Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee will meet at 8:30 p.m. in the Chambers Community Room, 1920 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach. Details: Bruce Singer, (305) 674-1300, ext. 310.
"International Trade: Threats, Opportunities & Ways to Advance in the Industry." Panelists include Jeanne Moreno, vice president & CIO, Citrix Systems Inc., and Shelia C. Reinken, vice president of finance, Burger King Corp. Presented by Women in International Trade Miami. RSVP. $40; $35 for members. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Hotel, Coral Gables. Details: (954) 888-8045 or by e-mail, daisy.pagan@ey.
Presented by the North Dade Regional Chamber. RSVP. 5:30 p.m. Parkway Regional Medical Center, 160 NW 170th St., North Miami Beach. Details: (305) 690-9123.
"War Stores: Survival." Panelists: Michael Carricarte Sr., CEO, Amedex USA Medical; Bertin Perez, Pharmed Group, and John Zumwalt, president & CEO, PBS&J. Presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Small Business Group Cutting Edge Committee. $40; $25 for members with reservations. 8 a.m. 7th floor, Union Planters Bank, 2800 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: Betsey Greene Freeman, (305) 577-5442.
Florida International University will host conference on "Spanish Investment in Latin America", through the 19th. Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., cocktail/dinner 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Omni Colonnade Hotel, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 348-6561.
"Inside the Mind of a CEO" strategy skills workshop, with speaker Jim Lukaszewski. How to gain access to the proverbial "management table" and think like a CEO. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the International Game Fishing Association Museum, 300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania. $75 members; $90 guests. Sponsored by the Miami Chapter of the Public Relations Society, (305) 682-8211.
Business Orientation Seminar, information on services and technical assistance for business start-ups. 8:45 a.m. - 10 a.m. at the Miami-Dade Enterprise Community Center, 3050 Biscayne Blvd. #201. Free. RSVP: (305) 579-2730
Minority Business Development Center orientation seminar. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Miami-Dade Enterprise Community Center, 3050 Biscayne Blvd. #201. Free. RSVP: (305) 579-2730
Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyer Section - CLE Committee, Rainmaking luncheon seminar featuring: Mark Eiglarsh, Tiffani Lee and Sean Ellsworth. 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Dade County Bar Association, 123 N.W. 1st Ave., #214, Miami. Cost: $25. (includes lunch). Contact: Garrett Biondo (305) 371-3111.
North-South Roundtable, "The New Immigration Debate After September 11: Consequences for Latin America and the United States." Led by: Max Castro, Lindsay Lowell, Steve Camarota. 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave, Choate Conference Room, NW, Washington. Open to public. Details: Katherine Hutter (202) 466-8755.
Monthly luncheon for the Latin Builders Association sponsored by Union Central/Insurance & Investments. Guest speaker: Hon. Alex Penelas. Cocktails 12 p.m.; Lunch 1 p.m., J.W. Marriott, 1111 Brickell Ave., Miami. $40. per person; RSVP by fax: (305) 446-0901 before Oct. 23.
"Radio Resistance," Cultural activism in African-American and Caribbean communities. 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Free and open to public. Contact: Denise Delgado (305) 673-7530, ext.1003.