Calendar Of Events Business
Written by Miami Today on May 3, 2012
The Health Council of South Florida honors state Sen. Nan H. Rich for her public service at the 43rd annual luncheon meeting "20/20 Vision: A Resilient South Florida." Panelists include Alberto M. Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools; David Lawrence, chair of The Children’s Movement of Florida and president of The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation; Brian E. Keeley, president and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida; Donna E. Shalala, president of University of Miami; and Ana M. Viamonte Ros, director of medical staff development for Baptist Health South Florida. 11 a.m. reception. Noon luncheon. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $85. Details: (305) 592-1452 ext. 118 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.healthcouncil.org.
The Center for Hemispheric Policy at UM hosts panel "US Economic Policy for the Caribbean," featuring Matthew Rooney, deputy assistant secretary for economic policy Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs for the US Department of State and Thomas Debass, director for global partnerships for the US Department of State. 8:30-9 a.m. registration and breakfast. 9-11 a.m. program. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. RSVP required. Details: (305) 284-9871 or email@example.com or www.miami.edu/chp.
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts a "Transportation and Infrastructure Luncheon," discussing connecting the Metrorail to Miami International Airport and the Miami Intermodal Center. Speakers include Albert A. Hernandez, assistant director of Engineering, Planning & Development at Miami-Dade Transit; and Carl Filer, program manager of Miami Intermodal Center, Florida Department of Transportation. 11:30 a.m. registration and lunch. Noon-1:30 p.m. program. Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., ballroom level, Miami. $35 for members. $45 others in advance. $50 at the door. Details: (305) 577-5491 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamichamber.com.
The Florida Foreign Trade Association’s 12th Alliance Business Expo is a general business expo for the South Florida community for new services, products and investment opportunities. The Expo features free business seminars, an art exhibit featuring local artists and an international food court featuring international cuisines and music. 2-9:30 p.m. Miami Free Zone in Doral, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. Free. Details: www.ffta.com.