix will present a free Social Media Career Workshop to provide job-seekers with social media tips to enhance their employment potential, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the university's North Davis Learning Center, 1366 Legend Hills Drive, Clearfield. To register go to http://utahcareerworkshops.eventbrite.com/#.


Lecture » As part of its 2013 International Conference, the Society for the Study of Evolution offers a free public lecture at 8 p.m. in the Cliff Lodge at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Highway 210, Little Cottonwood Canyon. Judith G. Scotchmoor, director of education and public programs at the University of California Museum of Palentology will speak on "Keeping Science as the Centerpiece: Lessons Learned." For information e-mail Charles Fenster at cfenster@umd.edu or call 1-301-412-9765.

Convention calendar


Young Living Essential Oils Annual Convention

Salt Palace

Attendance • 4,500

Runs through • Saturday


Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs 2013 Annual Conference

Hilton Salt Lake City Center, Marriott at City Center

Attendance • 500

Runs through • June 24

Savage 2013 Annual Leadership Conference

The Grand America

Attendance • 650

Runs through • Friday


Associated Food Stores Annual Meeting and Tradeshow

Salt Palace

Attendance • 6,000

Runs through • Saturday

National Birmingham Roller Club Convention

Holiday Inn — SLC Airport West

Attendance • 150

Runs through • Saturday

Society for Study of Evolution 2013 International Conference


Attendance • 800

Runs through • June 25

Economic Calendar

New economic numbers to be released this week include:


National Association of Home Builders • Housing market index for June


Labor Department • Consumer price index for May

Commerce Department • Housing starts for May


Federal Reserve • Interest rates, statement and economic forecast


Labor Department • Weekly jobless claims

Freddie Mac • Weekly mortgage rates

National Association of Realtors • Existing home sales for May

Conference Board • Leading indicators for May

IPOs Planned

Initial public offerings as provided by Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, Conn., (ipohome.com) and SEC filings, include:

Aratana Therapeutics • Kansas City, Kan., 4.3 million shares, priced $11 to $13, managed by Stifel and Lazard Capital. Proposed Nasdaq symbol PETX. Business: Developing pet medications.

bluebird bio •Cambridge, Mass., 5 million shares, priced $14 to $16, managed by J.P. Morgan and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed Nasdaq symbol BLUE. Business: Developing gene therapies for severe genetic and orphan diseases.

Gogo • Itasca, Ill., 11 million shares, priced $15 to $17, managed by Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and UBS Investment Bank. Proposed Nasdaq symbol GOGO. Business: Provider of in-flight WiFi.

PTC Therapeutics • South Plainfield, N.J., 6.9 million shares, priced $13 to $16, managed by J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse. Proposed Nasdaq symbol PTCT. Business: Biotech targeting rare forms of muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis.

Regardo Bioscience • Basking Ridge, N.J., 5 million shares, priced $14 to $16, managed by Cowen & Co. and BMO Capital Markets. Proposed Nasdaq symbol RGDO. Business: Focused on the development of drugs for cardiovascular indications.

Votorantim Cimentos S.A. • São Paulo, Brazil, 200 million shares, priced $15.59 to $18.51, managed by Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and Itau BBA. Proposed NYSE symbol VEBM. Business: Brazil's largest cement maker.

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