The Institute of Cuban and Cuban-American Studies features a three-day conference on the outlook in Cuba. Through Aug. 5. Various times at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, 500 NE Second Ave., Miami. $35-$125. Details: (305) 284-2822.
Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly women's business networking event. 6:30 p.m. at Costa Vasca, 5779 SW 8th St., Miami. $5-$10. Details: (305) 573-4000 or (305) 801-8910.
Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce's Business Empowerment Networking Series presents How To Write A Business Plan workshop. Guest speakers include motivational speaker James Amps III and former Ford Motors Executive Bernard Anthony. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Joseph Caleb Center, 5400 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. $35-$45. Details: (305) 751-8648.
The Human Services Coalition features a luncheon and discussion on Making Cents that Makes Sense featuring guest speaker Karen Woodall from the Florida Fiscal and Economic Policy Center. Noon at 260 NE 17th Terr., Suite 200, HSC Conference Room, Miami. RSVP required. $5-$8. Details: (305) 576-5001 or www.hscdade.org
Ponce Development Association features Vice-President of Marketing and Sales for Ponce Circle Developers, Oscar I. Marti. Marti will be discussing the upcoming Old Spanish Village project on Ponce Circle Park. Noon at City Cellar, 45 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-7973.
Organization of Women in International Trade-Miami features a luncheon with guest speaker Jill Brannon, vice president of International Sales for FedEx Services. She will share her experience of being a female executive in the field of international business. Brannon will also talk about world commerce. 11:45 a.m. at Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N. Greenway Dr., Coral Gables. $30-$40. Details: RSVP @Wit-Miami.com
REAL ESTATE NETWORK
The ninth annual Sunset Over Miami is a networking event for real estate professionals. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th Ave., Miami. $50-$65. Details: (305) 448-1456.