Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on August 11, 2011
The University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies hosts a panel discussion "Implication of Chavez’ Illness for Venezuela, Cuba and the United States." Panelists include Vilma Petrash, adjunct faculty of political science, international relations and social science of Miami Dade College and co-producer/host of the interview program "Temas De Mujer" on WLRN; Pedro Roig, senior consultant for the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies; and Susan Kaufman Purcell, director of the University of Miami’s Center for Hemispheric Policy. 6:30 p.m. reception. 7 p.m. panel. Casa Bacardi/Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. Free for UM faculty, students and staff. $15 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 284-2822 or www6.miami.edu/iccas.
BREAKFAST WITH BRAZIL
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosts a breakfast "Brazil the Giant: How the Prosperous Brazilian Economy can Boost your Business." Features Attila Andrade Jr., Brazilian jurist, founder and senior partner at the Brazilian international law firm Advocacia Attila de Souza Leao Andrade Jr. Topics discussed include legal investment rules in Brazil, infrastructure programs and tips for successful business with Brazil. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Bankers Club, 2 S Biscayne Blvd., 14th floor, Miami. $30 members. $45 others. Details: (305) 579-9030 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.brazilchamber.org.
The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2011 Business Empowerment series featuring "Mission Possible: Cracking the Code: Business Technology." Strategies on maximizing technology tools to streamline business operations are discussed. Panelists include Jaret Davis, co-managing shareholder at Greenberg Traurig; Kevin Michaels, co-founder and managing partner of Invizio; and Mico Yuk, director of sales and business development at Benchmarkers Business Intelligence. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $10 members. $15 others. Details: (305) 751-8648 or www.m-dcc.org.
The German American Business Chamber of Florida presents the "Award of Excellence 2011" to Hans C. Graber in recognition of his achievements in the German American community. Dr. Graber is associate dean for infrastructure at the University of Miami, executive director at the Center for Southeastern Tropical Advance Remote Sensing and professor in applied marine physics. Reception includes drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Business attire required. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Northern Trust Bank of Florida, 700 Brickell Ave., ninth floor, Miami. $50 members. $55 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 371-4282 or email@example.com or www.gabc.us.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce holds its monthly "Business Builders Luncheon" networking program. 11:30 a.m. registration. Noon-1 p.m. luncheon. Soyka, 5556 NE Fourth Ct., Miami. $30 members. $40 potential members, plus additional $10 for new membership. Details: (305) 673-4440 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gogaymiami.com.