URBAN LAND INSTITUTE CONFERENCE
"Redeveloping Suburbia: The Next Frontier." Sessions on background, issues and opportunities. Speakers include Neisen Kasdin, former mayor of Miami Beach; Maureen McAvey with the Urban Land Institute in Washington, DC; Carolyn Dekle, executive director of the South Florida Regional Planing Council. $75; $65 for members. 7:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Hilton Fort Lauderdale Airport, 1870 Griffin Road, Dania Beach. Details: (954) 920-3300.
"Powerful Internet Marketing Techniques to Drive a Business." Presented by the Florida Atlantic University College of Business Small Business Development Center. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Branch Library, 3443 Segovia St., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 237-3929 or (786) 388-9040.
"Pitfalls to avoid in the permitting process." Speakers: Bernard Zyscovich, architect; Jose Gonzalez, Codina Consulting; Edward Willer, Coral Gables, and Mahli Lee, Pronto Permits. Presented by Commercial Real Estate Women Miami. $45; $25 for members with reservations. Details: Jamie Sederberg, (305) 373-2184.
"2002 Mid-year & Economic Forecast." Speaker: Denise Benou Stires, executive VP of global marketing & investor services, NASDAQ Stock Market Inc. Includes local economic review by panel of three and announcements of new locations and expansions in the county. Organized by the Beacon Council. $30; $25 for members. 5-6:30 p.m. Country Club Ballroom, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 579-1382.
DOWNTOWN BAY FORUM
"Future Direction for the City of Miami." Speaker: Mayor Manny Diaz. $22; $18 for members. 11:30 a.m. Biscayne Bay Marriott, 1633 N Bayshore Drive. Details: Annette Eisenberg, (305) 757-3633.
"Mortini Madness." Networker sponsored by the Aventura Chamber of Commerce. $15; free for members. 6-8 p.m. Morton's of Chicago, 17399 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 935-2131.